UTS Science PhD Scholarship Opportunity July 2020

Molecular genetic tools to measure water quality in aquaculture estuaries

UTS Science PhD ScholarshipOpportunity July 2020

Molecular genetic tools to measure water quality in aquaculture estuaries

 

This project is to investigate harmful algal blooms and pathogenic bacteria impacting aquaculture producing estuaries in NSW, Australia. Novel molecular genetic assays will be developed and applied to develop and model an early warning system for managing water quality, with particular application to the aquaculture industry. This is part of a large-scale project in collaboration with the NSW oyster industry, the NSWDepartment of Primary Industry, and the Food Agility CRC. Read more about the Food Safety in the NSW Oyster Industry Project here.

Scholarship conditions: Available for Australian/NewZealand permanent resident, AUD$35,000 per annum, 3 years, with the option fora 6 month extension.

Applications close:  30/3/20

Please contact:  AssociateProfessor Shauna Murray Shauna.Murray@uts.edu.au

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