The Bertrand Lab at Dalhousie University employs physiological, biochemical, and bioanalytical approaches to improve our understanding of controls on marine microbial activity and how microbes influence major biogeochemical processes in the ocean.
Planky the Planktoscope is on the move! Planky joined PhD candidates Loay Jabre and Scott Pollara on the RV Celtic Explorer to take some snapshots of all of the photo-ready critters in the NW Atlantic Ocean. Say photosynthesis! Here is a phaeocystis colony (top right) and a Chaetoceros chain (bottom right) captured by Loay. Read more about his time at sea here.
June 6, 2022
MSc student Lena Beckley is out on the water with the Atlantic Zone Offshore Monitoring Program (AZOMP). Here she's holding a diatom-rich filter collected in the Labrador Sea.
May 12, 2022
Happy spring! We met up outdoors to catch up and chat science this week.
April 20, 2022
Welcome new PDF Insa Rapp, PhD students Cat Bannon and Charvanna Dhoonmoon, and MSc student Megan Roberts!
Congratulations on successful honours degrees Catalina Albury and Tor Kitching! We couldn't be prouder
May 31, 2019
PhD student Loay Jabre wins best Biology Department Pi Day Pie, and a Lett Symposium Research Talk award!
April 5, 2019