Meet a Mollusk: Blue Dragon

04/2014
Glaucus atlanticus From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Glaucus atlanticus (commonly known as the sea swallow, blue angel, blue glaucus, blue dragon, blue sea slug ... Read More

Meet the Team: Jose Miguel Robes

04/2014
Research Assistant at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project Role: Links: Other interests: ... Read More

Mollusk shell secrets unlocked

Will it signal a new generation of eyewear? | 04/2014
By James Maynard | Tech Times    Mollusk shells are tough - they easily withstand most attacks from predators. Yet, the shell of the windowpane oyster is also ... Read More

Malacologist Amanda Lawless talks marauding African land snails and other mollusks

| 03/2014
Jeanette Woods |  March 6, 2014 | Network.org   Amanda Lawless, a scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, is a marine biologist, ... Read More

Cambrian Explosion: The Case of Mollusks

Evolution News & Views | 11/2013
November 12, 2013 An animal body plan that appeared abruptly in the Cambrian explosion -- the mollusk -- challenges Darwinian assumptions about the history of life. Three ... Read More

Life in the “Plastisphere”: Microbial Communities on Plastic Marine Debris

10/2013
Researchers at Sea Education Association and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute reported in the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology a novel study of "a ... Read More

Life under ice

Lake Vostok may harbor ingredients for a complex subglacial ecosystem | 09/2013
By Rachel Ehrenberg Web edition: August 23, 2013    Even by Antarctic standards, the Lake Vostok research station is inhospitable. The outpost at the heart ... Read More

Help Name A Mystery Fish

Submit a name for this colorful fish, and you could win a trip to the Galápagos | 07/2013
Jane J. Lee National Geographic Published July 30, 2013 http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/07/130731-name-this-fish-contest-exploration-pristine-seas-scien ... Read More

Scientists discover thriving colonies of microbes in ocean 'plastisphere'

07/2013
(Phys.org) —Scientists have discovered a diverse multitude of microbes colonizing and thriving on flecks of plastic that have polluted the oceans—a vast new human-made ... Read More

Meet Minnesota's new zebra mussel inspectors: dogs

06/2013
by Elizabeth Dunbar, Minnesota Public Radio May 7, 2013   ST. PAUL, Minn. — Zebra mussels often elude human inspectors that search boats being ... Read More

Ocean's 'shipworm' mollusks have health benefits

Article form Portland Local News | 05/2013
Posted on May 17, 2013 by Collette Wieland CORVALLIS - Nearly 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered by water, yet 95 percent of what lies beneath the surface, ... Read More

Mollusk medicine

Cone snail bacteria may yield new opportunities for drug development | 04/2013
By Katie Hiler | Posted March 27, 2013 Subic Bay lies on the western coast of the Philippine island of Luzon and sweeps westward in a brushstroke of aquamarine ... Read More

PMS-ICBG Researchers discover that symbiotic bacteria provide bioactive molecules to their hosts in shipworms and cone snails

OHSU press release | 01/2013
Two New Breakthroughs Demonstrate How Tomorrow’s Life-Saving Medications May Currently Be Living At the Bottom of the Sea Mollusks, which include animals such ... Read More

Help explore the ocean floor at Zooniverse

12/2012
Identify species and ground cover in images of the seafloor, and help create a library of seafloor life in the habitats along the northeast continental shelf. Explore ... Read More

What's the Sound of One Mollusk Coughing?

12/2012
French ecologists compared simultaneous acoustic recordings with data from movement sensors attached to  the bivalve Pecten maximus and showed that adduction movements ... Read More

Meet the team: Phylicia Alexis Guerrero

12/2012
  Research Assistant at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project role: Database Manager and ... Read More

Meet the team: Adrian Ettlinger

11/2012
  Researcher at the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Oregon Health and Science University   Project role:    L ... Read More

Meet the team: Sandra Dedrick

11/2012
  Research Assistant and Database Manager at the Ocean Genome Legacy, Ipswich MA Project Role: supports PMS-ICBG project in strain archiving and sample preparation ... Read More

Meet the team: Myra Pickart

10/2012
Research Assistant at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project role: Links:  Other intere ... Read More

Meet the team: Jortan Tun

10/2012
Research Assistant at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project Role: Links: Other interests: ... Read More

Long-gone armored mollusk comes to life with 3-D printer

10/2012
  Scientists have created a lifelike model of a long-extinct sea creature using a 3-D printer. The oval-shaped mollusk — a type of multiplacophoran called ... Read More

Meet the team: Aaron Villaraza

10/2012
  Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines- Diliman. Project role: starting medicinal chemistry in the Institute of ... Read More

Meet the team: Hiroaki Naka

10/2012
Senior Research Associate at the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at Oregon Health and Science University   Project role:    ... Read More

Meet the team: Marco Jacinto

10/2012
MS student at the Chemistry Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute   Project role: Total Synthesis of Nobilamide B and ... Read More

Meet the team: Zhenjian Lin

10/2012
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Medicinal Chemistry Department of University of Utah Project role: Marine natural products chemistry, symbiosis Links: Other ... Read More

Meet the team: Robbie O'Connor

10/2012
Research Scientist at Ocean Genome Legacy  and Research Assistant Professor at Tufts Medical Center Project role:  Links: Other interests:

Meet the team: Noel Lacerna II

10/2012
Research Assistant and MS student at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project role:  Links: Other ... Read More

Meet the team: Imelda Forteza

10/2012
Research Assistant and PhD student at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project role:  Links: Other ... Read More

Meet the team: Joshua Torrres

10/2012
Research Assistant and MS student at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project Role:  Links: Other ... Read More

Meet the team: Mark Jeremiah Cleofas

10/2012
Research Assistant and MS student at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project ... Read More

Meet the team: Malem Flores

10/2012
Research Assistant at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project role: DRG assay Links: ... Read More

Meet the team: Marvin Altamia

10/2012
Research Assistant at the Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Marine Science Institute Project Roles: Shipworm ... Read More

Philippine Mollusk Symbiont ICBG Research Symposium: Biodiversity and Discovery in the Philippines

Academy of October 22, 2012 Natural Sciences, Drexel University, in the Ewell Sale Stewart Library | 10/2012

PLOS ONE Paper: Microbial Distribution and Abundance in the Digestive System of Five Shipworm Species

10/2012
The latest publication of PMS-ICBG entitled "Microbial Distribution and Abundance in the Digestive System of Five Shipworm Species (Bivalvia: Teredinidae)" is ... Read More

PMS-ICBG Annual Meeting

10/2012
The Philippine Mollusk Symbiont International Cooperative Biodiversity Group (PMS-ICBG) will hold its annual meeting from Oct. 22 to 24 in Philadelphia, PA. 

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