Studying these organisms will reveal important, novel, and basic insights into the unique metabolic features of microbes in the deep biosphere.
Background: Core samples from IODP Leg 206 (photo credit IODP-USIO).
Above: HOV Alvin samples a hydrothermal vent (credit WHOI).
Community Activities and Opportunities
Presence of oxygen and aerobic communities from sea floor to basement in deep-sea sediments
D'Hondt et al. C-DEBI Contribution 254
Frontiers in Microbiology
The transcriptional response of microbial communities in thawing Alaskan permafrost soils
Coolen and Orsi. C-DEBI Contribution 258
The Energy of Life
Marlow and Amend
Subseafloor Biosphere Linked to Hydrothermal Systems
Ishibashi, Okino, Sunamura, eds.
Request for Articles: Frontiers in Microbiology special issue
A special issue of Frontiers in Microbiology journal on the topic of "Recent Advances in Geomicrobiology of the Ocean Crust" is seeking contributions from the C-DEBI community. For more information, contact topic editors Beth Orcutt, Cara Santelli, or Jason Sylvan, or visit the journal webpage.
Recommended Practices for Integrating Education, Diversity, and Research: Five Lessons Learned from NSF Science and Technology Centers Bruno et al. C-DEBI Contribution 231
Frontiers in Microbiology
Marine sediments microbes capable of electrode oxidation as a surrogate for lithotrophic insoluble substrate metabolism
Rowe et al. C-DEBI Contribution 255
Elsevier: Developments in Marine Geology
Earth and Life Processes Discovered from Subseafloor Environments, 1st Edition
Chapters 2.2(b), 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 4.22 are C-DEBI Contributions 246, 230, 224, 207 and 228
NSF: Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER)
Full proposal deadlines: July 21-23, 2015.
NSF: Small Business Technology Transfer Program Phase I Solicitation (STTR)
Full proposal deadline: March 20, 2015.
L'Oréal USA: For Women in Science Fellowships
Applications are due on Friday, March 20, 2015.
IODP: Apply to sail on Expedition 362 Sumatra Seismogenic Zone aboard the JOIDES Resolution
The deadline to apply is April 15, 2015.
NSF: Genealogy of Life (GoLife) program solicitation
Full proposal deadline: March 25, 2015.
ECORD: Research Grants for Graduate Students and Postdocs at ECORD Country Institutions
Deadline: March 31, 2015.
NSF: Dimensions of Biodiversity Program Solicitation
Full proposal deadline: April 09, 2015.
National Academies Research Associateships for Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Researchers
There are four annual review cycles and the next closes May 01, 2015.
IODP-USSSP: Proposals for Pre-Drilling Activities and Workshops
The U.S. Science Support Program (USSSP) accepts proposals on a rolling basis for pre-drilling activities and semi-annually for workshops, next submission deadline May 15, 2015.
ECORD Summer School 2015: Ocean crust processes: magma, faults, fluxes and life, August 31 - September 11, 2015, Bremen, Germany
The application deadline is April 30, 2015.
Bigelow: Third Microbial Single Cell Genomics Workshop, June 14-18, 2015, Boothbay Harbor, ME
Application deadline March 29, 2015.
Gordon Research Seminar on Applied and Environmental Microbiology: Solving Important Microbiological Questions in the "Omics" Era; July 11-12, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
Oral presentation abstracts due April 11, 2015; meeting application due June 13, 2015.
Microenergy 2015: 3rd International Workshop on Microbial Life Under Extreme Energy Limitation, September 21-25, Sandbjerg, Denmark
Deadline for submission of abstracts is April 30, 2015.
DCO: Second DCO Early Career Scientist Workshop, August 31 - September 5, 2015, São Miguel, Portugal
Applications due May 01, 2015.
Texas A&M, College Station: Postdoctoral research associate, Microbiology/Molecular Biology
The position will be filled as soon as possible, but by July 2015 at the latest.
MBARI: Principle Investigator
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) seeks a Principal Investigator (PI) to develop and direct a marine carbon cycle research team.
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences: Chemical/Physical/Biological Oceanographer
Review of applications will begin April 15, 2015.
UTK: Professor and Head Department of Microbiology, The College of Arts & Sciences
Review of applications will begin on March 31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas: Postdoctoral Fellow in microbiology (“microbial dark matter” biology)
The review of materials will begin December 01, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Skidaway Institute of Oceanography: Two Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Oceanography
The committee will begin to review applications on October 24, 2014 and will continue until the positions are filled.