Marine Microbial Macroecology Lab

Nuwanthi Samarasinghe a 3 minute thesis finalist at Dalhousie

Tuesday, 03 March 2023

Nuwanthi Samarasinghe recently participated in the 3MT (three-minute thesis) event at Dalhousie. Graduate students distilled the background, goals, and findings of their research into a three minute presentation with one slide targetted at a general audience. Students first competed in heats and Nuwanthi was one of eleven students selected for the final competition held this week at Dalhousie.

Congratulations to Nuwanthi for her presentation titled: “Do Small Diatoms …

Happy Anniversary to our new lab

Sunday, 11 November 2020

Our research lab moved to Dalhousie in 2018. After much planning, packing, and unpacking we opened the new wet lab on November 29, 2018.

To mark this milestone, our lab manager, Ruby Hu assembled a short video documenting the process: youtube video

Bayesian modeling workshop

Monday, 01 January 2020

The first Simons CBIOMES workshop on Bayesian methods in plankton modeling was held on January 8-10, 2020, at the Samberg Conference Center on th MIT campus. Twenty eight participants represented all 10 of the CBIOMES Investigator labs. The workshop combined introductory lectures, instruction in use of the “Stan” software toolkit, and focused ‘hackathon’ time where participants tackled targeted problems from their research using Bayesian statistical methodology. …

Moving into the new lab

Sunday, 12 December 2018

We moved into our new lab this week!

Photo of the new lab shortly after starting to move in.

MMaB Lab party

Thursday, 04 April 2018

Here’s the lab group from our spring celebration. Congratulations in particular to our honours undergradute students: Sally Faulkner, Matt Fyfe, Akarsh Pai, and Catherine Fiset.

It’s impossible to get everyone together at the same time, but we did well.

Shown in the figure (L-to-R, F-to-B): Felicia, Catherine, Akarsh, Sally, Ina, Yue, Ruby, Kindy, Rosie, Niall, Zoe, Li, Doug (collaborator), Justin, Andrew, Wei (friend of the lab).

Crispin is in the Democratic …