Congrats to Josh on his fish microbiome paper!

Full text available at: https://peerj.com/articles/2412/ An Abstract is below. Whole gut microbiome composition of damselfish and cardinalfish before and after reef settlement Darren J. Parris 1 , Rohan M. Brooker 2 , Michael A. Morgan 1 , Danielle L. Dixson 2 , Frank J. Stewart Corresp. 1 1 School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, […]

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Congrats to all on the SAR11 Nature paper!

Tsementzi D, Wu J, Deutsch S, Nath N, Rodriguez-R LM, Burns AS, Ranjan P, Sarode N, Malmstrom RR, Padilla CC, Stone BK, Bristow LA, Larsen M, Glass JB, Thamdrup B, Woyke T, Konstantinidis KT, Stewart FJ. 2016. SAR11 bacteria linked to ocean anoxia and nitrogen loss. Nature.  doi:10.1038/nature19068 A view-only full text version can be […]

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Congrats on a new collaborative NSF ABI grant!!!

Thank you NSF – you’ve been very good to us this year! Looking forward to working with collaborators Alex Zelikovsky, Ion Mandoiu, and Nicole Lopanik. TITLE ABI Innovation: Collaborative Research: Computational framework for inference of metabolic pathway activity from RNA-seq data ABSTRACT Microbial communities, or microbiomes, are an essential part of life on Earth. Microbiomes […]

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Congrats to Sherry Seston on her vent symbiosis paper!!

Awesome work!! Sherry L Seston, Roxanne Beinart, Neha Sarode, Abigail C Shockey, Piyush Ranjan, Sangita Ganesh, Peter R Girguis, Frank Stewart. 2016.  Metatranscriptional response of chemoautotrophic Ifremeria nautilei endosymbionts to differing sulfur regimes.  Frontiers in Microbiology (in press) Abstract: Endosymbioses between animals and chemoautotrophic bacteria are ubiquitous at hydrothermal vents. These environments are distinguished by […]

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Postdoc opportunity – Marine Meta-omics and Microbiomes

Postdoc in Microbiome Research Georgia Tech is looking for a postdoctoral scholar to apply metagenomic and metatranscriptomic methods to study environmental and animal-associated microbiomes. The postdoc will be based in the lab of Dr. Frank Stewart in the School of Biology, but will work jointly between the Stewart lab and the lab of Dr. Nicole […]

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Congrats on renewed funding for SWiMS 2016!

http://www.biology.gatech.edu/news-events/news/394 SoB faculty use ocean research to enhance high school science education Dr. Frank Stewart in the School of Biology was recently awarded a grant from the Georgia Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ) Grants Program to renew the Summer Workshop in Marine Science (SWiMS). Coral reef collapse, oil spills, and sea level rise are among the […]

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Congrats to the Lab – New NSF grant!

Award details at: http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1558916&HistoricalAwards=false Many thanks NSF!!!

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Congrats to collaborator Jordon Beckler on his new paper on sediment iron reduction!

Beckler JS, Kiriazisa N, Rabouille C, Stewart FJ, Taillefert M. 2016. Importance of microbial iron reduction in deep sediments of river-dominated continental margins. Marine Chemistry. in press Abstract: Remineralization of organic carbon in deep-sea sediments is thought to proceed primarily via aerobic respiration and sulfate reduction because the supply of nitrate and metal oxides is […]

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Congrats to Cory on his ISME paper!

Nice work, Cory et al! “NC10 bacteria in marine oxygen minimum zones” (In press at The ISME Journal) Bacteria of the NC10 phylum link anaerobic methane oxidation to nitrite denitrification through a unique O2-producing intra-aerobic methanotrophy pathway. A niche for NC10 in the pelagic ocean has not been confirmed. We show that NC10 bacteria are […]

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