Conrad Schoch PhD

Fungal Curator, NCBI Taxonomy

Research Focus

Improving NCBI Taxonomy

Scientific Activities

Collaboration with fungal taxonomists to improve accurate taxonomic representation of sequence records in GenBank

Significant Publications

Yahr R, Schoch CL, Dentinger BT. 2016. Scaling up discovery of hidden diversity in fungi: impacts of barcoding approaches. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 371.

Schoch CL, et al. 2014. Finding needles in haystacks: linking scientific names, reference specimens and molecular data for Fungi. Database-the Journal of Biological Databases and Curation.

Schoch CL, et al. 2012. Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for Fungi. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 6241-6246.


Contact information

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