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01/22/2014

Banfield Group Wins Honor

Source:  Dan Hawkes

JillbanfieldA recent article written by a group of UC scientists (Rose Kantor as lead author), overseen by ESD’s Jillian Banfield, was honored by the journal mBio as an “Editor’s Pick” for the journal’s October-November 2013 issue. The article is entitled “Small genomes and sparse metabolisms of sediment-associated bacteria from four candidate phyla.”

mBio is published by the American Society for Microbiology.

Congratulations, Jillian!

To read more, go to:  http://mbio.asm.org/content/4/5/e00708-13 

Citation: Kantor, R.S., K.C. Wrighton, K.M. Handley, I. Sharon, L.A. Hug, C.J. Castelle, B.C. Thomas, and J.F. Banfield (2013), Small genomes and sparse metabolisms of sediment-associated bacteria from four candidate phyla.  mBio, 4 (5); DOI:10.1128/ mBio.00708-13.

Funding: BER, Rifle IFRC, SS SFA