Department of Bioscience

NEWS

2019.02.08 |

DNA traces on wild flowers reveal insect visitors

Researchers from Aarhus University have discovered that insects leave tiny DNA traces on the flowers they visit. This newly developed eDNA method holds a vast potential for documenting unknown insect-plant interactions, keeping track of endangered pollinators, such as wild bees and butterflies, as well as in the management of unwanted pest…

2019.02.01 |

Growing interest in Danish biodiversity

An impressive more than 400 people turned up to the fifth Biodiversity Symposium, held at Aarhus University on 22 January. Researchers, managers, consultants and policy-makers gathered to take stock of biodiversity in the Danish countryside. The good attendance bears witness to a large and increasing interest in the topic.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mon 18 Feb
14:15-16:00 | The AIAS Auditorium, Building 1632, Høegh-Guldbergs Gade 6B, 8000 Aarhus C
Dennis Konnerup: Plants under water: Surviving submergence and salinity
AIAS Fellows' Seminar
Wed 20 Feb
13:00-15:00 | Lake side lecture theatres, Jeppe Vontillius, Bartholins Allé 3, building 1252-310
Microsensor analysis of H2 gradients – H2 production and consumption in microbial communities
PhD defencce: Karen Maegaard, Microbiology
Tue 26 Feb
13:00-15:00 | Department of Bioscience, Ny Munkegade 114-116, building 1540-324
Dispersal in the economically important palm Phytelephas aequatorialis
Qualifying exam: Sebastián Escobar, Ecoinformatics and Biodiversity

Electromicrobiology – from electrons to ecosystems

Conference, Aarhus, Denmark, 21-22 March 2019

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