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Functional characterization of the gut microbiota of stingless bees native to the Brazilian Amazon

English title Functional characterization of the gut microbiota of stingless bees native to the Brazilian Amazon
Applicant Engel Philipp
Number 190086
Funding scheme Scientific Exchanges
Research institution Département de Microbiologie Fondamentale Faculté de Biologie et de Médecine Université de Lausanne
Institution of higher education University of Lausanne - LA
Main discipline Experimental Microbiology
Start/End 01.11.2019 - 30.04.2020
Approved amount 24'000.00
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All Disciplines (4)

Discipline
Experimental Microbiology
Ecology
Environmental Research
Genetics

Keywords (7)

Metagenomics; Microbiome; Social bees; Stingless bees; evolution; symbiosis; sequencing

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
University of Hohenheim Germany (Europe)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
Public University of Manaus Brazil (South America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
- Research Infrastructure
- Exchange of personnel

Scientific events



Self-organised

Title Date Place
Sequence-a-genome (SAGE) course 01.11.2019 University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
189496 Evolutionary dynamics of the gut microbiome across honey bees 01.01.2021 SPIRIT

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