Danielle L Cucchiara

Mentor
Danielle L. Cucchiara
Project Title
An Alternative to the Biotic Ligand Model to Explain Acute Toxicity of Binary Metal Mixtures to Daphnia magna
Time Commitment
6-10 hours/week
Method
Unpaid
Possible Co-Authorship
Yes
Project Description
This semester we are working on quantifying metal uptake and Confirmation of RNA-seq work using PCR in Daphnia magna treated with cadmium, zinc, and a mixture of the two. This will include daphnia culture work, toxicological studies, PCR, gene extraction, and ICP-MS.
 

Contact Info

Email: dlivey@ufl.edu

Phone: (352) 256-0030