Ana Maria Barral

Ana Maria Barral

Costa Mesa, California

National University

Associate Professor

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Published on Oct 23, 2018

And we are rolling!

As Rachel announced in a previous note, we are collaborating with Jeff Bowman from SIO in the deployment, collection, and analysis of samples, as well as in the educational experience.The gist of t...

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Published on Aug 09, 2018

We were awarded an NSF grant!

We were awarded an NSF grant!We found out today that we received a $249,978 NSF grant for the submission: Using Ocean Plastic Research to Increase Student Engagement and Persistence in Biology. Nee...

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Published on Feb 28, 2017

Poster presentation accepted for ASM2017!

ASM Microbe conference!Needless to say, we are very excited. Just received some preliminary FT-IR data (this is a chemical analysis technique that can expose changes in the structur...

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Published on Aug 06, 2016

We made it!

Sunrise over the Atlantic.We hit our funding goal yesterday, thanks to all of you who donated to this project...thank you! We are so touched by the number of people who felt moved b...

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Agree! Thanks so much for your support, Natalie, it is much appreciated :) Ana
Aug 04, 2016
What kind of microbes attach to floating plastic in coastal waters?
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Thank you so much, Alvaro!!!! Really appreciate it :)
Aug 02, 2016
What kind of microbes attach to floating plastic in coastal waters?
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