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New A.E. Allen Lab Grant Funded: National Science Foundation, Division of Ocean Sciences - Iron Bioavailability in High-CO2 Oceans: New Perspectives on Iron Acquisition Mechanisms in Diatoms

New A.E. Allen Lab Grant Funded: National Science Foundation, Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences - Defining the Competitive Edge: Cellular Systems that Enable Nitrate Assimilation in Marine Diatoms

Scientists Discover Genetic Basis for Toxic Algal Blooms

A. E Allen gives talk, Compartmentalized metabolic networks in a model photosynthetic eukaryotic microbe, at The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, Fall Symposium 2018: Bioengineering: Synthetic Circuits to Sustainable Agriculture

Diatoms on the podcast This Week in Microbiology (TWiM)! The TWiM hosts discuss a carbonate-sensitive phytotransferrin in diatoms that controls iron uptake.

Dr. Jeff McQuaid Presents Poster on Carbonate Control of Iron Uptake in Diatoms at SCAR Conference

A.E. Allen is ASM Microbe 2018 Outstanding Abstract Award Winner for, Iron bioavailability in high-CO2 oceans: A new view of iron acquisition mechanisms in diatoms

Ph.D. student Jeffrey McQuaid awarded the 2018 Edward A. Frieman Prize for Excellence in Graduate Student Research

A.E. Allen discusses the impact of ocean acidification on ocean carbon storage on Radio Ecoshock

Key Biological Mechanism Is Disrupted by Ocean Acidification

J. Craig Venter Institute-led Team Awarded 5-year, $10.7 M Grant from U.S. Department of Energy to Optimize Metabolic Networks in Diatoms, Enabling Next-Generation Biofuels and Bioproducts

Scripps Scientists Participate in Comic-Con Panel to Help Reach out to Pop Culture Audience

Scientists from J. Craig Venter Institute and Scripps Institution of Oceanography Publish Study Describing Function and Mechanisms of Diatom Centromeres

Moore Foundation to Fund Scripps Scientist to Optimize Genome Editing Technology in Marine Microalgae

Scientists Provide a New View of the Microbial Drama at Play in Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Blooms

Scientists at Scripps and the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae

NOAA Partnering with SIO and JCVI to Explore 'Omic Technologies to Support Ecosystem Understanding and Fisheries Assessments

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation identifies 16 leading scientists to pursue high-risk research in marine microbial ecology

Department of Energy Genomic Science Program Funds JCVI Biosystems Design Project on Diatoms to Enable Next-Generation Biofuels

A 'B-12 Shot' for marine algae? Scientists find key protein for algae growth in the ocean

J. Craig Venter Institute Scientists, Along with International Team, Uncover New Insights into Evolution of Diatoms and Reveal Evidence for a Urea Cycle used to Metabolize Carbon and Nitrogen

137 Marine Microbial Genomes from Cultured Samples are Sequenced and Compared to Sorcerer II Global Ocean Expedition Samples by Researchers at J. Craig Venter Institute

JCVI Researchers Collaborate on Sequence and Analysis of First Pennate Diatom Genome