ISME 2016

We had a successful trip to the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) Meeting this year. Here are some pics from our trip!

Kelly and first year graduate student, Kayla gave fantastic talks.

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Also Kelly was the third most mentioned person during her talk on moose at ISME! Check out the statistics by Keith Turner and check him out on Twitter.

Graduate students at their posters (left to right: Jordan Angle, Robert Danczak, Paula Dalcin-Martin, Anne Brooker, Lindsey Solden):

 

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Congratulations to Paula Dalcin-Martin on her ISME student travel award!

Classic Ohio.

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We also found some time to explore Montreal and celebrate a productive summer!

Lab Dinner at Bouillon Bilk

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We went on an awesome food tour in Mile End.

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Climbed up Mount Royale.

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Minnesota’s Moose

Check out this Minnesota Public Radio clip to learn more about Minnesota’s declining moose populations

 

 

Shopping for media components

To enrich for moose rumen microbes, Lindsey makes her media with clarified (sterilized) rumen fluid from OARDC research cows. Another exciting sampling opportunity!

Brooklyn Wagner collecting rumen fluid from the Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center.

Brooklyn Wagner collecting rumen fluid from the Ohio Agriculture Research and Development Center.

One of the dairy cows curious about lab research

One of the dairy cows curious about lab research