Office of Undergraduate Research

Impacts of nanoparticles on freshwater organisms

Investigation of the potential environmental impacts of this new emerging contaminant that is being used in everything from sunscreens to sporting equipment. Examine interaction of a variety of nanomaterials on physiology, behavior, genomics, reproduction and survival of fish and daphia.

This project is located at the School of Freshwater Science: 600 E. Greenfield Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53204

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https://www4.uwm.edu/freshwater/

Tasks and responsibilities:

Helping to design and run an experiment of interest. Animal care and monitoring. Running experimental assays and recording data. Careful observation of organisms during the experiment.