Matthew C. Hibberd, PhD

Instructor, Pathology & Immunology


  • BS: summa cum laude, Biochemistry, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE (2007)
  • PhD:  Biology and Biomedical Sciences (Microbiology), Washington University, St. Louis, MO (2016)

Research Related Links

Research Interests

Development, configuration, and function of the gut microbiota in the context of undernutrition in the developing world


Hibberd, M. C., A. P. Neumann, T. G. Rehberger, and G. R. Siragusa. “Multilocus sequence typing subtypes of poultry Clostridium perfringens isolates demonstrate disease niche partitioning.” J Clin Microbiol 49 (2011), pp. 1556–1567.
Hibberd, M. C., M. Wu, D. Rodionov, X. Li, J. Cheng, N. W. Griffin, M. J. Barratt, R. J. Giannone, R. L. Hettich, A. L. Osterman, and J. I. Gordon. “The effects of micronutrient deficiencies on bacterial species from the human gut microbiota.” Sci Transl Med 9 (2017).
Schriefer, A. E., P. F. Cliften, M. C. Hibberd, C. Sawyer, V. Brown-Kennerly, L. Burcea, E. Klotz, S. D. Crosby, J. I. Gordon and R. D. Head. “A multi-amplicon 16S rRNA sequencing and analysis method for improved taxonomic profiling of bacterial communities.” J Microbiol Methods 154 (2018), pp. 6-13.