Sampling in RNAlater is now the method of choice for all the samples collected for RNA/DNA sequencing for GAGA. Check out the guidelines for a protocol on how to use RNAlater in the field.
Seán Brady is talking about GAGA at the BioGenomics2017 Conference in Washington, D.C. on Thursday 11:50 am (Feb 23 2017): The Global Ant Genomics Alliance (GAGA) 21-3 Room: Salon 4, Marriott Hotel.
We have updated our collection guidelines. You can find the latest pdfs at the resource section.
We now offer guidelines and detailed explanations for sample requirements of GAGA. You can also find a field-friendly one-page summary of the sampling recommendations.
We now host a list of the first 50 species that will be targeted by GAGA! You can find it here. Divided by subfamily this top 50 looks as follows: 13 Formicinae 11 Myrmicinae 8 Ponerinae 4 Dolichoderinae 2 Myrmeciinae 2 Dorylinae 2 Amblyoponinae 1 Pseudomyrmecinae 1 Proceratiinae 1 Paraponerinae 1 Leptanillinae 1 Heteroponerinae 1 [...]