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Brian Badgley

Brian Badgley
512 Latham Hall
Blacksburg, Virginia

Associate Professor

School of Plant and Environmental Sciences

Brian Badgley is an Associate Professor of environmental microbiology in the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His group conducts research in environmental microbiology with a particular focus on how populations and communities of microorganisms impact water and soil quality. Dr. Badgley also teaches classes in Bioremediation and Environmental Microbiology to senior undergraduates in the Environmental Science and Microbiology degree programs, as well as a course in Microbial Community Data Analysis to graduate students from multiple disciplines at Virginia Tech. He is an active member of the American Society for Microbiology and recently completed three years of service rotating through the presidential officer roles for the Virginia Branch of ASM.

Research Interests

  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Water and Soil Quality