Tasmanian Devil Genome Provides a Glimpse at a Species Under Threat

27-Jun-2011
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Tasmanian Devil Genome Provides a Glimpse at a Species Under Threat

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JCVI researcher Vanessa Hayes has been working with collaborators, Stephan Schuster and Webb Miller from Penn State University, to sequence and analyze the genome of the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii). The team together with JCVI researchers Jason Miller and Brian Walenz, who used their web site and press release.

Tumor transcriptome sequencing was performed by GeneWorks, Australia. Data generation performed by the Hayes team was accomplished while part of the Children's Cancer Institute Australia.