Duncan Hauser BSc
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phone +31 43 3881105


Duncan Hauser was born August 16th, in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2012 from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon, USA. In 2013 he began working as a laboratory technician in plant phylogenetics and biogeography at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA. There he worked primarily on the evolutionary history of the genus Quercus, both globally and more specifically in the California Floristic Province utilizing RAD-seq. In 2017 he moved to The Boyce Thompson Institute (Ithaca, New York, USA) working as a laboratory technician where he mainly worked on de novo genome sequencing of a variety of photosynthetic organisms, including hornworts (Division Anthocerophyta), Angiosperms, Cyanobacteria, and oleaginous microalgae utilizing a combination of Oxford Nanopore long-read sequencing and Illumina platforms. To complement this, he was also involved in long-amplicon studies utilizing Pacbio circular consensus reads to characterize the diversity of of plant symbiotic cyanobacterial diversity. In 2019 he moved from the United States to the Netherlands, where he began working as a laboratory technician for the department of Toxicogenomics as a technician specializing in Next-Generation Sequencing. 

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