#10 Willy Verstraete (Microbes Specials Series)

#10 MBA Microbes Specials Series
In this episode we will investigate how bacteria will power the sustainable industrial revolution. What does nitrogen, calcium and hydrogen have to do with it? Why and how do the microbes do it? And what can we learn from microbes about their and even our own metabolism.

Special Guest: Willy Verstraete (University Gent)


Part of the special Microbes Series.
What if we would be able to zoom out? Leaving the microscope and our traditional human perspective on  viruses behind for a minute. What would happen if we look at viruses as one of the players in a much broader system? And as such changing our  perspective to that of Spaceship Earth  and the role of a virus in the web of life? What lessons can we draw from nature’s logic on how Spaceship Earth operates? Together with specialists in the field of virology, microbiology and  biochemistry we will take a journey into an unknown world of interesting insights. Combining insights and working towards cross disciplinary solutions and the essential questions we might have been overlooking. And who knows we might discover one or two innovative applications along the way.

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Alexander Prinsen – www.ScopeMatters.com
Marc van Bemmel – www.Orvion.nl

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