Student researcher to conduct research on uptake of the heavy metal cadmium by an aquatic plant. The research requires the use of radioactive isotopes which requires meticulous neatness and record keeping, as well as special training. The goal is to determine the mechanism by which the plant takes up this common environmental contaminant. Student must be willing to work at least two semesters + summer.
Disciplines: Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
Student Skill-Set Needed: Ability to work independent; meticulous record-keeping skills; meticulous laboratory skills, including pipetting, diluting, weighing, etc.
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer
For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:
Faculty Member: Mary A Bisson
Department: Biological Sciences
Office: Hochstetter 623
Phone: 645 4978