This is the channel for internal lab information! If you want to communicate something, contact Martin Stervander for blog login details. Below the latest five posts are listed, for post archive, please visit the MEEL blog.
Lab meeting protocol ? 24th of April 2014
Citizen science workshop is ongoing the whole day. Still time to go to talks. Next week there won’t be any lab meeting because of the Swedish holiday May 1. We had a short discussion about the need to contribute with talks or brief presentations about ongoing/past/future work to keep the lab meetings going. The Geneco course Phylogenomics will start in … Continue reading
Next meeting: Update on the tick-borne pathogen Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis
The bacterium Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis has recently been recognized as a human pathogen, following its discovery in human patients from several European countries. It appears to be one of the most common pathogens in Ixodes ricinus in large parts of Europe, including Sweden, and can be found in several different rodent species that are likely to be reservoir hosts. Recently, … Continue reading
New Bachelor students: Kalle and Johan
Hi, our names are Kalle Tunström and Johan Ljung, during the next weeks we will be doing our bachelor’s project here in the MEEL group under the supervision of Bengt Hansson. We both love evolutionary biology and working with genetics to solve ecological questions. Our project will focus on avian malaria in Rock firefinches, a bird endemic to Nigeria and … Continue reading
Lab meeting protocol ? 10th of April 2014
There is an open slot for lab presentation in two weeks, sign up! Next week there will be no lab meeting because it is Easter. There is a citizen science workshop April 24. Lab updates: The -80 degree freezer is now fixed and has returned. The qPCR machine is also fixed.