SIU Team Documents New Life Form

Jan 2, 2020

A new form of bacterial life has been discovered by a team of SIU Carbondale researchers, led by Microbiology Assistant Professor, Dr. Scott Hamilton-Brehm.

This new form of life has been given the scientific name of Thermoanaerosceptrum fracticalcis.

Dr. Hamilton-Brehm's team has published their findings in the journal Frontiers in Microbiology.  You can learn more by visiting:  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02224/full