Laura Núñez-Pons

Laura Núñez-Pons

Kane'ohe, Hawaii USA

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

Postdoctoral Reseracher


Published on May 06, 2023

Dear all and in particular dear backers,

Dear all and in particular dear backers,On behalf all the contributors of this project, we are very happy to announce the publication acceptance today of a first manuscript as a scientific article ...

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Published on Aug 31, 2015

Library Preps before Sequencing our corals

Dear backers, we have been for some period in silence through thischannel, but not at all stopped in our project!... During these months we havebeen collecting the last batch of totally recovered c...

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Published on May 15, 2015

Sequencing: DNA Next Generation Sequencing

Most of the requested funding for our project is to be used in DNA Next generation Sequencing: an approach that will reveal us with the information to resolve the identity of the microbes in our co...

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Published on May 11, 2015

Updates from our Corals the Lab & Field work

Updates from our Corals the Lab & Field workThank you to all of our backers for bringing us this far!... ¡¡IiiiUUUUuuujuuuuUUU!!!... We have just a few days to go in our campaign, and we are co...

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Published on May 04, 2015

Coral Reefs of the Future

Coral Reefs of the FutureCorals are critical animals that make the foundation of a very diverse ecosystem. These habitat building animals are threatened by local stressors such as pollution and ove...

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Published on Apr 26, 2015

The roles of bacteria in corals

Bacteria are among the smallest (just a few micrometers in size) and oldest organisms existing in our planet. They are unicellular beings, thus formed by a single cell, which are characteristic for...

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Published on Apr 21, 2015

Insights into coral bleaching

Corals are animals that live in tropical oceans and for 100's of millions of years, corals have learned to work with small algae of microbial size and bacteria to better survive in these clear wat...

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Published on Apr 15, 2015


Organisms establish relationships that influence their lives, survival and evolution. Among these we can mention interactions that benefit only one of the organisms in the game, and this is known a...

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Published on Apr 10, 2015

The Critical Role of Coral Reefs in Modern Society

Even though you may have never seen a coral reef in person you rely on these creatures for your survival. Humans need coral reefs and even though we are only beginning to understand...

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