Microbial Genomics

At the molecular level, we focus on adaptive mechanisms of extremophiles to environmental stresses and, at the ecosystem level, we study the drivers of microbial genetic and functional diversity in extreme environments

Rockiology: Now Available

Rockiology is our citizen science project, where users around the world can send us colonized rock samples.

You can access Rockiology at http://krieger2.jhu.edu/biology/labs/diruggiero/rockiology/

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