Conference on eDNA and metabarcoding in Trondheim, Norway

We welcome participants to the BIOSCAN NOReDNA Conference, November 9-10, 2022: https://norbol.org/bioscan2022/

The aim of the conference is to bring together national researchers and stakeholders, as well as relevant Nordic partners and world leaders in this field to share experiences and encourage implementation of validated eDNA methods in research, management and regulation. The conference will be a meeting point for 110 participants and a venue to share current research, experience, standardization progress, biodiversity management and more that use eDNA and DNA metabarcoding.


Invited speakers are:
Sophie Arnaud-Haond, University of Montpellier, France
Kristine Bohmann, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Gentile Francesco Ficetola, University of Milan, Italy
Tomas Roslin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden


Registration for the BIOSCAN – NOReDNA Conference is free of charge and includes lunches and conference dinner. Participants book their own travel and accommodation.
Extended deadline for registration: August 1, 2022


Looking forward to see you in Trondheim!

Torbjørn Ekrem
For the Organizing Committee

ForBio and STI course: DNA barcoding – from sequences to species 2022

ForBio and the Swedish Taxonomy Initiative invites applicants to the course DNA-barcoding – from sequences to species. The course will be held at NTNU in Trondheim, Norway. Time and place: Mar. 28, 2022–Apr. 1, 2022,  NTNU, Trondheim

For more information and how to register, please visit the ForBio website. Deadline for registration is January 31.

ForBio and STI-course on Diptera

ForBio and the Swedish Taxonomy Initiative invite applicants to “Biosystematics, ecology and applied science of flies and midges (Insecta: Diptera)”. The course will be held at the charming and well-equipped Sletvik field station, about two hours drive from Trondheim, Norway. Time and place: Aug. 6, 2021–Aug. 13, 2021

See the ForBio course website for more information. Deadline for registration is May 31, 2021.

Course on DNA barcoding

Dear everyone, 
ForBio (Nordic Research School in Biosystematics) invites applicants to the course DNA-barcoding – from sequences to species. This course will be delivered ONLINE February 15 to 19, 2021: 30 hours of online live lessons and classes, as well as assignments for a written home exam (essay format). A good internet connection is required to follow the course. 
The course is open to everyone, but priority is on ForBio members, in particular PhD students and early career researchers from Nordic countries. Please see the ForBio course website for more information and how to apply. 
Deadline is January 10th!

Cheers, Torbjørn

ForBio and STI course: DNA barcoding – from sequences to species

ForBio and the Swedish Taxonomy Initiative invites applicants to the course DNA-barcoding – from sequences to species. The course will be held at the charming and well equipped Sletvik field station, about 2 hours drive from Trondheim, Norway.

Target group: PhD students, master students, postdocs, researchers, consultants, government officials with relevant background in biology.
Registration deadline: September 1.
For more information on course content and how to register, please see the ForBio website.

8th International Barcode of Life Conference

Dear friends and colleagues,

I would like to make you aware of the upcoming International Barcode of Life Conference in Trondheim, Norway (June 17-20, 2019). The abstract submission deadline has just been extended to January 25, so there is still time to submit your paper. For detailed guidelines please see here:  http://dnabarcodes2019.org/abstracts/  We need this early deadline in order to run a proper review process of all abstracts before publication in the journal Genome.

Although abstracts can be submitted before registration, please do not hesitate to register. Payment can be made by both credit card or invoice: http://dnabarcodes2019.org/registration/

Interested in news about the conference? Check out our news section http://dnabarcodes2019.org/category/news/ and follow @norwbol on Twitter.

More on the program and invited speakers on our website: http://dnabarcodes2019.org/

Hope to see you there!

Torbjørn

Torbjørn Ekrem, PhD

Professor of biosystematics, NTNU University Museum, Department of Natural History
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/torbjorn.ekrem
Coordinator Norwegian Barcode of Life (
NorBOL)

 

Open entomology position in Trondheim, Norway

The NTNU University Museum in Trondheim, Norway is seeking a highly motivated entomologist to fill a permanent associate professor position at our Department of Natural History. Please see this announcement for further details: https://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/145378/associate-professor-in-biological-diversity
Best regards,
Torbjørn


Torbjørn Ekrem, PhD
Professor of biosystematics
NTNU University Museum, Department of Natural History
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/torbjorn.ekrem

Symposium on Biodiversity and DNA barcoding in Trondheim, November 11-12, 2015

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The Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre and the Norwegian Barcode of Life Network (NorBOL) have the pleasure of inviting you to a symposium on Biodiversity and DNA barcoding in Trondheim November 11-12, 2015. The goal of this conference is to communicate new knowledge on Norwegian species and show how DNA barcoding contributes to our understanding of species diversity, biology and ecology. We think the symposium will be an attractive venue for researchers, student and managers of biodiversity and are pleased to have distinguished speakers from Canada, UK, Finland, Sweden and Norway. Among the confirmed participants are Paul Hebert, Sujeevan Ratnasingham, Natasha de Vere and Tomas Roslin. For more information on the conference, speakers and registration, please visit the symposium website: Biodiversity and DNA barcoding. Welcome!

The organizing committee
Ingrid Salvesen
Ingrid Ertshus Mathisen
Aina Mærk Aspaas
Torbjørn Ekrem

 

Postdoc in environmental barcoding of freshwater invertebrates

The NTNU University Museum is seeking a highly qualified postdoctoral researcher for a project on environmental barcoding/metabarcoding of freshwater invertebrates. The position is for 3 years, preferably with start June 1, 2015 and is connected to a project funded by the Research Council of Norway and the Norwegian Environment Agency that involves partners from Canada, Germany and Norway.

Please see the full announcement for details and how to apply: http://www.jobbnorge.no/ledige-stillinger/stilling/109370

PhD-position on mosses

The Museum of Natural History and Archaeology in Trondheim, Norway has recently announced an open PhD-position. The successful candidate will study evolutionary processes associated with dispersal within, and hybridization between, closely related species of peat mosses (Sphagnum).

For more information on the position and how to apply, please visit http://www.jobbnorge.no/job.aspx?jobid=90772

Best regards,

Torbjørn