Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Speare who has been selected as an awardee for the Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the Simons Foundation.  Lauren's research, Determining Mechanisms of Bacterial Predation for Marine Probiotics, in Dr. Vega-Thurber's microbiology lab explores mechanisms of microbial predation of the ubiquitous yet poorly understood marine bacterium Halobacteriovorax.