Dr. Jennifer Bhatnagar was recently featured in The Brink’s article, “Why Scientists Want to Solve an underground Mystery about Where Microbes Live.” The Brink interviewed Dr. Bhatnagar about her research. Dr. Bhatnagar and her colleagues took on the challenge of understanding the soil microbiome, consisting of various microbe communities.

An excerpt of The Brink article:

If we know where organisms are on earth, and we know how they change through space and time due to different environmental forces, and something about what different species are doing, then we can much better predict how the function of these communities will change in terms of carbon and nutrient cycling,” Bhatnagar says. That kind of knowledge would have huge implications for agriculture, climate change, and public health.”

Read the full article here.

Posted 2 months ago on in Faculty News, News