​Sep 12-16, Sampling trip to Yellowstone National Park's Lower Geyser Basin

Sep 8, Talk in Seminar series of the Center for Biofilm Engineering, MSU​

Aug 23, 15:30-17:30, Poster# 042B @ ISME, Montreal. Poster on our recent study on translationally active AOM-consortia

J​​​ul 27, Invited talk @ Gordon Research Conference Organic Geochemistry, Holderness, NH

Jul 14, New co-authored manuscript Characterization of chemosynthetic microbial mats associated with intertidal hydrothermal sulfur vents in White Point, San Pedro, CA, USA accepted in Front Microbiol. ​Congrats, first author Priscilla Miranda!   PDF


Jun 28, New paper in PNAS
Hatzenpichler R et al. Visualizing in situ translational activity for identifying

and sorting slow-growing archaeal-bacterial consortia.

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Press release by DOE JGI

News & Views in Nature Microbiol



Jun 13, Seminar talk @ Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

Jun 17, Convening plenary session Who Is There and What Are They Doing? Identities and Functions of Microbial Dark Matter at ASM Microbe 2016 (ASM General Meeting).

​Jun 17, Talk in session Ocean's Sixteen: New Discoveries in Marine Microbiology @ ASM Microbe 2016, Boston, May 7, 13th Southern California Geobiology Symposium, Caltech, Pasadena, CA


Mar 3, Seminar talk @ Department of Earth and Planetary Science, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Feb 29, Seminar talk @ Thermal Biology Institute, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

Feb 23, Seminar talk @ Department of Geology and Environmental Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Feb 17, Seminar talk @ Department of Microbiology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

Recent events

Oct 18-19, @ Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI) workshop in Marina, CA

Roland Hatzenpichler, PhD                         

Assistant Research Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Montana State University, Bozeman

contact: roland.hatzenpichler (at) montana.edu

Environmental Microbiology Lab

Upcoming events

Sep 12-15, Sampling trip to Yellowstone National Park


Aug 16, Hatzenpichler lab opens at MSU


If you are a student or postdoc interested in joining the lab, please contact me via email:

roland.hatzenpichler (at) montana.edu

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