Ann K Money

Ann K Money

Apr 15, 2018

Group 6 Copy 192
-2
    Please wait...

    About This Project

    Fluoroproteins are responsible for bio-fluorescence in nature and are commonly found in coral reefs. Coral reefs with more bio-fluorescence have demonstrated a slower rate of mass coral bleaching. This research will explore the response of corals to common stressors found both in a natural setting and in aquaria by measure of fluorescence emission. The goal is to identify hardier corals to grow in aquaria and seed on wild reef systems as a means of reef restoration.

    Blast off!

    Browse Other Projects on Experiment

    Related Projects

    Probiotics to save our reefs: Investigating bacteria that protect corals from disease

    This project will investigate bacteria that could protect corals and shellfish from fatal infections by...

    Placenta-on-a-Chip: Ethical and Universal Drug Testing Using Microfluidics

    During pregnancy, placentas are extremely susceptible to various diseases and teratogens, so various medications...

    Can we trick cyanobacteria into growing faster?

    Cyanobacteria are photosynthetic organisms that can be used to produce liquid biofuels. One of the biggest...

    Backer Badge Funded