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H LAB @ Utah Water Research Lab 


H LAB is dedicated to investigating and utilizing functional microbial communities to promote water quality and resource recovery in engineered and natural systems in H lab. 'H' in the logo represents our goal to Applied Environmental Microbiology in Waste Recycling and Biotechnology via the One Health approach. To achieve this goal, the lab applies various methodologies such as genome sequencing, metabolic engineering, and metabolite analysis in the engineering aspect to understand how the contaminants interact with microbes to enhance the removal or valorization of contaminants. 

The lab's research interests fall under two themes: 

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