USC / C-DEBI seeks full-time Diversity Specialist
Focused on the science of exploring microbial life beneath the seafloor, the Center also prioritizes the integration of deep sea research with education and diversity efforts to strengthen the STEM pipeline for future generations.
The Diversity Specialist will help to create, coordinate, and lead our diversity efforts to serve our students, postdocs, faculty, and other participants at USC and across the nation.
2015-2016 Networked Speaker Series Videos Online
We hope you enjoyed our Networked Speaker Series talks this year from Dr. Stephanie Carr, Dr. Olivia Nigro, and Dr. Katrina Twing on integral pieces in our understanding of the deep biosphere – methanogens, viruses, and serpentinites. If you missed any of these talks, you can watch them now online.
We will be posting instructions on the website for nominating speakers for the 2016-2017 NSS, so please keep in mind any early career investigators with exciting research and effective communication that you’d like to nominate!
Center Video Overview
C-DEBI is a National Science Foundation Science and Technology Center led by Drs. Jan Amend (C-DEBI Director, USC), Julie Huber (Marine Biological Laboratory), Steven D’Hondt (University of Rhode Island), Andrew Fisher (University of California, Santa Cruz), and C. Geoffrey Wheat (University of Alaska, Fairbanks).
North Pond Documentary – Full Length Feature!
Congratulations to the film crew for winning best documentary at the 2014 Yosemite Film Festival and honorable mention at BLUE Ocean Film Festival! North Pond chronicles the drilling activities and installation of seafloor observatories (CORKs) at North Pond on IODP Expedition 336 and was completed. This is the only feature film ever made of an ocean drilling expedition and will provide valuable public exposure to the scientific ocean drilling program (IODP) and C-DEBI.