Matters Microbial #33: Ancient Fats in Modern Microbes with Paula Welander

March 28, 2024

Today, Dr. Paula Welander, Associate Professor of Environmental Earth System Science at Stanford University (and #DocMartian #4) joins the #QualityQuorum to discuss the work she and her colleagues are doing probing at early life by studying lipid biosignatures that can appear in the fossil record—and the role that cholesterol and related molecules have on microbial life.

Host: Mark O. Martin

Guest: Paula Welander

Download MM#33 (45 MB .mp3, 63 min)
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Intro music is by Reber Clark

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