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Yellowstone Bioprospecting part of Topics of Interest:Bioprospecting
Bioprospecting is the search for useful organic compounds in nature, commonly involving the collection and examination of biological samples (plants, animals, microoganisms) for sources of genetic or biochemical ...
Marine Symbiosis part of Topics of Interest:Marine Symbiosis
Created by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory What is Symbiosis? The term symbiosis is used to describe any permanent or long-lasting association between two or more different species of organisms. In ...
Nanobacteria and Nanobes- Are They Alive? part of Topics of Interest:Nanobes and Nanobacteria
Created by Monica Bruckner, Montana State University What / Where / People / Implications / Resources What are Nanobacteria and Nanobes? Nanobacteria are the smallest cell-walled organisms on Earth, the existence ...
A Genomics-enabled Microbial Observatory in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary part of Microbial Observatories:Monterey Bay MO
Monterey Bay, California Created by George Rice, Montana State University The DeLong lab's scientific interests focus primarily on questions in microbial biology. A large part of the lab's efforts have ...
EndolithsMicrobes Living within Rocks part of Extreme Environments:Endoliths
By Monica Bruckner, Montana State University What Are Endoliths? Endoliths are organisms that live inside rocks or in pores between mineral grains. These creatures are thought to have been found in a large range ...
Dynamics of Prokaryotic Communities in a Southeastern U.S. Salt Marsh part of Microbial Observatories:Sapelo Island MO
Created by George Rice, Montana State University Background: The Sapelo Island Microbial Observatory (SIMO ) is investigating the diversity of prokaryotes, their physiological and genetic characteristics, and ...
Tardigrades (Water Bears) part of Topics of Interest:Tardigrade
Created by Sarah Bordenstein, Marine Biological Laboratory Strange is this little animal, because of its exceptional and strange morphology and because it closely resembles a bear en miniature. That is the reason ...
M.O. Title: Observing Microbial Diversity and Horizontal Gene Transfer In A Shallow Contaminated Aquifer part of Microbial Observatories:Contaminated Aquifer MO
Created by George Rice, Montana State University Project Summary Research Goals: This project has been designed to advance knowledge about the diversity and activity of microorganisms residing in subsurface water ...
The Squid-Vibrio Symbiosis part of Topics of Interest:Marine Symbiosis
By Tanya Koropatnick Vibrio fischeri - Euprymna scolopes - Symbiont Specificity - Colonization - Morphogenesis - Maintenance - References The symbiont: Vibrio fischeri V. fischeri is a luminous, Gram-negative, ...
Microbial Life Teaching Activities part of Teaching Methods
This collection of Microbial Life teaching activities is geared toward undergraduate courses in Earth Sciences and Microbiology. The activities are categorized by different teaching methods. For more information ...