Scientist to examine role of genome science in bioenergy

James K. Fredrickson of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will speak on “The Role of Genome Science in Bioenergy, Carbon Cycling, and Environmental Remediation” on Monday, May 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the Cape Cod Lounge of the Student Union.

Fredrickson is a laboratory fellow at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington. He conducts research on subsurface microbiology and biogeochemistry. He has been responsible for laboratory and field research programs investigating the microbial ecology and biogeochemistry of geologically diverse subsurface environments. Fredrickson currently serves on the editorial board of Environmental Microbiology.

The talk is part of the Environmental Institute’s spring lecture series on emerging technologies and the environment.

The event is free and open to the public.