From DNA barcodes to biomes

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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 also happy to claim her “You Made It” mug.

Gina defended

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.

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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.

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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 Ecology Resources and has been the most downloaded article in this journal in 2014.

Here is the link to Wiley’s announcement page. And the link to our paper.

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