Please find my CV (updated May 2018), list of publications, and conference presentations below, as well as a link to my google scholar profile.


My Google scholar profile


Clark, D. R., Ferguson, R. M., Harris, D. N., … & Dumbrell, A. J. (2018). Streams of data from drops of water: 21st century molecular microbial ecology. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water, e1280.

Clark, D. R., Mathieu, M., Mourot, L., Underwood, G., Dufossé, L., Dumbrell, A. and McGenity, T., (2017). Biogeography at the limits of life: Do extremophilic microbial communities show biogeographical regionalization?. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 26 (12)

Dumbrell AJ, Ferguson RMW, Clark DR. (2016). Microbial Community Analysis by
Single-Amplicon High-Throughput Next Generation Sequencing: Data Analysis — From
Raw Output to Ecology. In: Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology Protocols: Microbial
Quantitation, Community Profiling and Array Approaches. Humana Press: Totowa, NJ,
pp 155–206.

Aslam, S. N., Dumbrell, A. J., … Clark, D. R., … & McGenity, T. J. (2016). Soil compartment is a major determinant of the impact of simulated rainfall on desert microbiota. Environmental Microbiology. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13474


  • 2015 – Microbial Biogeography; How Strongly Coupled Are Microbial Populations and Local Climate? Conference: British Ecological Society Annual Meeting 2015
  • 2015 – Metagenomics Vs Metagenetics: Revealing Hidden Diversity and Reducing Bias. Conference: Molecular Microbial Ecology Group 2015
  • 2016 –  5 Interesting Papers… Lab meeting, Feb 2016
  • 2016 – Biogeography at the Limits of Life; The Regional Distributions of Extreme Halophiles. Conference: Graduate Forum, University of Essex, September 2016
  • 2016  – Ecological Drivers of the Functional and Taxonomic Diversity of Salt Marsh Fungi. Conference: British Ecological Society Annual Meeting 2016
  • 2017 – The Biogeography of Life at its Limits – Regional Distributions of Extremeley Halophilic Archaea: Marine and Environmental Sciences Seminar, University of Essex, March 2017
  • 2018 – Dave Clark: An Introduction to the PRINCe project: Marine and Environmental Sciences Seminar, University of Essex
  • 2018 – Dave_Clark_PINT18: The Extreme World of Halophilic Microorganisms. Pint of Science – Colchester, May 2018
  • 2018 – Dave Clark & Tom Cameron: Copy of Clark and Cameron- count data: Marine and Environmental Sciences Seminar, University of Essex


  • 2013 – MMEG (Molecular Microbial Ecology Group) – University of Essex
  • 2014 – BES Macroecology + PalAss, “Challenges in Macroecology; Scaling the Time Barrier” – NHM, London
  • 2014 – BES Macroecology, “Macro2014” + Software Carpentry Workshop – University of Nottingham
  • 2015 – Norwegian Ecological Society, “Ecological change, changing ecology” – University of Bergen
  • 2015 – BES Annual General Meeting – Edinburgh
  • 2015 – MMEG – Charles Darwin House, Imperial College, London
  • 2016 – SERF (Statistical Ecology Research Festival) – University of Kent
  • 2016 – BES Annual General Meeting – Liverpool
  • 2018 – Pint of Science – Colchester