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Dr Melissa Carew

Research interests

Freshwater biological monitoring

  • Aquatic macroinvertebrates
  • Ecological impacts of aquatic pollution
  • DNA barcoding
  • Application of next-generation sequencing
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Molecular taxonomy
  • Molecular ecology

Research projects

  • Using DNA barcodes to investigate the macroinvertebrate diversity and ecology in catchments
  • Detecting environmental impacts on macroinvertebrates in the Yarra River using next-gen sequencing

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