BSc (Hons) (Cardiff University, UK) Genetics (Currently Studying)
Alice is currently studying for her undergraduate degree in Genetics at Cardiff University and is currently undertaking her sandwich year placement with the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland at the WildGenes laboratory based at Edinburgh Zoo. After her undergraduate degree Alice hopes to study for a graduate degree and is interested in going into a career in the research of gene function or in the field of conservation genetics.
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Following the feathers - counting capercaillie in the Cairngorms
It's possible that there are now less than 1,000 capercaillie left in the UK and almost all of them live in the Cairngorms National Park. Read on to find out more about how Jal and Jean-Marc from the RZSS WildGenes team are using DNA from feathers to help the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project understand more about the population in the wild.
Always smile at a (Siamese) crocodile
For the past three years, the RZSS WildGenes laboratory has been working with Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) to develop the first conservation genetics laboratory in Cambodia. Our very first training visit began back in 2016.