Title of Project
Impact of climate change and the gut microbiome of reef fish
Name of Advisor/s
Dr Tracy Ainsworth
ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
Summary of Project
Gut microbes play a key role in the development of immunity, digestion and stress responses in a multitude of organisms. This project will examine the establishment and role of the gut microbiome of tropical reef fish and characterise microbiome changes when fish are subjected to climate change scenarios.
Would suit an applicant who
An application with an interest in marine biology and microbiology.