Tag: Pacific Biosciences Research Center

Grants awarded for zooplankton research

Grants awarded for zooplankton research

September 6, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa assistant professor Daisuke Takagi is the recipient of multiple grants supporting his zooplankton research.

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Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

August 22, 2016  |  Comments
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The 21st century learning facility will house the biology, microbiology and botany departments and the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.

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Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

July 3, 2016  |  Comments
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University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researcher Joanne Yew identifies the spidey gene that keeps insects waterproof.

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Organism responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning could affect fisheries

Organism responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning could affect fisheries

May 31, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa research shows toxic plankton ingestion may impact fisheries’ food chains.

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UH Mānoa partners in National Microbiome Initiative

UH Mānoa partners in National Microbiome Initiative

May 26, 2016  |  Comments
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UH microbiome researchers are poised to get a helping hand from White House.

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Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

Jellyfish researcher Angel Yanagihara chosen as a Fulbright Specialist

April 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Angel Yanagihara will take her expertise to Ireland to help fight effects of jellyfish blooms.

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Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

April 14, 2016  |  3 Comments
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A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings.

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How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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An $870,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will help UH researchers study the settling of larvae of marine invertebrate animals.

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New experiments determine effective treatments for box jelly stings

New experiments determine effective treatments for box jelly stings

January 19, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers developed an array of highly innovative experiments to allow scientists to safely test first-aid measures used for box jellyfish stings.

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Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

December 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study revealed that Vibrio fischeri has a novel type of receptors that sense the presence and concentration of fatty acids, a building block of all cell membranes.

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