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Research

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Our current research interests span the following topics

Sediment microbiology

  • Ecophysiology of microorganisms in the methanic zone of marine sediments
  • Iron-reducing microorganisms in marine sediments and rice field soils
  • Methylotrophic methanogens in marine sediments

Biodiversity and ecosystem functions

  • Prokaryotic functional diversity in terrestrial ecosystems (ProFunD)
  • Diversity of methanogenic archaea in marine sediments