Drs. Joe Lopez and Cole Easson presented a paper titled "Pelagic microbial community dynamics in northern Gulf of Mexico" at the Ecological Society of America, Annual Meeting in Ft Lauderdale, Aug 7 - Aug 12, 2016

The conference had very strong microbial ecology component, across many different biomes. Cole and other NSU students attended helpful, in depth workshops emphasizing the use of R and statistics.