Flatworm functional genomics initiative- FUGI

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  • The Wellcome Trust: £686,807.28

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Effective start/end date01 Oct 201530 Sep 2020


FUGI proposes three primary aims:

‘Poly-omics’ characterisation of stem cell systems in S. mansoni (neoblast-like somatic cells, S1 vitellocytes and oogonia) and E. multilocularis (germinative cells).
Development of S. mansoni and E. multilocularis reverse genetic toolkits.
Establishment of E. multilocularis and S. mansoni immortal cell lines.