Comparative Genomics of Non-Model Invertebrates

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Apply now! IGNITE opens 15 PhD positions

We are happy to announce that 15 PhD/Early Stage Researcher (ESR) positions now  available in the Pan-European MSCA-ITN IGNITE Network of institutions and companies for a maximum duration of 36 months. All positions will open on 1st July 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The deadline for applications is 28th February 2018 (23:59 CET). Europe is home to world-leading expertise in invertebrate genomics and the aim of IGNITE is to g... show more

Exploring invertebrate genomes

A new EU-funded project to explore the diversity and architectures of genomes found in invertebrate animals, and promises to enhance our knowledge of their ecological and evolutionary importance, as well as their biotechnological potential. Unlike humans, who belong to the vertebrates (animals with backbones), more than 95% of the animal species on Earth are the collectively called "invertebrates". No less than 1.2 million inverteb... show more