Lumarie Perez-Guzman took a break from studying archaea to send us a postcard from Senegal! She’s at the MicroTrop 2012, a microbial interactions and sustainable soil management workshop. Whew!
“Lac Rose, a.k.a. Lake Retba, gets its name from its pink water caused by the presence of halophilic microorganisms. From left to right: Lumarie Perez-Guzman from the Ohio State School of Environment and Natural Resources, Spencer Debenport, studying plant pathology, Dr. John Reeve, professor of microbiology, and Amanda Davey, also from the School of Environment and Natural Resources.”