Graduate Student, Ryan Torres, joins the lab. He will be co-advised by Dr. E. Maggie Sogin. Excited to be working with these folks. Project pending, but trending towards microbial ecology and insect symbioses in pest insects of almonds. Stay tuned.
Ph.D. Student Heather Stever published the first chapter of her dissertation investigating the endosymbionts of endemic Hawaiian Nysius seed bugs.
Check out our Hawaii forest review lead by Dr. Kasey Barton and co. at the University of Hawaii.
Gordon Bennett and collaborators Elizabeth Heath-Heckmen and Maggie Sogin published a commentary associated with an excellent paper on Nematode symbioses by Dr. Amanda Brown.