North Carolina high school students examine the phytoplankton microbiome at the BPC

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The Outer Banks is a narrow strip of land jutting out into the Atlantic off the coast of North Carolina. Life on the sandbar, as many locals call it, is full of adventure and challenges. Loved by many and with a rich history, this area is known as the first English settlement, Graveyard of the […]

National Microbiome Initiative announcement, May 13, 2016

May 16th, 2016 @

                    Creation of National Microbiome Initiative On Friday, May 13, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announced a new National Microbiome Initiative (NMI) to foster the integrated study of microbiomes across different ecosystems. In attendance were (left to right) David Mark Welch, Director […]

Multitasking of the piRNA Silencing Machinery: Targeting Transposable Elements and Foreign Genes in the Bdelloid Rotifer Adineta vaga

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