Kessy Abarenkov

04 Nov 2019

Kessy Abarenkov

Organisation: 
University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
Professional Title: 
Researcher in biodiversity informatics

Kessy Abarenkov is a researcher in biodiversity informatics at the University of Tartu Natural History Museum since 2012. In her research she focuses on database and system development, building software tools for biodiversity data management, curation and analysis (https://plutof.ut.ee), and for identification and metabarcoding of fungi (https://unite.ut.ee). She is currently involved as a researcher in the Estonian research infrastructure roadmap project “Natural history archives and information network” (NATARC, http://natarc.ut.ee), and has previously lead the “Data analysis and storage” working group in COST action CA15219 (DNAqua-Net).