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EpiDiverse: Epigenetic Diversity in Ecology, Innovative Training Networks [ITN]

EpiDiverse will train a new generation of multidisciplinary epigenetic experts capable of using, managing and translating high-resolution genomic and bioinformatic tools to study the role of epigenetics in ecology.

Projet ITN EpiDiverse
Updated on 07/06/2017
Published on 06/21/2017

This is the core motivation of the interdisciplinary EpiDiverse research: to push the field of plant ecological epigenetics by applying high-resolution epigenomics research tools and ecological field sampling and experimental designs to a diverse set of ecologically relevant natural study systems, with the ultimate aim to expose the contribution of epigenetic variation to the adaptive capacity of plants. To achieve this goal, EpiDiverse brings together state-of-the-art know-how of leading epigenetics researchers in molecular genetics, ecology and bioinformatics with the capacity of life sciences companies for the generation and analysis of high-throughput epigenetic sequencing data within large-scale ecological study designs.

Partners :

  • Dr. Koen Verhoeven, Coordinator, Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Lars Opgenoorth, Philipps Universitaet Marburg, Germany
  • Prof. Oliver Bossdorf, Eberhard Karls Universitaet Tuebingen, Germany
  • Dr. Vit Latzel, Botanicky Ustav AVCR, Czechia
  • Dr. Claude Becker, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Austria
  • Dr. Marie Mirouze, Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, France
  • Prof. Detlef Weigel, Max Planck Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Wissenschaften, Germany
  • Dr. David Langenberger, ecSeq GmbH, Germany
  • Dr. Conchita Alonso, Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
  • Prof. Michele Morgante, IGA Technology Services, Italy
  • Prof. Ivo Grosse, Martin Luther Universitaet Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

Partenaires du projet EpiDiverse. © INRA
Partenaires du projet EpiDiverse © INRA

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Associated Division(s):
Plant Biology and Breeding
Associated Centre(s):
Pays de la Loire, Nouvelle-Aquitaine-Bordeaux