What can we learn about sustainability from bacteria? Dr. Penny Vlahos reveals the population secrets of micro-organisms that may be an important key to our own sustainable future.
Dr. Vlahos is an Associate Professor in the Department of Marine Sciences. She is a chemical engineer by training and her research is in biogeochemistry and the thermodynamics of how molecules move in the environment (both natural and man-made). She is a fellow of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fulbright Specialist and member of the International Panel on Chemical Contaminants.
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