Methodological roadmap

• Hybrid sequencing: PacBio Sequel II (Long and HiFi reads) and Illumina

in progress.

• Hybrid assembly

to come.

• Automated and manual annotation for venom peptides/proteins and other protein families

Major topics addressed

• Mechanisms and processes of venom evolution and drivers of toxin diversity

• Comparative genomics of pancrustaceans

• Origin of insects