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Pierre Caminade

Technician
CNRS

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My role is to bring my technical expertise to team projects in terms of genetic and molecular ecology experiments to analyze genetic variability (at the genomic or transcriptomic level) of non-model species (e.g: wild domestic mice, pygmy mice, four striped mice, pea aphids, Tilapia fish). I carry out and develop DNA and RNA extraction protocols, as well as PCR DNA amplification, genotyping (microsatellite, SNP, or restriction markers), and sequencing (Sanger and NGS) experiments. I also prepare sequencing libraries (including RAD-seq (Restriction site Associated DNA sequencing) for high-throughput sequencing. I participate in various activities such as field missions (capturing small rodents) in South Africa in collaboration with an English-speaking team, maintenance of wild mice in a breeding facility, and the management of collections of tissues and DNA extracts (Access databases).

Keywords :

Genetic variability – Genotyping – NSW – RADseq – South Africa

The Institute of Evolutionary Science of Montpellier (ISEM – University of Montpellier, CNRS, IRD, EPHE, CIRAD, INRAP) has been focusing research on biodiversity origins and dynamics and the associated evolutionary mechanisms.