Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates
Highlights
Larger specimen of the intertidal sponge Haliclona indistincta from which we have a transcriptome.

(C) Daniel Rodigues, NUIG
Smaller specimen of the intertidal sponge Haliclona indistincta from which we have a transcriptome.

(C) Daniel Rodigues, NUIG
Larvae of the sea sponge Haliclona viscosa embedded in adult tissue. We hope to sequence the genome of this sponge

(C) Kenneth Sandoval
(C) Ksenia Juravel
(C) Gert Wörheide
(C) Gert Wörheide
(C) Jürgen Berger
(C) Ksenia Juravel
(C) Ksenia Juravel
(C) Ksenia Juravel
(C) Ksenia Juravel
(C) Ksenia Juravel
(C) INRA Bernard Chaubet
(C) Gert Wörheide
(C) Gert Wörheide
(C) Gert Wörheide
(C) Gert Wörheide
Credit: Gert Wörheide

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