William M.  Jones III

Laboratory and Research Practitioner IV

Email: [[v|wmjones,Contact Bill Jones]]
Phone: (804) 684-7414 or 684-7873
Office: CBH N205
Department: Aquatic Health Sciences

Education
  • B.S. Biology, The College of William & Mary
  • M.S. Marine Biology, The College of William & Mary/VIMS
Duties/Specialties

Biotoxicity assays with Pfiesteria sp. using mice, fishes, and other organisms; culturing the dinospores, concentrating the cysts, screening cultures and environmental samples with genetic protocols, i.e. PCR, light cycler, cloning and sequencing the DNA isolates, and many other aspects of the Pfiesteria project.

Masters thesis

"Physical Parameters Affecting Incubating Temperatures in Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Caretta caretta, in Virginia"

Hobbies/Interests

Reptile and Amphibians, threatened and endangered species from unique environments around the world, especially the islands of the Indian Ocean.

Supervisor
Dr. Kimberly Reece