Deinococcus radiodurans
A bacterium that can withstand 1.5 million rads of gamma radiation, commonly found in cow and elephant dung.

Vibrio Cholerae
The pathogenic bacterium that casues cholera.

Arabadopsis thalania
A small mustard used as the model organism for plant genetics and biochemistry.

Caulobacter crescentus
A bacterium used in the treatment of sewage.

Chalmydia trachomatis
A bacterium that causes eye infections and pelvic inflammatory disease.

Chlamydia pneumoniae
It’s sister, the bacterium that causes 10% of pneumonia cases in humans.

Thermotoga maritima
A bacterium found living at 176 degrees Farenheit in Vulcano, Italy.

Mycobacterium tuberculosis
The bacterium that causes tuberculosis.

Neisseria meningitidis
The bacterium that causes meningitis.