University of Canterbury
Mitja Remus-Emsermann (School of Biological Sciences): Plant-microbe interactions and interactions of microbes at single-cell resolution.
Ian Dickie (School of Biological Sciences): Ecosystem ecology, invasive species and mycology.
Amy Osborne (School of Biological Sciences): Genomics, environmental epigenetics, comparative microbial genomics.
Pete Gostomski (UC Engineering - Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering): Bioprocess engineering to undertake useful industrial processes including bioremediation, biofuel generation and product degradation.
Carlo Carere (UC Engineering - Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering): extremophile microbiology and metabolism, application of extremophiles to industrial processes.
The Geomicrobiology Research Group (GNS Science): Jean Power, Hanna Peach: Extremophile microbiology and geomicrobiology.
Thermophile and Microbial Biochemistry and Biotechnology Unit (University of Waikato): Craig Cary, Ian McDonald & Charlie Lee: Antarctic and thermophilic microorganism research.
Xochitl Morgan (University of Otago): Microbial community interactions in complex ecosystems.
Mike Taylor (University of Auckland): Host-microbe interactions.
Kevin Lee (Auckland University of Technology): Bioinformatics, microbial ecology and aerosol microbiology.
Maui Hudson (University of Waikato): Māori research ethics, mātauranga Māori and science, Māori implementation science, and Māori economic development.
Rob Keyzers (Victoria University of Wellington): Natural products chemistry and bioactives.
Lipids team (Callaghan Innovation): lipid and quinone analyses.
Greg Cook (University of Otago): microbial energetics and physiology.
Anna-Louise Reysenbach (Portland State University, USA): Thermophiles and microbial diversity.
Ken Cullings (NASA AMES): Ecology, geothermal ecosystems, exobiology, extremophilic fungi
Eric Boyd (Montana State University, USA): Geobiology, microbial ecology and microbial physiology.
Chris Greening (Monash University, Australia): Microbial persistence and integrative microbiology.
John Moreau (Melbourne University, Australia): Geomicrobiology.
Thijs Ettema (Uppsala University, Sweden): Evolution and microbial diversity.