David Esteban

David Esteban

May 24, 2015

Group 6 Copy 45
3
Please wait...

About This Project

Viruses do more than just make us sick. Viruses are the most numerous organisms on the planet and they are everywhere, including soil. In the soil they can infect bacteria and other organisms that carry out important ecosystem functions, like nutrient cycling. It is likely that viruses have important effects on ecosystems, but we don't know exactly what that is! We hope to discover the role of viruses in the soil by identifying the viruses in a soil ecosystem.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Sustainable Next Generation Biofuel Production

Our team seeks to engineer a micro organism that willproduce the high-energy chemical butanol when the organism...

Do fungi exposed to toxic waste produce novel antimicrobial agents?

We've discovered a few new mushrooms thriving in this harsh environment of land-disposed sewage sludge in Snoqualmie...

Backer Badge Funded