Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Another paper....

James Davis Reimer, Frederic Sinniger. Unexpected diversity in Canadian Pacific zoanthids (Cnidaria: Anthozoa: Hexacorallia): a molecular examination and description of a new species from the waters of British Columbia. Marine Biodiversity.

Stay tuned for even more papers...

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

New paper!

Just accepted at Zoological Science.

James Davis Reimer, Mamiko Hirose, Taiki Nishisaka, Frederic Sinniger, Gyo Itani. Epizoanthus spp. associations revealed using DNA markers: a case study from Kochi, Japan. Zoological Science.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Lab meeting on April 21st, 2010

1. Please download skype on your computer!

2. Please upload homepage!

3. Opening ceremony of the new building will be held on April 27th. Time: 1:30 pm~2:00 pm.

4. Moving to the new building- microscopes, samples etc..

5. Inoue scholarship- Please check the information if you are interested.

6. Make sure dive rulues.

7. Diving! on Thursday (contact JR) and Saturday (contact OT).

New paper!

Another paper of ours was accepted:

James Davis Reimer, MD Mafuzur Rahman Shah, Frederic Sinniger, Kensuke Yanagi, Shoichiro Suda. Preliminary analyses of cultured free-living Symbiodinium isolated from the oceanic Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Marine Biodiversity.

Stay tuned for more news!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Lab meeting on April 14th, 2010

1. Please download Skype on your computer!

2. Please organize your folders in the lab common computers.

3. Be careful in the field!

4. Registration for classes- Please make sure that the number of class is correct if you take more than 27 classes.

5. Explanation of Sesoko station- April 27th at 10:00~12:00

6. Writing class (every Wednesday)- feel free to join!

Friday, April 9, 2010

Lab meeting on April 7th, 2010

①Some students start to move to Rising Star's new building from the beginning of May (YH, YM, and some other master students, etc...).
②Maintain lab common items correctly after using! (diving gears etc..)
③Rules of using budget for diving tanks are changed. Ask JR for details.
④Next lab meeting starts from 4:45 pm.
⑤Master's seminar -every Friday at 12:50 pm~
⑥Writing class -open to all in lab. (probably every Wednesday's evening)

Happy new school year! -let's work hard + have fun!

Friday, April 2, 2010

Another paper! and sayonara to some students

April, a new school year for Ryudai. Four students graduated, and while two remain with us for their studies, two have left for the next step in their future. YS and MH will be missed, and hopefully their work will become papers soon. Stay tuned.

Also, another paper accepted, this one by CA. It's her first paper with us at MISE.

Catalina Aguilar, James Davis Reimer. 2010. Molecular phylogenetic hypotheses of Zoanthus species (Anthozoa: Hexacorallia) using RNA secondary structure of the internal transcribed spacer (ITS2). Marine Biodiversity (accepted).