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Bioremediation, microbial ecology, novel bacteria culturing and new bioactives in Antarctic and sub-Antarctic soils.  

CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS

AAS 4406: Keep posted on updates from our latest trip down south as part of the Science division for the Australian Antarctic Program (AAP) at Casey Station (Summer 2019).

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Ferrari Lab celebrating Belinda’s presentation.

Ferrari Lab celebrating Belinda’s presentation.

New paper! If you would like to know more about  Polar Metabolites and their Potential Toxicity  clic  here  for more info.

New paper! If you would like to know more about Polar Metabolites and their Potential Toxicity clic here for more info.

FA040S crew on the last flight down from Hobart to Casey Station, Eastern Antarctica.

FA040S crew on the last flight down from Hobart to Casey Station, Eastern Antarctica.

Christmas 2018 with Ferrari Lab

Christmas 2018 with Ferrari Lab

Carol next to her poster about “Characterization of the Emulsifying Activity in Antartic Soil Isolates“ at ANZMB 2019. More infor  here .

Carol next to her poster about “Characterization of the Emulsifying Activity in Antartic Soil Isolates“ at ANZMB 2019. More infor here.

Image:  Xiaobing, Chengdong, Sarita, Nicole, Sally and Belinda took part (and succeeded) in the World Guinness Record attempt on the 27th Nov.

Image: Xiaobing, Chengdong, Sarita, Nicole, Sally and Belinda took part (and succeeded) in the World Guinness Record attempt on the 27th Nov.

The Ferrari Lab escapes the office for a Christmas in July hike (and picnic!) in the Blue Mountains. Check out the  gallery  for more photos of the festive frivolity. Image taken by Angelique.

The Ferrari Lab escapes the office for a Christmas in July hike (and picnic!) in the Blue Mountains. Check out the gallery for more photos of the festive frivolity. Image taken by Angelique.

Belinda shared her exciting experience in the expedition to Antartica during the BABS seminar. Clic  here  for more info.

Belinda shared her exciting experience in the expedition to Antartica during the BABS seminar. Clic here for more info.

Congratulations to Sarita for her PhD thesis submission!!! You have done a great job and we are very proud of you Sari! Clic  here  for more info.

Congratulations to Sarita for her PhD thesis submission!!! You have done a great job and we are very proud of you Sari! Clic here for more info.

Welcome Devan to Ferrari Lab! We hope you enjoy your stay as Honours Student

Welcome Devan to Ferrari Lab! We hope you enjoy your stay as Honours Student

Angelique and Carol enjoying the Field Trip Day at Hobbiton during the Polar and Alpine Microbiology Conference in New Zealand

Angelique and Carol enjoying the Field Trip Day at Hobbiton during the Polar and Alpine Microbiology Conference in New Zealand

Catharina takes centre stage for the UNSW Science Postgraduate Research Showcase, pitching her research in just 1 minute and wowing everyone with her interactive poster!

Catharina takes centre stage for the UNSW Science Postgraduate Research Showcase, pitching her research in just 1 minute and wowing everyone with her interactive poster!

Image:  Magníficas instalaciones de Feria Valencia. Image taken by Nicole Benaud.

Image: Magníficas instalaciones de Feria Valencia. Image taken by Nicole Benaud.

Congratulations to Nicole for her PhD thesis submission!!! You have done a great job and we are very proud of you Nic! Clic  here  for more info.

Congratulations to Nicole for her PhD thesis submission!!! You have done a great job and we are very proud of you Nic! Clic here for more info.

New paper! If you would like to know more about  Natural Product-Encoding Genes in Polar Soils  clic  here  for more info.

New paper! If you would like to know more about Natural Product-Encoding Genes in Polar Soils clic here for more info.

Ferrari lab jumped from the lab to the forest for a Pine Mushroom Foraging. Clic  here  to enjoy the pics

Ferrari lab jumped from the lab to the forest for a Pine Mushroom Foraging. Clic here to enjoy the pics

Nicky with her poster about "Antarctic bacterial conversation" at ANZMB 2019. More info  here .

Nicky with her poster about "Antarctic bacterial conversation" at ANZMB 2019. More info here.

Congratulations to Jayne for her Honours Final Seminar “Uncovering Nitrite Accumulation in Urea-amended Biopile Soils from Antarctica“.

Congratulations to Jayne for her Honours Final Seminar “Uncovering Nitrite Accumulation in Urea-amended Biopile Soils from Antarctica“.

Congratulations to Angelique! She got the Presentation Prize on the occasion of the 8th International Conference on Polar & Alpine Microbiology at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.

Congratulations to Angelique! She got the Presentation Prize on the occasion of the 8th International Conference on Polar & Alpine Microbiology at the University of Waikato in New Zealand.

Congratulations to Lauren on submitting her honours theses! Best wishes for you!

Congratulations to Lauren on submitting her honours theses! Best wishes for you!

Congratulations to Nicky on landing a prestigious International PhD Research Scholarship!

Congratulations to Nicky on landing a prestigious International PhD Research Scholarship!