Danielle Ivey

Mentor
Danielle Ivey
Project Title
Daphnia Behavior Study
Time Commitment
11-15 hours/week, 6-10 hours/week
Method
Unpaid
Possible Co-Authorship
Yes
Project Description

Culturing Daphnia, including making media, feeding, change out, counting adults and neonates, tracking data.
Eco-tox work, including making dilutions with various toxicants, loading Daphnia neonates into 50 mL beakers with dilution waters in them. Tracking mortality during a 48 hour acute toxicity screening, recording data, taking water quality data. loading media and Daphnia into behavioral chamber cubes and loading cubes into the behavioral study cabinet. Learn to use the video tracking device and interpret data.

Contact Info

Email: dlivey@ufl.edu

Phone: (352) 256-0030