2016 Metcalf Abstracts

Isa Alvarez

Dynamics of Asterias forbesi and A. vulgaris microbial communities in relation to sea star wasting disease (SSWD) of the Northeast coast of the U.S.
Isa Alvarez 1, Jessica Mark Welch 2, and David Mark Welch 2.
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Molly Bennett

Visualizing the spatial organization of subgingival plaque through spectral imaging fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)
Molly Bennett1,2, Jessica Mark Welch2
1The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Tynan Bowyer
Decadal shifts in the vegetation structure Great Sippewissett Marsh in response to sea level rise.
Tynan Bowyer1,2, Ivan Valiela2, Javier Lloret2, David Remsen2, Simon Miner2
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Marine Biological Lab, Woods Hole, MA

Petra Byl
Assessing Microbial Metabolic Function and Circadian Rhythms Over Time And Space In Siders Pond
Byl, Petra K.1,2, Emily Reddington2, Rika Anderson3, Joseph J. Vallino2, Julie A. Huber2
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Olivia Cattau
Fight or Flight: analyzing the metrics and behavioral context of rapid neural polyphenism in cephalopod mollusks
Olivia Cattau1,2 and Roger T. Hanlon2
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Nikita Mehta
The effects of amyloid beta (Aβ) on mitochondrial function in hippocampal neurons
Nikita Mehta1,4, Nicole Reyes-Cruz3,4, Han-A Park2, Nelli Mnatsakayan2, Paige Miranda2, Elizabeth Jonas2,4
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Yale University, New Haven, CT; 3University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR; 4Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Alexandra Sjaarda
Species composition of microbial structures in dental plaque
Alexandra Sjaarda1,2, Jessica Mark Welch1, Gary Borisy3
1Marine Biological Laboratory; 2University of Chicago; 3The Forsyth Institute

Michael Sloyan
Microfluidic Droplets as Substrates for Custom Photolithographic Patterning
Sloyan, Michael J.1,5, Taylor Sulerud2,5, Ben Noren2,5, James Pelletier3,5, Jesse Gatlin2,5, Christine Field4,5, Timothy Mitchinson4,5, John Oakey2,5
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; 3Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; 4Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 5Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

Vishok Srikanth
In vitro studies of Penelope-like retroelements in the genome of the bdelloid rotifer Adinetavaga
Srikanth, Vishok1,2, Irina A. Yushenova1 and Irina R. Arkhipova1
1Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA; 2University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

David Vishny
Tracking biofilm growth of early Plastisphere colonizers
David Vishny1, Breaun Meeks2, Erik Zettler3, Linda Amaral-Zettler4,5
1University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; 2Bowie State University, Bowie, MD; 3Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA; 4Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA; 5Brown University, Providence, RI