Mark your calendar for this month’s Networked Speaker Series talk by Dr. Stephanie Carr from Bigelow Laboratory, who will present “Methanosaeta, are you my methanogen?” on 5/26/16 at 9:30AM Hawaii Time/12:30PM PST/3:30PM EST (add to iCal, gCal, Outlook, Outlook Online, Yahoo!). The intent of these half-hour talks is to connect all of us interested “deeply” or broadly in the deep biosphere. Note, these early career investigators were nominated by members of the community for their exciting research and effective communication!
Victoria Orphan appointed as endowed faculty at Caltech; new IODP videos with C-DEBI postdoc Carr now online
A hearty congratulations to C-DEBI ExCom member / Senior Scientist Victoria J. Orphan for being appointed as James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science and Geobiology at Caltech! Also, be sure to check out this series of IODP Expedition 365 videos aboard the Chikyu featuring next week’s Networked Speaker Series speaker, Stephanie Carr, as the expedition microbiologist!
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.