Bastien did so well last time high school students visited the labs at CERTH that they decided to do it again! This time he teamed up with Laura, an ESR of the ITN Cosmic, and they shared their experiences of being part of a MSCA project. (pictures)
Have you seen the new blog post? Nataly and Stephen escaped the coldness and darkness of winter and did fieldwork in the Bolivian rainforest.
Anne-Sophie and Ntwai officially presented their Plant.ID projects at the University of Gothenburg and the Gothenburg Global Biodiversity Centre. Fascinating research and much to do! (pictures)
Bastien gave a tour of the CERTH labs to some high school students and they talked about DNA extractions, gel electrophoresis, nanodrop, PCR, ... It is important to get the next generation excited for biodiversity research! (pictures)
This time, it is Nataly and María who are in Český Krumlov following a phylogenomics workshop. (pictures)
Maurizio has a small interview on the EURAXESS website. You can read it here.
María and Margret are planning some outreach about metabarcoding in the greenhouses of the Natural History Museum, Oslo. Stay tuned! (pictures)
Ntwai and Bengt attended the 45th Annual Congress of the South African Association of Botanists where they both presented their research. You can see Ntwai's poster here!
Physilia visited some exciting places around the globe during 2018 and she shares her adventures in this video!
Physilia and Yannick attended a workshop on genomics in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic. There were many participants and it seemed like a very intensive course! (pictures)
Plant.ID wishes everyone a happy New Year!
Somehow everyone ends up in Gothenburg these days. Are we missing something? Catherine came over for a seminar and some discussions and María met with Bengt to talk about her project. Pictures can be found here.
Last week, Anne-Sophie and Ntwai participated in a PhD day at the University of Gothenburg and they presented their research (ESR1 and ESR14). The pictures are here.
Yannick has been in Gothenburg to look at something he loves the most... Aloes of course! He was able to sample them for this research. Some lovely pictures on Facebook.
After our summer school, Anne-Sophie and Ntwai didn't feel like going home so they decided to go on a ForBio course in Drøbak. Luckily, the first snow provided some stress relief. Have a look at some pictures and a video.
Yannick and Margret take you to sunny Brazil with this excellent blog post about their participation in the Monocots VI conference.
Fantastic news! María received an Erasmus+ mobility grant to participate in a genomics workshop next year. Congratulations!
The first Plant.ID summer school has come to an end. Luckily, there are many pictures and movies on Facebook and Instagram to remind us how great it was! Also have a look at both video's of the courses below.
Nataly and Stephen flew straight from our Summer School to Bolivia to do fieldwork. Talk about dedication! They are going to collect Cinchona for Nataly's project.
Our adventure in Sitges has sadly come to an end. The mid-term review went very well and all 15 ESRs gave excellent talks and showed much growth and confidence. We also had a moving musical performance by Ntwai. See the video here.
During the first Summer School, our Plant.ID promotional video was launched! You can view it on the website, but it is also on YouTube. Enjoy the movie and spread it around!