Plant and Soil Microbiome Interactions
Prof B Singh
31 March 2019
The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) is a research institute within Western Sydney University. HIE has rapidly become a research leader in environmental and ecological research, with a strong reputation for delivering research outcomes of the highest quality.
Novel microbiome based biomarkers of poultry gut health (NARBADQ19CASE2)
Prof A Narbad
23 April 2019
The animal gastrointestinal tract contains trillions of microbes that play a critical role in their health and wellbeing. Poultry birds reared under intensive conditions are exposed to environmental stresses that disturb their gut microbiome and adversely impact on their health.
Experimental Evolution of Thaumarchaeota
Dr C Gubry-Rangin, Prof J Prosser
16 April 2019
The fundamental aim of this project is to determine the process of adaptive diversification and associated trade-offs in fitness, by studying microbial evolution experimentally.