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Pro Tips for Culturing Flies

Today’s post will feature 6 hobbyists/ breeders to showcase how they culture flies.  Also make sure to check out Part 1 on types of flies… 2,116 more words


Which Fruit Fly Container is Right for you?

I cannot believe that it is already July!  Today’s post will highlight the different types of fruit fly containers so you can figure out which one will be best for you.   226 more words


Culturing Bacterial Isolates from the Seagrass Microbiome

My name is Karley Lujan and I am an undergraduate working on culturing bacterial isolates from the Seagrass microbiome. I joined this project because I am interested in learning about what information we can obtain from studying microbiomes. 548 more words

Culturing Copepods (Tigriopis Californicus)

I have been culturing Harpacticoids copepods (Tigriopus Californicus) for nearly three years now, primarily for the three dragonets which reside in our reef tank. A male & female Mandarin Dragonets (Synchiropus Splendidus) and a female Ocelatted Dragonet (Synchiropus Ocellatus). 903 more words

Cultivating members of the microbial majority

It is with great excitement that I get to post that our manuscript on cultivating members of the microbial majority using an artificial seawater medium is finally out! 290 more words

Microbial Diversity

Culturing Phytoplankton or green water (Nannochloropsis)

I have been culturing Nannochloropsis Oculata Phytoplankton in a glass demijohn for nearly three years. Nannochloropsis is a fast growing species which is easy to maintain. 942 more words

Emily and Celeste present at LSU Discover Day

Emily presented her LA Sea Grant-funded work to characterize one of our coastal isolates from the OM252 clade, LSUCC0096. She showed this organism has remarkable salinity tolerance, and can grow under chemolithoautotrophic conditions, a feature that was predicted from genome analysis. 55 more words

Lab Life