VIMS

Drivers and Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

URL:  http://www.vims.edu/about/directory/faculty/smith_jl.php
Contact:  [[jlsmith, Dr. Juliette Smith]], Assistant Professor, Department of Aquatic Health Sciences

Full Description

The Smith Lab, focused on harmful algae and their biotoxins, is currently looking for a highly motivated, bright graduate student (M.S. or Ph.D.) to join our research group in Fall 2017. The funded project will utilize the Imaging Flowcytobot to investigate drivers and effects of harmful algal blooms in Chesapeake Bay. Successful applicants should have a B.S. or M.S. degree in biology, oceanography, environmental science, or other relevant field. Students with previous experience with MATLAB, imaging software, flow cytometry, and/or algal taxonomy are particularly encouraged to apply. Please send an email to Dr. Smith, using the link above, with your resume/CV, a brief description of your research interests, unofficial transcripts, and GRE scores (if available).  More information about our research group can be found at http://www.vims.edu/research/departments/eaah/programs/aquatic_toxinology/index.php.