Soares Group: The research group of Carlos A.G. Soares (Dept. Genetica) is a collaborator on shipworm research.
- Soares Ph.D. student Amaro Trinidade Silva completed an extended research visit in the Haygood lab, and participated in the Teredinibacter turnerae genome annotation organized by Distel. Several publications are in preparation.
- A PMS-ICBG-linked FIRCA grant to support the collaboration "The secondary metabolome of bacterial symbionts of a tropical mangrove shipworm", is in review.
Several SCU Faculty are collaborators on the shipworm project.
- Amro Hanora (Faculty of Pharmacy) completed an extended research visit to the Haygood lab, and participated in the Teredinibacter turnerae genome annotation organized by Distel. Several publications are in preparation.
- Ali Gab-Alla (Marine Science) is a long time collaborator who is co-PI with Haygood on a PMS-ICBG-linked USDA proposal to support the collaboration: "Red Sea shipworm symbionts: a source of novel bioactive metabolites" which involves faculty throughout the university.
Private Sector Partners
Conchology, Inc. a company specializing in documented specimen shells located in Mactan Island, Philippines, generously allows access for PMS-ICBG students and researchers to their world class malacology library and Philippine specimen collection.
Poppe-Images, a provider of Philippine underwater photography, supplied images for this site.
- Marvin Altamia, University of the Philippines, Marine Science Institute, for graphic design.
- Philippe Poppe and Roxan Guingao, Conchology, Inc. for assistance with website design and maintenance.