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biomolecules --> pathways --> genes --> genomes --> metagenomes

What is your favorite biomolecule?

  • ethanol
  • trimethylamines
  • 14CH4
  • glycerol
  • glycine betaine
  • O2

What are your favorite pathways?

  • reverse methanogenesis
  • oxygenic photosynthesis
  • methanogenesis
  • nitrification
  • fermentation

What are your favorite genes?

  • mcrA
  • tfdC (chlorocatechol dioxygenase)
  • tig (trigger factor)
  • 16S

What are you favorite genomes?

  • planococcus
  • mycoplasm genitalium
  • ANME I
  • Psychrobacter arcticus 273-4
  • TBD

What are your favorite environments?

  • ARCTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • MARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!














What is your favorite biomolecule?

  • sulfate
  • ammonia
  • molybdate
  • calcium carbonate
  • hydrogen sulfide

What is your favorite biochemical pathway?

  • sulfate reduction
  • respiration of organic matter with O2 as electron acceptor
  • dissimilatory metal reduction
  • reverse methanogenesis
  • sulfur disproportionation

What is your favorite gene?

  • mobA -- transport of molybdate
  • mer --
  • mmoA/amoA -- methane/ammonia monooxygenase
  • 16S -- small subunit ribosomal RNA

What is your favorite microorganism?

  • Desulfovibrio vulgaris H.
  • Desulfuricans
  • all of them
  • Thaumarchaeota
  • ANME I (Anaerobic Methane Oxidizers)
  • Thiomargarita namibiensis

What is your favorite environment?

  • Arctic soils
  • marine soils
  • coastal marine sediments
  • "extreme" -- but easy to extract DNA (not too salty)
  • gas hydrate bearing sediments