Nicole Fahner defended her thesis on Thursday. Nicole made an excellent contribution as part of the Biomonitoring 2.0 team. Here is Nicole at a local restaurant 1hr after her defence. And soon after.
Lisa Ledger successfully defended her MSc thesis yesterday. Great job, Lisa. One more project completed using samples from our long-term field sites in ACG, Costa Rica. Best wishes to Lisa in her future plans.
Glad to see our paper Next-generation DNA barcoding: using next-generation sequencing to enhance and accelerate DNA barcode capture from single specimens among the top downloaded papers in Evolutionary Biology of Wiley journals. This paper was published in Molecular… Read More
The Environment Canada Canadian Aquatic Biomonitoring Network (CABIN) Team and the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, co-hosted the 3nd biennial CABIN Science Forum on December 2-3, 2014 in Guelph, Ontario. Previous science forums were held in… Read More
Mehrdad Hajibabaei and Ian King gave talks at the 2014 Latornell Conservation Symposium on Wednesday, Nov. 19th. They were part of the session “What’s in Your Water? Ecological Applications of eDNA for Species Detection and Monitoring”. Mehrdad Hajibabaei: “Biodiversity Analysis through… Read More
Ph.D. student Katie McGee recently returned from a six-week field research trip of the humid Atlantic lowland rainforests of the Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge (MNWLR) located in the Northern Zone of Costa Rica. She was there under a… Read More
May, 2014 saw the first ever Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Over 3,500 members of the Society for Freshwater Science, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Phycological Society of America, and Society of Freshwater… Read More
The Biomonitoring 2.0 team published their latest findings in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA. The Gibson et al. study continues the teams’ research into timely, cost-effective approaches to identifying the contents of species-rich mixed… Read More
Mehrdad Hajibabaei, PhD Associate Professor Biodiversity Institute of Ontario Department of Integrative Biology Mehrdad Hajibabaei is an expert in molecular evolutionary biology and bioinformatics. His research has focused on the use of genomics information in biodiversity analysis, ranging… Read More