Studying these organisms will reveal important, novel, and basic insights into the unique metabolic features of microbes in the deep biosphere.
Background: Core samples from IODP Leg 206 (photo credit IODP-USIO).
Above: HOV Alvin samples a hydrothermal vent (credit WHOI).
Recent Community Activity
Frontiers in Microbiology
Marine sediments microbes capable of electrode oxidation as a surrogate for lithotrophic insoluble substrate metabolism
Rowe et al. C-DEBI Contribution 255
Elsevier: Developments in Marine Geology
Earth and Life Processes Discovered from Subseafloor Environments, 1st Edition
Chapters 2.2(b), 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 4.22 are C-DEBI Contributions 246, 230, 224, 207 and 228
Frontiers in Microbiology
Activity and phylogenetic diversity of sulfate-reducing microorganisms in low-temperature subsurface fluids within the upper oceanic crust
Robador et al. C-DEBI Contribution 249
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta
Sulfate reduction and methane oxidation activity below the sulfate-methane transition zone in Alaskan Beaufort Sea continental margin sediments: Implications for deep sulfur cycling
Treude et al. C-DEBI Contribution 239
Further insights into how sediment redox status controls the preservation and composition of sedimentary biomarkers
Hernández-Sánchez et al. C-DEBI Contribution 237
DCO: Deep Life Community (DLC) Call for Proposals
Submissions due February 5, 2015.
National Academies Research Associateships for Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Researchers
There are four annual review cycles and the next closes February 01, 2015.
NSF: Genealogy of Life (GoLife) program solicitation
Full proposal deadline: March 25, 2015.
ECORD: Research Grants for Graduate Students and Postdocs at ECORD Country Institutions
Deadline: March 31, 2015.
NSF: Dimensions of Biodiversity Program Solicitation
Full proposal deadline: April 09, 2015.
IODP-USSSP: Proposals for Pre-Drilling Activities and Workshops
The U.S. Science Support Program (USSSP) accepts proposals on a rolling basis for pre-drilling activities and semi-annually for workshops, next submission deadline May 15, 2015.
C-DEBI: Now receiving applications for C-DEBI Global Environmental Microbiology (GEM) Summer Course
Application deadline: February 03, 2015.
C-DEBI: Now receiving applications for Teacher Small Grants
Deadline for proposals: February 16, 2015.
Wrigley Institute: Geobiology 2015: An International Training Course in a Rapidly Evolving Field, June 19-July 21, 2015
Applications due February 13, 2015.
Wrigley Institute: 2015 Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Coastal Ocean Processes, Jun 15 – Aug 7, 2015
Applications due February 16, 2015.
Stanford: Hopkins Microbiology Course, June 19 - July 18
Application deadline: March 1, 2015.
IODP: Investigating Cascadia Subduction Zone Geodynamics Through Scientific Ocean Drilling; April 29 - May 1, 2015; Seattle, Washington
The deadline to register is March 15, 2015. Applications for travel funding for U.S. participants is due January 31, 2015.
Bigelow: Two Postdoctoral Research Scientists in Microbial Evolution and Ecology
For full consideration, the application should be received by February 1, 2015.
New Mexico State University: Environmental Science/Environmental Chemistry Postdoctoral Position
Application closing date: January 30, 2015.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Postdoctoral Fellow in microbiology (“microbial dark matter” biology)
The review of materials will begin December 01, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography: Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Oceanography
The committee will begin to review applications on October 24, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.