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DISCOVRE - Diversity, Systematics and Connectivity of Vulnerable Reef Ecosystems Project:

Microbial Ecology of Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems

Introduction

DISCOVRE Project

The Microbial Ecology of Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems task of the DISCOVRE project is focused on the identification, characterization, and enumeration of the microbial communities present in corals and sediments in these habitats, including sites in the Gulf of Mexico and deepwater canyons off the eastern coast of the United States. Read more in the Overview.

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News & Events

Jan 28, 2017: Chris Kellogg will give an invited seminar at the University of Puerto Rico–Cayey’s First Annual RISE Program Research Symposium, titled “Deep-Sea Coral Microbiomes and Environmental Metagenomics”

Feb 27–Mar 3, 2017: Chris Kellogg will attend the ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, to co-chair a coral microbiome session and give talks about deep-sea coral microbiomes and careers with the USGS. https://www.sgmeet.com/aslo/
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April 6, 2017: Chris Kellogg will participate in panel discussion on the “Mysteries of the Deep Sea” as part of a SciCafe for the general public at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL from 6–7:30pm

June 1–5, 2017: Chris Kellogg will attend the American Society for Microbiology’s MICROBE meeting in New Orleans, LA to chair a plenary session and give an invited talk. http://www.asm.org/index.php/
asm-microbe-2017

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