April 15, 2019

From sample collection to sequencing, find out how researchers study the communities of tiny organisms living in wild animals!

June 6, 2018

Though invisible to the naked eye, rich worlds of microbes are contained in our bodies. Our gut, skin, mouth, and most of our body is home to unique communities of microbes including viruses, protists, bacteria, archaea, and fungi. These communities are also known as t...

March 13, 2017

Whenever I tell people that I am a research assistant in the primatology lab at UMass, I get a few responses:

“The what lab?” (“Primatology—I can tell you a ton of fun facts about different kinds of monkeys if you’re interested!”)

“Wait, there’s monkeys on campus?!” (“No...

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