Congratulations to Mike on winning the LSU Biological Sciences McDaniel Travel Award! 1000 clams goes a long way! Some notes on this memorial award, from the LSU Graduate Student Awards website:
“The McDaniel Travel Award is a competitive award that memoralizes Michael McDaniel, a promising graduate student who died tragically in the second year of his PhD program. Established by his family and given semi-annually the award funds travel expenses for graduate students to attend national or international meetings in the Biological Sciences and to present a paper or poster on the graduate research of the students.”
Mike will use this prestigious award to help him present at #ISME17 in Leipzig, Germany.
We’re going to Ocean Sciences in Portland next week. Both Celeste and Mike have posters on Thursday, February 15th from 1600-1800:
MM44A-1512: The Ecology, Physiology, and Genomic Analysis of Novel SAR11 Isolates
MM44A-1513: Cultivation, genomics, and characterization of the first isolate from the freshwater SAR11 clade LD12
Session MM44A: Functional, Ecological, and Evolutionary Implications of Microdiversity and Intraspecific Variability in Aquatic Microorganisms I.
Mike, Celeste, and Emily will all be presenting at the 2017 ASM Microbe conference in New Orleans this coming weekend. Here is the info to find them:
Poster Session: AES11 – Freshwater and Marine Microbiology I
Time: 12:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Cultivation and Ecology of Novel SAR11 Taxa from Coastal Louisiana Waters (#700), V. Celeste Lanclos
Metabolic and Physiological Flexibility in a Coastal Isolate from the OM252 Clade of Gammaproteobacteria (#712), Emily Nall
Symposium: 425 – Culturing the Unculturable in a Sequencing Age (Room 352)
Time: 2:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Fresh and Salty: Cultivating Bacteria from the Coast of Louisiana, Michael W. Henson
Our super undergrads presented their research yesterday at the 2015 LSU Discover Day. Congrats to both!
Mike Henson wins second place for his first poster in the Thrash Lab at the BioGrads symposium! Great work!
The 15th annual LSU Biological Sciences Graduate Student Symposium is happening on Friday, November 15th. This is a one-day conference put on by the grad students, and open to all. Come out and see what cool science is being done by biology grads at LSU. There will be posters in the morning, an afternoon filled with 15 min talks, and a beer and jambalaya social afterwards. Below are links to the schedule and abstracts for more information.
Schedule of Events 2013