A random collection of photos...
LEFT: Some lab members from left to right: Andrew Ndhlovu (PhD, 2020), Jonathan Featherston (PhD 2018), Karen Van Niekerk (current PhD student), and lab head Pierre Durand.
MIDDLE: Andrew Ndhlovu at the elephant sanctuary.
RIGHT: Andrew sampling phytoplankton with fielfdtechnologist Andre, St. Helena Bay, ZA
LEFT: Jaganmoy Jodder in the Singhbum craton, India. Discovery of a dome-shaped stromatolite (insert), now dated to approximately 3 billion years ago.
LEFT: High school students on a field trip collecting microalgae from waterways in Johannesburg
LEFT: SoRi La (second from right, MSc 2022) at the FAME LAB competition, where she was runner up.
BELOW LEFT: Nisha, Pierre, Andrew and lab visitor Abhishek
LEFT: Ted. MIDDLE: Toffifee contemplating what to do with a giraffe metatarsal. RIGHT: Mehsoor, a very modern philosopher
ABOVE LEFT: Jonathan with
ABOVE RIGHT: Donald
RIGHT: Halobacterium salinarum
Images left and right are the very beautiful Groot Begijnhof beguinage est.1232, a UNESCO world heritage site.
Accommodation premises for visitors to KU Leuven, Belgium.
RIGHT: Four images from Jaganmoy's group expedition to Greenland in search of ancient microfossils (2022)