Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, University of Saint Joseph
Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat is a Professor at the University of Saint Joseph in Beirut (USJ) and Director of the Biodiversity and Functional Genomics Laboratory at the Faculty of Sciences of USJ. She holds an HDR from the University of Paris-Sud and a PhD on cedar genetics from the University Pierre et Marie Curie. She is President and co-founder of the NGO Jouzour Loubnan. She is a member of several international learned societies and research consortia and is the author of about 50 scientific papers. Her research work focuses on the genetic characterisation of the biodiversity of Lebanon and the Mediterranean region. The application of her research helps to define concrete and sustainable conservation policies
How to map, monitor and represent biodiversity? Prof Magda Bou Dagher introduces some tools to better know the diversity of life around us!
Additional resources to go further:
- Watch the video “Big Cats Wild for Calvin Klein Cologne?“
- Catalog of entomological sampling methods (Chap. 2, part. II), P. Bonneil, L.M. Nageleisen, Christophe Bouget [PDF]
- Evaluation of the microfauna biodiversity of a watercourse, Biodiversity in Lebanon
- Watch the video on stream invertebrates “A visual guide to Riverfly monitoring”