Jozef I. Nissimov, David Talmy, Liti Haramaty, Helen Fredricks, Ehud Zelzion, Benjamin Knowles, Murat Eren, Rebecca Vandzura, Christien P. Laber, Brittany M. Schieler, Christopher T. Johns, Kuldeep More, Marco J.L. Coolen, Michael J. Follows, Debashish Bhattacharya, Benjamin A.S. Van Mooy, Kay D. Bidle (2019), Biochemical diversity of glycosphingolipid biosynthesis as a driver of Coccolithovirus competitive ecology, Enviromental Microbiology, doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14633 Continue reading
Ruifeng Zhang, Rachel L. Kelly, Kathryn M. Kauffman, Amber K. Reid, Jonathan M. Lauderdale, Michael J. Follows, Seth G. John (2019), Growth of marine Vibrio in oligotrophic environments is not stimulated by the addition of inorganic iron, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.04.002 Continue reading
A new Nature Geoscience paper co-authored by MIT Darwin Project member, research scientist, Gael Forget finds that global ocean heat transport is dominated by heat export from the tropical Pacific.
by Helen Hill for MIT CBIOMES
The Redfield ratio, the atomic ratio of carbon, nitrogen, and phosphorus (C:N:P) in phytoplankton and deep ocean waters, has often been treated as a constant 106:16:1. A new paper involving several CBIOMES co-authors, among them two from the MIT Darwin Group, presents compelling evidence for what causes this ratio to change within phytoplankton. Continue reading
MIT Darwin Project researcher, Principal Research Scientist Stephanie Dutkiewicz, talks to WGBH’s Living Lab Radio about her recent Ocean colour signature of climate change paper in Nature Communications.
Former MIT Darwin Group member Keisuke Inomura, working with MIT CBIOMES investigator Mick Follows, presents a new quantitative model of nitrogen fixation in the presence of ammonium. Continue reading
MIT Darwin Group Research Scientist Jonathan Lauderdale and Postdoc Maike Sonnewald, use a simple game involving Swedish Fish, inspired by principles put forth by ecologist Crawford Stanley (Buzz) Holling, to model connections between food abundance and predator consumption at MIT Museum’s 2019 Nautical Day, February 23rd. Continue reading
Climate-driven changes in phytoplankton communities will intensify the blue and green regions of the world’s oceans. New work from Darwin researchers Stephanie Dutkiewicz and Oliver Jahn. Continue reading
A warm welcome to incoming postdoc Dr Zhen Wu who joins the MIT Darwin Project as part of the Simons Collaboration on Ocean Processes and Ecology (SCOPE.)
Prestigious fellowship provides funding to pursue research on fundamental problems in marine microbial ecology.
by Helen Hill | MIT Darwin Project
It was recently announced that B.B. Cael, a graduate student in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program working with Prof Mick Follows in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, has been awarded one of nine 2018 Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology. Continue reading