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. Continue reading SDSU Coastal Marine Institute (CMIL), Marine Science Day 2017
Dinsdale Lab members presented their research at the Student Research Symposium, SRS 2017 on campus.
CONGRATS to Megan Morris who won the Presidents Award.
Dr.Dinsdale teaches the Ecological Metagenomics Course every Spring semester providing her students with hands on training on sequencing. The class entails collection, library preparation, sequencing and metagenomics analysis. This Spring 2017 semester, the class collected fish microbiome from Mission Bay. Continue reading Ecological Metagenomics (BIOL 562)- Fish Sampling
CSUPERB Symposium was held in Santa Clara between Jan 5-7th, 2017. Two students from Dinsdale lab presented their posters and received travel grants to attend the conference. The conference focused on biotech product innovation across CSU campuses. Continue reading CSU Biotechnology Symposium, CSUPERB 2017
Liz Dinsdale and six of her students presented their research at the 2016 ISME conference held in Montreal. All of us received travel grants from COAST (California State University), FARRIS/EPEF (San Diego State University) or ISME travel grants. Continue reading International Symposium of Microbial Ecology (ISME), 2016
Dinsdale Lab members presenting their research at the Student Research Symposium on campus.
Dr.Dinsdale teaches an Ecological Metagenomics class at SDSU focusing on training students in next generation sequencing. Students gather samples from tidepools, sequence and apply bioinformatics to draw conclusions on the microbial community present within the tidepools.
The Dinsdale lab has been collecting metagenomes from the San Diego Bay, Kelp Forest every month and analysing the microbes asssicated with the kelp Macrocystis pyrifera. Through observing this activity across a long time series will provide us valuable insights into microbial functioning on kelp forest through time and across a suite of environmental parameters. The lab has been collecting samples from both San Diego Bay and Catalina Island frequently and analysing both the bacterial and viral particles from the metagneomes. Continue reading California Kelp Forest Sampling
The American Elasmobranch Society (AES) is a group dedicated to research focused on advancing the understanding for shark biology. This meeting is often held in conjunction with the annual Joint Meeting of Ichthyology and Herpetology. This past year (2015) I present my work entitled ‘Revealing a physiological role of shark skin through microbial community analysis’ at the Reno, Nevada meeting.
Michael Doane presented his research “Revealing a physiological role of shark skin through microbial community analysis” at the American Elasmobranch Society, Reno, NV 2015.