We are a group of Marine microbial ecologists at the University of Exeter, UK striving to #bemorepirate

Ben Temperton

Principal Investigator of the Temperton Lab, specializing in bioinformatic analyses of ‘big data’ to better understand interactions within microbial communities

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Michelle Michelsen

Graduate Research Assistant working on a time series of bacterial and viral populations in the West English Channel

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Luis Bolaños

Postdoctoral Researcher working on the War of Tiny Giants project

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Holger Buchholz

PhD Student working on SAR11 viral isolation and co-evolution

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Shayma Alathari

PhD student at Exeter University, working in alliance with CEFAS to develop genomic tools for field based screening of pathogens in aquaculture

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Jo Warwick-Dugdale

PhD Student and marine microbial ecologist with a passion for understanding how communities of the smallest marine organisms

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Lucy Witherall

PhD student at the University of Exeter studying phage encapsulation using microfluidics for improved phage therapy

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Ashley Bell

GRA and MbyRes bioinformatician working on Marine Metagenomics, Single cell Amplified Genomes

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Peter Lewis

Undergraduate Student working on isolation of new bacteria and viruses from coastal waters

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