Navigation Links
Dr. Karen Lloyd receives WHOI's Holger W. Jannasch Visiting Scholar Award
Date:5/25/2012

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has chosen Karen Lloyd, an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, as the recipient of the Holger W. Jannasch Visiting Scholar Award.

The award recognizes Lloyd for her "outstanding contributions to the field of marine microbiology," as well as her demonstrated excellence in mentoring students and commitment to educational public outreach.

Lloyd is currently pushing the frontiers of the field by analyzing the diversity and function of yet-to-be cultivated bacteria and archaeaa group of single-celled microorganismsin deep subseafloor sediments using single-cell genomics and other cutting-edge techniques. Her research focuses on linking uncultivated microorganisms to their geochemical functions and exploring how these communities react to changing environmental conditions.

Lloyd will visit WHOI the week of July 9-13, 2012, and present two lectures to students and scientists in the Woods Hole community. The first talk, on a general scientific topic, will be Monday, July 9, 2012, at 3 p.m. in Redfield Auditorium. Lloyd will present a second talk, which will focus on her research, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, at noon in Clark 507.

"This is a wonderful opportunity to recognize a talented young microbiologist while celebrating the legacy of Holger Jannasch, who shaped the field of marine microbiology," said WHOI Biology Department Chair Mark Hahn.

The visiting scholar award is named in memory of Jannasch, a WHOI senior scientist in the Biology Department and world-renowned, deep-sea microbiologist, who died in 1998. During his illustrious career, he isolated and cultivated many microbes, studied their physiology and adaptations to the environment, and explored associations between microbes and animals. He also was involved in designing sophisticated instrumentation for collecting and culturing bacteria, as well as to me
'/>"/>

Contact: WHOI Media Relations Office
media@whoi.edu
508-289-3340
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Texas Parks Wildlife Commission member Karen Hixon to receive ESAs 2011 Regional Policy Award
2. New study reveals red grouper to be Frank Lloyd Wrights of the sea
3. SF State biology department receives $1.5 million to support science teaching
4. SRI Sarnoffs Iris on the Move® N-Glance™ Identification System Receives Lenel Factory Certification
5. Washington University receives $8 million to lead international childhood malnutrition effort
6. UC Riverside receives grant for global health and development research
7. UC Riverside plant cell biologist receives top scientific honor
8. Carnegies Wolf B. Frommer receives Bogorad Award for Excellence in Plant Biology
9. Gladstone scientist Warner C. Greene receives Washington University School of Medicine Alumni Award
10. UF receives $1 million from Keck Foundation to study mechanisms of inherited disease
11. Renowned geneticist R. Rodney Howell receives ACMG Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/30/2014)... seedless watermelon, salmon, and strawberries all have in common? ... sets of chromosomes and are diploid, these organisms are ... of chromosomesseedless watermelon and salmon have 3 and 4 ... While this might seem surprising, in fact most plant ... discovered over a century ago, but only recently, with ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... environmental scientists and engineers, led by Clemson University ... $5.25 million grant from the U.S. Department of ... make a direct positive impact on South Carolina ... of radioactive contaminants. , "Understanding the scientific and ... environmental aspects of nuclear technologies is imperative if ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... release is available in German . ... among the most expensive foods in the world. Because they ... them. But the distinctive smell of truffles is not only ... scientists under the direction of the Goethe University Frankfurt have ... by soil bacteria which are trapped inside truffle fruiting bodies. ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 2Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 3Gene doubling shapes the world: Instant speciation, biodiversity, and the root of our existence 4Researchers get $5.25 million to advance nuclear technologies in South Carolina 2On the trail of the truffle flavor 2
... meeting of the United Nations Forum on Forests, now ... the world's forests or, some environmentalists worry, merely an ... U.S. delegation to the U.N. forum is international environmental ... the two-week negotiation will conclude with one or more ...
... Since 1976 the Ebola virus has caused some lethal ... humans do not become directly contaminated from the animal ... from infected carcasses of chimpanzees, gorillas and certain forest ... past several years by IRD scientists and their partners ...
... natural killer T (NKT) cells, the immune system's sentinels, ... invaders or signs of tissue damage and demonstrate a ... , The new studies show that NKT cells crawl ... halt only when they receive a chemical signal to ...
Cached Biology News:U.N. mulls the protection of Earth's forests 2Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs 2Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs 3Ebola virus: from wildlife to dogs 4Natural Killers Could Lead to New Hepatitis Treatments 2Natural Killers Could Lead to New Hepatitis Treatments 3Natural Killers Could Lead to New Hepatitis Treatments 4
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014 Pfanstiehl has announced the ... manufactured in the USA ... been recognized for playing a key role in ... of evidence that media supplementation with mannose can ... glycosylation," according to Dr. Christopher Wilcox , ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 2014 The participants committed to not ... spending their own time adjusting, tweaking and testing virtual ... were ready for judging. , “I enjoyed being involved ... leader. “The entries showed a commendable range exploring ... of the print medium and the creativity of the ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... user-friendly, cost-effective tools to address sales, training and ... has developed innovative mobile applications to turn ... outlining the agency’s latest customized mobile app creations, ... http://www.studiopmg.com/work . , In partnership with Toyota, StudioPMG ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... MA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... SoundConnect announces four new-hosted collaboration bundles ... bundles deliver high quality conferencing experiences for low, ... packages to choose from, businesses have optimized solutions ... bundled solutions include audio only minutes (1K, ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Pfanstiehl Launches cGMP-produced Mannose for Cell Culture Media Optimization & Glycoprotein Biosynthesis 2Array Architects Challenges Staff to Create with 3D Printer 2Digital Agency Studio PMG Launches New Case Studies on Website 2SoundConnect Launches New Audio, Web and Video Bundles 2
... 2011 VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS ), ... therapeutic products, today reported its financial results for the first quarter ... the quarter ended March 31, 2011, VIVUS reported a net loss ... net loss of $18.8 million or $0.23 per share for the ...
... 2, 2011 Richard Resnick, GenomeQuest,s chief executive ... May 3, 2011, at the Biomarker World Congress ... Sequencing on Companion Diagnostics" for pharmaceutical and biotechnology ... and data management technologies. The Biomarker ...
... 2, 2011 Dyadic International, Inc. ("Dyadic") (OTC ... the discovery, development, manufacture and sale of enzyme ... industrial enzyme industries, announced today that its research ... has entered into a research agreement with Sanofi ...
Cached Biology Technology:VIVUS Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 2VIVUS Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 3VIVUS Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 4VIVUS Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results 5GenomeQuest to Lead Biomarker World Congress Panel on Applying Whole Genome Sequencing to Developing Companion Diagnostics 2Dyadic Netherlands Enters Into R&D Collaboration With Sanofi Pasteur and EnGen Bio 2
The PxE Thermal Cycler (PxE) is a licensed 96 well PCR machine, developed to provide all fundamental features for value for money thermal cycling....
PxE thermal Cycler. 0.5ml block holds 48 0.5 ml tubes or 96 0.3 ml tubes. Adjustable height heated lid. Outstanding uniformity. Advanced control algorithms for reduced reaction times. User frien...
0.2ml Gradient Block MBSR. Robot compatible block ejection mechanism. Stackable. (96 well block - holds 1 plate 0.2ml x 96 well plate)...
A Highly Purified, Cost-Effective Taq DNA Polymerase...
Biology Products: