The Latest Talk from MKEI

Here you'll find discussions and analysis from our scientists' most recent projects.

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Webinar

MKEI hosted a webinar on Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Central America presented by Marina De León, M.S., Ph.D. candidate, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at University of California, Davis. Marina E. De León is a doctoral researcher in Jonathan A. Eisen’s lab at the University of California, Davis. Her primary research focuses on chytridiomycosis in amphibians and…

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Tools of the Trade

You need the right tools for every job. The MKEI team has to use a variety of tools during our work, some of which are as simple as a slightly modified trash can, and others are more complex, using sonar waves to map structure. Some of the tools that we construct ourselves are simple-yet-specialized. For…

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Diatoms

Although temporarily working from home, MKEI scientists are luckily still able to assess information they previously gathered in our lab. This picture comes from a FlowCam, a relatively new technology MKEI uses for dune lake phytoplankton study. A FlowCam combines a microscope and flow cytometer (a cell counter) to automatically photograph, measure, and count thousands…

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