Sofia Roitman and Victoria Sharp have embarked this summer on exciting internships to learn new research techniques. Sofia enjoyed her time at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology learning to process bacterial metagenomes. Victoria Sharp is in Japan interning with two cnidarian researchers as part of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science program. She […]
Victoria Sharp received a scholarship from the International Women’s Fishing Association for her work on Cassiopea xamachana. Julia Stewart is one of the recipients of the coveted National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP) this year. Well done, ladies!
We wish our post-doc, Dr. Allison Kerwin, all the best as the begins her assistant professorship position at McDaniel University! While she will continue working with us on collaborative projects, her expertise in microbiology and her great sense of humor will be sorely missed.
The Biological Oceanography course will be offered in Spring 2020. We have compiled an informative brochure about the course that you can browse here for more details. If you would like to apply for the course, please submit your form by accessing the following link. There are still a few more spots!
Sofia’s hard work starting the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) chapter at Penn State was recently featured in the Penn State news! Congratulations, Sofia! See the note here.
Please visit the link to the documentary trailer, Saving Atlantis! We have a collaborative effort with scientists at Oregon State University and they have a wonderful team that made this documentary featuring our work. We hope you enjoy the documentary as much as we do!
The review paper entitled “Multiple Facets of Marine Invertebrate Conservation Genomics” in which our former lab member Bishoy, and Monica are coauthors got an early online release! Visit our Publications page for more details and access to the paper!
Our former lab members Joe and Styles, and Mónica are coauthors in the article entitled “Coral-associated bacteria demonstrate phylosymbiosis and cophylogeny”, which was published last week in Nature Communications. The paper highlights the vast diversity of bacteria and archaeal communities in different coral compartments; and their coevolution with the host in a wide array of […]
A new article about Varadero is out! However, this one is not focused on the science we study but something else: “Saving Atlantis”, the documentary about Varadero reef, has been recently featured locally in Colombia. This is the story of that experience and we invite you to check it out!
Recently, our study reef, Varadero reef in Cartagena, Colombia was featured in the Penn State News. The note, with interviews and background info highlights the importance of this reef. We invite you to read the article about the Buried Treasure!