Matthew McCoo is an undergraduate from the University of Colorado Denver and is perusing a B.S. in both Biology and Public Health. Interested in how microbes can be manipulated to benefit ourselves and our environment, Matt joined the Phelan lab in the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado in June of 2017 to expand his knowledge and experience with microbes.  He is currently part of the Colorado Undergraduate Program in Environmental Health Sciences, a year-long research and mentorship opportunity.