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Karl Kjer

Karl Kjer

Karl Kjer

Karl Kjer Award-winning scientist, teacher, and writer


Karl Kjer is an alumnus of theUniversity of Minnesota and Concordia College, studying entomology, biology, and music. Karl Kjer enjoys spending time outdoors.


The 1KITE Initiative: Past, Present and Future

Professor Karl Kjer at Entomology 2015: We discuss the formation of the 1000 insect transcriptome initiative. By necessity, the project was split into three phases, the first of which, involving the analysis of 1478 genes from 144 taxa from across Hexapoda, has been published.

“The ‘Anthropocene’ great extinction is happening right now,” wrote Karl Kjer,