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2018

Newsmaker

Four new health-related grants strengthen an already firm Lab foothold on “a new wave” of microbiome science.
Posted: October 30
Academia, government, industry, military, and national laboratories convene on human health
Posted: October 15
A new study suggests carbon stored in soil is entering Earth’s atmosphere faster.
Posted: August 01
A paper on dengue virus infection co-authored by five PNNL researchers was just named one of the 25 percent most-cited articles in the journal PLOS Pathogens.
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Research Highlight

Metabolomics data will help understand integrated river corridor function and develop predictive models
Posted: June 04
A Nature Communications paper on the coupled river-subsurface ecosystem describes new insights into the dynamics of mixing groundwater and river water and its biogeochemical and microbial effects.
Posted: February 08
Uncovering the DNA manipulation strategies of viral attacks widens the path to future therapies.
Posted: January 16

Staff Awards and Honors

2017

Research Highlight

Posted: December 15
Disruptive technologies change the way we live.
Posted: November 20
Posted: November 20
Pore-scale wetting patterns and antecedent soil moisture alter carbon dynamics at every scale.
Posted: November 06
A new statistical formulation could mark a major advance for predictive modeling in systems biology.
Posted: August 16
Biomass-degrading enzyme complexes could improve biofuel production
Posted: May 31
Biogeographical patterns and processes that govern microbial assembly
Posted: April 19
Solid standbys should not be displaced by new imaging and genetics techniques.
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Soil scientist Taniya RoyChowdhury departs PNNL for wetlands work in Maryland.
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Enhanced proteomic analysis of O-GlcNAcylation will spur new investigations into the dysregulation of multiple brain proteins.
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A perspective from the International Soil Carbon Network
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Sensitivity substantially increased with deep-dive selected reaction monitoring
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An algorithm speeds metabolic pathway analysis, spurring computational advances in network science.
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‘Informed-Proteomics’ eases top-down proteomics.
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LIQUID open-source software rapidly processes spectral data, and accurately identifies and quantifies lipid species
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A study investigates lipids and polar metabolites in 15-year-old serum and dried blood samples
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Researchers suggest new technologies to identify molecular changes affecting pregnancies
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PNNL scientist part of Pacific Northwest team that has solved 1,000 protein structures
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Light-harvesting complexes in bacteria could lead to clean energy solutions
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In related papers‚ 'dramatic' changes in lipids and the ontogeny of protein changes
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Study assesses an IMS-MS strategy, and proposes new informatics.
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An experimental consortium shows the up-side of microbial partnerships
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For budding naturalists, a weekly lesson in soils
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New research shows that atmospheric particles can encase a toxic payload, allowing it to travel further than previously thought
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Surveilling endogenous metabolites and xenobiotics in under 60 seconds
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Scientists Explore the Role of Microbes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Study of Tumor-suppressing Gene in Mice Could Lead to Reduction in Preterm Births
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A co-culture technology uses waste methane to make biofuels and bioproducts
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Designer complex reduces obstacles in creating solar fuels
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Surprising influence on the formation of microbial communities
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New evidence points to protein oxidation, a common means of molecular damage
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Staff Awards and Honors

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Newsmaker

PNNL-OHSU team part of NCI effort to bring proteogenomics to cancer patients
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2016

Research Highlight

PNNL scientist contributes to global analysis of effects of rising temperatures
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Getting refined insights into how critical organisms change over space and time
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The ‘hometown effect,’ genetics play key roles
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PNNL scientists explored the challenges and benefits of a new model for research and data sharing
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Electron transfer strategies that have biotechnological potential
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The DNA of tens of thousands of microbial species resides in one teaspoon of soil
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Fast-growth cyanobacteria have allure for biofuel, chemical production
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A new approach links small-scale measurements with large-scale models
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Study of protein abundance patterns could lead to predictive models of cancer cell response
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Ovarian cancer study focuses on proteins, cancer biology's key molecular players
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Using community-level data to reconstruct elusive multi-species metabolic networks
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With mid-ocean hunger pangs, SAR 11 has two metabolic pathways ready for action
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Refined insights into critical ionic interactions with nature's building blocks
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Study unravels a bacterium's protein pathways to digesting tough cellulose
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Scientists explore climate impact as rivers ebb and flow
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A 17-year-long experiment shows that climate shifts change how well the underworld of soil bacteria functions
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Experts say focus on function to develop resilient microbial communities for biotechnologies
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Research team taps EMSL, DOE JGI to harness promising fungi found in manure
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Scientists exploit organisms' needs to track "vitamin mimics" in bacteria
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New evidence points to protein oxidation, a common means of molecular damage
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Staff Awards and Honors

Newsmaker

Using microbial consortia may boost success of biotechnologies
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