Prominent studies by NTU Institute of Oceanography research team published in “The ISME Journal” (2019, Jan)

Species diversity of marine bacterioplankton communities is predictable due to macro-evolutionary constraints


Hsiao-Pei Lu & Chih-hao Hsieh

Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University

A study in the East China Sea, led by Dr. Hsiao-Pei Lu and Prof. Chih-hao Hsieh, shows for the first time that diversity of marine bacteria community is strongly affected by macro-evolutionary constraints. This study is published (January, 2019) in The ISME Journal.