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Microbe Safari

2015 Microbe Safari

In collaboration with the Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, Molecular and Cell Biology Ph.D. students Andrea Suria (Nyholm Lab) and Michael Stephens (Gage Lab) hosted a microbe safari with the public.

Participants collected samples from UConn’s Swan Lake and plated them on media to see what microbes are living in water, soil, and on the surface of leaves!

 

2015 Microbe Safari Group Shot

Check out pictures of the diverse array of microbes that grew on our plates: