Rose Jones

Environmental Microbiology

Bigelow Laboratory of Ocean Science

Iā€™m fascinated by microscopic life that prefers extreme environments, particularly mineral energy-based communities. I try and piece together how these extraordinary microbes shape and are shaped in turn by their environments. This helps us understand our planet, its resources, and how we use them (including biotechnology applications) and informs the search for life beyond earth.

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It looks like microbes can help clean up mining pollution

Experiments at an abandoned 4,000-year-old mine have researchers optimistic

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