I am currently accepting volunteers interested in outside field work, laboratory assistants or the combination of both.
Field volunteer duties will include*:
- soil core collection
- litter depth measurement
- microarthropod extraction/ preparation and collection.
Laboratory volunteer duties will include :
- microarthropod sorting/identification
- data management
- soil pH anaylsis
- DNA extraction for amplicon sequencing
- PCR (including DNA extraction)
- stable isotope prepping.
*Note field duties will require traveling to multiple forested areas in central Indiana.