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NYU Abu Dhabi science faculty and researchers are frequently featured in local and international media.

NYU Abu Dhabi study discovers how some single-cell organisms control microbiomes
Large swaths of single-celled eukaryotes, non-bacterial single-cell organisms like microalgae, fungi or mold, can control microbiomes by secreting unusual small molecules around their cells, maintaining host survival and ecological success, according to a new study by NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Assistant Professor of Biology Shady Amin.
Emirates News Agency | October 17, 2020

NYU Abu Dhabi researcher awarded grant to study symbiosis between phytoplankton and bacteria
Faculty member at NYU Abu Dhabi, Shady Amin, will study the network of relationships between key microbes in the marine environment
Zawaya | August 16, 2020

Team of scientists awarded major grant to study harmful algal blooms off the Florida coast
A team of scientists including NYU Abu Dhabi Assistant Professor of Biology Shady Amin has been awarded a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) grant worth almost $5 million USD.
Middle East and North Africa Financial Network | September 13, 2019

Why the UAE's mangroves are so important — and how to save them
Mangrove ecosystems support a huge variety of wildlife, but also provide huge benefits for cities.
The National | April 12, 2019

As Disease Ravages Coral Reefs, Scientists Scramble for Solutions
As oceans warm, coral reefs are suffering not only from bleaching but from deadly outbreaks of disease. Researchers are developing remedies, but the key question is whether these solutions can work on a large-enough scale to save vast reef systems from Florida to Australia.
Yale Environment 360 | January 10, 2019