Elizabeth Grice, PhD

Associate Professor
Dermatology Department
Perelman School of Medicine

About the Lab:

Research in the Grice laboratory is focused on the skin microbiome and its roles in health, disease, and wound healing. Employing genomic and metagenomic approaches, Dr. Grice’s laboratory has made important contributions to the understanding of cutaneous microbial community ecology, responses to perturbation, functions in regulating inflammation and tissue repair, and competitive interactions in pathogenic infection. Members of the Grice lab have a wide range of expertise that allows collaborative, interdisciplinary research approaches including computational biology, bioinformatics, microbiology, immunology, and skin biology. Among other trainers, lab members collaborate with Drs. Phillip Scott, Margolis, Bushman, and Takeshita, to name only a few. The Grice lab is supported by multiple NIH grants, industry funding, and foundation awards.

Where are her trainees now?

Dr. Grice has trained 8 postdoctoral fellows and graduated 5 PhD graduated students Her trainees have gone on to have successful careers in both academia and industry, including former postdocs who now hold faculty positions at Penn School of Veterinary Medicine and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Current* & Former T32 Trainees:

Jordan Harris* Laurice Flowers, PhD  Michael Loesche, PhD
Ellen White*              Elizabeth Gaines, MD          Amelia McCready, PhD
Casey Bartow-McKenney, PhD   Brendan Hodkinson, PhD    Ana Misic, PhD