Dr. Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown reflects on recent Nature publication about implications of microbial symbiont influence over fruit fly behavior

In a recent issue of Molecular Cell, Dr. Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown discusses recent findings by Schretter et al. (2018). In her article titled A Fruitful Discovery: Can Gut Bacteria Control Hyperactive Behavior, she considers how these findings contribute to the emerging microbial …

Congratulations Fall 2018 Graduates!

We are so proud of this semester’s graduates! Michelle Young received her PhD in Environmental Engineering.  Dissertation title:  Understanding the Mechanisms and Potential of Microbial Peroxide-Producing Cells (MPPCs).  Rittmann, Torres, & Marcus Labs, BSCEB Francisco Brown-Muñoz  graduated with his MS in Chemical Engineering. Thesis title: Substrate-Loaded Underwater …

The Sustainable Phosphorus Alliance has announced that Kathleen Merrigan and Bruce Rittmann will be the keynote speakers at Phosphorus Forum 2019, scheduled for April 5, 2019, in Washington, D.C.

On November 21, 2018, the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability announced that Biodesign Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology Director and Stockholm Water Prize co-Recipient Bruce Rittmann will be one of the keynote speakers at Phosphorus Forum 2019. The Phosphorus …