Grant: Aude Picard

Aude Picard (School of Life Sciences) was awarded $175,987 by the National Science Foundation for her project “RII Track-4: Physiology of Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria under Energy-Limiting Conditions." Sulfate-reducing bacteria (SRB) play an important role in the transformations of sulfur and carbon in anoxic environments. The project’s goal is to understand SRB’s long-term survival under starvation conditions. Their physiological and metabolic adaptations will be studied using transmission electron microscopy and super-resolution fluorescence microscopy at the University of Utah.

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