About the Hydractinia Genome Project


For additional information, comments, or questions regarding the Hydractinia Genome Project, please contact Dr. Baxevanis at andy@nhgri.nih.gov.

Changes to the Hydractinia Genome Project Portal and underlying data are documented in the Release History.



Hydractinia Genome Project Team


Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience
University of Florida

     Christine Schnitzler, Ph.D.
     Danielle de Jong, Ph.D.
     Gonzalo Quiroga Artigas, Ph.D.
     Alexandrea Duscher, Ph.D.
     Justin Waletich
     Alexandra Wyeth


Computational and Statistical Genomics Branch
Division of Intramural Research
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health

     Andy Baxevanis, Ph.D.
     Sofia Barreira, Ph.D.
     Sally Chang, Ph.D.
     Paul Gonzalez, Ph.D.
     Samantha Klasfeld, Ph.D.
     Sergey Koren, Ph.D.
     R. Travis Moreland
     Anh-Dao Nguyen
     Adam Phillippy, Ph.D.
     Tyra Wolfsberg, Ph.D.


National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH

     Eric Nawrocki, Ph.D.


NIH Intramural Sequencing Center

     James Mullikin, Ph.D.


National University of Ireland, Galway

     Uri Frank, Ph.D.
     Brian Bradshaw, Ph.D.
     Liam Doonan, Ph.D.
     James Gahan, Ph.D.
     Sebastian Gornik, Ph.D.


University of Kansas

     Paulyn Cartwright, Ph.D.


University of Pittsburgh

     Matt Nicotra, Ph.D.
     Steven Sanders, Ph.D.


University of Vienna

     Oleg Simakov, Ph.D.
     Nicola Wei-Yee Wong


We would like to thank Dr. Phillip Schiffer at University College London and Dr. G√ľnter Plickert at the University of Cologne, Germany for providing and making additional sequence-based data from Hydractinia available.

We would also like to thank Dr. Leo Buss at Yale University for providing advice and guidance during the early stages of the project.