Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates


Supervisor: Gert Wörheide (LMU Munich), Co-supervisor Davide Pisani (University of Bristol) Objectives: The phylogenetic relationships among non-bilaterian animals are still not unequivocally accepted but their robust resolution is necessary ... show more
Supervisor: Gert Wörheide (LMU Munich), Co-supervisor Agostinho Antunes (CIIMAR Porto) Objectives: A holobiont is a metaorganism that consists of a host and its associated symbionts, frequently microbes - humans are a good example with their ... show more
Supervisor: Agostinho Antunes (CIIMAR Porto), Co-supervisor Grace McCormack (NUIG Galway) Objectives: Major adaptive phenotypic changes in invertebrates, including the development of specialized functionalities for sensorial perception and predati... show more
Supervisor: Detlev Arendt (EMBL Heidelberg), Co-supervisor Gert Wörheide (LMU Munich) Objectives: The nature of the last common ancestor of the Metazoa is largely unsolved, due to uncertainties in the branching pattern of non-bilaterian clade... show more