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1st DNAqua-Net International Conference : l\'ADN environnemental pour la biosurveillance des milieux aquatiques.

MBMG Topical Issues

! Submit manuscript to "Metabarcoding and Metagenomics" topical issues - Free OA !

 We offer all conference participants the option to submit manuscripts (original research, methods description, review, opinion paper) to the “Metabarcoding and Metagenomics” (MBMG) journal. MBMG is a recently established Pensoft Open Access Journal which was launched 2017 from the DNAqua-Net consortium. Florian Leese, together with Dirk Steinke, act as Chief Editors. So far over 40 studies have been published, many with very good citation rates. During its current launch phase, MBMG offers free Open Access publication, i.e. no article processing charges.

 Visit the following page to see the 4 special issues launched:

 Protocol for Field and Laboratory
Edited by: Kat Bruce, Emre Keskin
This topical issue welcomes propositions related to variables affecting sampling and filtering in the field/lab, storage conditions, extraction protocols, primer design, PCR strategy, controls and sequencing.

 Steps to implementation
Edited by: Pieter Boets, Daniel Hering, Patricia Mergen
Finding a golden standard for sampling, DNA analysis and bioinformatic processing of the data is crucial for implementation of DNA based biomonitoring with regard to the European Freshwater and Marine Strategy Framework Directives. We welcome contributions that provide such guidelines for implementation or standardized methods that could help to legally accept the method.

 Metabarcoding, statistical learning and High Performance Computing
Edited by: Diego Fontaneto, Alain Franc
Available bioinformatic pipelines cover all the steps from raw sequence data from massive sequencing to the production of publication-standard graphs and statistical analyses. Yet, such pipelines are usually very general and are not devoted to specific needs: here there is still ample space and opportunity to develop tools and approaches to address and solve some of the weaknesses that still exist for specific applications of metabarcoding.

 DNA barcode reference libraries
Edited by: Fedor Čiampor, Torbjørn Ekrem, Alex Weigand
DNA barcode reference libraries are of immense importance for correct identification of organisms using DNA barcoding and metabarcoding. We welcome contributions that focus on opportunities and challenges related to construction of reference databases and analysis of reference data.