News: August 2020
The use of sufur compounds to produce energy is one of the most ancient types of metabolisms used by primitive microorganisms to thrive on the early anoxic Earth. How this microbial lifestyle has been evolving remains unclear.
In an article published in Nature Microbiology, an international team of researchers including Bangor University's Centre for Environmental Biotechnology (CEB) at the School of Natural Sciences revealed that the sulfate reduction in the hot spring is attributed to ‘Candidatus Vulcanisaeta moutnovskia’.
Publication date: 21 August 2020
Professor Julia Jones from Bangor University has been appointed as the new Director of the Welsh Government’s Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon Energy and Environment (NRN-LCEE). Prof Jones will continue to build on the network’s excellent research in the environmental and natural sciences as she takes over this month.
Professor Jones will take over the role from Professor David N. Thomas, also of Bangor University, who led the national network during its first highly successful phase between 2013 and 2019.
Publication date: 19 August 2020