SDSU Coastal Marine Institute (CMIL), Marine Science Day 2017

Dinsdale lab takes part in the annual Marine Science Day that is hosted at the CMIL. This is a free event open to the public that showcases some of the current research at SDSU, the facilities at CMIL. Dinsdale Lab actively took part this year with educational activities on microbial ecology.

Fun activity showcasing how we collect microbes from host organisms
Station on anti-microbial resistance with a fun video on the lab’s sampling expeditions
A game differentiating the kelp forest and coral reefs ecosystems
Make your own microbe station

Here are some pictures of each station during the day.

There was another station with a touch tank showcasing organisms from a tide pool.

Author: Bhavya Nalagampalli Papudeshi

My research includes optimization of metagenome assembly and binning tools to isolate population genomes.

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