Available Master projects

Project title/Topic External funding available Fieldwork Contact person
Mitogenomic inference of haplotypes in humpback and killer whales for use in individual identification, phylogeny, and environmental DNA analyses x Y/N Kim Præbel

eDNA assessment of humpback and killer whales in the NE Atlantic Ocean (two-three theses)
x Y Kim Præbel
Albinism or “hypopigmentation” in humpback whales?  x Y/N Kim Præbel
Temporal and spatial patterns in composition of marine communities in Northern Norway as inferred by eDNA (several theses) (x) Y Kim Præbel/ Owen Wangensteen
eDNA detection of pathogens and their dynamics in relation to salmon aquaculture (several theses) x Y Kim PræbelOwen Wangensteen
Marine invertebrates as samplers of eDNA Y/N Owen WangensteenKim Præbel
eDNA detection of individual Greenland sharks and association with temporal patterns of seascape wide ecological dynamics (several theses) (x) Y Kim Præbel/ Owen Wangensteen

Local adaptation of cleaner fish populations in Norway

Y/N Enrique Blanco Gonzalez
Spatial-temporal changes in species composition neighboring Marine Protected Areas using e-DNA Y/N Enrique Blanco Gonzalez/Owen Wangensteen
Genomic signatures of hybridization between local and translocated cleaner fish Y/N Enrique Blanco Gonzalez
Offspring survival and reproductive fitness in a cleaner fish based on DNA analysis N Enrique Blanco Gonzalez
Pedigree reconstruction as a tool to resolve reproductive behavior and mating patterns in a cleaner fish N Enrique Blanco Gonzalez
Understanding feeding behavior of cleaner fish using genetic approaches Y Enrique Blanco Gonzalez/Owen Wangensteen