Tag: microbiology

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Undergraduates arrive to begin DNA-based discoveries in Hawaiʻi’s biodiversity.

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Undergrad helps discover new bacterium on way to marine biology degree

Undergrad helps discover new bacterium on way to marine biology degree

December 8, 2015  |  Comments
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Vanessa K. Zepeda was instrumental in the discovery of a spiral-shaped bacterium that is the only known representative of a new genus and species.

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Coordinated national and global effort needed to understand Earth’s microbiome

Coordinated national and global effort needed to understand Earth’s microbiome

October 30, 2015  |  Comments
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Recent publications co-authored by UH Mānoa researcher Margaret McFall-Ngai urge governments to support coordinated research effort on microbiomes.

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Ocean Station ALOHA  designated a Milestones in Microbiology site

Ocean Station ALOHA designated a Milestones in Microbiology site

October 7, 2015  |  Comments
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Ocean Station ALOHA has been designated a Milestones in Microbiology site by the American Society for Microbiology.

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David Karl wins $770,000 Balzan Prize in oceanography

David Karl wins $770,000 Balzan Prize in oceanography

September 8, 2015  |  2 Comments
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David Karl was awarded the 2015 Balzan Prize in recognition of his lifetime of impactful research in the field of microbial oceanography.

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Nine UH Mānoa students are named ARCS Scholars

Nine UH Mānoa students are named ARCS Scholars

July 6, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Doctoral students recognized for excellence in research with unrestricted grants up to $6,000 each.

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New species discovered beneath ocean crust

New species discovered beneath ocean crust

February 4, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa researchers discover new microbes that may play an important role in the global carbon cycle.

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$1 million NIH grant funds bacterial infectious disease research

$1 million NIH grant funds bacterial infectious disease research

February 6, 2014  |  Comments
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Research by a UH Mānoa team lead by Tung Hoang could ultimately help treat Cystic Fibrosis lung infections and eye infections.

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Unusual new species discovered in Kilauea caldera

Unusual new species discovered in Kilauea caldera

October 25, 2013  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers cultivated a new cyanobacterium from an almost 100-year-old lava cave in volcanically active Kīlauea Caldera.

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Recently released research developments

Recently released research developments

November 2, 2011  |  Comments
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Research roundup: recent papers announce developments in lab protocols and technologies related to viruses and bacteria—good, innocuous and bad.

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