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BGI-Shenzhen, China

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK) / Zentrum für Molekulare Biodiversitätsforschung (ZMB), Bonn, Germany

Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn, Germany, Section Arthropoda

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources

Department of Biological Sciences

FSU Jena, Institut für Spezielle Zoologie und Evolutionsbiologie mit Phyletischem Museum Jena, Germany

Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (SNSB), Department of Entomology, Zoologische Staatssammlung, München, Germany

Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS), Heidelberg, Germany / Scientific Computing, Exelixis Lab

  • Alexandros Stamatakis (Coordination 1KITE, Coordination of computing, data resources, and phylogenetic software development)
  • André Aberer (Phylogenetic software development: ExaBayes, analyses of rogue taxa, dating of phylogenetic trees)
  • Tomas Flouri (Computing, data resources, and phylogenetic software development: dating of phylogenetic trees)
  • Alexey Kozlov (Computing, data resources, software development: tree inference)
  • Lucas Czech (Computing, data resources: tree inference)
  • Diego Darriba (Computing, data resources, and phylogenetic software development: tree inference, dating of phylogenetic trees)
  • Kassian Kobert (Computing, data resources, and phylogenetic software development: dating of phylogenetic trees)

University of Crete, Natural History Museum of Crete, NHMC, Crete, Greece

  • Paschalia Kapli (Dating of phylogenetic trees, Polyneoptera, further affiliation: Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies, Germany)

Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria Department für Evolutionsbiologie

Department of Animal Biodiversity

University of Tsukuba, Sugadaira Montane Research Center / Arthropod Comparative Embryology, Japan

Ehime University, Department of Biology, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Japan

Universität Hamburg, Biozentrum Grindel und Zoologisches Museum, Hamburg, Germany

Zoologisches Museum Hamburg, Curator Entomology, Germany

North Carolina State University, Department of Entomology, Wiegmann-Lab

California Academy of Sciences

Universität Bonn, Steinmann-Institut, Institut für Paläontologie, Germany

  • Jes Rust (Dating phylogenetic trees)
  • Torsten Wappler (Dating phylogenetic trees)

Universität Bonn, Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Zooökologie, Germany

  • Lars Podsiadlowski (Transcriptome data management)

University of Memphis, Department of Biological Sciences, Memphis, USA

University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Kahawara-Lab

Wageningen University, Biosystematics, NL Biosystematics Group

CSIRO National Research Collections Australia, Australian National Insect Collection (ANIC), Canberra, Australia

Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, 2. Zoologische Abteilung (Insekten), Vienna, Austria

China Agricultural University, Department of Entomology, Laboratory of Systematic and Evolutionary Entomology, Bejing, China

Universidad de Guadalajara, Centro Universitario de Ciencias Biólogicas y Agropecuarias, Centro de Estudios en Zoología, Zapopan, Jalisco, México

Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart (SMNS), Hymenoptera Section, Germany

Hokkaido University, Systematic Entomology / Yoshizawa Lab, Sapporo, Japan

Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research, Biosystematics, Auckland, New Zealand

1KITE Partners

collaborate with 1KITE for 1KITE related projects.

Taxonomic subprojects:
    • Matty Berg (Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, VU University, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Basal Hexapods)
    • Luis Mendes (Institute of Scientific Investigation of the Tropics, Lisbon, Portugal; Basal Hexapods)
    • Ulrich Burkhardt (Senckenberg Museum of Natural History, Görlitz, Germany; Basal Hexapods)
    • Thomas Dejaco (University of Innsbruck, Molecular Ecology, Innsbruck, Austria; Basal Hexapods)
    • Reinhard Predel (University of Cologne, Zoological Institute, Cologne Biocenter, Peptidome analysis, Cologne, Germany; Basal Hexapods, Polyneoptera)
    • Bjoern v. Reumont (Post Doctoral Fellow, Natural History Museum London, United Kingdom)
    • Sven Bradler (Institut für Zoologie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany; Phasmatodea)
    • Janice Edgerly-Rooks (Biology Department, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, USA; Polyneoptera)
    • Frank Wieland (University of Hamburg, Zoologisches Museum Hamburg, Germany; Dictyoptera/Mantodea)
    • Gavin Svenson (Department of Invertebrate Zoology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Ohio, USA; Dictyoptera/Mantodea)
    • Ming Bai (Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Grylloblattodea)
    • Sean Schoville (Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA; Grylloblattodea)
    • Kevin Johnson (Illinois Natural History Survey, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA; Paraneoptera)
    • Leo Beukeboom (Evolutionary Genetics, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands; Hymenoptera)
    • Michael Ohl, Manuela Sann (Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany; Hymenoptera)
    • Christoph Bleidorn (University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; Hymenoptera)
    • Mareike Wurdack (University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany; Hymenoptera: Sphecidae, Crabronidae)
    • Thomas Schmitt, Ruth Castillo (Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, University of Würzburg, Germany; Hymenoptera: Chrysididae)
    • John Heraty (College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA; Hymenoptera)
    • David J. W. Morgan (California Department of Food and Agriculture, Riverside, CA, USA; Hymenoptera)
    • Eric Anton (FSU Jena; Jena, Germany; Coleoptera: evolution of adults head structures of Polyphaga)
    • Alexey Solodovnikov (Zoologisk Museum Copenhagen, Denmark; Coleoptera: follow-up project on Staphylinoidea/Staphylinidae)
    • Si-qin Ge (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China; Coleoptera: follow-up project on evolution of Chrysomeloidea)
    • Richard Leschen (Landcare Research, New Zealand Arthropod Collection; Coleoptera: follow-up projects on Staphylinoidea and Cucujiformia)
    • Michael Balke (Zoologische Staatssammlung München, Gemany: Coleoptera: follow-up project on Adphaga - main focus on aquatic groups)
    • Michael Shackleton (La Trobe University, Department of Environmental Management and Ecology, WODONGA, Victoria, Australia; Trichoptera)
    • Alice Wells (CSIRO, Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra, ACT, Australia; Trichoptera)
    • Ferdy C. de Moor (Department of Freshwater Invertebrates, Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa; Trichoptera)
    • Rudolf Meier (Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, Singapore; Diptera)
    • Urs Schmidt-Ott (Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy, University of Chicago, IL, USA; Diptera)
    • Gregory W. Courtney (Department of Entomology, Iowa State Insect Collection, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA; Diptera)
    • Gregory Curler (Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA; Diptera)
    • Derek Sikes (Museum of the North, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA; Mecoptera)
    • Charles Mitter (University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA; Lepidoptera)

    • Lars Jermiin (OCE Science Leader, Bioinformatics & Phylogenomics, CSIRO, Ecosystem Sciences, Black Mountain, ACT, Canberra, Australia; Bioinformatics and Phylogenetics, Modeling)
    • Robert Lanfear (Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia; Phylogenetics)
    • Brett Calcott (ARC Postdoctoral Fellow, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia; Phylogenetics)

    1KITE related projects:
    • Sonja Grath, Robert Maier (Department of Biology, Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany; DNA methylation islands in insect transcriptomes; Comparative analysis of the components of the insect immune system)
    • Jennifer Greenwood, Erich Bornberg-Bauer (Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Muenster, Germany; Domain evolution in insects)
    • Fatima Mitterboeck, Sarah J. Adamowicz, Jinzhong Fu (Department of Integrative Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Evolutionary transcriptomics of flight loss in insects)
    • Hui Wang (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxon, UK; Distribution and diversity of insect viruses)
    • Stephen Cameron (Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences,Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia; Comparative analysis of OXPHOS genes in insects)
    • Hugh Robertson (Department of Entomology, University of Illinoi at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA; Evolution or chemosensory system in insects: olfactory, gustatory, vision and "hearing" / comparative analysis of (olfactorial) receptor proteins)
    • Christian Drosten & Group (Institut für Virologie, Universitätsklinikum Bonn, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; Distribution of viral genomes in insects with potential relatives in humans)
    • Lars Podsiadlowski (Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Zooökologie, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; Evolution of Matrixin Metalloproteinases; Evolution of anti-microbial peptides in insects; Comparative analysis of the components of the insect immune system)
    • Lars Podsiadlowski, Thomas Bartolomaeus (Institut für Evolutionsbiologie und Zooökologie, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany; Intermediate filament evolution in Hexapoda)
    • Marta Casanellas, Jesus Fernandez-Sanchez (Departament Matematica Aplicada I, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; Application of GMM invariants to large transcriptomic data)
    • Kerstin Voigt & Group (Institut fuer Mikrobiologie, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena, Germany; Insectivorous fungi (Entomophthorales) - extended)
    • Xioanfan Zhou (Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA; Evolution or chemosensory system in insects: olfactory, gustatory, vision and "hearing" / comparative analysis of (olfactorial) receptor proteins)
    • Brian Y. Chow (University of Pennsylvania, Skirkanich, Philadelphia, USA), Ed Boyden (MIT Center for Neurobiological Engineering, Camebridge, MA, USA), Susumu Yoshizawa (PostDoc, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Camebridge, MA, USA) and Gane Ka-Shu Wong (Katz Group Centre for Health and Pharmacy, University of Alberta, Canada); (Protein Characterization: optogenetic tools for bioengeniering, bioengineering, medicine, biology, and neuroscience from 1KITE transcriptome data)
    • Ewald Grosse-Wilde (Department of Evolutionary Neuroethology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany; Evolution or chemosensory system in insects: olfactory, gustatory, vision and "hearing" / comparative analysis of (olfactorial) receptor proteins)