Student working on a research project.

Population Biology Of Caribbean Octocorals

I study the reproductive biology, population dynamics and population genetics of Caribbean octocorals. Work in the lab ranges from dissection of preserved samples to determine reproductive cycles through to DNA microsatellite analyses to determine the relatedness of individuals from different locations.

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Ecology, Evolution And Behavior, Marine Ecology
Student Skill-Set Needed: Necessary skills will vary depending on the nature of the student's project. Student should have some combination of the following: General laboratory skills, familiarity with PCR and molecular genetics, database management and programming Some pro
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Howard Lasker
Department: Geological Sciences
Office: 443 Hochstetter Hall
Phone: 645-4870