Wild Marsican brown bears. Image courtesy of the Abruzzo,
Lazio and Molise National Park.
Ph. Valentino Mastrella.
- Glossary and Wiki page online 13.05.2021A glossary of relevant terms in conservation and genetics is now available both in English and in Italian on our website. Also, we opened a new wiki page (in Italian) on Conservation Genomics (Genomica della Conservazione). Have a look at them!
- Here comes the data! 06.05.2021We just received the second set of data from the re-sequencing runs of our ENDEMIXIT samples. It is therefore time to write a short summary of what we got.In total, more than five thousand of billions of DNA bases were sequenced, belonging to 121 individuals from 13 species: our five species of interest … Continue reading Here comes the data! 06.05.2021
- Studying genomes to save endangered species 23.03.2021ENDEMIXIT aims to preserve Italian species at extinction risk by studying their genome. Why the genome? The genome can be considered as the software that runs a computer, and by looking at the genome of species, we can understand if they are doing well or are endangered. One of the crucial information that … Continue reading Studying genomes to save endangered species 23.03.2021
- Assessing the growth rate of our Adriatic sturgeons 9.03.2021After a period of acclimatization, our sturgeons are ready for the firsts measurements necessary to assess their fitness. Size and weight are two parameters often used to evaluate fitness, especially when it comes to fish. It is generally expected, all things being equal, that individuals with a better overall health condition will show … Continue reading Assessing the growth rate of our Adriatic sturgeons 9.03.2021
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