15 August, 2018Post doc fellow Yong Li's new publication in Science advances
The symbiotic relationship between cnidarians and dinoflagellates is the cornerstone of coral reef ecosystems.
25 July, 2018Prof. Manuel Aranda attended the ‘Gene technologies for the protection and restoration of coral reefs’ workshop on Magnetic Island
Reef Recovery on Magnetic Island is an innovative project in partnership with government, researchers, industry and community that aims to make a positive environmental, social and economic benefit for our local reefs and communities.
21 July, 2018Prof. Manuel Aranda, Eric and Maha actively participated in ISS 2018, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
The ISS Congress is the sanctioned meeting of the International Symbiosis Society and is held every three years.
06 June, 2018Post doc fellow Yi Jin's new publication in Science advances
There are increasing concerns that the current rate of climate change might outpace the ability of reef-building corals to adapt to future conditions.
18 April, 2018PhD student Maha's new publication in Royal Society B
Corals and their endosymbiotic dinoflagellates of the genus Symbiodinium have a fragile relationship that breaks down under heat stress, an event known as bleaching.
20 October, 2017Recent expansion of heat-activated retrotransposons in the coral symbiont Symbiodinium microadriaticum
First fully-Aranda lab paper published in ISME
03 August, 2017Corals, Climate and Time | Manuel Aranda | TEDxKAUST
Manuel Aranda's TEDx talk published
02 August, 2017Maha wins first prize in Abcam Tipbox writing competition
Maha, the champion whiner
16 May, 2017RNA editing in dinoflagellates featured in Discovery Magazine
PLOS Genetics paper on nuclear RNA editing in dinoflagellates was featured in the KAUST Discovery Magazine
02 May, 2017Laboratory-Cultured Strains of the Sea Anemone Exaiptasia Reveal Distinct Bacterial Communities
Paper detailing the microbiome of Aiptasia strain H2 is now out!
28 February, 2017Condition-specific RNA editing in S. microadriaticum
RNA editing in the dinoflagellate symbiont of corals may aid acclimatisation