This Woman is Reshaping Our Understanding of the Living World

In 1997, Jill Banfield was a young geologist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who had become intensely interested in microbiology. Together with Ken Nealson, a microbiologist who had become interested in geology, she organized a groundbreaking geomicrobiology conference in Alta, Utah, inviting the small group of experts whose work in the respective fields overlapped.

From the Winter 2021 issue of California.
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