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Nathan Thompson

Nathan is a Biologist at the Columbia Environmental Research Center.

His focus is environmental DNA (eDNA). He uses qPCR to measure the amount of eDNA of Asian carp in water samples for the purpose of detecting changes between conditions and/or time. Nathan is also involved in a project using eDNA for species detection via metagenomics in Arizona.

Professional Experience

  • July 2014 - present, Biologist, CERC, Columbia, MO

  • May 2013 - July 2014, Student services contractor, CERC, Columbia, MO

  • March 2011 - May 2013, Senior laboratory technician, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Education and Certifications

  • B.S. in Biological Science, University of Missouri, 2012

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