Webcast of Metzger Thesis Defense on Clams and Acidification
Today David Metzger will be defending his Masters thesis entitled: Characterizing the effects of ocean acidification in larval and juvenile Manila clam, Ruditapes philippinarum, using a transcriptomic approach.
Anyone is welcome to attend in FSH 203 at 14:00 PDT (21:00 UTC) (countdown timer). There are also plans to broadcast the defense live online. If you would like to view online just click the play button below. We will be broadcasting various prelude video throughout the morning if you would like to test the feed. This broadcast is ad-supported (through Ustream) so you will see advertisements. If you have any problems, suggestions, or questions please leave them in the comments below.
To learn more about Dave’s research before (or after) the defense, please see his online lab notebook and explore our website: Ocean Acidification- Notes from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Science.
If you have any questions for Dave, feel free to leave them in the comments section below and if time allows, he will address them at his Defense.
i have sent off some samples from 10 uninfected clams.
- hemocytes “hemo” —> 1.5-2.0 ml of hemolymph was drawn from each clam, spun down for 10 min at 400x g. i aspirated most of supernatent off but left pellet in about 100ul of fluid.
- supernatent “supe” —> see above