Papadopulos Lab News

All the exciting things that happen

Sequencing thin air (sort of)

We've been attempting to sequence tree pollen with a MinION. Anna (an MSc student supervised by Si Creer, Georgina Brennan and myself) has done an amazing job to get air samples containing tree pollen extracted and into a fit state to run on the sequencer. We had to...

Looking for a heavy metal PhD student!

We're looking to recruit a PhD student (fully funded) on the sea campion project as part of the ENVISION DTP. Click HERE for a pretty flyer about this exciting opportunity and HERE to come and join the...

New people!

Welcome (belated) to Danny Wood (PDRA) and Jon Holmberg (research technician) who will both be working on a project investigating the genetic basis of parallel evolution of metal tolerance in sea campion...Lots of genomics and hydroponics!

We’re Hiring Another Post-Doc

Thanks to a NERC/Newton/Ristekdikti Wallacea grant, we will be hiring a Post-Doc for 32 months to work on a collaborative project between Bangor, Aberdeen, Nottingham and Bogor. Click HERE for a pretty flyer about this exciting opportunity and HERE to come and join...

We are hiring!

Thanks to a NERC standard grant, I will be hiring a Post-Doc for 3 years studying the genomics of parallel adaptation to heavy metal contamination. Click HERE for a pretty flyer about this exciting opportunity and HERE to come and join the team!...

November update

Thanks to the Royal Society for funding to start a project investigating heavy metal tolerance in Silene!... Welcome to Andrew! who has joined the lab to do some ddRADseq for the Silene project after recently completing his PhD.... New paper in PNAS on sex chromosome...