Matthew Durst-Scarlett

Graduate Research Assistant

Objective

To gain a position in the field of finfish or shellfish aquaculture, aquaculture biotechnology, or fisheries science.



Skills

  • Fish Husbandry
  • R Statistical Software
  • Python
  • SQL
  • FIshery Analysis and Modeling Simulator
  • Microsoft Office
  • Biotechniques

Work Experience

08/14/2017-12/30/2019

Graduate Research Assistant
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, Georgia, USA
Conduct research on the effects of dietary carbohydrates on the fecundity and lifespan of the parasitic wasps Habrobracon hebetor. Maintain colonies of Habrobracon hebetor and Plodia interpunctella. Assist in research on pest resistance in field crops

06/01/2017-08/12/2017

Intern
NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA
Conduct research to validate a new ageing method for Lophius americanus

01/01/2014-05/06/2017

Student Assistant
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, Georgia, USA
Care for all fish species house at the Georgia Center for Aquaculture Development. Design, build, and maintain recirculating aquaculture systems. Analyze and record water quality data. Perform fish health inspections

Education

08/14/2017-12/30/2019

Fort Valley State University - MS in Animal Biotechnology
3.6 GPA

08/14/2013-05/06/2017

Fort Valley State University - BS in Biology (Fisheries Science concentration)
Minor in Applied Statistics

Publications