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Congratulations to Simons Postdoctoral Fellow B.B. Cael

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


New Postdoc Chris Follett

Chris Follett is an oceanographer interested in the interactions between the ocean’s biological and chemical systems. His educational background is in physics (BS, MIT), and chemical oceanography (PhD, MIT-WHOI). He joins the Darwin Project team to focus on the symbiotic relationships between nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria and diatoms. Continue reading