• Goodbye Xiaoyu

    February 2, 2024
    We say good bye to Xiaoyu, who successfully completed his PhD on ecology and evolution in microbial communities in the group of Otto Cordero at the MIT. He will start a PostDoc in Dianne Newman’s lab at The California Institute of Technology in California and will keep working on microbes. We wish him all the […]

  • Goodbye Noelle and Zach πŸ‘‹

    December 21, 2023
    A warm farewell to two long-time PriME members Noelle and Zach. Thank you for your work in PriME and all the best for your next steps! […]

  • David Spergel visited PriME at ETHΒ 

    November 21, 2023
      The astrophysicist and President of the Simons Foundation, Dr. David Spergel, visited us on November 21st. PriME members from our group as well as those from the Schubert/Ackermann and the Sauer lab welcomed him, providing hands-on demonstrations and presentations of our ongoing research on marine microbial ecosystems. The visit wrapped up with a round-table […]

  • Congratulations Shep!

    November 14, 2023
    Congratulations to Shep! Shep, from the Moran group, successfully navigated his PhD journey by defending the thesis “Metabolite transport and its role in marine microbial interactions“. πŸ‘πŸ₯³ Happy that you will be continuing your research on microbes in PriME in the Orphan’s lab from 2024 πŸ˜ƒ […]

  • Welcome to the new members!

    October 16, 2023
    Four new scientists have recently joined PriME! […]

  • PriME Annual Meeting 2023

    September 14, 2023
    The Simons Foundation welcomed 50 members of the collaboration in NYC from September 11th to 13th. During this time, the PIs and junior members shared knowledge, exciting results ,Β  vision about the future of our oceans and much more in an informal and enjoyable atmosphere pampered with delicious food. Along with presentations and posters, vibrant […]

  • Congratulations Rachel!

    August 10, 2023
    A new PriME Dr. is onboard ! Rachel Szabo from the Cordero group has successfully defended her PhD thesis on “The ecology of prophages at the microscale” πŸ‘πŸ₯³She will stay in the collaboration and join the Ackermann lab next year! Looking forward to having you around in Zurich 😊 […]

  • Congratulations Jeremy!

    July 8, 2023
    A new PriME Dr. is onboard ! Jeremy Schreier from the Moran group has successfully defended his PhD thesis on“Insights into marine bacterial community interactions using novel fitness and chemotaxis assays” 🦠🌊 Happy to see you in the Orphan group from this fall! […]

  • Goodbye Uria πŸ‘‹

    Photo: Uria Alcolombri June 29, 2023
    It’s hard to say goodbye to Uria, a long-term member of our collaboration. Thank you for the amazing scientific and personal contribution to PriME!  We (and the microbes 🦠) will miss you! All the best for your new position at Hebrew University and lets stay in touch! […]