How do you know what your mentee knows?
Imagine you are a postdoc and you want to gain mentoring experience before you go on the job market. You volunteer to mentor a new undergraduate researcher in the lab.…Read More
New researchers have arrived – now what?
Imagine you are early on in your career as a faculty member and your lab is up and running. You have recruited a postdoc and a couple of graduate students,…Read More
Developing C-CoMP’s Open Science Framework
Open science is a foundational and uniting component of C-CoMP’s research and knowledge transfer goals. Over the past year, C-CoMP has collectively taken two major steps to support and sustain…Read More
Who gets to do undergraduate research?
Introduction Gaining research experience as an undergraduate science major is an important part of learning what science is and how science is done. When undergraduates engage in science research, they…Read More
C-CoMP Attends COP27!
This graphic contains photos from Dr. Sonya Dyhrman’s visit to COP27. Dr. Sonya Dyhrman, Professor at Columbia University and member of the C-CoMP Faculty, attended the COP27 United Nations Climate…Read More
C-CoMP’s First In-Person Meeting
C-CoMP’s First In-Person Meeting In October 2022, C-CoMP hosted its first in-person annual meeting at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, MA! This was a momentous occasion for C-CoMP,…Read More
Call for abstracts for ASLO 2023: Session SS116 – Metabolites in the Chemical-Microbe Network
Call for abstracts for ASLO 2023: Session SS116 – Metabolites in the Chemical-Microbe Network C-CoMP is convening a session at the 2023 ASLO Aquatic Sciences meeting held in Palma de…Read More
The Ruegeria pomeroyi digital microbe
In this blog post, we’ll share the details of our first digital microbe – Ruegeria pomeroyi, one of C-CoMP’s model organisms – and demonstrate how easy it is to work with data in these self-contained, self-describing, programmatically-queryable SQLite databases made using anvi’o (an open-source software platform). This strategy offers several benefits, such as the ability to share multiple datasets by providing a single link, and the ability to easily analyze and interactively visualize these data.Read More
Labile Dissolved Organic Matter Workshop Review
In mid-September, C-CoMP (with OCB’s support) hosted the Labile Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) Workshop at University of Georgia’s Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC) in Athens, GA. Liz Kujawinski, Art Edison,…Read More
An introduction to C-CoMP
Did you know that marine phytoplankton (photosynthetic microorganisms) account for half of the photosynthesis on Earth? Or that carbon-based molecules, called metabolites, are released by phytoplankton and quickly exchanged and…Read More