Population genomics of the African buffalo

Pilot project
GBS_African buffalo
Nathalie Smitz (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) (c) promoting collaboration on NGS research between RMCA/RBINS and national and international research institutions
Johan Michaux, Conservation Genetics Unit, University of Liège, Belgium; Daniel Cornélis, Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement, France/Zimbabwe; P. Chardonnet, Fondation Internationale pour la Gestion de la Faune, France; Pim Van Hooft, Resource Ecology Group, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands; Rasmus Heller, Bioinformatics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 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: 
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