Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station [Center for Deep-Sea Ecology and Biotechnology]

About Us

The Center for Deep-Sea Ecology and
BiotechnologyPhoto: Sea Life. (CDSEB) provides an
organizational structure for facilitating and integrating deep-sea ecological and biotechnological research at Rutgers University, as well as in the scientific community at large.  Exploration of, and sampling within, a wide variety of
deep-sea habitats throughout the world's oceans provide a central focus of the Center's activities.  CDSEB houses one of the world's largest collections of microbes and ultra-low frozen invertebrates from deep-sea hydrothermal vents and
cold-water sulfide/methane seeps and collaborates with industrial partners on a variety of basic and applied research projects focused on commercial natural product development.   

See also: Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences

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