Fieldwork at sea on the Atlantis research vessel. In January 2014 Carnegie's Dionysis Foustoukos, along with microbiologist and Carnegie postdoctoral fellow Ileana Peréz-Rodríguez and under-graduate student Matt Rawls of George Mason University, collected microorganisms from the volcanoes of the Pacific Ocean and cultured them onboard the oceanographic research vessel Atlantis.

On the High Seas

In 2014, scientists from the Earth and Planets Laboratory (then Geophysical Lab), including Dr. Ileana Perez-Rodriguez and Dr. Dionysis Foustoukos participated in an ROV Jason/Medea oceanographic expedition at the deep-sea hydrothermal vent sites of East Pacific Rise.

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