Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance

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Huge thanks to our individual donors and organizational sponsors:

Jack Krebs
Maribeth Glorioso
Shayma Zaidan
Lissa Messing
Emily Schmitt

  • GIGA Board Elections Results

    GIGA congratulates newly elected board members, and sends a deep thank you for retiring members. Rotating positions include President, Executive VP for Conferences, Executive VP for Early Career Development, Executive VP for Development and Fundraising, and Student Representative. GIGA thanks outgoing governing board (GB) members for their service to the Alliance (Joe Lopez, Heather Bracken-Grissom, […]

  • GIGA fellowship recipient Kate Castellano on her research and career

    By Dr. Kate Castellano Growing up on the coast of Connecticut, I have always been fascinated by the ocean and the many organisms that live below the surf. It wasn’t until I met a marine scientist on a trip to Belize that I became aware of marine research as a career possibility. This discovery led […]

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GIGA III Conference and Workshop, October 2018

The GIGA III conference was held in Curacao, and featured sessions on a diverse collection of invertebrate genomics research, workshops on computational genomics methods, and poster session at nearby Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity Institute (CARMABI).