Dr. Meixi Lin

Meixi completed her PhD studies in the Wayne and Lohmueller Labs at EEB, UCLA in 2022. She is interested in broad topics in molecular ecology and conservation genomics. Her dissertation is “Towards Genomics-Informed Biodiversity Conservation: Case Studies on Environmental DNA, Fin Whales and Bobcats Genomics and the Distribution of Fitness Effects”.

She received her B.S. in Biology from Peking University in 2017 under the supervision of Dr. Meng Yao. She is now a postdoctoral fellow in the Moi Lab in Carnegie Science at Stanford.

Selected Publications
Lin, Meixi, Merly Escalona, Ruta Sahasrabudhe, Oanh Nguyen, Eric Beraut, Michael R Buchalski, and Robert K Wayne. 2022. “A Reference Genome Assembly of the Bobcat, Lynx Rufus.” Journal of Heredity.
Lin, Meixi, Ariel Levi Simons, Ryan J. Harrigan, Emily E. Curd, Fabian D. Schneider, Dannise V. Ruiz-Ramos, Zack Gold, et al. 2021. “Landscape Analyses Using EDNA Metabarcoding and Earth Observation Predict Community Biodiversity in California.” Ecological Applications 31 (6). https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2379.
Lin, Meixi, Shan Zhang, and Meng Yao. 2019. “Effective Detection of Environmental DNA from the Invasive American Bullfrog.” Biological Invasions 21 (7): 2255–68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-019-01974-2.