Environmental DNA Group

The Environmental DNA Group works on environmental DNA and the use of metabarcoding and high-throughput sequencing to assess biodiversity.














































































Link to all publications.

Bohmann K, Elbrecht V, Carøe C, Bista I, Leese F, Bunce M, Yu DW, Seymour M, Dumbrell A, Creer S (2021). Strategies for sample labelling and library preparation in DNA metabarcoding studies. Molecular Ecology Resources 22:4.

Bohmann K, Evans A, Gilbert MTP, Carvalho GR, Creer S, Knapp M, Yu DW & de Bruyn M (2014) Environmental DNA for wildlife biology and biodiversity monitoring. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 29:6.

Carøe C & Bohmann K (2020) Tagsteady: a metabarcoding library preparation protocol to avoid false assignment of sequences to samples. Molecular Ecology Resources 20:6.

Lynggaard C, Bertelsen MF, Jensen CV, Johnson MS, Frøslev TG, Olsen MT, Bohmann K (2022) Airborne environmental DNA for terrestrial vertebrate community monitoring. Current Biology 32.

Schnell IB, Bohmann K & Gilbert MTP (2015) Tag jumps illuminated - reducing sequence-to-sample misidentifications in metabarcoding studies. Molecular Ecology Resources 15:6.










































  • Aage V. Jensen Naturfond
  • Carlsberg Foundation
  • European Union H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • European Research Council (ERC)
  • Independent Research Fund Denmark
  • VILLUM Foundation

















Assistant Professor Kristine Bohmann

Group Leader

Kristine Bohmann
Associate Professor

Phone: +45 40 75 05 21
E-mail: kbohmann@sund.ku.dk



DNAmark establishes the basis for applying environmental DNA analysis in biodiversity research and nature management.


Group members

Name Title Phone E-mail
Agnete le Maire Madsen PhD Fellow +4535337391 E-mail
Christina Islas Lynggaard Assistant Professor +4535333976 E-mail
Kasun Harshana Bodawatta Postdoc +4535330646 E-mail
Kristine Bohmann Associate Professor +4540750521 E-mail
Luke Earl Holman Postdoc   E-mail
Martin Nielsen
PhD student
Kristen Fernandes
PhD student
Timothy Cutajar PhD student E-mail