Barcoding Swiss Biodiversity meeting

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Barcoding Swiss Biodiversity meeting

This conference, organized by our Department, will address the creation of a DNA-based identification system for every species living in Switzerland and/or preserved in Swiss collections.

The conference will be held at the University of Geneva, Sciences II, room A150. Participation is open.

Please confirm your attendance to Pascale.Larcher.


Café & croissants (10.00 – 10.30)

10.30 – Introduction

10.40 – Paul Hebert, International Barcode of Life

11.20 – Gerhard Haszprunar, Barcoding Fauna Bavarica

11.50 – Lorenzo Lombard, European Consortium for the Barcode of Life

Lunch break (12.30 – 13.30)

13.30 - Martijn Holterman (ACW) The Role of ACW in QBOL: Coordination of Nematode Barcoding and other Activities

13.50 - Alexandre Aebi (ART) Gut-Content Barcoding and Environmental Risk Assessment

14.10 - Carolina Cornejo (WSL) Applying DNA barcoding to crustose lichens: two or more at one stroke

14.30 – Sophia Caetano (CJB) The use of plant DNA barcodes in herbarium collections.

14.50 - Marco Bernasconi (UniZü) DNA barcoding of flies

15.10 - Enrique Lara (UniNe) Soil eukaryotic diversity: a new world under our shoes

Coffee break (15.30 – 16.00)

16.00 – 17.30 – Round table discussion

Aperitif (17.30 – 18.00)