We are looking for a postdoc to strengthen the AGENSI research team and help develop new tools for reconstructing past Arctic sea ice. A PhD degree in biosciences, molecular biology, ecology, molecular ecology, earth sciences or relevant field is required. Experience with PCR and bioinformatic analysis of high-throughput DNA sequence data and statistics is required. Experience with (paleo-)ecology, paleoceanography and/or taxonomy would be an advantage. Apply here by 20 May… Read More »New postdoc position announced
Kristine Steinsland and Danielle Grant are currently onboard the icebreaker RV Kronprins Haakon in the cold Arctic. They have joined a cruise led by J. Knies from the Centre of Arctic Gas Hydrate, Environment and Climate (University of Tromsø). The cruise will collect data on methane release from the ocean floor and take sediment cores, up to 25 meters long. As a result, this will open a window on the climate… Read More »Sampling in the Arctic
On 24 June, our pilot study illustrating the potential for using ancient DNA in paleo sea ice research was published in the ISME Journal. Link here. Also a Behind The Paper comment was posted on the Nature Research Microbiology Community. Link here.