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Appler, Kathyrn
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Kathryn Appler




PhD student in the Baker Marine Microbial Ecology Lab

EDUCATION

2017, B.A., Biology and Sociology, Coe College

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2019-present: Graduate Research Assistant, Marine Science, Uni. of Texas Austin, Marine Science Institute

2019: Research Technician, Eider Laboratory, Alaska SeaLife Center

2018-2019: Fellow/Interpreter, Chiswell Project, Alaska SeaLife Center

2017: Intern, Pinniped Cognition and Sensory Systems Lab, Long Marine Laboratory, Uni. of California Santa Cruz

2015-2017: Research Student, Biology Department, Coe College

Baker, B.J., K.E. Appler, X. Gong. (2021) New microbial biodiversity in marine sediments. Annual Review of Marine Science. 13(1), 161-175.

2021, E.J. Lund Scholarship Founders Fellowship for Graduate Students of Exceptional 

Merit, University of Texas Marine Science Institute

2021, Outstanding Student Poster Award, World Microbe Forum

2021, Professional Development Award, University of Texas Graduate School

2021, Summer Only Fellowship, University of Texas Office of Graduate Studies

2017, DeJong Biology Research Award (Outstanding Honors Research in biology), Coe College

2017, Outstanding Achievement in Biology, Coe College Women in STEM

2017, E.E. Ericson Award in Sociology (Outstanding work in Sociology), Coe College

2017, Courtney Award Outstanding Scholar-Athlete, Coe College

2017, Alpha Lambda Delta Maria Leonard Senior Book Award, Coe College

2016, American Society of Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship, American Society of Microbiology 

Appler, K. E., P. Leão, V. De Anda, L. Valentin-Alvarado, X. Gong, X. Dong, C. R. J. Hubert, J. Banfield, B. J. Baker. October 2021. Expansion of Asgard archaea genomic diversity from multiple environments. Moore-Simons Project on the Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell (contributed, poster presentation) Virtual

Appler, K. E., V. De Anda, K. W. Seitz, P. Leão, X. Gong, X. Dong, C. R. J. Hubert, B. J. Baker. June 2021. Unearthing five novel Asgard archaea phyla from marine sediments. World Microbe Forum (contributed, poster presentation, Outstanding Student Poster Award) Virtual

Appler, K.E. May 2019. Microbiology at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Alaska SeaLife Center Interpretation Training (invited, presentation) Seward, AK

Appler, K.E., S.E. Berns, L.L. McCarter, M.R. Leonardo. June 2017. Impact on Vibrio parahaemolyticus biofilm formation and architecture when grown in co-culture with various Shewanella species. American Society of Microbiology Conference (contributed, poster talk and poster presentation) New Orleans, LA

Appler, K.E., S.E. Berns, L.L. McCarter, M.R. Leonardo. April 2017. Impact on Vibrio parahaemolyticus biofilm formation and architecture when grown in co-culture with various Shewanella species. American Society of Microbiology Conference. Coe College (contributed, thesis defense) Cedar Rapids, IA

Appler, K.E., S.E. Berns, L.L. McCarter, M.R. Leonardo. April 2017. Impact on Vibrio parahaemolyticus biofilm formation and architecture when grown in co-culture with various Shewanella species. American Society of Microbiology Conference. Coe College Student Research Symposium (contributed, oral) Cedar Rapids, IA 

Appler, K.E., S.E. Berns, L.L. McCarter, M.R. Leonardo. April 2016. Impact of Extracted ScrABC on Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Shewanella strain’s Biofilm Architecture. Coe College Student Research Symposium (contributed, poster) Cedar Rapids, IA