Research at the intersection of biological and microbial oceanography and functional genomics.
Studying the relationship between plants and animals in a polar environment. (Photo by Maria Stenzel for Vernet Lab)
Centers, Labs, and Programs
We use sequence-based approaches, flow cytometry, modeling, and other techniques to explore the structure and function of microbial communities.
Trace Metal Clean Lab and Instruments
Investigating everything from ocean physics to ice sheet and glacier dynamics to the ecology of the organisms that live at the poles.