Research Talks: Unearthing ancient environments with microbes

Thursday, January 24, 2019 11:45 am - 1:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

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Microbes can be found in diverse environments all over the earth. Find out how researchers are using microbes to understand ancient settings and their evolution at the next Research Talks hosted by the Office of Research and the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research.

Join this panel presentation featuring the following researchers:


Alexis Dolphin
Andrew Doxey
Kirsten Mueller
Peter Keech

  • Alexis Dolphin (Anthropology): human-environment interactions in past populations
  • Andrew Doxey (Biology): computational prediction of protein functions and evolutionary adaptations
  • Kirsten Müller (Biology): red algae, the evolution of sexual reproduction, and multicelluarlity
  • Peter Keech (Nuclear Waste Management Organization): nuclear waste storage, microbial degradation, and long time scales

Please register to attend. Refreshments will be provided.