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2024

Publication Prize

Our review on the coral microbiome published last year is the winner of best paper of 2023 in FEMS Microbiology Reviews, along with a prize of €1000.

New Publication

Our newest paper on the molecular mechanisms of how the diatom metabolite azelaic acid regulates different microbial populations is out in eLife.

2023

New Publication

Lisa, Fei and Shady coauthored a new paper that identifies a new genus and species of bacteria symbiotic with diatoms and adept at utilizing diatom-derived azelaic acid as a carbon source in the International Journal of Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiolgy.

Press interview

Shady was recently interviewed by The National newspaper and by the radio show The Agenda on Dubai Eye on October 10, 2023, to address the ongoing algal bloom happening at Yas Bay and neighboring residential neighborhood.

New Publication

Salah and Shady coauthored a new paper with collaborators out in Nature Communications about nuclear myosin knockout metabolomics.

Update

Shady has been nominated to the membership of the Committee on Climate Change for ISME. The committee will oversee lobbying efforts for more focus on microbes and their role and adaptation in climate change in global events, such as COP.

Publication Highlight

Our review on the coral microbiome has been selected as an Editor's Choice review, highlighting its impact.

New Publication

Shady's editorial on the microbial ecology of the Arabian/Persian gulf is out in Frontiers in Marine Science. Check out also the full Research Topic with exciting research from one of the least studied seas on the planet.

Conference Proceedings

Fei and Carly present their exciting research about harmful algal blooms and diatom microbiomes at the single cell level at ASLO in Mallorca, Spain.

New Publication

Amin's and Michael's new review on the coral microbiome is out in FEMS Microbiology Reviews

Award Announcement

Fei has received a travel award to attend ASLO in Mallorca, Spain, from the Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs Office at NYUAD.

 

New Member

Salah Abdelrazig joins the lab with strong metabolomics experience

2022

New Member

Iulia Bibire joins the lab

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 Chegg.org Global Student Prize worth $100,000

Conference Proceedings

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

New Member

João joins the lab

Conference Proceedings

Lisa presents a poster at ASM Microbe in Washington, D.C.

Conference Proceedings

Lisa presents a poster at the Marine Microbes Gordon Research Conference in Les Diablerets, Switzerland

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