Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates


Workshop promotes Innovation Training Networks among researchers

This week, one of our beneficiaries, Pensoft, was invited to present their experience in ITN projects at an ITN proposal writing workshop. The event was organised by the Network of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action National Contact Points for the mobile scientific and innovation community - Net4MobilityPlus and was aimed at promoting the Innovative Training Networks amongst researchers.   Prof Pavel Stoev, who is the Editori... show more

IGNITE's 3rd Network Wide Training Event (Zagreb, Croatia)

Last week (31.08 - 08.09) all IGNITE members attended a very intensive meeting, which included poster presentations and talks by the ESRs, many inspiring lectures and group activities.     Maja Kuzman gave a full-day lecture about statistics in R as well as general statistical principles, Jean-François Flot taught us about the evaluation of genome quality and Gert Wörheide showed us how to best communicate in scienc... show more

IGNITE's 2nd Network Wide Training Event (Banyuls, France)

Our IGNITE group will be participating soon from the IGNITE Spring School to be held at the Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls-sur-mer in France. The school will run from March 31, 2019 to April 8, 2019. Our lecturers and instructors for this event will come from over 6 different countries. These are some among the topics to be covered: - Genome assembly: from graph theory to high-performance computing - Deep Learning for G... show more

IGNITE Job Offer: Assembly of heterozygous genomes

A Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action Fellowship within ITN IGNITE has opened, suitable for young researchers passionate to work on assembly of heterozygous genomes. The position is based at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), where the selected candidate will work on IGNITE's ESR Project 11: Assembly and annotation of heterozygous insect genomes under the supervision of Prof Denis Tagu.   Con... show more

Training and more training

The first months of IGNITE have been full of training experiences for our group of ESRs. First comes the ESRs Programming and Bioinformatics Workshop entirely organized by the ESRs and for the ESRs. Additionally, members from our group have assisted to other workshops to get the expertise necessary to develop further their projects. These include: Next-Generation Sequencing Data Analysis: A Practical Introduction held in Munich, Germany (Decem... show more