MIT EAPS Directory

Lily Momper

Crosby Postdoctoral Fellow


Jangir, Y, French, S, Momper, LM, Moser,  DP, Amend, JP, El-Naggar, MY (2016) Isolation and characterization of electrochemically active subsurface Delftia and Azonexus. Frontiers in Microbiology.

Momper, LM, BK Reese, G Ramirez, P Lee and EA Webb (2014). “Characterization of a novel cohabitation between two marine diazotrophic cyanobacteria.” ISME J.

Momper, LM, MR Osburn, BK Reese, DP Moser and JP Amend. “Microbial diversity in the deep continental subsurface: Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF), USA.” In prep for EM Reports.

Sylvan, JB, CL Hoffman, LM Momper, BM Toner, JP Amend and KJ Edwards. (2015)  “Bacillus rigiliprofundis  sp. nov., a spore forming, Mn-oxidizing halotolerant bacterium isolated from deep subsurface ocean crust.” IJSEM.

Osburn, MR, DE LaRowe, LM Momper and JP Amend. (2014) “Chemolithotrophy in the continental deep subsurface: Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF), USA.” Frontiers in Extreme Microbiology.

Van Mooy, BAS, LR Hmelo, LE Sofen, SR Campagna, A May, ST Dyhrman, A Heithoff, EA Webb, LM Momper and TJ Mincer. (2012) "Quorum sensing control of phosphorus acquisition in  Trichodesmium consortia." ISME J.


W.O Crosby Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT 2016-2017 | NASA NAI Postdoctoral Fellow, 2016 | Katrina J. Edwards Memorial Dissertation Award, 2016 | National Science Foundation, East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes Fellow Award recipient for exchange work at JAMSTEC-Yokosuka, Japan (2014)

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Ph.D. Biology, University of Southern California, 2016
B.A. Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008