Columbia College Chicago

Science and Mathematics Spring 2021 Colloquium Series

Wednesday, March 17,  5-6 pm (CST) virtually via Zoom

Meeting ID: 992 0963 5978

Passcode: 629434


Speaker: Dr. Serita Frey, Professor, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of New Hampshire

Title: Going Underground: Unearthing how the Soil Microbiome Impacts Planetary Health

Abstract: There are an estimated nonillion (1030) microbes on the planet and these organisms play a critical role in planetary health, including the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere. This presentation will take you belowground to explore the microorganisms beneath our feet and the role they play in the Earth’s carbon cycle. How global change is altering the Earth’s microbiome will also be discussed.



Wednesday, March 17 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

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School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Science and Mathematics, School of Media Arts, Cinema and Television Arts



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Weihua Li

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