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Ana Podolyan

Molecular Technician
Biocontrol & Molecular Ecology
Ana Podolyan
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Vilnius University, Lithuania
BSc Molecular Biology

Lincoln University, New Zealand
PhD Plant Pathology 


Podolyan, A & Grelet, G. A. (2020): Suitability of six extraction methods for isolating a large quantity of high-quality RNA from New Zealand free-draining stony soil, New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research, DOI: 10.1080/00288233.2020.1753785. 

Lange, C., Goeke, D.F., Bourdôt, G. W., Lamoureaux,  S. L., Podolyan, A and Houliston G.J. (2018): Molecular markers for Nassella trichotoma (Poaceae) to study genetic variation in New Zealand. Applications in Plant Sciences 6(9): e1181.

Lange, C., Goeke, D.F., Hickman, D.T., Podolyan, A & Houliston, G.J. (2018): Chloroplast diversity of giant buttercup (Ranunculus acris L., Ranunculaceae) in New Zealand and in its native range, New Zealand Journal of Botany, 56:4, 385-395, DOI: 0.1080/0028825X.2018.1509877


- Preparation of genomic libraries
- Molecular ID/barcoding
- RNA/DNA extraction (plants, insects, bacteria, fungi, algae, soil) and QC
- Molecular plant virology
- Plant genotyping
- Sequence data analysis


PhD Plant Pathology