Development of experimental setups;
Measurement of benthic metabolism and flux.
Assessment of animal-bacterial association role in the ecosystem nitrogen budget.
Quantification of functional genes.
Analysis of anaerobic NO3- reduction pathways;
Identification of mechanism responsible for N2O and N2 production;
Measurements of N2-fixation in host invertebrates.
Microbial community profiling;
Genomic data analysis and interpretation.
Selection and preparation of invertebrate animals for experiments;
Identification of factors responsible for emergence bacterial association in invertebrate host.
N2:Ar analysis with MIMS.
Assistance in experiments;
Analysis of bacterial associations in hosts along geographical gradient.