Researchers from Arizona State University Collect Microbe Samples in the Desert (image) Arizona State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Yevgeniy Marusenko (L) and Ferran Garcia-Pichel (R) collect microbe samples from the desert near Moab, Utah. Garcia-Pichel is a microbiologist and professor with Arizona State University's School of Life Sciences, and Marusenko is a post-doctoral fellow in Garcia-Pichel's lab and co-author of the paper. Credit Estelle Couradeau Usage Restrictions With photo credit only Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.