Population genomics of Ceratitis capitata

Category: 
Pilot project
Acronym: 
GBS_capitata
Coordinator: 
Massimiliano Virgilio (RMCA)
JEMU partner: 
JEMU team
Project summary: 
This is a pilot project aiming at: (a) exploring and comparing Next-Generation-Sequencing (NGS) protocols and techniques; (b) promoting phylogenomic and population genomic research at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS) and at the Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA) and (c) promoting collaboration on NGS research between RMCA/RBINS and national and international research institutions
Collaborations: 
Raul A. Ruiz, Norman Barr, Scott M. Geib, APHIS-USDA (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service); ARS-USDA (Agricultural Research Service), United States Dept. of Agriculture; Virginie Winant, AGORA-MOLCOL project, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium.
Lab work progress: 
Completed: library prepared and NGS run performed
Data analysis: 
In progress
Starting date: 
June 2014
Project status: 
In progress
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith