Microbe Talk: March 2014
Posted on March 25, 2014 by Benjamin Thompson
This month on the podcast, Ben interviews Dr Dan Zeigler about this work on Geobacillus.
These microbes prefer to grow at hot temperatures, yet have been isolated at the bottom of the ocean and on the top of mountains. Ben asked Dan about the role these bacteria play in the global ecosystem and about his recent paper ‘The Geobacillusparadox: why is a thermophilic bacterial genus so prevalent on a mesophilic planet?’.
- Dan’s recent review: ‘The Geobacillus paradox: why is a thermophilic bacterial genus so prevalent on a mesophilic planet?’
- The Bacillus Genetic Stock Center
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