Buston – Biology

Peter Buston
Options: Volunteer Basis, Potential for UROP Funding, Potential for Work-Study Funding, Potential for Academic Credit

The Buston Lab seeks one sophomore or junior for the Fall semester of 2013 and beyond. In the first year, the position will involve learning to maintain large saltwater aquarium systems and care for saltwater aquarium fish. Looking beyond the first year, there may be an opportunity to participate in research in the lab and qualified students may go on to develop an honors thesis. Projects currently being conducted by our undergraduates include an investigation of swimming capabilities in larval gobies and an investigation of the mutualistic relationship between clownfish and their host sea anemones. See http://people.bu.edu/buston/ for more information on the lab and our research. Sophomore and junior Biology and Marine Science majors, interested in animal behavior, population ecology and marine ecology, are encouraged to apply. Please send a short st! atement explaining why you are interested in working in the lab, along with a CV and copy of your transcript.