Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Supports the Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems and other programs

Microbial life on early Earth evolved and changed the environment, thereby enabling the evolution of more complex life. Today, microbes continue to evolve in response to an ever-changing environment, and microbial ecosystems still govern the biogeochemical cycling of the planet and profoundly affect the function of all other living organisms.

Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems (PriME)

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The Simons Collaboration on Principles of Microbial Ecosystems (PriME) uses a combination of theoretical and experimental approaches to elucidate the principles underpinning the self-organization, structure and function of microbial communities. More About PriME

Microbial Ecology and Evolution Project Awards

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Early Career Awards

Postdoctoral Fellowships

Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology

This program provides fellowships to support research on fundamental problems in marine microbial ecology. The emphasis is on fellows with training in different fields who want to apply their experience to understanding the role of microorganisms in shaping ocean processes, and vice versa.

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