Contact: Joe Caspermeyer
Arizona State University
Caption: The Biodesign Institute's Center for Environmental Biotechnology, led by Bruce Rittmann (seated), uses its expertise to examine microbial populations important for cleaning up pollutants and generating renewable bioenergy. Along with Rittmann, are postdoc Husen Zhang (left to right), Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering who applied her microbial ecology expertise to this project and graduate student Prathap Parameswaran.
Credit: Biodesign Institute, Arizona State University
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