” I have worked with Dr. Bent since 2014 on various soil microbiome research projects that have resulted in multiple publications in high-impact journals. Dr. Bent is an expert in microbial ecology, molecular biology, bioinformatics, and multivariate statistics, and is driven to produce  accurate and thorough analyses in her work. I look forward to continuing to work with Dr. Bent in the future.”

– Dr. K. A. Thompson, Assistant Professor, Trent University

” I collaborated with Dr. Bent for over five years on several microbial ecology projects.  She directed and performed various aspects of these projects including designing experiments, conducting wet-lab experiments and analyzing complex datasets.  Dr. Bent is a creative problem solver who is reliable and easy to work with.  I highly recommend her!

– Dr. James Borneman, Professor, University of California Riverside

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