ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-150618-1
Cockington, Jason
Email: j.cockington@uq.edu.au
URL: http://www.uq.edu.au/uqbr/
Affiliation: UQBR | Aquatics
Address: Queensland Biosciences Precinct 306 Carmody Road (Building 80) The University of Queensland Brisbane | St Lucia QLD 4072 AUSTRALIA
Country: Australia
Phone: +61 7 334 62373

Entering research aquatics in 2004 at the University of Adelaide's Adelaide Zebrafish Facility, Jason has
more than a decade’s experience with the operations and management of zebrafish facilities, and was
recruited to the UQBR team in November 2011.
Jason has a BSc majoring in Marine and Molecular Biology, and qualified with Honours in Directed
Evolution from Flinders University before further developing his management skills by completing a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration at the University of Adelaide.
Jason has an international profile in the zebrafish community, speaking at international meetings on various elements of zebrafish culture. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Laboratory Animal Association (ANZLAA) and the Zebrafish Husbandry Association, an organisation for which
he served as Vice President in 2009.
Jason is passionate about delivering world-class standards for aquatics research, with a keen interest in zebrafish larviculture and life support condition of RAS aquaria.

Lawrence, C., Best, J., Cockington, J., Henry, E.C., Hurley, S., James, A., Lapointe, C., Maloney, K., Sanders, E. (2016) The Complete and Updated "Rotifer Polyculture Method" for Rearing First Feeding Zebrafish. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE. (107):e53629
Best, J., Adatto, I., Cockington, J., James, A., and Lawrence, C. (2010) A novel method for rearing first-feeding larval zebrafish: polyculture with Type L saltwater rotifers (Brachionus plicatilis). Zebrafish. 7(3):289-295