Dr Lahcen Iouani Campbell

Lahcen Campbell
  • Post-Docl Research Assistant
  • Life Sciences department
  • Invertebrates
Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

Biography

Employment history

  • May 2013 – May 2016: Postdoc at the Natural History Museum, London.
  • September 2012 – November 2012: Junior Lecturer at Dublin City University, Dublin.

Qualifications

  • September 2008 – February 2012: PhD in Bioinformatics and Molecular evolution. National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Title: “A cause for consilience: Utilizing multiple genomic data types to resolve problematic nodes within Arthropoda and Ecdysozoa”. E-print URL: http://eprints.nuim.ie/3987/
  • September 2004 – September 2008: Bachelor of Science (BSc), General Science with a specialization in Biology.

Professional Roles

Scholarships

  • 2010: Awarded Irish Centre for high-end computing (ICHEC) Class C project.

External committees

  • Student member of the Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution.
  • Student member of International Society for Computational biology.

Conference presentations

  • 8th biennial meeting of the Systematics association. (2012) Belfast, Ireland.
    Miniscule tardigrades, microRNAs and phylogenomics reveal velvet worms as the arthropod sister group.
  • Evolution. (2011) Oklahoma, USA.
    Miniscule tardigrades, microRNAs and phylogenomics reveal velvet worms as the arthropod sister group.
  • Rocky conference. (2011) Colorado, USA.
    Phylogenetic signal dissection and the phylogeny of Ecdysozoa.
  • Young Systematists’ Forum. (2010) London, England.
    Miniscule tardigrades, microRNAs and phylogenomics reveal velvet worms as the arthropod sister group.
  • Society for molecular biology and evolution. (2010) Lyon, France.
    MicroRNAs provide additional evidence for the traditional Mandibulata hypothesis within the Arthropoda.
  • Systematics. (2010) Leiden, Holland.
    Sponges are not eumetazoans: Complete mitochondrial genomes support a sister group relationship between the sponges and the other animals.
  • Young Systematists’ Forum. (2009) London, England.
    Sponges are not eumetazoans: Complete mitochondrial genomes support a sister group relationship between the sponges and the other animals.

Publications

Under review

von Reumont BM, Campbell LI, Richter S, Hering L, Hetmank J, Jenner RA, Bleidorn C., 2014. A polychaete’s powerful punch: venom gland transcriptomics of Glycera reveals a complex venom cocktail.

2013

Pisani, D., Carton, R., Campbell, L.I., Akanni, W.A. and Rota-Stabelli, O. An Overview of Arthropod Genomics, Mitogenomics, and the Evolutionary Origins of the Arthropod Proteome. In Arthropod Biology and Evolution: Molecules, Development, Morphology (Minelli, Fusco and Boxshall Eds). Springer. ISBN: 978-3-642-36159-3 (Print) 978-3-642-36160-9 (Online)

2011

Campbell, L.I., Rota-Stabelli, O., Edgecombe, G.D., Marchioro, T., Longhorn, S.J., Telford, M.J., Philippe, H., Rebecchi, L., Peterson, K.J., and Pisani, D., 2011 MicroRNAs and phylogenomics resolve the relationships of Tardigrada and suggest that velvet worms are the sister group of Arthropoda . Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1105499108

Rota-Stabelli, O., Campbell, L., Brinkmann, H., Edgecombe, G.D., Longhorn, S.J., Peterson, K.J., Pisani, D., Philippe, H., and Telford, M.J., 2011. A congruent solution to arthropod phylogeny: phylogenomics, microRNAs and morphology support monophyletic Mandibulata . Proceedings of the Royal Society: B series, 278:1703 298-306. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0590