Deep ocean extreme environments – sites of immense beauty, wonder and intrigue – harbor unique and unimagined microorganisms that thrive at radically different pressure, temperature, salinity, and pH regimes compared to those on land or in the surface ocean. State-of-the-art genomic and computational approaches will guide targeted discovery of unique lipids, proteins, antibiotics, and antivirals.

Tags: Bio-Tech, Engineering, Environment & Nature, Ocean pollution, Resilience.