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Emily Armstrong

PhD Candidate

Emily Armstrong is a current PhD candidate at Deakin University, Warrnambool. She is interested in understanding the impacts of anthropogenic pollutants on aquatic organisms using a range of techniques including transcriptomics, enzymes assays and histology. Emily has attended Deakin for 7 years now, beginning with a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Sciences (Marine Biology), and continuing with an honours degree investigating oxidative stress in Antarctic rockcod exposed to wastewater effluent from Davis and Casey Stations. Currently, along with colleagues from Deakin and CSIRO she is examining the effects of crude oil on prawns from the Great Australian Bight using transcriptomic and histological techniques.


Address: School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University, Princes Hwy, Warrnambool VIC 3280

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