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First name:Luciana
Last name:Raggi
Thesis Subject:
Invertebrate-bacterial associations
Bathymodiolus sp. and Escarpia sp. symbionts from Chapopote, Gulf of Mexico
2007 - current
PhD - Marine Microbiology - MPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen
2005 - 2007
MSc - MarMic program - MPI for Marine Microbiology, Bremen (Germany)
2003 - 2004
Exchange year in Suttle Lab, Vancouver (Canada)
2000 - 2005
BSc - Biomedical Basic Research Studies - UNAM (Mexico)
Scientific Interests and Goals:
-Invertebrate symbiosis
-Microbiology of the deep sea
-Carbon cycle
Selected Publications:
Zielinski, F. U., A. Pernthaler, S. Duperron, L. Raggi,, O. Giere, C. Borowski, and N. Dubilier. 2009. Widespread occurrence of an intranuclear bacterial parasite in vent and seep bathymodiolin mussels. Environmental Microbiology 11: 1150-1167.

Raggi L., F. Schubotz, F-U. Hinrichs, J. Petersen and N. Dubilier. in prep. Bacterial symbionts of Bathymodiolus mussels and Escarpia tubeworms from Chapopote, an asphaltic seep in the southern Gulf of Mexico.