Tag Archives: Undergraduate Aquarium Project

Amazon Research Grant for Aquarium Project

Just an FYI that Holly and I received a grant from Amazon for a bunch of cloud computing credits for the aquarium project.   This will allow us to run all of our various 16S analyses for free on their servers. … Continue reading

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Updates about the Undergraduate Research Conference

Hello Everyone, I have a few updates with regard to the Undergraduate Research Conference. The abstract that I turned in originally had a few mistakes, so I made sure to contact the Undergraduate Research office at the Student Community Center. … Continue reading

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My progress with the Aquarium Project

Hello everybody,  Thought I’d do a quick log/blog entry of what I have been doing in the lab for the past couple of days. I just got a brief introduction to sampling the first few times I was in the … Continue reading

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Progress Report

The first coral pond has been running for 49 days now. We have followed them through their initial construction, the inoculation from an established coral tank and now the addition of live rock so that more corals can be added. … Continue reading

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New beginnings for old tank as new coral ponds

The last two days have been busy for our coral ponds and the microbial communities adapting to the new habitats. Yesterday we put the sand and seawater into the second coral pond. We collected samples from the sand and water … Continue reading

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New Coral Ponds

Hi all, I have been looking forward to adding some blog posts on this great student outreach project but keep holding back because I wanted to include some pictures. I have recently joined Eisen’s lab and will be at Davis … Continue reading

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