Staff Profile profile for youtou
Yousef is a Cell and Molecular Research Technician responsible for maintaining the MBA’s fungal culture collection. Furthermore, his role includes assisting students and research fellows with molecular techniques, such as DNA extraction and PCR. He has previously completed an MRes in Applied Marine Science and a BSc in Marine Biology, both at the University of Plymouth.
His MRes thesis focused on investigating temporal variation in growth and condition of juvenile turbot, Scophthalmus maximus in nursery habitats around the south west. For his undergraduate dissertation he examined whether differences in immune response between genotypes could influence population dynamics in a Mytilus spp. hybrid zone.