Full-day webinar: DNA methods for mapping technical and natural ecosystems

Learn more about applications of DNA and eDNA methods.

For this full-day webinar with IDA, you have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge and insights about the development of DNA and eDNA methods.

You will also hear about how to use DNA methods to map technical and natural ecosystems.

The webinar will take place on Monday 2 November 10.00 a.m. until 4 p.m

Programme:

10:00-10:05 Welcome by Vibeke Borregaard, Krüger/IDA Miljø

10:05-10:45 Environmental DNA studies on biodiversity by Philip Francis Thomsen, Aarhus University.

10:45-11:15 DNAmark – a national DNA database by Kristine Bohmann, University of Copenhagen.

11:15-11:25 Break

11:25-11:50 Use of eDNA for nature monitoring by Martin Hesselsøe, NIRAS.

11:50-12:05 DNA methods for biological quality assessment of water streams and other recipients by Nadieh de Jonge, Postdoc NIRAS.

12:05-12:45 Lunch break

12:45-13:15 Microflora Danica – mapping of Denmark’s microorganisms by Per Halkjær Nielsen, Aalborg University.

13:15-13:40 Use of DNA sequencing to monitor and control microbiology in Danish wastewater treatment plants by Marta Nierychlo, Aalborg University.

13:40-14:10 Online DNA by Mikkel Stockholm-Bjerregaard, Krüger.

14:15-14:45 Break

14:45-15:15 Resistance measurement in wastewater by Frank Møller Aarestrup, Technical University of Denmark.

15:15-15:45 “eDNA’s current and future use in marine surveillance and regulatory tasks” by Ulrik Christian Berggreen and Martin Søndergaard Jørgensen, The Danish Environmental Protection Agency.

15:45-16:00 Discussion and closure with Vibeke Borregaard, IDA Miljø.

It costs 75 DKK to participate in the webinar. Get more information about signing up here.

Please note that the event will be in Danish.