The era of reference genomes in conservation genomics

European Reference Genome Atlas (ERGA) Consortium

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Abstract

Progress in genome sequencing now enables the large-scale generation of reference genomes. Various international initiatives aim to generate reference genomes representing global biodiversity. These genomes provide unique insights into genomic diversity and architecture, thereby enabling comprehensive analyses of population and functional genomics, and are expected to revolutionize conservation genomics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Volume37
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • ERGA
  • European Reference Genome Atlas
  • biodiversity conservation
  • conservation genetics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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