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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