Jennifer Frances Biddle

School of Marine Science & Policy

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  • Studies microbial populations in marine environments, particularly those that live under the seafloor.
  • Researches sediment gathered by coring and drilling expeditions in various seas. Sequences the genomes found in sediment.
  • Knowledgeable about biotechnology, biological oceanography and biochemistry.

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Assistant Professor, School of Marine Science & Policy

In The News:
Research Highlights (Nature Reviews Microbiology)
300,000 genes under the sea: Using genomic tools to probe microbes in the deep ocean (
Under the sea, things are VERY interesting (ENN)
117: Dr. Jennifer Biddle: Getting Sentimental About Microbes in Marine Sediments (PeopleBehindtheScience)
Microbes Thrive in Deepest Ocean (The Scientist)

UDaily Articles:
CEOE's Biddle part of international team studying microbes in high-altitude lake
Marine biologist Biddle awarded lectureship on deep-ocean drilling research
New research shows fungi living beneath the seafloor are widespread

oceanography, microbes, sea, sediment