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Martiny authors Science article on nitrogen

Adam Martiny, assistant professor of Earth system science and of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Irvine, co-authored a perspectives…

May 12, 2008

Adam Martiny, assistant professor of Earth system science and of ecology and evolutionary biology at UC Irvine, co-authored a perspectives article titled “News About Nitrogen” in the May 9 issue of Science magazine. The article is about the importance of bacteria and bacterial diversity for understanding the global nitrogen cycle and forecasting the impact of climate change. Martiny’s research interests include microbiology, environmental genomics and oceanography.