Owl Monkey Genome Project


Image source: Larry Williams, The Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

About the Project

The BCM-HGSC is sequencing the genome of the owl monkey (Aotus nancymaae).

The BCM-HGSC will sequence RNA samples from 10-15 tissues from owl monkeys (Aotus nancymaae) from the same population that provided the reference animal for the genome assembly.

Genomic Resources

Additional resources

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Related Publications

Thomas GWC, Wang RJ, Puri A, Harris RA, Raveendran M, Hughes DST, et al. Reproductive Longevity Predicts Mutation Rates in Primates. Curr Biol. 2018 ;28(19):3193-3197.e5.