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Dr Jonathan C Banks

Lecturer (Biological Sciences)

Qualifications: BPharm Otago MAppSc PhD Lincoln

Research Interests

Describing (bar-coding) microbial and plankton communities using genetics, the taxonomy and systematics of various birds and their parasites, and the coevolution of hosts and parasites in the sub Antarctic and Antarctica.

Expertise

Describing (bar-coding) microbial and plankton communities using genetics; the taxonomy and systematic of various birds and their parasites; and the co-evolution of hosts and parasites in the sub Antarctic and Antarctica.

Recent Publications

  • Banks, J., Cary, S., Hogg, I. (2014) Isolated faecal bacterial communities found for Weddell seals, Leptonychotes weddellii, at White Island, McMurdo Sound, Antarctica
    Refereed journal article - Polar Biology
  • Wood, S., Smith, K., Banks, J., Tremblay, L., Rhodes, L., Mountfort, D., Cary, S., Pochon, X. (2013) Molecular genetic tools for environmental monitoring of New Zealand’s aquatic habitats, past, present and the future
    Refereed journal article - New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
  • Clark, J., Banks, J., Waas, J. (2013) Economical genotyping of little blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) clades from feather-based DNA
    Refereed journal article - New Zealand Journal of Ecology
  • Duggan, I., Robinson, K., Burns, C., Banks, J., Hogg, I. (2012) Identifying invertebrate invasions using morphological and molecular analyses: North American Daphnia ‘pulex’ in New Zealand fresh waters
    Refereed journal article - Aquatic Invasions

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