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Visualizing marine microorganisms - new CGB Master's project

Identifying environmental microbes with microscopic techniques is an impossible task: they all seem to look the same, and their shape does not tell anything about their phylogeny or physiology.

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Culture-independent methods like DNA and RNA sequencing are better options; however, these methods tell little about shape, numbers and fine-scale spatial distribution of certain microbes in an environmental sample. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) combines the culture-independent and the microscopic approach and enables therefore in situ identification, visualization and quantification of target microbes.

Supervisor: Friederike Hoffmann (Friederike.Hoffmann@uni.no), tel. 555 82088

Co-Supervisors: Ida Helene Steen, Laila Reigstad

Learn more about this project.

Doing a master's at CGB.