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Nicola Rhyner

Nicola Rhyner

Nicola Rhyner

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Institute of Natural Resource Sciences
Einsiedlerstrasse 31
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 50 91

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate
Environmental Genomics und Systems Biology Research Group

Expertise and research interests

Molecular Ecology, Sanger and Next Generation Sequencing, Metabarcoding, Bioinformatics, Molecular Diagnostics

Educational background

MSc in Environment and Natural Resources
Major: Biodiversity & Ecosystems

BSc in Natural Resource Sciences
Major: Nature Management

Laboratory technician in Biology, Federal Diploma of Vocational Education and Training



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Vorburger, C., Siegrist, G., & Rhyner, N. (2017). Faithful vertical transmission but ineffective horizontal transmission of bacterial endosymbionts during sexual reproduction of the black bean aphid, Aphis fabae. Ecological Entomology, 42(2), 202-209.

Vorburger, C., Rhyner, N., Hartikainen, H., & Jokela, J. (2014). A set of new and cross-amplifying microsatellite loci for conservation genetics of the endangered stone crayfish (Austropotamobius torrentium). Conservation Genetics Resources, 6(3), 629-631.