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Conference Proceedings

Fei heads to ASLO in Mallorca, Spain to give a presentation on her work with harmful algal blooms.

New Member

Salah Abdelrazig joins the lab. Salah is a metabolomics expert.

New Member

Iulia Bibire joins the lab. Iulia will be working on the biogeochemistry of the Persian/Arabian Gulf.

Media Coverage

Shady and the lab are featured on the UAEatExpo social media pages

Conference Proceedings

Carly and Amin present a posters at the
18th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Award Announcement

Amiteash is shortlisted for the Global Student Prize worth $100,000

Conference Proceedings

Amin and Michael give talks at the International Coral Reef Symposium 2022 in Bremen, Germany

Recent News

The Marine Microbiomics Lab

Our lab studies the role microbiomes play in the adaptation and evolution of important marine eukaryotes, particularly phytoplankton and corals. Using multiomics and physiological and phenotypic techniques, we examine how these microbiomes influence their hosts' physiology, evolution, response to the environment, and the effects of climate change and anthropogenic influences on these host-microbiome relationships.

Our lab is also extensively using cutting-edge techniques to study microbial ecology and beyond. We use microfluidics to study phytoplankton microbiomes at the single-cell level. We also use metabolomics and develop metabolomics techniques to study a wide range of questions, including host-microbiome interactions, saliva metabolomics, drug metabolism in the human gut and model system metabolomics.


Phytoplankton-Bacteria Symbiosis in Today’s Oceans:

Our goal is to understand how the microbiome of phytoplankton influences their adaptation to environmental conditions, such as nutrient limitation and climate change.

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