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James Douch

PhD student with a predominant research interest in taxonomy, currently working mainly on the herpesviruses (Herpesviridae) of native Australian mammals.

James's work profile

James works in the following sector(s): University

James's primary institution is: University of Melbourne

James's position is: PhD student

James's work in taxonomy 

James has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Research, Editing publishing and reviewing

James's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Nomenclature, Genetics & Genomics

James works on the taxonomy of viruses, Herpesviridae, herpesviruses

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