Marine Microbial Macroecology Lab

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 …

Congratulations to our 2018 honours students

Friday, 04 April 2018

Sally Faulkner, Matt Fyfe, Akarsh Pai, and Catherine Fiset have all completed their honours research projects in the lab. Congratulations to them all on their hard work and impressive accomplishments.

Sally presented her work at a meeting at Memorial University in St John’s Newfoundland and won second place for her presentation at the annual Science Atlantic conference, held right here in Sackville this March. Her work is featured in a Mount Allison news story. …