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  • April 17, 2021 - lab paper 64 goes to Rosie, Alize and Jake for marine fishing Myotis and mercury exposure.

  • April 15, 2021 - lab paper 63 goes to Rosie and her leeches.

  • April 6th, 2021 - Welcome to airDNA!


  • April 6th, 2021 - the press keeps going on airDNA. Some of the best are from TechnologyNetworks, AcademicTimes, Gismodo and Verietyinfo

  • April 5th, 2021 - lab paper 62 published - primates, well done Amanda

  • March 31, 2021 - airDNA hits the press... one of our coolest productions. Press goes a bit mad! 300 teets, 150 articles in the press etc. What a week!

  • February 23rd, 2021 - Well done Dr. Omar, my longest serving lab member flies the roost

  • February 22nd, 2021 - A bit of lab press from Science Magazine - dung beetles as DNA detectors here

  • February 18, 2021 - Lab paper 61 Goes to Lauren Gallant!

  • February 12, 2021 - Lab paper 60 Goes to Beth and Joanne!

  • October 3, 2020 - Lab paper 59 Goes to Roberto!

  • September 30, 2020 - Lab paper 58 Goes to Edith and parasite food webs

  • September 20, 2020 - Lab paper 57 Goes to Dave! Way to go.

  • September 1, 2020 - Lab paper 56 accepted! Another pseudo paleo paper

  • July 16, 2020 - New grant awarded.

  • July 7, 2020 - Lab paper 54 accepted and goes to Andy Carr - that's two in two days.... come on reviewers!

  • July 6, 2020 - Lab paper 53 accepted and goes to Angela way over in Singapore!

  • May 27, 2020 - Congratulations Alejandro on your successful field work travel grant (for when we can travel again)

  • April 20, 2020 - Congratulations Hernani. Lab paper 53 is yours. Nice to see your papers emerge! Roll the science out, even during lockdown!

  • February 26, 2020 - Congratulations future Dr. Jo! accepted to the next doctoral training programme

  • February 5, 2020 - Congratulations Jane on your grant - lots of eDNA sequencing in your future!

  • January 24th, 2020 - The Smithsonian has picked up the ancient bat guano story here

  • November 18, 2019 - New paper in Paleo 3 https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0031018219308077

  • October 14, 2019 - Lab Paper 52 accepted with minor revisions... ooo our first paleo paper... sort of...

  • October 10, 2019 - New grant funded with new partner institutions. Cool projects are arriving in the lab in some truly applied sciences.

  • September 30, 2019 - Welcome to the lab Elizabeth starting an UG project on publication trends and biases.

  • September 18, 2019 - Lab paper: Chemical characterisation of potential pheromones from the shoulder gland of the Northern yellow-shouldered-bat, Sturnira parvidens (Phyllostomidae: Stenodermatinae). Available on Peer J.

  • August 1, 2019 - Congratulations Jane on the successful application for funding for your thames study!

  • July 25, 2019 - Congratulations Kim, Rosie and Dave... newly minted PhDs from the lab.

  • Graduates

  • July 15, 2019 - Congratulations Dr. Tiago Teixeira on the approval of your final thesis corrections!

  • June 3, 2019 - Lab paper number 51 accepted with minor corrections!

  • May 10, 2019 - Congratulations Rosie on the acceptance of your paper - lab paper number 50 is yours!

  • March 2019 - Lab paper: Molecular diet analysis finds an insectivorous desert bat community dominated by resource sharing despite diverse echolocation and foraging strategies. In print in Ecology and Evolution

  • February 2019 - Congratulations Dr. Dave Hemprich-Bennett on the approval of your final thesis corrections!

  • January 2019 - Lab paper: Counting with DNA in metabarcoding studies: How should we convert sequence reads to dietary data? In print in Molecular Ecology

  • January 2019 - Lab paper: Approaches to integrating genetic data into ecological networks. In print in Molecular Ecology

  • January 2019 - Lab paper: DNA metabarcoding reveals changes in the contents of carnivorous plants along an elevation gradient. In print in Molecular Ecology

  • January 2019 - Lab paper: Using metabarcoding to compare the suitability of two blood‐feeding leech species for sampling mammalian diversity in North Borneo. In print in Molecular Ecology Resources


  • Wow.... in our lab news started in January 2019.... must have been dull before then????

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