Examining the causes and consequences of microbial composition at the population and community scales

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Recent News

Summer 2024 Updates!!

So many good things to report! Let’s start with people… Aloha oe to Bryson and Giullia! And welcome to Postdoc Samira, a recent emigre from the Aime lab at Perdue, and Rayne (who survived our Mycology class this spring), excited to have you both around to help with Bromeliad food web work! Syrena Whitner is *KILLING* it and received both the MSA Climate Change award

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Welcome to the Lab Fabi!

Fabiola has joined the lab and is working with Syrena, Bryson, Reese and Giulia on a project examining Chytrid pathogenicity on phytoplankton under climate change. Welcome aboard!

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Lots of fun(gal) updates!

So, it’s been a minute since we’ve updated the website… here’s what you missed. Big e komo mai to Quinn Moon, Giulia Marenco Di Moriondo, and Reese Tsubota who have stepped in to help with culturing and with our phytoplankton pathogen studies.  Glad you’re here! Ronja received funding to present at SACNAS in Puerto Rico later this month, depending on the recovery situation there. Syrena

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