ArcEcoGen – Arctic Ecosystem Genomics

A UiT Aurora Center - Now hiring multiple positions, see below for details

Announcement: The 2nd SedaDNA Scientific Society Meeting will be held in Tromsø, Norway June 2025. More information will be announced through the sedaDNA society newsletter.

Soon recruiting postdocs in bioinformatics and ecological statistics.

Goal: To further our understanding of the combined effect of humans, climate, and biota on northern ecosystem dynamics in the past, present, and future.


  1. Move toward multi-trophic level ecosystem reconstruction over the Holocene of terrestrial, aquatic, and coastal communities.
  2. Expand the use of ecosystem genomics for human-environment interactions and lifeways.
  3. Develop environmental DNA techniques for Arctic ecosystem and heritage management.
  4. Build up a diverse, rigorous, & internationally leading research group in ecosystem genomics.
  5. Provide a National facility for the analysis of eDNA from sediments and soils.

Inger Greve Alsos Plenary at INQUA 2023

WP1: Method developments. WP2: Terrestrial and limnic communities. WP3: Coastal communities. WP4: Past human communities and environments. WP5: Synthesis of past communities, recommendation and tools for management.



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