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!

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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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!