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Microbial Life in Cold Environments Educator Collection



Terminus of Rhone Glacier  Antarctica
Rhone Glacier, Antarctica. Photo courtesy of B.C. Christner

Featured Resources

  • Sequencing Microbial Genomes to Uncover Potential Applications Relevant to DOE Missions: This website houses The Microbial Genome Program, genomic sequence data of bacteria studied by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)...(more info)

  • Cold Shock Response and Adaptation at Near Freezing Temperatures in Microorganisms: This Science Magazine article provides information regarding how microbes are able to withstand near-freezing temperatures. This resource may require a subscription and was originally accessed through the BioSciEd Net (BEN) digital resources collection, which is the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathway for biological sciences education. For more teaching resources, please visit BEN to use their searchable database. BEN is free to use, but requires registration.


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