A new study by Kaho Tisthammer, Zac Forsman, Rob Toonen, and Robert Richmond was recently published in PeerJ. Their paper focused on how human-induced environmental stressors effect genetic compositions of coral reef populations here in Hawai‘i.
For more on their study, check out the press release articles from NSF, UH News, Science Daily, The Garden Island, EurekAlert!, and SOEST.
HIMB postdoc Kelle Freel and HIMB researcher Mike Rappé sampling seawater in Kaneohe Bay in order to make growth media and isolate marine bacteria. Credit: A. Murat Eren.