Samantha López Clinton

Bioinformatics and genetics PhD student


Eukaryote Metagenomics

I explore the use of terabyte-scale databases and taxonomic classification software on metagenomic shotgun sequencing data.

In situ genotyping of tamarins in southeastern Peru

Developing an genotyping tool for individual identification of saddleback and emperor tamarins using non-invasive and invasive samples, and both Illumina and Nanopore sequencing platforms.

Science communication - Talks

Science communication talks on DNA, primates and life in the field.

Science communication - Foldscope workshops

Explorers of the Microcosmos - self designed and imparted workshops on microorganisms and microscopy using Foldscopes.

Tamarin colour vision

Behavioural and genetic research on colour vision polymorphisms of saddleback and emperor tamarins.

Field genomics in the Amazon Rainforest

Using field friendly and low-cost molecular technologies in Madre de Dios, Peru.


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