Kelsy Cain

Kelsy Cain

Research Scientist

I operate our BD Influx Cell Sorter to generate and analyze flow cytometry data of phytoplankton and bacterial communities from the field and lab.


BSc, Magna Cum Laude, Oceanography, University of Washington (2019)


  • Morris, R. M., K. R. Cain, K. L. Hvorecny, and J. M. Kollman. 2020. Lysogenic host–virus interactions in SAR11 marine bacteria. Nature Microbiology 5: 1011–1015. doi:10.1038/s41564-020-0725-x

  • Durham, B. P., A. K. Boysen, L. T. Carlson, R. D. Groussman, K. R. Heal, K. R. Cain, R. L. Morales, S. N. Coesel, R. M. Morris, A. E. Ingalls, and E. V. Armbrust. 2019. Sulfonate-based networks between eukaryotic phytoplankton and heterotrophic bacteria in the surface ocean. Nature Microbiology 4: 1706–1715. doi:10.1038/s41564-019-0507-5