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Gerry Cobian gets a real job

Aug 30, 2018

Congratulations to Gerry, who  has left us to start a new position as a Biologist with Fish and Wildlife in Sacramento

Ecosystems microbiome observatory in Waimea valley is funded

Aug 30, 2018

The WM Keck foundation has funded our whole-watershed observatory for three more years! We'll examine how environment and microbial neighborhoods impact host health via microbiome composition in a (beautiful) ridge to reef model ecosystem. Read more about our group and goals in our recent publication in Msystems 
 
https://msystems.asm.org/content/3/2/e00159-17?utm_source=TrendMDmSystems&utm_medium=TrendMDmSystems&utm_campaign=trendmdalljournals_0

Gerry got his PhD!

May 22, 2018

He'll be sticking around for a couple of months before heading off to an *amazing* postdoc in the Afkhami and Searcy labs at U Miami!

Seagrass Fungi paper published in Journal of Biogeography

Feb 20, 2018

Former postdoc Ben Wainwright led the charge on this tour de force examination of how Wallace's line limits dispersal of marine fungi in Malaysia.

Welcome Jack!

Jan 10, 2018

Jack Darcy has joined the lab after completing his PhD with Steve Schmidt at CU Boulder.  He's wasted no time and already has two travel grants under his belt to attend meetings in Kyoto and IMC/MSA in Puerto Rico.