Jan. 15, 2015: ‘Disentangling surface deposited microbes from endemic microbes in a terrestrial hot spring’

January 14, 2015

Thursday, Jan. 15, 2:30–4 p.m.
UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307

The Department of Biological Sciences has completed the search process for the position of assistant professor in applied environmental microbiology and would like to invite you to a series of presentations given by the candidates. The candidates will introduce you to their work and what they have to offer the University of Alaska Anchorage. To view the full schedule, please visit the UAA Biological Sciences website.

The department is pleased to invite you to the second presentation given by Brandon Briggs, Ph.D., on Thursday, Jan. 15. Briggs talk is tilted “Disentangling surface deposited microbes from endemic microbes in a terrestrial hot spring.”

Briggs received his B.S. in biological sciences and M.S. in microbiology from Idaho State University, and received his doctorate in oceanography from Oregon State University. Brandon is currently a visiting assistant professor and a C-DEBI Postdoctoral Fellow at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and teaches an array of courses on the topics of geomicrobiology, environmental geology and the chemistry of earth systems.

To learn more about Brandon Briggs and his research, please visit his ResearchGate website. You may also read an interview with Brandon conducted by the Subsurface Biosphere Initiative of Oregon State University here.

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