Dec 4, 2018

First hands-on workshop in Marine Metagenomics organised in Tromsø

taxonomic_profileThe first hands-on workshop in Marine Metagenomics was organised in Tromsø, November 26-30. In the workshop, the participants were introduced to the research field of metagenomcis, with focus on samples from the marine environment.

ELIXIR Norway, with its subnode in Tromsø, has long standing expertise in marine metagenomics. Sub node leader in Tromsø, Professor Nils P. Willassen, has co-lead a work package on this subject in the ELIXIR Excelerate H2020 project, and continues to co-lead the new ELIXIR Community for marine metagenomics in the new program for ELIXIR in 2019-23.