Luke McKay

Assistant Research Professor, Montana State University
  • Montana State University
  • United States of America

About Luke McKay

Luke is a microbial ecologist who investigates life in extreme and contaminated environments. He uses tools in molecular biology, geochemistry, and bioinformatics to make sense of poorly characterized microorganisms in marine and terrestrial ecosystems, targeting those with relevance to the origin of life and extraterrestrial life.


Archaea Environmental microbiology Evolution Molecular biology Omics Physiology


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