Undergrad part-time lab volunteers wanted for phytoplankton research (April-Dec 2014)

Do you have an interest in freshwater fauna?
Want to learn about more about phytoplankton research techniques?

SGMap(Yeo &Lim 2011)

Picture taken from Singapore Biodiversity: Freshwater Ecosystems by Yeo & Lim (2011)

Project description: Sampling and experimental work on toxic cyanobacteria isolated form Singapore’s reservoirs.

Two or more part-time volunteers are required for sample processing (cell counting) from September 2014 to February 2015.

What you will learn

  1. Sample processing (cell counting) of samples collected from previous experiments
  2. Using of Sedgwick Rafter and compound microscopes
  3. Learning to do basic phytoplankton identification
  4. Learn more about Singapore’s freshwater fauna

Candidates should be:

  1. Be able help out over the semester break and during term time
  2. Willing to learn new techniques

Contact

Please contact Maxine Mowe, Graduate student, Freshwater and Invasion Biology Laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore. Update (16 Jan 2015): Thank you for your interest. The researcher has recruited enough volunteers for the project.