SIMS Foundation Grant

Thanks to the Sydney Institute of Marine Science, Sydney Harbour Research Programme for a new seed grant ($12,500), led by UTS along with researchers from UNSW and Macquarie Univsersity

Microbes to Fish in Sydney Harbour: Diversity and Dynamic Shifts
Researchers – Murray, Ajani, Brown, Doblin, Farrell, Jeffries, Laczka, Scanes, Seymour
Should be fun to pursue some science in our backyard
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Unusual sulfur biogeochemistry in Organic Lake, Antarctica

Our camp at Organic Lake, Antarctica during the summer of 2008-9

Our camp at Organic Lake, Antarctica during the summer of 2008-9

Congratulations to erstwhile virus hunter Sheree Yau for a new manuscript in ISMEJ detailing the goings on in Organic Lake, Antarctica using a combination of metagenomics and biogeochemistry. This paper uses samples we collected during the 2008/9 expedition.

Yau S, Lauro FL, Williams TJ, DeMaere MZ, Brown MV, Rich J, Gibson JAE, Cavicchioli R (accepted) Strategies of carbon conservation and unusual sulphur biogeochemistry in a hypersaline Antarctic Lake. ISMEJ