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Welcome Aboard Mikayla Cote

Mikayla Cote will join us this fall as a MSc. student. She comes from Bridgewater State University, MA and built a wastewater filtration reactor in Phnom Penh, Cambodia as a Fulbright fellow.

New Post-Doc position in Microzooplankton ‘Omics

The Rynearson and Menden-Deuer labs at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography invite applications to fill a Postdoctoral Researcher position focused on investigating the metabolic response of microzooplankton to food availability as part of the NASA EXPORTS program.Responsibilities and Duties: The overall aim of the grant is to understand the role of Read More …

SMD lab at Ocean Carbon & Biogeochemistry Workshop

Pierre, Heather and Susanne, attended the OCB summer workshop last week in Woods Hole, MA. From organization to session topics, the meeting was fantastic. Pierre shared a poster with preliminary data from the NES LTER and Heather shared data from EXPORTS. All posters and presentations from the meeting can be found in the link above.

SMD lab celebrates 10 years of Amanda

June 21 marked Amanda’s ten-year anniversary as lab manager in the Menden-Deuer lab. Amanda has contributed to all major projects in the lab and has been a key part of training and helping an astounding number of students in all phases of academia. Hoary for the next decades!

Françoise NAAMES that paper

Françoise traveled to Virgin for a NAAMES data science meeting. She shared findings that synthesized the four-cruise campaign to assess the role of microzooplankton in bloom formations in the N. Atlantic. Françoise has been a manuscript writing machine, keep an eye out for freshly published NAAMES related papers.

The Menden-Deuer lab welcomes Nicole Hammond!

We’re very excited to have Nicole join us for the summer as an NSF REU/SURFO. She will be working on designing and implementing an experiment that will further our understanding of plankton ecology.

Françoise and Jacob present at RI CAIM conference

The RI CAIM conference brought together researchers from around RI who share a passion for understanding our local land-sea interface: Narragansett Bay. Jacob and Françoise shared their research relevant for understanding plankton abundance, distribution and population dynamics, fundamental drivers of major chemical cycles.

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