• Apr 2017. Undergraduate researcher Amy Na successfully presented her research at the pharmacy research poster day.
  • Mar 2017. Rene Clark just accepted an invitation to the join the lab as an incoming graduate student in the Ecology and Evolution program, Fall 2017. Rene will come in with a Rutgers Excellence Fellowship. We can’t wait for you to join the family.
  • Mar 2017. Graduate Student Rachel Gula presents her research on giant clam symbiosis at the National Shellfisheries Association Annual Meeting in Knoxville Tennessee.
  • Mar 2017. Congratulations to Dr. Colette Feehan on accepting a tenure track faculty position in Disease Ecology at Montclair State University!! We hate to see her leave so soon, but are so happy for landing a faculty position and that she’ll be nearby for continued collaborations.
  • Dec 2016. Congratulations to Dr. Colette Feehan for receiving the Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Postdoctoral Fellowship!
  • Sept 2016. Welcome back. Dr. Colette Feehan has been awarded an EOAS Postdoctoral Fellowship to come back and continue her productive work understanding the recovery of the Diadema sea urchin in the Florida Keys.
  • Sept 2016. Welcome to the lab. Yonatan Sherman who will be joining us after working with our collaborator Dr Tali Mass in Haifa, Israel.
  • Aug 2016. Dr. Colette Feehan publishes a paper in the well-respected journal Ecology on a numerical model suggesting that the very low population density of urchins in the Florida Keys is preventing successful reproduction.
    • Feehan, C.J., M.S. Brown, W. Sharp, J.S. Luzon-Guay, and D.K. Adams. 2016. Fertilization limitation of Diadema antillarum on reefs in the Florida Keys. Ecology. doi:10.1002/ecy.1461
  • Its been a busy summer of fieldwork with trips to the Red Sea and Haifa in Israel and to the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii. Lots of baby corals!
  • Feb 2016. Dr. Diane Adams and Israeli collaborator Dr. Tali Mass were both awarded the US-Israeli Binational Science Foundation’s Bergmann Award for early career scientists. https://sebsnjaesnews.rutgers.edu/2016/03/young-marine-scientist-wins-international-bergmann-memorial-award/ http://afbsf.org/meet-bsfs-newest-bergmann-award-winners/
  • Jan 2016. In collaboration with a private biotech company and clinicians across the country, Dr. Adams publishes three papers on new clinically informative markers in Breast Cancer Research, Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, and Royal Society of Chemistry Advances
    • Adams, D.L., D.K. Adams, S. Stefansson, C. Haudenschild, S.S. Martin, M. Charpentier, S. Chumsri, M. Cristofanilli, C.M. Tang and R.K. Alpaugh. 2016. Mitosis in circulating tumor cells stratifies highly aggressive breast carcinomas. Breast Cancer Research 18:44 doi: 10.1186/s13058-016-0706-4
    • Adams, D.L., D.K. Adams, R.K. Alpaugh, M. Cristonfanilli, S.S. Martin, S. Chumsri, C.M. Tang, and J.R. Marks. 2016. Circulating Cancer Associated Macrophage-Like Cells in malignant breast cancer and benign breast conditions. Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.epi-15-1221
    • Adams, D.L., R.K. Alpaugh, S.S. Martin, M. Charpentier, S. Chumsri, M. Cristofanilli, D.K. Adams, C.M. Tang, and S. Stefansson. 2016. Precision microfilters as a lab on a chip platform for multiplex analysis of circulating tumor cells. Royal Society of Chemistry Advances. 6, 6405-6414 doi: 10.1039/C5RA21524B
  • Sept 2015. Welcome to the lab. Rachel McClatchey joins the lab as a graduate student in the Oceanography Program. She is the recipient of the prestigious Rutgers Presidential Fellowship.
  • July 2015. We were awarded a US-Israeli Binational Science Foundation grant with Israeli collaborator Dr. Tali Mass to study the genes required for corals to make their skeletons.
  • Dec 2011. Nature Asia Pacific Research Highlights our research on sea urchin plasticity. Co-opting behavioural responses for development. webpage
  • Apr 2011. A variety of science and popular news outlets share our Science article on eddy transport of larvae at hydrothermal vents.
    • Bai, N. Massive ocean eddies stir up life around deep-sea vents. 23 May 2011. Scientific American webpage
    • Top-to-bottom action. Editor’s summary. Science. v332 (6029):512. pdf
    • Steir, C. Eddy superhighways churn up the deep sea. 29 Apr 2011. NewScientist blog
    • Perkins, S. Deep waters may not run still. 28 Apr 2011. Science Now, AAAS webpage
    • Cross, T. Deep-sea vents: Ocean-floor migration. Online, 28 Apr 2011. In print, 30 Apr 2011. The Economist. Syndicated by the Consortium for Ocean Leadership.
    • Powell, D. Currents reach deep for seafloor larvae. 28 Apr 2011. Science News Online. webpage
    • Scudellari, M. Deep sea taxis. 28 Apr 2011. The Scientist. webpage
    • Greenberg, Joel. Eddies found to be deep, powerful modes of ocean transport. 28 Apr 2011. WHOI News Release; NSF News Release; syndicated by ScienceDaily, PhysOrg.com, e! Science News and others.
  • Milius, Susan. 15 Jan 2011. Young’uns adrift on the sea. Science News. v179 (2):18. Cover Feature.
  • Herath, Anuradha. 02 Aug 2010. Life after a catastrophe. Astrobiology. webpage
  • May 2010. Hydrothermal vents, Lauren Mullineaux, and Diane Adams are elevated in a Nature News Feature. Qiu, Jane. 19 May 2010. Oceanography: Death and rebirth in the deep. Nature 465:284-286. doi:10.1038/465284a
  • Apr 2010. NSF and others highlight our PNAS article on the long-distance surprise species we found recolonizing an iconic hydrothermal vent field.
    • NSF Press Release 10-058. Long-Distance Larvae Speed to New Undersea Vent Homes. 12 Apr 2010. webpage; syndicated by PHYSORG.com, ScienceDaily, etc.
    • Perkins, Sid. Hydrothermal vents sometimes colonized from afar. Science News Online. 2010, Feb 26. webpage; syndicated by US News & World Report.
  • 2005. Diane and some of her images of vent larvae are shared in a new children’s book. Kelsey, Elin. A strange new species: Astonishing discoveries of life on Earth. Maple Tree Press. 2005. pp 45.

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