Zoe’s paper on cover of AEM!

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29453266

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NEW AEM paper – congrats Nastassia!!!

http://aem.asm.org/content/early/2018/03/05/AEM.00179-18.full.pdf+html

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New AEM paper – congrats Zoe!!!

Pratte ZA, Besson M, Hollman RD, Stewart FJ. 2018. The gills of reef fish support a distinct microbiome influenced by host-specific factors.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology. In press. Abstract Teleost fish represent the most diverse of the vertebrate groups and play important roles in food webs, as ecosystem engineers, and as vectors for microorganisms. However, the […]

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Congrats to all on a fabulous Suddath Symposium!

http://petitinstitute.gatech.edu/news/small-things-considered-suddath-symposium

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Congrats to Deanna Beatty – new MEPS paper!

From our awesome collaborator Deanna Beatty in Mark Hay’s lab. Beatty DS, Clements CS, Stewart FJ, Hay ME. 2018. Inter-generational effects of macroalgal reef dominance on coral: major declines in survival of coral larvae but subtle changes in microbiomes. Marine Ecology Progress Series. In press.

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Back to Middle School!

Thanks to Nastassia and Mary Beth, and all of those inquisitive seventh graders, for making this such a fun day at Northwestern Middle School! Shaping young minds with marine microbes…..

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Congrats to Dr. Padilla for a successful Ph.D. defense!!!

Congrats, Cory!!!  A job very well done.  We will miss you!

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New Microbiome paper – Congrats Koty and Zoe!!

New work spearheaded by our awesome collaborator Koty Sharp. Sharp KH, Pratte ZA, Kerwin AH, Rotjan RD, Stewart FJ. 2017. Season, but not symbiont state, drives microbiome structure in the temperate coral Astrangia poculata. Microbiome. In press. Background: Understanding the associations among corals, their photosynthetic zooxanthella symbionts (Symbiodinium), and coral-associated prokaryotic microbiomes is critical for […]

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New Coral Reefs paper – Congrats Zoe!!!!

Excellent work, Zoe! Pratte ZA, Longo GO, Burns AS, Hay ME, Stewart FJ. 2017. Contact with turf algae alters the coral microbiome: contact versus systemic impacts. Coral Reefs. In press. Coral reefs are degrading to algal-dominated reefs worldwide, with alterations of coral microbiomes commonly co-occurring with reef demise. The severe thermal anomaly during the 2016 […]

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