Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates


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

Young Researchers meet up for a Workshop in Croatia

An Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Workshop in Programming and Bioinformatics took place from 2 to 8 December in Split, Croatia.  Organized entirely by the ESRs and for the ESRs, the Workshop aimed to develop a knowledge base to help the young researchers gain new knowledge and get one step closer to achieving their research goals. From Bash scripting, through programming with R and Python, over to sequence assembly and al... show more

IGNITE at the GIGA meeting - Curacao

Various members of our group assisted to The Third Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance Research Conference and Workshop (GIGA III) held in Curacao (19.10.2018 - 21.10.2018). It was a great Conference full of great talks, posters, and workshops. Our ESRs and some PIs presented their work during a special IGNITE session. We are looking forward to the next GIGA meeting to have our entire IGNITE group there presenting their last results from the... show more