Red Squirrel Genome Note

Red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris (Image: James Arup/Flickr)

The Red Squirrel Genome (Sciurus vulgaris) note has now been released on Wellcome Open Research: https://wellcomeopenresearch.org/articles/5-18

The release of this note, and the upcoming Grey Squirrel genome was covered on the Wellcome Sanger news page, highlighting the potential conservation importance of this work: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/news/view/red-and-grey-squirrel-genomes-could-hold-key-survival-reds-britain-and-ireland


This Genome Note is part of the 25 Genomes project, a precursor to the Darwin Tree of Life project led by the Wellcome Sanger Institute.