Using environmental DNA to understand the role of connectivity in pond ecosystems
Dr D Read, Prof S Ormerod
17 December 2018
The majority of freshwater habitats are small in scale, comprising ponds and low-order streams, ditches and springs. Collectively these represent the largest resource of freshwater habitats across the UK and provide a heterogeneous network of resources for a wide diversity of freshwater and terrestrial organisms.
Microbial lipid cycling in the oceans: an integrated ‘omics’ approach
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Dr Y Chen, Prof D J Scanlan
21 January 2019
Project Highlights. Marine microbes meet omics. World-leading supervisory team on marine microbiology and ecology. Uniquely opportunity at Warwick to apply cutting-edge techniques on integrated omics.
The Soil Microbial Black Box - Does What’s Inside Matter?
Dr M Giles, Dr E Paterson, Prof L Baggs, Dr R Neilson
4 January 2019
A single gram of soil can harbor in the order of 1010 bacteria and up to 52 000 individual species. However, the role of this diversity in regulating soil functions (e.g.