Julia Van Etten, a doctoral student in the Graduate Program of Ecology and Evolution, runs a photography account that highlights the art of microorganisms in addition to her studies in red algae.

Rutgers student working with NASA on research of red algae, how it explains life on Earth

Julia Van Etten, a doctoral candidate in the Graduate Program in Ecology and Evolution, is currently working with NASA on a research project that investigates how red algae can help explain early life on Earth. Van Etten works closely with her advisor, Dr. Debashish Bhattacharya, distinguished professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, and his team.

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