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UP, South Africa
Studying microorganisms inhabiting the South Atlantic and the Southern Ocean. Through the combination of oceanography and -omics tools, we aim at elucidating the role played by microorganisms in these marine ecosystems.
Focusing on the effect of phytoplankton blooms on microbial communities and the metabolic potential of bacteria, archaea, and viruses in the aphotic South Atlantic and the Southern Ocean regions.
Role in AtlantECO
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