News

2017

  • 21 Nov 2017 - Visited Prof. Luc Lens and Dr. Jan Engler at Ghent University, Belgium to give a seminar about avian malaria transcriptomics and discuss future collaboration.
  • 16 Nov 2017 - Paper on thiamine genes in malaria parasites accepted in Parasitology.
  • 6 Nov 2017 - Paper evaluating the accuracy of cloacal and faecal samples to measure gut microbiomes accepted in Molecular Ecology Resources. 
  • 30 Oct 2017 - Paper about direct PCR of gut microbiomes accepted in mSystems. 
  • 4 Oct 2017 - Visited Dr Alexander Suh and colleagues at Uppsala University and gave a seminar about Dual transcriptomics of birds with malaria.
  • 27 Sep 2017 - Posted our new preprint about Direct PCR of gut microbiomes to bioRxiv.
  • 7 July 2017 - Posted our new preprint about avian gut microbiome sampling to bioRxiv.
  • 29 May 2017 - Spent one week in Gothenburg, participating in the meeting Host-pathogen co-evolution in the genomic era with Prof. Scott Edwards. 
  • 22 Mar 2017 - Gave a talk about Dual transcriptomics of birds with malaria at the smaller conference: Ecology meets Epidemiology at Linnaeus University, Kalmar.  
  • 17 Feb 2017 - Paper about de novo transcriptome assembly of the avian malaria parasite Plasmodium ashfordi accepted in Molecular Ecology.
  • 9 Feb 2017 - Attended the Swedish Oikos Congress 2017 at Lund University.
  • 6 Feb 2017 - Paper about transcriptomics of urban birds accepted in Scientific Reports.
  • 22 Jan 2017 - Three weeks of organizing and teaching in the Workshop on Genomics 2017 in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic. 

2016

  • 22 Oct 2016 - Three weeks of visiting the Knight lab at UCSD, San Diego, US and discuss microbiome analyses. 
  • 24 Sep 2016 - Three weeks of field work with ostrich chicks in South Africa.
  • 31 Aug 2016 - Deposited our new manuscript about the transcriptome of Plasmodium ashfordi at bioRxiv.
  • 9 Aug 2016 - Won first prize in the "Conservation ecology and biodiversity research" category in the BMC Ecology Image Competition 2016
  • 23 Jun 2016 - Accepted invitation to teach as instructor again in the Workshop on Genomics 2017 in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic. 
  • 13 Apr 2016 - Paper about butterfly monitoring published in Nature Conservation.
  • 4 Apr 2016 - Paper about malaria genomics accepted in Genome Biology and Evolution.
  • 10 Mar 2016 - Gave a talk about malaria transcriptomics at BLAM 2016.
  • 25 Feb 2016 - Organized a seminar on Human Evolution with invited speaker Prof. Svante Pääbo.