Ian King, PhD

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Science Advisor
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Education and awards

Education

PhD - Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology

Department of Biology / Department of Nematology

University of California, Riverside

Dissertation title: "Nematode ecological study of a wetland restoration-in-progress at Bolsa Chica, California: Implications for biomonitoring"

 

BSc (Honours) - Biology

Department of Biology

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Dissertation title: "Two new species of the genus Monhystera (Nematoda: Monhysteridae) from the Humber Arm, Newfoundland"

 

Awards

Mitacs Elevate Industrial Postdoctoral Fellowship

 

Key publications

NOTE: All publications available as PDFs upon request

 

Hajibabaei M, King I (2016) "Next generation biodiversity analysis" in Next Generation Systematics (eds. Olsen PD, Hughes J, Cotton JA) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pgs 175-194 (book chapter)

 

Shokralla S, Gibson J, King I, Baird D, Janzen D, Hallwachs W, Hajibabaei M (2016) Environmental DNA barcode sequence capture: targeted, PCR-free sequence capture for biodiversity analysis from bulk environmental samples. bioRxiv 087437 (preprint) DOI: 10.1101/087437

 

Elansary HO, Skalicka-Woźniak K, King I (2016) Enhancing stress growth traits as well as phytochemical and antioxidant contents of Spiraea and Pittosporum under seaweed extract treatments. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 105: 310-320 DOI: 10.1016/j.plaphy.2016.05.024

Gibson JF, Shokralla S, Curry C, Baird DJ, Monk WA, King I, Hajibabaei M (2015) Large-scale biomonitoring of remote and threatened ecosystems via high-throughput sequencing. PLoS One 10 (10): e0138432 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138432

 

Shokralla S, Hellberg RS, Handy SM, King I, Hajibabaei M (2015) A DNA mini-barcoding system for authentication of processed fish products. Scientific Reports 5:15894 DOI: 10.1038/srep15894

 

Gibson JF, Shokralla S, Porter TM, King I, van Konynenburg S, Janzen DH, Hallwachs W, Hajibabaei M (2014) Simultaneous assessment of the macrobiome and microbiome in a bulk sample of tropical arthropods through DNA metasystematics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 111(22): 8007-8012 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1406468111

 

Neira C, King I, Mendoza G, Sellanes J, De Ley P, Levin L (2013) Nematode community structure along a central Chile margin transect influenced by the oxygen minimum zone. Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 78: 1-15 DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr.2013.04.002

 

King I, Mundo-Ocampo M, De Ley P (2010) Xyala finneyae sp. n. (Nematoda: Xyalidae), from the intertidal region of the eastern Gulf of California, Mexico. Nematology 12(5): 673-680 DOI: 10.1163/138855409X12571623969682

 

King I (2009) The need for the incorporation of phylogeny in the measurement of biological diversity, with special reference to ecosystem functioning research. BioEssays 31(1): 107-116 DOI: 10.1002/bies.080011

 

Mundo-Ocampo M, Lambshead PJD, Debenham N, King I, De Ley P, Baldwin JG, Tandingan De Ley I, Rocha Olivares A, Waumann D, Thomas WK, Packer M, Boucher G (2007) Biodiversity of littoral nematodes from two sites in the Gulf of California. Hydrobiologia 586: 179-189 DOI: 10.1007/s10750-006-0624-z

 

Yoder M, Tandingan De Ley I, King I, Mundo-Ocampo M, Mann J, Blaxter M, Poiras L, De Ley P (2006) DESS: a versatile solution for preserving morphology and extractable DNA of nematodes. Nematology 8(3): 367-376 DOI: 10.1163/156854106778493448

 

Yeow H-W, Finney-Crawley JR, Lawlor J, King I (1999) Free-living nematode assemblages downstream from a pulp and paper mill in Humber Arm, Newfoundland. Russian Journal of Nematology 7(2): 95-103

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Language

English