Biosystematics, informatics and genomics of the big 4 insect groups: training tomorrow's researchers and entrepreneurs


Objectives: To develop a system that facilitates the acquisition, curation, synthesis and sustainable provision of high quality biodiversity data to partners and users, including e-science infrastructure projects as well as global initiatives on biod... show more
Objectives: Much of our knowledge of biodiversity is based on citizen-science efforts. For instance, more than 80 % of the 430 million biodiversity occurrence records that are available from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (http://gbif.o... show more
Objectives: Based on the advanced DNA-sequencing technologies, including those under development in the ESR project 1, the aim is to develop an accelerated way of extracting and preserving valuable systematic and evolutionary information for future g... show more
Objectives: Adaptive radiations, including those on isolated islands, are widely recognized as generators of immense diversity of species, lifestyles and morphologies. Taxon-island systems studied in detail so far were mostly focused on vertebrates o... show more