02 January, 2018Best student presentation award for Nils at ECRS 2017!
Nils Rädecker's talk on "understanding coral bleaching in the light of holobiont nutrient cycling" awarded best student talk at ECRS 2017.
19 December, 2017Coral genomes reveal extensive differences between corals
In our latest publication by Voolstra et al. we assembled the genome of the robust coral Stylophora pistillata to compare it to the complex coral Acropora digitifera.
08 December, 2017miRNA modulate the host transcriptome during symbiont infection
In our latest publication by Sebastian Baumgarten et al. in Molecular Ecology we report evidence that miRNA mediate posttranslational modifications during symbiont infection in Aiptasia.
01 December, 2017Salinity conveys thermotolerance of the cnidarian - alga symbiosis
Check out our latest publication by Hagen Gegner et al. reporting on salinity conveyed thermotolerance in Aiptasia. Online now in Biology Open!
01 December, 2017Rare symbionts - key to coral resilience?
Check out our latest publication in the ISME journal by Maren Ziegler et al. looking into community dynamics of rare algal symbionts and their potential role in coral resilience.
26 October, 2017Best talk and best poster award at RSRC Open Science conference
Hagen Gegner and Carol Buitrago-Lopez made 1st place with their oral and poster presentation at the RSRC Open Science Conference!
17 October, 2017Northern Red Sea coral reefs may serve as refugia against coral bleaching
In our latest publication by Osman et al. we link histaorical recordds of coral belaching and SSTs in the Red Sea to identfiy potential refugia against coral belaching.
13 September, 2017DOC promotes shift to pathogenic lifestyle in reef bacterioplankton.
In our latest publication Anny Cárdenas et al. show that excess labile carbon enrichment promotes virulent gene expression in coral reef bacterioplankton communities.
29 August, 2017Lots of media attention for our paper on the role of floridoside in corals
Our recent Science Advances paper on the role of floridoside has been featured in media.
17 August, 2017The role of floridoside in osmoadaptation in Symbiodinium
Check out our latest paper in Science Advances on the role of floridoside in osmoregulation and its potential role in thermotolerance in coral associated algal endosymbionts.
17 August, 2017Diverse viral communities associated with Symbiodinium
Here we re-analyzed existing RNA-Seq data to investigate viral diversity associated with Symbiodinium and its community response to heat stress.
15 August, 2017Symbiodinium may be CO2 limited in stable symbioses
In our latest publication by Rädecker, Pogoreutz et al. we add further evidence that Symbiodinium may be CO2 limited even during stable symbiosis.
13 August, 2017Meet PhD student Fabia Simona at the Gordon Research Conference, Hong Kong
Watch the video to find out what Fabia Simona will be presenting at the Gordon Research Conference on Posttranslational Modification Networks in Hong Kong!
10 August, 2017Insights into microbiome flexibility of deep sea corals
Check out our latest paper by Till Röthig et al. investigating microbiome flexibility in Red Sea deep sea corals under in situ and aquaria conditions.
31 July, 2017Ecological Genomics course paper out now
The results of this year's Ecological Genomics course investigating the effects of iron enrichment on Red Sea corals have now been published.
26 July, 2017New insights into the biology of Red Sea deep-sea corals
In our latest publication, Yum and colleagues analyzed reference transcriptomes and expression profiles for three deep-sea coral species from the Red Sea to gain further insights into their biology.
12 July, 2017Cinna Lomnitz Medal for Parsifal Islas Morales
Congratulations to Parsifal Islas Morales recently awarded with the Cinna Lomnitz Medal for his work on science communication in Mexico!
28 June, 2017Patterns of nitrogen fixation in two coral families
Patterns of nitrogen fixation align with trophic groups of two coral families. Read our new publication in Frontiers in Microbiology!
13 June, 2017Anti-cancer agents in Saudi Arabian herbals
Here we used phenotypic profiling to unravel the secrets of Saudi Arabian plants used in traditional medicine.
08 June, 2017Nature Middle East features our study on nitrogen-fixing microbes and their role in coral belaching.
Big thanks to Nature Middle East for featuring our recent study in Global Change Biology. Click the link below to see the full article.