Marine Microbial Macroecology Lab

Visitors from TAMUG

Tuesday, 08 August 2017

Sam Setta and Laura Bretherton visited our lab for a week to work on bioinformatic analysis of some GOMRI experiments.

We always try to be good hosts for our visitors – this time in addition to lots of hard work this incldued a trip to Hopewell Rocks and Cora’s, a favourite local breakfast place.

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Work by Michaël Bradet-Legris featured by Mount Allison

Saturday, 07 July 2017

The computing and bioinformatic work being done by summer research student Michaël Bradet-Legris was featured in a Mount Allison story this week.

Click here for the full article.

Archive version.

Summer students working in the lab

Thursday, 07 July 2017

Sally Faulkner, Matt Fyfe, Akarsh Pai, and Catherine Fiset are summer research students working in the lab this summer. They are all busy growing cultures, performing assays, and helping out with lots of tasks around the lab.

This week Sally and Matt got a fun day at the beach to collect seawater for their lab cultures. Even indoor lab scientists need to get some sun now and then!

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Projected plankton community change featured at the BBC

Tuesday, 02 February 2016

Work by Andrew Barton and Charlie Stock (Princeton/GFDL) and Andrew Irwin and Zoe Finkel showing how North Atlantic phytoplankton communities may chnage over the next century was published today in PNAS.

A news story about this work appeared on the BBC website.

Research meeting

Thursday, 06 June 2015

Researchers met at Sackville, NB this month to develop macromolecular models of marine microbes.

Day one of the meeting was held at the Joggins Fossil Cliffs on the Bay of Fundy, shown below. Participants are (left to right): David Talmy, Ina Benner, Jason Bragg, Andrew Irwin, Chris Kempes, Justin Liefer, Chris Brown, Daniel Sher, Dalit Roth, Mick Follows, Zoe Finkel (behind the camera).

Meeting participants