Maria L. Kuzmina
Ph.D., Research Associate, Adjunct Professor at the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics (CBG), University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada ( https://biodiversitygenomics.net/ ).
Leading and overseeing the projects for DNA barcoding of plants, fungi and lichens with internal and external collaborators and customers. That includes: selecting the best strategy for each individual project, e.g. method of sampling, DNA extraction, selection of DNA markers; developing primers, optimizing laboratory protocols for plants; quality control of sequencing data, submission to the public databases – Barcode of Life Data management system (BOLD) and GenBank, analysis of the data and writing the manuscripts.
AUTHOR IDENTIFICATION CODES
Scopus ID: 16643431600
ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2725-9146
AREA OF SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS
application of DNA barcoding in systematics, biogeography, biomonitoring, and food safety.