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Julia Betz

 

Julia Betz

Ph.D. student

B4.2: VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES IN THE RHEIN-MAIN AREA

Thesis:

“Distribution of bat species in eastern Bolivia under climatic and evolutionary aspects”

Research interests/methods

• in the field
- mist netting bats in geographically and climatically different sites
- identification in the field by morphological parameters
- wing-skin biopsies for DNA analyses
- saliva-RNA samlpes for virological analyses  
- recording ultrasound calls of high flying bat species

• in the lab
- barcoding of sampled bats from their wing-skin tissue with different genes
- population genetics
- biogeografical analyses
- virological analyses
- analysing the recorded ultrasonic calls using BatSound Pro

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Contact:
Phone: 069 7542 1245
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