It’s long past time for an update. There’s been some excellent accomplishments and other news this year:

  1. Celeste had a first author paper describing the mCURE curriculum for characterizing bacterioplankton published in JMBE. Jordan was second author.
  2. Holly had a first author paper announcing the LSUCC0859 (Flavobacteriaceae) genome in MRA with Shelby and Mike as co-authors.
  3. Conner had a first author paper describing a pipeline to streamline relative abundance estimates from metagenomes published in MRA with Eric as a co-author.
  4. Celeste gave a talk at the virtual Ocean Sciences Meeting on SAR11 subclade IIIa.
  5. Chuankai presented a poster on SAR11 growth rate limitation at ASMicrobe 2022 in Washington D.C.
  6. Shelby presented a poster on the effects of photooxidation on microbial hydrocarbon degradation at ISME18 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Her first conference!
  7. Celeste presented a poster on SAR11 subclade IIIa at ISME18 as well. That paper is now in review!
  8. We welcomed Zack Henning to the lab as our most recent Ph.D. student. Great to have you here Zack!