Biomonitoring 2.0 well represented at Evolution 2012 meeting

 Evolution 2012, a joint conference of the Canadian Society of Ecology and Evolution, the American Society of Naturalists, the Society for the Study of Evolution, the European Society of Evolutionary Biology, and the Society of Systematic Biologists, was held July 6-10 in Ottawa Ontario. Over 2000 attendees from around the world presented over 1300 talks and 600 posters. The Biomonitoring 2.0 team was well represented with five talks and a poster presented in sessions on Genomics, Conservation Biology, Molecular Evolution, and Systematics.


Spall JL, Shokralla S, Baird DJ, Hajibabaei M. Environmental barcoding for ecosystem monitoring.

Gibson JF, Hajibabaei M. Phylogeny-informed PCR-amplification primer design for the assessment of terrestrial arthropod biodiversity using next-generation sequencing.

Hajibabaei M. Is DNA barcoding merely a transition phase in the technological development of biodiversity science?

Haerty W, Golding B. Polymorphism and selection in low complexity protein sequences.

Beiko R. Biomonitoring 2.0 – iEvoBio lightning talk.

Gibson JF, King, IW, Hajibabaei M. Biomonitoring 2.0: A high-throughput genomics approach for comprehensive biological assessment of environmental change.

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