Tiffanie Nelson’s interview on The Science Show about seal gut bacteria

Just thought id share an interview Tiffanie did last year about her PhD project examining gut bacteria in wild and captive seal Antarctic seals.

TIff’s Interview here

The paper is here

Sydney JAMS event

Lauren Presents N2 Fix results at JAMS

Lauren Messer (UTS) presented the very first results of our collaboration with Dr Claire Mahaffey from the University of Liverpool, concerning rates of n2 Fixation in northern Australian waters, at the annual JAMS event at the Australian Museum and Art Gallery in Sydney.

Sites from which DNA samples were collected during the Southern Surveyor cruise from Darwin to Cairns

Sites from which DNA samples were collected during the Southern Surveyor cruise from Darwin to Cairns

Ecology Letters Manuscript accepted

A new manuscript has been accepted into the prestigious ecology journal Ecology Letters (Impact Factor= 17.557!), titled
“Microbial community responses to anthropogenically induced environmental change: towards a systems approach”
Andrew Bissett(1), Mark V Brown(2), Steve Sicilliano(3), Peter Thrall(1)

outlining a way for microbial ecology to move towards more holistic systems biology approach’s in order to progress in many areas.

1 CSIRO, Plant Industry
2 BABS/ E&ERC UNSW
3 Dept of Soil Science, University of Saskatchewan

Watch this space for a link to the published paper!