Rizlan Bernier-Latmani is an associate Professor of Environmental Microbiology at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), in Switzerland. She studied Natural Resources at Cornell University (USA) and obtained her Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering at Stanford University (USA) in 2001. She also did a post-doc at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (USA). Her research focus is geomicrobiology and involves understanding how microbes interact with the geosphere, particularly with respect to metal contaminants and their mobility in the environment.
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