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!
Snacking on fracking fluid sustains microbes, enlivens the chemical mix
Congratulations to our undergraduate students who are presenting their summer research work today at the student poster forum!
Kayla (who mentored both undergraduates this summer) and David at his poster.
Bridget O’Banion discussing her work on the NIH Salmonella project this summer with a peer.
Kevin from the Wilkin’s lab explaining his biofilm assay to Kelly and Kayla.
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.
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):
Congratulations to Paula Dalcin-Martin on her ISME student travel award!
We also found some time to explore Montreal and celebrate a productive summer!
Lab Dinner at Bouillon Bilk
We went on an awesome food tour in Mile End.
Climbed up Mount Royale.
Check out our graduate students giving talks this summer:
Kayla Borton at GRC
Lindsey Solden at ESA
Kayla Borton at ISME
Also come check out our posters:
Garrett at GRC
Jordan at ISME
Lindsey at ISME
Our students are representing Ohio State and our team at the Joint Genome Institute’s Microbial Genomics and Metagenomics Workshop. OH!
This week Kelly took shale across the ocean and spoke at the German-American Frontiers of Science Symposium , a National Academy of Sciences meeting.
Check out some of the twitter buzz about the meeting:
Learn about the latest energy solutions at ASME’s Power & Energy Conference and Exhibition.
The press conference at the American Geophysical Union conference in San Francisco this week sparked lots of “twitter chatter” about ongoing shale research in our lab and the Mouser, Cole, and Wilkins labs. Check out the article here and follow us on twitter!