Dirk Steinke, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
Dirk Steinke graduated in Ecology & Evolution at the Johann-Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt and did his PhD in Evolutionary Biology at the University of Konstanz. In 2006, he moved to Canada and joined the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario at the University of Guelph, the birthplace of DNA barcoding. His research focuses on molecular evolution of aquatic organisms, genome evolution of vertebrates, and various applications of DNA barcoding. Over the years Dr. Steinke has also established himself as a writer for a wide scientific and non-scientific audience. He runs a successful blog on biodiversity science and DNA barcoding, and writes frequently for a various magazines and news outlets.
to be appointed