Adaptations to life at high altitude in Canary Island bats
Dr O Razgour, Dr M Chapman
4 January 2019
Programme website. http://inspire-dtp.ac.uk. Project Rationale. Global climate change is predicted to result in species shifting their ranges up latitudinal and altitudinal gradients to track suitable climatic conditions.
Conservation genetics and infectious disease in Brandt’s bats
Prof S Paterson, Dr K Zeng, Dr T Lilley
9 January 2019
There are hundreds of species of bats, each adapted to its environment. This project will use latest methods in genome sequencing to understand bat biodiversity, evolution and resistance to infectious disease.