Ants, Bees, Genomes & Evolution

@ Queen Mary University London

Solenopsis invicta fire ant genome paper

Social insects in general and ants in particular are very media-friendly. A small overview of media-coverage of some recent work.

2011: S. invicta fire ant genome paper

Press Releases

31.01.2011
Arizona State University: New quartet of ant genomes advanced by experts [pdf]
02.02.2011
Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics: Fire ant: The biggest genome ever sequenced in Switzerland [pdf]

Scientific Coverage

04.02.2011
Science: News: "An Army of Ant Genomes" (vol 331 p 518) [pdf]
31.01.2011
ScienceNow online: An Army of Ant Genomes [pdf]
24.02.2011
Nature Genetics Research Highlighs: Ant Genomes [pdf]
28.03.2011
PNAS Editorial: The birth of ant genomics
05.04.2011
PNAS highlight: In this issue: Draft genomes of three ant species

Traditional News Media

04.02.2011
Tribune de Geneve: Le genome, nouvelle arme contre les vilaines fourmis [pdf]
01.02.2011
myScience: Fourmi de feu: le plus grand genome jamais sequence en Suisse [pdf]
01.02.2011
Tribune de Geneve: Universite? de Lausanne: le genome de la fourmi de feu sequence [pdf]
01.02.2011
Le Matin: Universite de Lausanne: le genome de la fourmi de feu sequence [pdf]
01.02.2011
TagesAngzeiger: Forscher entschlusseln das Erbgut von drei Ameisenarten [pdf]
01.02.2011
Basler Zeitung: Forscher entschlusseln das Erbgut von drei Ameisenarten [pdf]
01.02.2011
SwissInfo: Genome research could combat ant pest [pdf]
01.02.2011
Der Bund : Forscher entschlusseln das Erbgut von drei Ameisenarten [pdf]
01.02.2011
Thuner Tagblatt: Forscher entschlusseln das Erbgut von drei Ameisenarten [pdf]
01.02.2011
24heures: Universite de Lausanne: le genome de la fourmi de feu sequence [pdf]
02.02.2011
Radio Suisse Romande: informations matinales

Shared Coverage

01.02.2011
ScienceDaily: New Quartet of Ant Genomes Sequenced [pdf]
01.02.2011
GenomeWeb: International Teams Publish Three New Ant Genome Studies [pdf]
01.02.2011
SF Chronicle: Ants' genome project might unlock mysteries [pdf]
01.02.2011
Futurity: Genomes of menacing ants sequenced [pdf]

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December 1, 2011