Marine Genomics: Crustacean Evolution and Aquaculture


Grant Data
Project Title
Marine Genomics: Crustacean Evolution and Aquaculture
Principal Investigator
Professor Chow, Billy Kwok Chong   (Co-principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Chu Ka Hou   (Project coordinator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2015-03-16
Completion Date
2018-03-15
Amount
60000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Genomics, Transcriptomics, Crustacea, Evolution, Aquaculture
Discipline
Marine Biology,Genomic Biology
Panel
Physical Sciences
Sponsor
RGC Collaborative Research Fund (CRF)
HKU Project Code
C4042-14G
Grant Type
Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) - Group Research Project
Funding Year
2014/2015
Status
On-going
Objectives
1) Perform genomic comparisons across the crustaceans; 2) Analyse the changes in developmental, hormonal, osmoregulatory and immunological gene families in the genomes of crustaceans as compared to other arthropods; 3) Identify the conserved expression of coding and non-coding RNAs during crustacean development.