Meet the scientists developing the DNA fingerprinting technology that makes our kit tick.
Dr Natalie Schmitt
Research team project lead and global research partner development. Working with novel genetic tools to track rare and elusive species (including cetaceans, albatross and snow leopard) and conservation expert. 18 publications.
Prof Carlos Felipe
McMaster University / Chemical Engineering
Device design, DNA capture and amplification lead. Paper-based, sensor development and environmental monitoring applications expert. 90 publications and 14 granted patents.
Dr Yingfu Li
McMaster University / Biochemistry and Biomedical Research
RCA-based strategy and genomic DNA reporting lead. Functional nucleic acids in biosensor tools expert. 200 publications and 20 granted patents.
Dr Stefan Prost
Genetic markers for big cats and DNA extraction methods for skin, hair and bone lead. Evolutionary conservation genomics and wildlife forensics expert. 28 research publications.
Dr Marco Musiani
University of Calgary
Species specific markers and field testing for Caribou lead. Conservation biologist. Wildlife management and molecular ecology expert. 90 publications and author of 2 books.