Microbiome/Microbiology

A whole world in an apple: Meet Dr. Susan Whitehead, assistant professor of Biological Science at Virginia Tech

For new assistant professor Susan Whitehead, Ph.D., from Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, V.A., the outdoors has always held her interest. A simple summer project, however, encouraged her to turn her gaze further into the microbiome of the fruit in the field. Whitehead sat down with us to talk about her research and how it’s been… Read article →





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How a simple aquarium can awake a passion for exploring the changes in coral reef microbiome: Q&A with PhD Candidate, Maite Ghazaleh Bucher

Photo courtesy of Nancy Evelyn The underwater world, even after so many years of exploring, still contains so many mysteries for scientists to explore. The full breadth of the diversity of animals, plants and microorganisms living under the ocean surface has not been fully discovered. Rapid environmental changes are destroying the opportunity to explore this… Read article →