Dr. José Antonio Fernández Robledo will spend the next year developing molecular tools to better understand dinoflagellates’ function and how they might transform themselves under varying conditions. This work is part of an $8 million initiative of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, involving 100 scientists in 33 institutions.
Senior Research Scientist Dave Emerson contributed to a chapter on the geomicrobiology of iron for Ehrlich’s Geomicrobiology, Sixth Edition. The updated version of this widely read textbook includes the latest advances in geomicrobiology that have accelerated in recent years. Emerson’s contributions involved his work with iron-oxidizing bacteria.
As part of the Tiny Giants-inspired curriculum at Colby College this semester, 20 Colby students in a variety of disciplines visited Bigelow Laboratory on Sunday November 1. The students came to get a first-hand look at some marine microbes and to learn more about ongoing research here.