Opportunity: FlowCAM Student Equipment & Travel Grant

OpportunityFluid Imaging Technologies, manufacturer of the FlowCAM®, an imaging flow cytometer, is pleased to announce the fourth FlowCAM Student Equipment & Travel Grant.

The grant is open to graduate students and senior undergraduates enrolled at a North American college or university who are studying marine or freshwater ecosystems, having a focus on microorganisms. Students whose research involves the study of marine or freshwater plankton are encouraged to apply for the use of a FlowCAM to support their research.

Winner of the competitive award will receive the following:

  • Use of a FlowCAM VS-IV for a period of up to 4 months
  • Training and on-going support throughout project
  • Complete travel support to the 2015 ASLO/Ocean Sciences Winter Meeting (or other appropriate North American conference within 12 months of completion of project)

Proposals will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Scientific merit
  • Appropriate use of FlowCAM
  • Ability to obtain measurable results during 4 months of use of FlowCAM

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Consortium for Ocean Leadership