The era of reference genomes in conservation genomics

European Reference Genome Atlas (ERGA) Consortium

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Progress in genome sequencing now enables the large-scale generation of reference genomes. Various international initiatives aim to generate reference genomes representing global biodiversity. These genomes provide unique insights into genomic diversity and architecture, thereby enabling comprehensive analyses of population and functional genomics, and are expected to revolutionize conservation genomics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-202
Number of pages6
JournalTrends in Ecology and Evolution
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2022


FundersFunder number
Fabien Condamine


    • ERGA
    • European Reference Genome Atlas
    • biodiversity conservation
    • conservation genetics


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