Posted by: Drew | September 19, 2011

Microbial Ecology

Methylmercaptan,
the smell of Life arising,
ignorants say “stinks”.

Kai Finster

Aarhus University, Denmark

The title of my thesis that I completed in spring 1993 was “The transformation of reduced sulfur compounds in bacterial cultures and in sediments”. Despite its olfactoric challenges this is an extremely exciting field in microbial ecology and physiology since it touches our origins.


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