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Finnish Cultural Foundation
A survey for researchers working with eDNA or aDNA
Oulu Tahkokangas. Matalia röykkiöitä ja latomuksia kankaan kivisellä lakialueella.
Tahkokangas Oulu, Finland. Photo: Teemu Mökkönen
The Finnish Cultural Foundation is currently mapping research fields which have evolving methodologies and might benefit from additional funding to eliminate potential bottlenecks e.g. in laboratory capacity or other essential infrastructure.

At the moment we are approaching researchers who work with or would like to work with environmental DNA or ancient DNA. Our aim is to evaluate the state of the art in the relevant scientific fields and to investigate their most pressing needs. The survey may be filled by all scholars linked with Finland and working in Finnish or foreign institutions, irrespective of their career level.

If you use environmental or ancient DNA samples, this is your time to be heard. Please fill in the survey questions:

Further information:

Dr Tânia Keiko Shishido Joutsen (