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Smithsonian Targeted Enrichment Workshop: 15 March 2016

Posted February 12, 2016 - 2:59pm

On March 15th, the Smithsonian Institute for Biodiversity Genomics (SIBG) Bioinformatics Group will be hosting an all day target enrichment/bait capture workshop. This workshop is geared toward researchers who currently use or would like to use target capture techniques and data in their research.

The workshop will start with an introductory lecture at 9:30am on March 15th, 2016: Planning a Successful Target Enrichment Project with MYbaits.

Presented by: Alison M. Devault, Ph.D.

Product Manager, MYbaits & NGS

Where Does Your Seafood Come From?

Providing the world’s growing population with a sustainable and secure supply of seafood is a daunting task. Illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing is one of the biggest threats to global fisheries. IUU fishing in the Caribbean accounts for a large proportion of the spiny lobster and queen conch fisheries,...

Collecting asiloid flies for genomic research

Posted November 25, 2015 - 12:36pm

I have collected flies for my research for almost 20 years now and over the past 15 preserved specimens for.....

http://nmnh.typepad.com/asiloidflies/2015/11/collecting-asiloid-flies-for-genomic-research.html

 

An Entomologist, Arachnologist, and Illustrator Walk into the woods

Posted June 22, 2015 - 12:00am

Well, it was actually several entomologists, and together this group conducted a two-day, BioBlitz-style, sampling of Southern Appalachian terrestrial (living on land) invertebrates for genomic preservation! Read on for details from one of our first GGI collecting expeditions!

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