Jean E. McLain, PhD

Dr. Jean E. McLain is a Research Scientist in the University of Arizona Department of Environmental Science. She manages a research program focused on establishing the linkages between trace chemical contaminants and microbial function in soils and water, including the development of antibiotic resistance. Dr. McLain holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Vermont and a Master of Science in Forest Science from Yale University. She received her PhD from Duke University in Microbial Ecology in 2002.