A Healthy Microbiome for the Georgia Aquarium: Episode 4, Starring Nastassia Patin

Patin pays attention to Georgia Aquarium's tiniest residents

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Nastassia Patin brings attention to the tiniest residents of Georgia Aquarium.

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Massive whale sharks headline the Ocean Voyager exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium.  Its tiniest residents are the ones that concern Nastassia Patin in ScienceMatters Episode 4.

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Episode 4 of ScienceMatters' Season 1 stars Nastassia Patin. Listen to the podcase here and read the transcript here!

Massive whale sharks headline the Ocean Voyager exhibit at Georgia Aquarium.  Its tiniest residents are the ones that concern Nastassia Patin. Patin is a postdoctoral researcher working in the lab of Frank Stewart. Stewart is an associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences and a member of Georgia Tech's Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.

Patin's research interests are microbial ecology, environmental microbiology, chemical ecology, metagenomics. Episode 4 describes her findings after studying the microbiome of the Ocean Voyage exhibit at Georgia Aquarium.  What she’s learning may help keep all aquariums clear and healthy.

Take a listen at sciencematters.gatech.edu.

Enter to win a prize by answering the question for Episode 4:

What is the name of the Georgia Aquarium sea turtle mentioned in Episode 4?

Submit your entry by 11 AM on Monday, Sept. 17, at sciencematters.gatech.edu. Answer and winner will be announced shortly after the quiz closes.

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College of Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection (CMDI)

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Biotechnology, Health, Bioengineering, Genetics, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
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Bioengineering and Bioscience
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ScienceMatters, georgia aquarium, ocean microbiomes, Nastassia Patin
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  • Created On: Sep 10, 2018 - 9:40am
  • Last Updated: Aug 24, 2022 - 10:49am