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Welcome to the Soil Microbial Ecology Lab at UW!

                                   







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February 2018




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January 2018





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June 2017





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May 2017

  

LAB NEWS!

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Gordon, Liana and ET presented their PhD research at the annual PiE symposium.





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Gordon successfully defended his thesis titled " Structural and functional dynamics of soil microbes following spruce beetle infestation". Congrats!




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Emily presented her first poster at the UW extension Weed and Pest conference, discussing "The role of soil microbiota to sustainable agriculture"






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Emily was awarded a grant from the Western SARE Program for her Proposal "The critical role of soil microbiota to sustainable agriculture". Congrats!   




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High school student Conway presented his poster at the EPSCoR SRAP symposium at UW on "The effects of Pasture vs. Alfalfa crop on Meiofauna and microarthropod diversity and distribution". Conway joined the lab for 6 weeks this summer under the guidance of Emily




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Gordon presented his first poster at the Soil Ecology Society meeting in Fort Collins.

Stephanie joined the lab as a MS student and will be working on research at the Rogers Research Station, focusing on the effects of restoration treatments after a wildfire on soil ecology and vegetation dynamics.


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Zoe was awarded a 2017 Roy J. Shlemon Center for Quaternary Studies Project and Mentoring Award for her Proposal "Aeolian influence on soil evolution in high-alpine permafrost affected ecosystems”. Congrats!