Hunting Bacteria

By: Kent Pham Hey there! My name is Kent and I’m checking in from the NSF-funded USC Wrigley Marine Science Center’s REU program. Every day is filled with something fun – from dancing in town on Friday nights to trips into Avalon. Between all the fun activities, it may look hard for us to tear […]

Electrifying Bacteria

By: Casey Barr I am a graduate student in the Department of Earth Sciences at USC, and an environmental microbiologist in the laboratory of Dr. Ken Nealson (who was recently appointed Director of the Wrigley Institute). This summer, my research has focused on the site-specific variability of an electrode cultivation technique pioneered on Catalina through […]