Marine Biodiversity Monitoring

Application of OMICS at the SmartBay cabled observatory

This research is currently supported by the Marine Institute SmartBay National Infrastructure Access Programme (NIAP) and it is carried out in collaboration with Applied Genomics ( The title and focus of the current project is “Environmental DNA/RNA metabarcoding for monitoring marine biodiversity in Galway Bay, with particular attention to marine Invasive Alien Species (AIS)”

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Project Team

Postdoctoral researcher
Lecturer in Aquatic Ecology
Research Scientist