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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. 975 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

Thrash Lab research featured in The Pursuit

We have a little bit of press coverage here at LSU. See the post on our work at the College of Science website HERE.

Lab Life

Joyful Belly Coconut Milk & Honey Yogurt

It’s so simple to culture your own yogurt! I still remember the first quivery spoonful from my first batch years ago. I enjoy making it in the early morning after I SIT.SIP.n.BE fully present.  925 more words