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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

*NEW* We're recruiting a PhD for microplastics experiment at ELA

image of ELA and Rooney Lab conceptual diagram

The Rooney Lab is recruiting a PhD student to work on a manipulative experiment on the fate and effects of microplastics in freshwater lakes at the renowned Experimental Lakes Area (https://www.iisd.org/ela/). The student will measure the dose-response of the biofilm (a.k.a. periphyton) community metabolism and community composition to the addition of microplastics in a series of 12 aquatic mesocoms.

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Rooney Lab seeking Undergrad Hns. Students for BIOL 499 projects

Schematic indicating how periphyton can bioconcentrate herbicides

Rooney Lab is seeking motivated Biology students seeking BIOL499 Senior Honour’s project opportunities.  

Terms: Spring and Fall 2020 (May-December 2020)

Supervisor: Dr. Rebecca Rooney

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