Thursday, January 28, 2010

Lab meeting on Jan. 28th, 2009

1. Tanks: MK

2. JR will be absent from the university during Jan. 28th~Feb. 5th for attending JAMSTEC cruise.

3. Feb. 5th is the title deadline for master theses.

4. Please use Drop Box for sharing Terpios information.

5. Be careful about your shoes! Some were stolen....

6. The deadline of APCRS's abstracts extended to Mar. 1st.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Rising Star Symposium 2010

The Rising Star Symposium 2010 was held at the University of the Ryukyu's Main Hall last Friday. MO, MH, and TF gave poster presentations, and JDR gave an oral presentation. As well, several members attended the after party.

All in all, it was a good chance to organize our research thoughts and discuss things with other researchers here at Ryudai.

Otsukare sama!

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Lab meeting on Jan. 20th, 2009

1. Tanks & Cleaning: YH

2. For 4th years, YM: Tell your plans, survey at Employment Center (online).

3. Rising Star Symposium on 22nd, 2009
 ・JR's presentation in Fukugoto 102, 13:15-13:30
 ・MO, MH, and TF's posters in Daigaku Kaikan 3F from 14:30-15:30.

4. Russia exchange information - please check the website for detail.

5. New Year Party! will be held on 26th (Monday).

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Lab meeting on Jan. 13th, 2010

1. Tanks & Cleaning: YH

2. There is a Rising Star's Symposium on Jan. 22nd. Poster presentation starts at 15:15.
Please fill out the application If you want to join.

3. A researcher from Spain will come to MISE for three months from March 1st.

4. We will have a New Year party at the end of January.

5. Big Clean of the lab rooms- at the end of February.

6. Sampling in Okinoerabu- Mar. 4th~11th.

Saturday, January 9, 2010

Cool movie!

Check out this video by Coral Morphologic - a Floridian friend of JDR who sends us some zoanthid samples from time to time. It really is quite cool!

and then also:

check out the videos!

cheers - j.

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Lab meeting on Jan. 6th, 2010

1. Tanks & Cleaning: YS

2. Sampling in Okinoerabu -around March 8th~ 15th.

3. Cleaning up of lab rooms -at the end of Feb. or Mar.

4. For 4th year students, please make early reservations for poster printing.  

5. Budget deadline is Jan. 25th.
Please tell JR before then if you need something to use for your experiments.

6. The sequencer on 5th floor works well. If you need COI sequences ASPS, ask MH or JR.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

first paper of 2010!

Just accepted at Galaxea:

Shusuke Ono, James Davis Reimer, Yoko Nozawa, Junzo Tsukahara. Long-term changes of infra-littoral zooxanthellate cnidarians in the Taisho Lava Field, Sakurajima, Kagoshima, Japan. Galaxea (accepted).

Also, FS's great Parazoanthidae paper is now available on the net for download from the homepage for Marine Biodiversity.


Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy New Year!

Happy 2010 - here's hoping we all have a great year and accomplish lots of nice research!

Also, nice review of our new Singapore zoanthid paper here: