Eric Capo

Eric is the scientific officer for Paleobiogeosciences in the BG Division. He works as a postdoctoral researcher in aquatic paleomolecular ecology at ICM-CSIC, Barcelona and a guest researcher at SLU, Uppsala. His research focuses on long term dynamics of aquatic microbial communities, the effects of deoxygenation of coastal systems on microbial processes and the microbial transformation of Hg in aquatic environments.

The sedaDNA scientific society, a collaborative network of international researchers working with sedimentary ancient DNA

Emergence of the field of molecular paleoecology Sequencing DNA of organisms that died a long time ago sounds like the synopsis of the movie Jurassic Park (1993). Let’s make it clear right now, dinosaur DNA has never been collected by humans. To date, the oldest DNA recovered is more than one million years old and comes from mammoths. In addition to the DNA recovered from fossils, aquatic and terr ...[Read More]