Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Three ant genomes published in PNAS today!

The Abouheif Lab was involved two of the three ant genomes published today in PNAS. This marks another landmark event this year in ant genomics and brings the total count to five! Here are the studies:


The harvestor ant (Pogomyrmex barbatus) genome:
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/01/24/1007901108.abstract?sid=cea6fddb-aa0a-484b-a042-afa752859a96
Image by Alex Wild (Myrmecos. Net)
The argentine ant (Linepithema humile) genome:
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/01/26/1008617108.abstract?sid=cea6fddb-aa0a-484b-a042-afa752859a96


Image by Alex Wild (Myrmecos.Net)
The fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) genome:
http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2011/01/24/1009690108.abstract?sid=cea6fddb-aa0a-484b-a042-afa752859a96


Image by Alex Wild (Mymecos.Net)

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