Enivironmental DNA and environmetnal ecology Lab

The eDNA and Molecular ecology lab is based at the University of Hong Kong in the school of biological sciences

Biodiversity is an integral component of health environments and long term stability of our ecosystems.

Our lab focuses on developing and using molecular methods to assess biodiversity dynamics and ecosystem health.


Assistant Professor Mathew Seymour

School of Biological Sciences

The University of Hong Kong

Pokfulam Road

Hong Kong

HKU website


Open Positions (funded):

  • One PhD position will be opened starting the beginning of 2023 - topic linked to freshwater macroinvertebrates and eDNA (application and methods development)

Prospective Student: Happy to support HKU PhD and Mphil main round applications

  • Details of the process can be found HERE

  • Application period is generally from September to December

  • Requires good academic grades ( e.g. 3.6/4.0 GPA or 2:1)

  • If interested, please notify me before the start of the application period