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  • Female
  • Bloemfontein
  • South Africa

Paula's Colleagues

  • Dhivya
  • Olivier Maurin
  • Kris Jett

Paula's Page

Latest Activity

Paula replied to Handan's discussion 'MatK gene region in angiosperm' in the group Problems in DNA barcoding
"Good luck, I hope the advice helped!"
May 29, 2012
Paula replied to Handan's discussion 'MatK gene region in angiosperm' in the group Problems in DNA barcoding
"I read in an article that DMSO lowers the annealing temperature of your primers, so if you add DMSO, you will have to adjust your cycling conditions. I use primers 1248R (Tm 52.5C) and 472F (Tm 57.8C) and my PCR annealing temp is 53.7 when I…"
May 29, 2012
Paula joined Kris Jett's group

Lab Operations

Come share protocols and troubleshooting experiences, compare techniques, and discuss collaborative efforts.
Sep 2, 2011
Paula joined Gaikwad Swapnil Sopan's group

Problems in DNA barcoding

Dear all,This group is intend to solve problems occurred while analyzing barcode sequences and using appropriate method of analysis.See More
Sep 2, 2011
Paula joined Kalpesh Ishnava's group

Medicinal plants

Plants-Medicinal Plants
Sep 2, 2011
Paula might attend Kris Jett's event

Fourth International Barcode of Life Conference at University of Adelaide

November 28, 2011 to December 3, 2011
The University of Adelaide will host the first-ever Southern Hemisphere barcode conference, co-organized by CBOL and co-hosted by several biodiversity institutions and initiatives in Australia.  The goals of the conference are: highlighting the great progress barcoding has made since the Mexico City Conference in November 2009; learning about barcoding activities in Australia and the region; and bringing barcoders together to exchange ideas and plan new activities. The week’s events will start…See More
May 13, 2011
Paula and Dhivya are now colleagues
May 13, 2011
Paula replied to David E. Schindel's discussion 'Medicinal Plants' in the group Plants
"Hi Michelle I am sure that you are familiar with the fact that the genus Clivia is used by the rural people as traditional medicine. The aim of our project was not directed on traditional medicine, but we have a large number of barcodes for a…"
Aug 30, 2010
Paula commented on Karen James's group 'Plants'
"Hi Olivier and everybody I am from the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa. We have been busy for a few year sequencing plants from the Hyacinthaceae and Amaryllidaceae in South Africa, but started only recently implementing…"
Aug 27, 2010
Paula joined Karen James's group
Aug 5, 2010
Paula just added their location.
Aug 4, 2010
Paula and Kris Jett are now colleagues
Aug 4, 2010
Paula is now a member of
Aug 4, 2010

Profile Information

University of the Free State
Researcher/Faculty member
I’m involved in, or am interested in the following barcoding initiatives
DNA Barcoding Initiative for Conservation, Plant Working Group, Database Working Group
I’m involved in or interested in the following iBOL Working Groups
WG1.2 Land Plants
Keywords about my barcoding projects (separate each choice with a comma)
South African Amaryllidaceae, Lachenalia, Clivia
I’m involved in the following aspects of barcoding:
Fieldwork/specimen collecting, Labwork/generating barcode sequences, Using barcode data in taxonomy/systematic biology, Organizing/managing barcoding projects

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At 3:19am on November 23, 2015, Barron Moon said…

es bueno verte aquí. ¿Si podría tener un deseo, quisiera despertar todos los días con el sonido de su respiración en mi cuello, eres hermosa!, podemos ser amigos? ¿Mi nombre es luna Barron, soy un Soldier.Please,Can de UN marino tengo su ID de correo electrónico para que podamos comunicarnos desde allí? Mi id de correo electrónico es (barronmoon(AT) en espero con interés escuchar de usted.
Bye con amor
Barron Luna.

is nice meeting you here.If I could have just one wish,I would wish to wake up everyday to the sound of your breath on my neck,you are beautiful!can we be friends?My name is Barron Moon,i am a UN marine Soldier.Please,Can i have your email ID so that we can communicate from there? My email id is (barronmoon(AT) I look forward hearing from you.
Bye With love
Barron Moon.

At 9:34am on August 4, 2010, Matthew Sileo said…
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