Rock Powered Life: Revealing Mechanisms of Energy Flow From the Lithosphere to the Biosphere

Presenter: Rock Powered Life Team
When: May 15, 2018 7:45AM PDT

This kickoff seminar of the NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) Science Highlight Series features the research of the NAI University of Colorado Team.

Why Rock-Powered Life?,
Tori Hoehler (NASA Ames Research Center)

Energy Supply in Serpentinizing Systems: An Experimental Perspective,
Tom McCollom (University of Colorado)

Overcoming Thermodynamic and Biosynthetic Limitations for Primordial Life, Eric Boyd (Montana State University)

Subsurface Biological Communities and Biogeochemical Processes in an Actively Serpentinizing System in Oman,
Alexis Templeton (University of Colorado)

Coupled Biology, Geochemistry and Hydrology at the California Coast Range Microbial Observatory,
Matthew Schrenk (Michigan State University)

Clumped Isotopologue Identification of Multiple Sources of Methane Associated with Serpentinization,
Shuhei Ono (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)

IODP Expedition 357 Atlantis Massif: Serpentinization and Life. Mineralogy and Fe chemistry in serpentinites,
Lisa Mayhew (University of Colorado)

Metagenomic Investigations of Serpentinite Hosted Systems,
William Brazelton (University of Utah)


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