Renxing Liang

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Geomicrobiology Research Group
Email Address:
Office Location: 
B88 Guyot Hall

Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Position: Research Staff

Group: Geomicrobiology Research Group

Area(s): Geomicrobiology

Research Summary:

  • The survival mechanisms and succession of microbial communities in ancient permafrost of various geological ages
  • Integration of metagenomics and metaproteomics to study microbiomes associated with fossilized dinosaur bones and permafrost sediments
  • Kinetics of Aspartic racemization and its correlation to the survivability of thermophiles and hyperthermophiles.

Keywords: microbial ecology, “omics”, ancient DNA, biogeochemistry, microbiome, astrobiology