News: January 2017

DNA reveals seasonally shifting populations in an iconic Snowdonia lake

An iconic lake at the foot of Mount Snowdon has played a vital role in improving how lakes and rivers can be monitored in the future. Llyn Padarn, viewed at the foot of Snowdon by thousands of visitors each year, was the testbed for research that could lead to far more efficient and speedy environmental monitoring of our lakes and rivers, following research by Bangor University and others, published in Nature Communications ( coi10.1038/ncomms14087 ).

Publication date: 31 January 2017

Welcome to Andy Foote on his prestigious Marie Skłodowska Curie COFUND Fellowship!

Dr. Andy Foote joins the MEFGL supported by Marie Skłodowska Curie COFUND Fellowship. Following a late autumn arrival and a number of overseas trips, we are excited to officially welcome Dr Andy Foote, who is joining the MEFGL, supported by a prestigious Marie Skłodowska Curie COFUND Fellowship. Andy joined us from the Excoffier lab in Bern, Switzerland and previously a number of labs around Europe, including the Gilbert lab in Copenhagen.

Publication date: 24 January 2017