Montreal Field Naturalists' Club: Microbial biodiversity and ecology in the Canadian High Arctic


Leacock Building 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA
Lecture/slide show by Dr. Lyle Whyte, Natural Resource Sciences, Macdonald Campus, McGill. Researchers have discovered that microbes make up most of the Earth's biomass, and they are found in virtually every environment on Earth. Dr. Whyte is discovering micro-organisms in the Canadian Arctic that have existed for millions of years. His presentation will show how the extraordinary metabolic capacity of microbes can be harnessed for many environmental, energy and industrial applications. Free, everyone welcome

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