Applications are being accepted for the Third Annual Microbial Single Cell Genomics Workshop. Colleagues from around the globe will be coming to Bigelow Laboratory to share research, methods, and ideas about this rapidly evolving field. Application deadline is March 29.
Bacteria that live on iron were found for the first time at three well-known vent sites along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Results were reported in PLoS One this week. Dr. Jarrod Scott was lead author, joined by Dr. David Emerson here and Woods Hole and University of Delaware colleagues.
Executive Director Graham Shimmield was unable to accept the Society for Technology's President's Award for his contributions to oceanography in person because he was 3,000 meters below the ocean's surface in the submersible Alvin. Shimmield was recognized for for advancing underwater technology and understanding of the ocean environment.