SYMBIOSES: Behavioral ecology, microbiology, genetics, DNA sequencing, population genetics of animal and plant symbioses
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Contact DetailsUlrich G Mueller
(1) MICROBIOLOGY: Culturing and isolation of fungi and bacteria; preparation of cultures for DNA work; sterile vouchering of live microbial collections; preparation of microbiological growth media.
(2) GENETICS: DNA extraction; PCR amplification of genes; DNA sequencing; microsatellite DNA genotyping; basic laboratory duties in genetics lab.
(3) ANIMAL BEHAVIOR: Behavioral observation and experimentation with ants; maintenance of live ant colonies.
(4) PLANT SYMBIOSES: growth of plants under controlled greenhouse conditions; seed harvesting; manipulation of microbial communities associated with roots; plant fitness analyses.
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