Danny Newman

Danny Newman

New York

SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Mycologist

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Published on Mar 24, 2018

Samples Sent

At long last, after working out a few final kinks in our specimen database, a box containing 294 tissue samples, suspended in buffer-filled tubes, was sent off for sequencing. All 294 will be sequ...

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Published on Jan 30, 2018

Campaign Wrap-Up and a Special Announcement

At 11:59:59 PM Pacific Standard Time, January 29th 2018, this campaign came to a triumphant close. We raised $5008 (before fees), with over $1000 of additional donations made outside the campaign ...

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Published on Jan 24, 2018

Happiness is a Warm Gun

Two days ago, I took a select 16 specimens down to the UO Microanalytical Facility for ten cumulative hours of relentless, high-energy bombardment inside a scanning electron microscope. Having onl...

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Published on Jan 23, 2018

ESPN?!

Well folks, there's simply no precedent for the topic of our latest lab note. At the whim of the eccentric sportscaster, NBA legend, and Oregonophile, Bill Walton, the Roy Lab was invited to be th...

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Published on Jan 18, 2018

The Emerald

The press continues to roll in with the publication of this article in local University of Oregon rag, "The Emerald," which highlighted Roo as a scientist of note in its print and online editions t...

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Published on Jan 15, 2018

A Los Cedros Reunion

As we pass the halfway mark in our campaign, we wanted to go outside the lab for a moment to share the special and spontaneous convergence of five people in Eugene yesterday evening, all of whom ha...

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Published on Jan 10, 2018

Stretch Goal #1 - Additional Loci

With the primary goal of $4,000 now complete, we are looking ahead to what further work can be done with additional funding. The natural next step is to consider which collections would most benef...

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Published on Jan 09, 2018

FUNDED! (but wait, there's more!)

At 6:47PM Pacific Standard Time, on January 9th 2018, this project was fully funded. 61 backers gave an average of $66 dollars each in a third of the time needed for this campaign to be a success. ...

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Published on Jan 08, 2018

We're on Colossal!

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/01/ecuadorian-fungi/Today we were featured on the excellent art and design blog, Colossal, a long-time favorite of both mine and Roo's. We reached out to its fou...

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Published on Jan 06, 2018

A Tale of Two Chemicals

This is where all the microscope magic is happening, courtesy of the University of Oregon's Cresko Lab. The actual microscopy lab is under construction, so the fish people have been kind enough to...

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Published on Jan 04, 2018

Little White Blobs

Little White BlobsSome fungi are simply too difficult to identify by the naked eye. One such group of fungi form what I have come to affectionately refer to as the "Little White Blobs." A collect...

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Published on Jan 03, 2018

Our Babies

Here lie the sum total of our 2014 collections, ready for the scoping and sequencing!

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Hi Theresa! At the moment, there are no more SEM micrographs available anywhere online. Overtime they will gradually populate their respective Mushroom Observer posts and become part of future publications. These are just teasers ;)
Mar 25, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thank you Barbara and Roy! Your support means the world to us!
Jan 30, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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probably not, but contact us privately and we can discuss.
Jan 30, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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possibly! contact us privately and we can discuss.
Jan 30, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thanks Eden!
Jan 25, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thank you Audrey! Fungi forever!
Jan 25, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thank you Ksenia!
Jan 25, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thanks Mom & Dad!
Jan 25, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thanks Chase! We're over the moon on the success of the campaign and very excited to get things published as well.
Jan 25, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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Thank you, Cristina!
Jan 04, 2018
Sequencing the Fungi of the Ecuadorian Andes
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