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Getting To Know the Microbes that Drive Climate Change

Getting To Know the Microbes that Drive Climate Change

 The impact of soil viruses on nutrient cycling and climate remain understudied relative to their oceanic counterparts. In this release from the Department of Energy, work being done by a team led by the Sullivan lab reveals a previously unknown…

Math and the Microbiome: IDI Leaders Host Creative Interdisciplinary Workshop

A recent workshop looked to utilize math and statistics to answer questionssurrounding the microbiome. The workshop, led by Vanessa Hale, Assistant Professor, and Matt Sullivan, Associate Professor, both IDI Co-Directors of the Microbial Communities Thematic Program, sought to explore this…

New Investigation into Soil Microbes and Climate Change

New understanding of the role of microbes in thawing permafrost A deeper understanding of viral genomes in Swedish permafrost provides insight into climate change. “Microbes have significant influence over global warming, primarily through the production of – or consumption of…