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Robert Strzepek

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Robert Strzepek | Curriculum Vitae



Education


9/94 -Present




Ph.D. candidate, Department of Botany, The University of British Columbia. Expected graduation August 1999.

•Supervisor: Dr. Paul J. Harrison

•Thesis: The effects of iron and light limitation on the physiology of an oceanic and a coastal diatom.

1/90 - 4/94

B.Sc. in Biology, Concentration in Marine Biology. McGill University, Montréal, PQ.

•Supervisor: Dr. Neil M. Price

•Thesis: Influence of irradiance, temperature and nitrogen substrate on the iron content of Thalassiosira weissflogii.

Experience

Teaching Experience

9/94 - present

Introductory Biology Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, University of British Columbia.

•Sole laboratory lecturer for 50 students each semester. Instructed students in the principals of experimental design and ecology.

3/96 - 98

Instructor for Marine Intertidal Ecology, Bamfield Marine Station, University of British Columbia.

•Trained students in intertidal species identification and quantitative field techniques.

Research Experience

5/96 - 7/96

Technical Collaborator. Brookhaven National Laboratory of Applied Science with Dr. Paul G. Falkowski.

•Reviewed and tested methods for the quantification of photosynthetic components.

5/92 - 5/94

Research Assistant. Department of Biology, McGill University with Dr. N. M. Price.

•Set up and maintained research laboratory.

Other Experience

4/98 - present

Culturist. North East Pacific Culture Collection. Department of Botany, University of British Columbia.

9/96 - present

Consultant. Rescan Environmental Services Ltd., Vancouver, BC.

Activities

1998

Member of the Phycological Society of America

1998

Member of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography

1997

Instructional Skills Workshop participant, University of British Columbia.

1996 - present

Design and maintenance of laboratory world wide web site (http://www.ocgy.ubc.ca/~pjhlab/)

Awards & Fellowships

1998

Edith Ashton Memorial Scholarship. Department of Botany, University of British Columbia.

1998

Grant-in-Aid of Research, The Phycological Society of America.

9/94 - present

Research Assistantship, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) funding.

Publications

Strzepek, R. F. and Price, N. M. Influence of irradiance, temperature and nitrogen substrate on the iron content of Thalassiosira weissflogii (Bacillariophyceae). Submitted J. Phycol.

References

Dr. Paul J. Harrison, Principal supervisor. Departments of Botany and Earth and Ocean Sciences (Oceanography), The University of British Columbia.
email: pharrisn@unixg.ubc.ca

Dr. Kristin Orians, Thesis committee member. Departments of Chemistry and Earth and Ocean Sciences (Oceanography), The University of British Columbia.
email: orians@ocgy.ubc.ca

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