Journal article

Mitochondrial DNA variants help monitor the dynamics of Wolbachia invasion into host populations

HL Yeap, G Rasic, NM Endersby-Harshman, SF Lee, E Arguni, H Le Nguyen, AA Hoffmann

Heredity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016


Funding Acknowledgements

This work is funded by the program grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health through the Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Tahija Foundation. The work is also supported by a fellowship from the Australian Research Council Australia to AAH and an Alfred-Nicholas Fellowship to HLY. Nectar Research Cloud and VIC Node (University of Melbourne) provided the bioinformatics resources. We are grateful to a number of researchers for providing field collections of A. aegypti, including Rafael Maciel-de-Freitas and Renato Maspero (Fiocruz, Brazil) and Brian Montgomery (Monash University). Additional thanks to Rosanna Powell, Anjali Goundar, Jason K. Axford, Katrina Billington and Inaki Iturbe-Ormaetxe for laboratory samples and/or sample processing, Igor Filipovic for the bioinformatics support and Lucien Sankey for help with the figure design.