Opendata, web and dolomites

MicroPhan SIGNED

Rol of obligate bacterial symbiosis in the diversification of a globally distributed aphid genus

Total Cost €

0

EC-Contrib. €

0

Partnership

0

Views

0

 MicroPhan project word cloud

Explore the words cloud of the MicroPhan project. It provides you a very rough idea of what is the project "MicroPhan" about.

agricultural    evolutionary    pests    versatility    experts    evolution    question    shifting    genomic    sequencing    insect    climatic    drift    biodiversity    illuminate    feeding    supervised    earth    endosymbiosis    plant    fellowship    lifestyle    cells    endosymbiont    metabolic    probably    microbial    limits    speciation    symbiont    multidisciplinary    lineages    genetic    obligate    phylogenetic    phylogenomics    network    international    lacking    ecological    severe    reside    macroevolutionary    aphid    mutualistic    data    adaptive    crops    combine    niches    endosymbionts    innovative    rates    diet    patterns    hosts    metabolize    diversification    cre    genome    tolerance    genus    extinction    symbiotic    globally    bacteria    footprint    distributed    played    genomics    resides    sequences    losses    genomes    phylogenomic    nutrients    erosion    deciphering    intracellular    transitions    aphids    insects    history    successfully    associations    molecular    reconstruct    shifts    accompanied    bacterial    ongoing    macroevolution    host    conducting    community    fine   

Project "MicroPhan" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

Coordinator
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE POUR L'AGRICULTURE, L'ALIMENTATION ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT 

Organization address
address: Rue De L'Universite 147
city: PARIS CEDEX 07
postcode: 75338
website: www.inra.fr

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country France [FR]
 Project website https://www6.montpellier.inra.fr/cbgp_eng/Staff/Permanent-staff/Jousselin
 Total cost 171˙349 €
 EC max contribution 171˙349 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2016
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-GF
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-06-15   to  2020-06-14

 Partnership

Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    INSTITUT NATIONAL DE RECHERCHE POUR L'AGRICULTURE, L'ALIMENTATION ET L'ENVIRONNEMENT FR (PARIS CEDEX 07) coordinator 171˙349.00
2    UNIVERSITE DE MONTREAL CA (MONTREAL) partner 0.00

Map

 Project objective

Plant-feeding insects represent a significant part of earth biodiversity but also encompass many plant pests that cause major losses to agricultural crops. One key factor in their evolutionary success probably resides in the mutualistic associations they have established with bacteria that reside in their cells. These endosymbionts metabolize some of the nutrients lacking in their host diet and can be essential for successfully shifting to new ecological niches. However, intracellular lifestyle also often results in severe genomic erosion for endosymbionts that limits their metabolic versatility and in fine affects their host adaptive potential. In this project we aim at deciphering the role of bacterial endosymbiosis in the long-term evolution of plant-feeding insects. The main question we want to address is whether the evolution of obligate bacterial endosymbionts played a significant role in the diversification (speciation and extinction) of their hosts. Using the genome sequences of the main bacterial endosymbionts associated with a globally distributed aphid genus, we will: 1) reconstruct the history of aphid/symbiont associations by conducting phylogenomic analyses; 2) identify the footprint of selection and genetic drift in bacterial genomes by comparing patterns of molecular evolution within and between symbiotic bacterial lineages; 3) illuminate how changes in the endosymbiont community metabolic capabilities have accompanied aphids evolutionary transitions (host plant shifts, climatic tolerance, rates of speciation) using phylogenetic comparative methods. Using the data from an ongoing large sequencing project, this project will combine recent methods in phylogenomics, metabolic network analyses and the study of macroevolutionary processes. With this fellowship, the applicant will lead an exciting and innovative multidisciplinary project, supervised by international experts in microbial evolutionary genomics and insect macroevolution; this project will cre

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "MICROPHAN" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email (fabio@fabiodisconzi.com) and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "MICROPHAN" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.1.3.2.)

STRESS-Mums (2019)

Study on TRansition and Exclusion in Society of Single-Mums

Read More  

MIGPSC (2018)

Shaping the European Migration Policy: the role of the security industry

Read More  

TIPTOP (2019)

Tensoring Positive Maps on Operator Structures

Read More