To distinguish the chambers a foraminifera created during an experiment (red), we pre-stain the older chambers with calcein (green) before the experiment.
Today I am staring my postdoc with Christine Barras at Laboratoire d’études des Bio-Indicateurs Actuels et Fossiles (LPGN-BIAF) in Angers, France!:
MOXY - Manganese in foraminiferal calcite as a proxy for OXYgen content
I'm super excited to live in this beautiful city, and work with a very accomplished group of scientist!
My friend Alice Webb is working on bioerosion of corals by sponges, or "Caribbean coral reef ecosystems: interactions of anthropogenic ocean acidification and eutrophication with bioerosion by coral excavating sponges"
The december 2016 issue of Geo.brief features a short article on some of the outcomes of my PhD research:
For the movie click here
Here I will occasionally post updates of ongoing projects. I will also share some experiences of the last phases of my PhD and start of my Postdoc career.