Our former postdoc Joseph Pollock has transitioned into a job as the Director of Coral Strategy for the Caribbean Division of The Nature Conservancy.
This past weekend Aki, Viridiana, Ana, Gabrielle and Monica visited the Three Rivers Evolution Event that was hosted by the University of Pittsburgh.
The Penn State Postdoctoral Society has awarded our current postdoc, Joe Pollock, the 2017 Outstanding Postdoc Award. Joe will receive this award in at the 10th Annual Postdoc Research Exhibition on Friday, September 22, 2017.
This past weekend we had a very successful outreach event with the help of our visiting interns at the Discovery Space, which is a local children’s museum. We had a total of 45 people come learn about coral reefs by touching samples, playing games, and having fun! (Photo credits: Colin Howe)
This summer the Iglesias-Prieto, Baums, and Medina Labs from Penn State will be hosting 3 students from USVI through our Bridge to PhD program. Collin, Kathryn, and Akacia will be learning from each lab’s area of expertise in an intensive 8 week period. We hope this program motivates them into continuing their education with a […]
The Discovery Space Children’s Science Museum will be hosting us this summer on an outreach event! We will be teaching children (and parents) about coral reefs. We will be there on Sunday June 18th from noon to 2 pm. Come join us! (Admission is free for members.)
Mónica just published a note in Nature that accompanies the recently Acanthaster planci genome paper. Check it out!
We are happy to announce that the First International Cassiopea Workshop will be held on May 13-17 2017 in Key Largo Florida. This will be an opportunity to engage in collaborative work and ideas using our favourite jellyfish, Cassiopea, as a model system. We are hoping you can attend! Details are available on the link above and please […]
We are currently working on a very special reef in Cartagena, Colombia known as “Varadero reef”. This reef is special due to its amazing coral cover despite the environmental conditions around it for the past few hundred years. Unfortunately, this reef is within the optimal route of a new canal dredging project and may be […]
The Global Coral Microbiome Project is featuring a new website. You can access it here to learn more about the project itself but also the team, the expeditions and more. Check it out!