Welcome! The Anbarlab at Arizona State University is a diverse group of graduate and undergraduate students, postdocs, and research scientists, committed to exploring our world and developing applied solutions to the challenges we face. We hail from the fields of geology, chemistry, forensic science, and education. Take a look around and get in touch if what we do piques your interest. We're glad you found us!


Latest publications

Extensive marine anoxia during the terminal Ediacaran Period
Zhang, F., Xiao, S., Kendall, B., Romaniello, S. J., Cui, H., Meyer, M., Gilleaudeau, G. J., Kaufman, A., Anbar, A. D. . Science Advances, 4(6), 
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aan8983

Multiple episodes of extensive marine anoxia linked to global warming and continental weathering following the latest Permian mass extinction
Zhang, F., Romaniello, S.J., Algeo, T.J., Lau, K.V., Clapham, M.E., Richoz, S., Herrmann, A.D., Smith, H., Horacek, M, and Anbar, A. D. (2018) Science Advances 4 (4), DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1602921

Habitable Worlds: Delivering on the promises of online education
Horodyskyj, L.B., Mead, C., Belinson, Z., Buxner, S., Semken, S., & Anbar, A.D. (2018). Astrobiology18(1), 86-99. DOI: 10.1089/ast.2016.1550

Congruent Permian-Triassic δ238U records at Panthalassic and Tethyan sites: Confirmation of global-oceanic anoxia and validation of the U-isotope paleoredox proxy
Zhang, F., Algeo T.J., Romaniello, S.J., Cui, Y., Zhao, L., Chen, Z.Q.,  Anbar, A.D. (2018) Geology 46(4), 327-330

Students in Fully Online Programs Report More Positive Attitudes toward Science Than Students in Traditional, In-Person Programs.
Perera, V., Mead, C., Buxner, S., Lopatto, D., Horodyskyj, L., Semken, S., & Anbar, A. D. (2017).  CBE-Life Sciences Education16(4), ar60. DOI: 10.1187/cbe.16-11-0316


Anbarites in the NEWS

What caused the mass extinction of Earth’s first animals? ASU researchers help to unravel mystery of the Ediacaran-Cambrian transition
ASU Now, June 26, 2018

A passion for environmental chemistry and oceanography
ASU Now, April 29, 2018

ASU teams up with NASA to create interactive space exploration lessons
The State Press, April 25, 2018

Studying oxygen, scientists discover clues to recovery from mass extinction
EurekAlert, AAAS, April 17, 2018

Founders' Day honors best at ASU
ASU Now, March 28, 2018

Stable isotopes offer novel methods of disease detection
Earth, AAAS, January 8, 2018

ASU professor recognized as ‘Teaching Innovator’ by Chronicle of Higher Education
SESE News, October 22, 2017


UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS

Come see us sometime! Anbarites will be presenting at the following upcoming conferences:

 
 Lots of Anbarites here! Ariel, Steve, Aleisha,  Chad, and Wang, to start with.

Lots of Anbarites here! Ariel, Steve, Aleisha,  Chad, and Wang, to start with.

 

current PROJECTS

  Tracking bone metabolism

Tracking bone metabolism

  Are we alone in the universe?

Are we alone in the universe?

  Pyrite Oxidation Experiments

Pyrite Oxidation Experiments

  Taking a peek into the past

Taking a peek into the past

  Seeking answers through exploration

Seeking answers through exploration

  BIFs are our BFFs!

BIFs are our BFFs!

  What's in the aerosols, what's in the oceans?

What's in the aerosols, what's in the oceans?

  Purple bacteria in Green Lake

Purple bacteria in Green Lake

  Where are all the small worlds?

Where are all the small worlds?

  In sickness and in health...

In sickness and in health...

  A better way to teach science

A better way to teach science

  Your hair knows what you did last summer

Your hair knows what you did last summer


Hello, we're the Anbarites!