Control zebrafish, and well as those administered with emetic inducing drugs will be placed in a specially designed tanks with either vertical or horizontal water temperature gradients. Where each group of fish position themselves with respect to temperature will be recorded and analyzed.
Under supervision, the applicant will help to design and build the scientific apparatus required to carry out the project's experimentation. The applicant will also help to carry out the experiments and analyze the data collected.
1. Understand zebrafish husbandry and behavior.
2. Help design scientific apparatus and experimental procedures.
3. Understand animal behavior in relationship to stress.
4. Design data analysis protocols.
5. Learn to write up scientific data..