European paper wasp

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This page is the official distribution point for data, code, and documentation for the Polistes dominula genome project. This project is a collaboration between the Insect Sociogenomics Lab at Iowa State University (headed by Amy Toth) and the Computational Genome Science Lab at Indiana University (headed by Volker Brendel).


Standage DS, Berens AJ, Glastad KM, Severin AJ, Brendel VP, Toth AL (2016) Genome, transcriptome, and methylome sequencing of a primitively eusocial wasp reveal a greatly reduced DNA methylation system in a social insect. Molecular Ecology, 25, 1769-1784, doi:10.1111/mec.13578.