Networked Speaker Series #1


November 10, 2011

Dr. Brandi Kiel Reese, University of Southern California

Biogeography of Geochemical Characterizations and Molecular Communities within Shallow and Deep Subsurface Sediments

Speaker Biography

Dr. Reese is a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Southern California, Department of Biological Sciences. Her research interests include sulfur biogeochemical cycling and sediment diagenesis with emphasis on the interaction of microbiology and geochemistry. Currently, Dr. Reese is focused on the structure and function of microbial communities and what geochemical characteristics lead to their biogeographical diversity.