2011

  • Kasper U. Kjeldsen and Mark Lever receive grant from AU Ideas for the project "Revealing the identity and function of carbon cycling microbes in the seabed by stable isotope probing-targeted metagenomics" (16.12.11).
  • Videnskab.dk has published the article "Livet i underverdenen" by Bo Barker Jørgensen and Camilla Nissen Toftdal on their website. Read the article here (05.12.11). The article was first published in Aktuel Naturvidenskab.
  • Bo Barker Jørgensen participates in the radio program Videnskabens Verden on P1. Listen to "Liv fundet dybt i undergrunden" here (18.10.11).
  • Julia Rosa de Rezende obtained her PhD degree on November 24. Read a description of her work here.
  • The Danish National Research Foundation has granted Bo Barker Jørgensen 59 million DKK for a new Center for Geomicrobiology. Read the mention here and watch a video clip on vimeo.com (07.10.11).
  • Sub-seafloor observatory installed in Aarhus Bay. Read the news article in Politiken about the installation and the breakthrough in the Center's single cell research (02.10.11), the news article in Århus Stiftstidende here, and the mention on videnskab.dk and TV2 Østjylland (03.10.11).
  • Bo Barker Jørgensen has been appointed professor in Geomicrobiology at Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University. Read the mention here (01.10.11).
  • Big sulfur bacterium named Thiomargarita Joergensenii after professor Bo Barker Jørgensen. Read the news article in Weekendavisen here, a news article at experimentarium.dk, and listen to a radio interview at P4 Østjylland here (10.06.11).
  • Beth Orcutt and research group demonstrate that subsurface colonization experiments conducted below the seafloor are successful and reveal life. Read the press release here (17.05.11) and the news article on videnskab.dk (01.06.11).
  • Center for Geomicrobiology hosted a DS3F workshop on The Deep Biosphere, May 3-4, 2011. Read more about the event here.
  • "CO2-lager under havbunden": Interview with postdoc Mark Lever from Center for Geomicrobiology about storage of carbon dioxide in the deep biosphere. Find the article in the national newspaper Jyllands-Posten (01.03.11) and read more here (02.03.11).
  • Nils Risgaard-Petersen has been appointed senior scientist at the Center for Geomicrobiology. Read the presentation here (24.01.11).