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Nature Publication

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Evolutionary genomics of the cold-adapted diatom Fragilariopsis cylindrus.

PhD Studentships Available!

Ribosome Profiling

Deadline: 28th NOV 2016
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Rapid Adaptive Evolution

Funder: EnvEast DTP
Deadline: 8th JAN 2017
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Can Edit the Genome of Thalassiosira pseudonana

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Global Change Biology

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Bridging the Gap between Omics and Earth System Science to better understand how Environmental Change impacts Marine Microbes

PhD Studentships Available!

Competition-funded studentship: What determines the cell size of diatoms? From molecular mechanisms to ecology!
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Nature Climate Change Letter

Read our latest Nature paper here:
Climate Change: Temperature impacts plankton metabolism

New Laboratory!

We have moved laboratories but are still located within the School of Environmental Sciences.

Method for gene silencing developed in Thalassiosira pseudonana

Amy Kirkham developed gene silencing for T. pseudonana evidenced by the GUS assay and knock-down of an endogenous protein.

'Sea of change: Eukaryotic phytoplankton communities in the Arctic Ocean'

Thomas Mock and an international team of scientists have obtained funding from the Joint Genome Institute (US).