News / Events / Oportunities

DrosEU/ ESEB STN Summer School on Adaptation Genomics – Program now available

The DrosEU/ ESEB STN Summer School on Adaptation Genomics, will take place on 23-24 August 2018 at the CNRS campus in Montpellier, right after the Evolution 2018 meeting (http://evolutionmontpellier2018.org/). By bringing together empiricists and theoreticians working on different model systems and using different approaches, this meeting will promote fruitful discussions and allow identifying new avenuescontinue …

Program of the 7th DrosEU workshop (Trento, Italy, 6-8 May 2018) now available

The 7th European Drosophila Population Genomics Consortium (DrosEU) workshop will be held on 6-8 May 2018 at the Fondazione Edmund Mach di San Michele all’Adige, Trento, Italy. The workshop is hosted by Omar-Rota Stabelli and will feature updates from our scientific working groups as well as discussions about our planned phenotyping effort in 2019. Oncontinue …

6th DrosEU workshop at ESEB, Groningen, Netherlands, Sunday, 20 August 2017

The 6th DrosEU workshop at ESEB, Groningen, Netherlands, Sunday, 20 August 2017 The 6th European Drosophila Population Genomics Consortium (DrosEU) workshop was held prior to the XIV Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) in Groningen, Netherlands on 20 August 2017. The workshop and a public information session were co-organized by Josefa González,continue …

DrosEU/ ESEB STN Summer School on Adaptation Genomics

The DrosEU/ ESEB STN Summer School on Adaptation Genomics, will take place on 23-24 August 2018 at the CNRS campus in Montpellier, right after the Evolution 2018 meeting (http://evolutionmontpellier2018.org/). By bringing together empiricists and theoreticians working on different model systems and using different approaches, this meeting will promote fruitful discussions and allow identifying new avenuescontinue …

7th DrosEU workshop in Trento, Italy, 6-8 May 2018

The 7th European Drosophila Population Genomics Consortium (DrosEU) workshop will be held on 6-8 May 2018 at the Fondazione Edmund Mach di San Michele all’Adige, Trento, Italy. The workshop is hosted by Omar-Rota Stabelli and will feature updates from our scientific working groups as well as discussions about our planned phenotyping effort in 2019. Oncontinue …

Sampling season 2017

Sampling season 2017 has just started. We aim to collect D. melanogaster males into EtOH, approx. 30-40 (50) flies in one pool  for DNA extractions and subsequent sequencing. Members of the DrosEU consortium do an effort to collect flies for a minimum of 1 geographic location and 2 time points (once in summer and once incontinue …

Melanogaster Catch The Fly!

Josefa González and her team at the Laboratory of Evolutionary and Functional Genomics are leading the Melanogaster Catch the Fly outreach project. This is the first European citizen science network in adaptation genomics. Through direct involvement, the proposal aims to bring science to students and teachers within the framework of the first scientific project in genomics adaptationcontinue …

Upcoming event – ESEB 2017 Satellite Workshop in Groningen

The next DrosEU workshop will take place as a satellite discussion workshop on Drosophila population genomics and evolution, held during the ESEB 2017 meeting in Groningen (16th Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology, 20-25 August 2017; Groningen, The Netherlands; http://www.eseb2017.nl). The workshop will be held on Thursday 24 August in the afternoon; pleasecontinue …

5th DrosEU workshop at IGB (Lisbon)

On the 14th and 15th November the 5th DrosEU workshop took place at the Institute Gulbenkian de Ciência in Lisbon (Portugal) hosted by Elio Sucena. During this workshop, several topics where assessed, such us quality of the sequencing data from the 2015 fly samples, and an overview of the 2016 collections. The working groups also sharedcontinue …