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Shu Ying Wee (Ying)
Shu Ying Wee (Ying)
Phone:
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Email:
s66z977@tamu.edu
Office:
O&M 716B
Address:
Texas A&M University O&M Building
MS 3146
College Station, Texas 77843-3146

Degrees:

B.S, Biological Engineering, Montana State University, 2016.

Courses:

Oceanography 252 (Fall 2016)


Shu Ying Wee (Ying)

Graduate Student

Research Interests

I am very intrigued by the microorganisms that survive in the extreme and their interactions with these surroundings. Be it from the freezing glaciers of the Antarctic, or the scorching fluids that spout from hydrothermal vents, these microorganisms adapt and sometimes even thrive under harsh conditions. Hence, learning about how the organisms of the deep sea biosphere survive, and the biogeochemical processes involved in them are of great interest to me.

Additional Information

Advisor: Jason Sylvan

Oral Presentations

Wee SY, Smith HJ, Chang CB, Foreman CM (2015) Chemotaxis of Microbial Life: A Microfluidic Chemotaxis Method, at:

  • NIH - NIGMS Montana INBRE Summer Undergraduate Research Meeting. July 2015.
  • National Conference for Undergraduate Research. Spokane, WA. April 2015.

Poster Presentations

Wee SY, Fisch, L, Smith HJ, Parker A, Foreman CM (2016) Role of Pigments in Antarctic Bacteria Stress Response, at:

  • Center for Biofilm Engineering – Annual Montana Biofilm Meeting. Bozeman, MT. July 2016.

Wee SY, Smith HJ, Chang CB, Foreman CM (2015) Chemotaxis of Antarctic and Arctic Microbial Life Towards Various Carbon Sources Using a Microfluidic Capillary Motility Method, at:

  • NIH - NIGMS Montana INBRE (IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence) Summer Research. Bozeman, MT. August 2015.
  • Center for Biofilm Engineering – Annual Montana Biofilm Meeting. Bozeman, MT. June 2015.
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