Mikayla Borton successfully defended her PhD on Oct. 12. Kayla is a fantastic leader, mentor, scientist, and friend. We are so proud of her!
Kelly was awarded the Thomas Hilker Early Career Award for Excellence in Biogeosciences by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Two other Colorado State researchers also received awards. Click to read the CSU Source story.
On Friday, Sept. 11, Kelly testified before the House committee on science, space, and technology. Read her testimony and/or watch by clicking above.
Hear from several Wrighton Lab members talk with Allison Takemura from the Joint Genome Institute about studying river microbiomes with WHONDRS. Find the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, iHeart Radio, and TuneIn Radio, or read the transcript here: https://jgi.doe.gov/genome-insider-episode-3-river-microbiomes-from-around-the-world/
Kelly Wrighton gave a talk at DCO in Washington DC. Click the link below to see her talk about microbes marooned in hydraulically fractured shales and the mechanisms they employ to survive- https://fsmap-images.s3.amazonaws.com/DC2019-talks/21-LightningTalksII-KellyWrighton.mov