• Project STREAM launched

    Project STREAM, Sequencing the Rivers for Environmental Assessment and Monitoring was officially launched on February 4. Our lab has started an exciting collaboration with WWF-Canada, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Living Lakes Canada and many community groups and… Read More

  • A productive summer: congrats Siavash and Katie

    Congratulations to Katie McGee for completing her PhD.   Congratulations to Siavash Nazari for completing his MSc Bioinformatics.      

  • From DNA barcodes to biomes

    Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B Theme issue ‘From DNA barcodes to biomes’ co-edited by Paul Hebert, Mehrdad Hajibabaei and, Pete Hollingsworth

  • Congratulations Gina. You made it :)

    Gina Capretta made an excellent contribution to our lab’s research with her MSc project on targeted transcriptomics. She also had a great defence day on Thursday and is officially done before xmas break 🙂 Of course, she is… Read More

  • Congratulations Nicole on your MSc thesis defence

    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.  

  • Congratulations Lisa on your MSc thesis defence

    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.

  • Our paper among the top downloaded papers in Evolutionary Biology

    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

  • Bio2 Team co-hosts major biomonitoring science forum

    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

  • Hajibabaei and King present at Latornell Conservation Symposium

    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