Early Career Award

Many thanks to The Department of Energy Early Career Research Program

for support and funding this year!

Project title: Genomes to ecosystem function: Targeting critical knowledge gaps in methanogenesis and translation to updated global biogeochemical models

Also, Congratulations to the many other Early Career Award recipients!

Top 100 Discoveries of 2016

Happy New Year everyone!! 2016 was a great year for the Wrighton Lab. One of our publications was selected as one of the Top 100 Discoveries of 2016. We would like to thank all of our amazing collaborators, including EMSL for making this publication possible.

Read the original publication here

Here’s to hoping 2017 is just as successful!

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Summer Undergraduate Research Presentations

Congratulations to our undergraduate students who are presenting their summer research work today at the student poster forum!

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Kayla (who mentored both undergraduates this summer) and David at his poster.

 

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Bridget O’Banion discussing her work on the NIH Salmonella project this summer with a peer.

 

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Kevin from the Wilkin’s lab explaining his biofilm assay to Kelly and Kayla.

 

Soil metagenomics with the wetlands team

Jordan, Kelly, and Garrett headed to Lisle, IL last week for the 7th Annual Argonne National Laboratory Soil Metagenomics Meeting.

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Jordan had a great time presenting his poster on surface methanogens in wetlands!

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Kelly presenting her invited talk “Identifying factors controlling methane emissions across freshwater wetland gradients”

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Road trip back to Columbus after a successful, fun meeting!