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Month: August 2015

Green microscopic microbes, both tubular and round.

24Aug
Microscopic microbes When new carbon enters soil, especially carbon that is easily assimilated and decomposed by soil microorganisms, a chain...
Virus bacteria cells as seen in a three-dimensional microscopic rendering.

23Aug
Ecoss studies the microbial communities of the human body and the implications for disease including STDs and HIV, as well...
Quality control expert Inspecting chicken meat specimen in the laboratory

23Aug
We study antibiotic resistance in human pathogens, genetic sampling of meat for antibiotic resistance, methods to develop a molecular database...
Experiment
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23Aug
Heat waves in Arizona: Do microbial symbionts buffer the effects of heat waves?
Extreme Environment

23Aug
We study soil microbial communities in Antarctica, microbes in hot spring ecosystems in Tengchong, China, methane production at Axel Heiberg...
Watercolor of Prague

18Aug
Bruce Hungate, Director of Ecoss gave the keynote address to the Goldschmidt Conference in Prague this week for the session,...
rachel rubin with plant samples

18Aug
The "Multiple Dimensions of Bioscience" Travel Award supported Rachel Rubin's travel to Evolution 2015, the joint annual meeting of the...
Detail of Yellow Fremont Cottonwood Leaves in Autumn Stream

18Aug
As part of a large interdisciplinary team, with funding from the National Science Foundation, we have studied how genetic and...
Close-up of cheatgrass

18Aug
Invasive plants like cheatgrass have huge and costly effects on ecosystems. Restoring native plants to areas invaded by cheatgrass is...
Ember Morrissey, Ecoss Postdoctoral Scholar, Wins Microbiology Award

18Aug
Ember Morrissey, Ecoss Postdoctoral Scholar The American Society for Microbiology awarded the 2015 FEMS-ASM Mäkelä-Cassell Award to Ember Morrissey, Ph.D....