Dipterists Day 2020

21 November 2020 10:30 - 13:20

Location: Online

Event description

The Dipterist Day is open to members and non-members. Join us to find out more about the Darwin Tree of Life project and two new fly recording schemes. For programme details and to register for free.


  • 10:30 - Welcome and orientation  [Zoe Adams (NHM)]
  • 10:40 - Darwin tree of life project; Sampling plans and progress so far.  [Lyndall Pereira (NHM)]
  • 11:00 - Darwin tree of life project: Molecular techniques. [Mara Lawniczak (Sanger Institute)]
  • 11:20 - Coffee break
  • 11:50 - Darwin tree of life project: implications for UK Diptera. [Zoe Adams (NHM)]
  • 12:10 - First insights from the Sarcophagidae Recording Scheme [Daniel Whitmore (Stuttgart Museum), Nigel Jones (DF) & Charles Griffiths (DF)]
  • 12:30 - New Rhinophoridae recording scheme.  [Ryan Mitchell (Oxford Museum)]
  • [tbc12:50] - [Brickopore workshop: All your DNA sequencing questions answered through the medium of Lego!]  [Andie Hall (NHM)]
  • 12:50 or 13:20  - Closing remarks [Zoe Adams (Organiser) & Rob Wolton (DF Chair)]

Organisation details

This event was not organised by the AES. Please contact the event organiser if you have any queries.

Event organiser: Dipterists Forum

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