Lab News:

February 2014

Congrats to Dieu Doan who defended her thesis titled: Directed evolution of desiccation tolerance in Escherichia coli

August 2013

Sarah Beth and Dieu participated in the HHMI poster session.
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July 2013

Kelley and Sarah Beth went sampling for oysters in the Hackberry Bay and Grand Isle!
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March 2013

Congratulations to Kathir for successfully defending his thesis titled: Studying Mechanisms of Ionizing Radiation Resistance in Bacteria:  Potential Evidence for Multiple Pathways.

Also congratulations to Sarah Beth Theriot and Dieu Doan for being accepted into the LSU-HHMI Campus program for summer of 2013.

December 2012

The Battista lab at our annual Christmas lunch
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November 2012

Kelley G. Núñez presented a poster on her research with 'Selective Capture' at the 14th Annual Biograds Symposium. Kathir Selvam was chosen as a speaker to talk about his research at the 14th Annual Biograds Symposium.

September 2012

Kelley G. Núñez presented a poster for her work with Selective Capture in determing the relative abundances of a mock community and detecting methanogenic archaea in DNA extracted from Taylor Glacier.

April 2012

Kathir Selvam presented a poster on his research on characterizing the mechanisms for ionizing radiation resistance through direct evolution at American Society for Microbiology's 112th General Meeting in San Francisco.

November 2011

Congratulations to Kathir Selvam on the birth of his baby girl!!

May 2011

Congratulations to Kathir Selvam for presenting a presentation on his work involving direct evolution of an E. coli population at ASM's general meeting in New Orleans. Also, congratulations to Kelley Gwin for presenting her poster on her research at American Society for Microbiology's 111th General Meeting in New Orleans.