Microbe Talk: Hunting for fungi at the bottom of the ocean

Posted on August 19, 2021   by Laura Cox

In this month’s episode, Laura speaks with Emma Keeler, research assistant at the University of Pennsylvania’s Bushman Lab. Emma recently completed a research project investigating whether the fungi that live at the bottom of the ocean – specifically around hydrothermal vents – could be the source of new antimicrobial compounds.

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Hunting for fungi at the bottom of the ocean

Follow Emma on Twitter and find out more about her research in this recent research article.

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