Conservation and Evolutionary Genetics Group
  We use molecular tools to study the evolution of diversity, and assist in its conservation


Quick Guide to Build De-novo Assemblies. This is a pipeline that you can use to pre-process, analyze and reconstruct de-novo assemblies using RNA-Seq data. It has been written by Santiago Montero-Mendieta and it is located on GitHub.

Montero-Mendieta S, Grabherr M, Lantz H, De la Riva I, Leonard JA, Webster MT, Vilà C. (2017) A practical guide to build de-novo assemblies for single tissues of non-model organisms: the example of a Neotropical frog. PeerJ 5:e3702
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Quail genotype data set

from Sanchez-Donoso I, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD, Quintanilla I, Jiménez-Blasco I, Sardà-Palomera F, Nadal J, Puigcerver M, Vilà C (2014) Influence of game restocking on the migratory behavior of the common quail (Coturnix coturnix). Evolutionary Ecology Research 16: 493-504. | Paper


Nucleic Acid Preservation (NAP) Buffer's lab recipe

from Camacho-Sanchez M, Burraco P, Gomez-Mestre I, Leonard JA (2013) Preservation of RNA and DNA from mammal samples under field conditions. Molecular Ecology Resources 13: 663-73. | Paper


Scripts for genotype simulation

used in Sanchez-Donoso I, Huisman J, Echegaray J, Puigcerver M, Rodríguez-Teijeiro JD, Hailer F, Vilà C (2014) Detecting slow introgression of invasive alleles in an extensively restocked game bird. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 2: 00015. | Link
Genotype data set available from the Dryad Digital Repository


ConGRESS resources. Databases on experts, scientific publications, simulation and decision tools for species conservation.

ConGRESS is a collaborative project that provides information and resources for biodiversity managers and policy makers in the nature conservation sector to encourage the use of genetic data on species and populations studies in biodiversity projects.