Mini-Symposium: Comparative Barcoding

This mini-symposium on Comparative Barcoding was helt at the KU Leuven on Friday afternoon 20 June 2014. Three scientists presented their experience with the barcoding of prokaryotes, unicellular and multicellular eukaryotes.

Date: 20 June 2014, 14:00-17:30

Venue:  Hogenheuvelcollege, HOGS 02.10, Naamsestraat 69, 3000 Leuven, Belgium.

This workshop is supported by the Arenberg Doctoral School and Frontiers in Evolutionary Biology, in collaboration with the Belgian Network for DNA Barcoding (BeBoL).



Friday, 20 June 2014

  • 14:00 Taxon identification in freshwater bacterioplankton
    Caroline Souffreau, Department of Biology, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • 15:00 Species discovery and DNA barcoding in protists
    Pieter Vanormelingen, Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, U Gent, Belgium
  • 16:00 Coffee break
  • 16:30 Markers, vouchers, and the eye of the beholder: problems and opportunities in barcoding invertebrates
    Maarten Vanhove, Section Invertebrates, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium

For more information: Filip Volckaert, email: filip.volckaert 'at'

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith