BopCo Publications

Journal publications:

  • Daneel, J. H., Beck, R., Virgilio, M., Meganck, K. & Manrakhan, A. 2017. ‘Efficacy of trapping systems for monitoring of Afrotropical fruit flies’. Journal of Applied Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/jen.12373
  • Virgilio, M.,  Manrakhan, A.,  Delatte, H.,  Daneel, J.H.,  Mwatawala, M.,  Meganck, K.,  Barr, N. & De Meyer, M. 2017. ‘The complex case of Ceratitis cosyra (Diptera, Tephritidae) and relatives. A DNA barcoding perspective’. Journal of Applied Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/jen.12379

Popular Scientific Article:

  • The BopCo Project: identifying plants and animals as a service to society. MuseumNews, 39, p. 10-11.

Oral presentations:

  • Backeljau, T. 2016. Reviewing the EASIN catalogue of alien terrestrial gastropods in Europe. World Congress of Malacology, Penang, Malaysia, 18-24 July 2016, Book of Abstracts, p. 120.
  • Meganck, K.,  Desmyter, S.,  Dekoninck, W.,  Backeljau, T. & De Meyer, M. 2016. ‘Constructing a DNA barcode database of Belgian rove beetles (Staphylinidae) and its application in forensic cases’. Abstracts of the Symposium “Entomology in Belgium 2016”, Royal Belgian Entomological Society, Brussels, p. 23.
  • Meganck, K.,  Desmyter, S.,  Dekoninck, W.,  Backeljau, T. & De Meyer, M. 2016. ‘Constructing a DNA barcode database of Belgian rove beetles (Staphylinidae) and its application in forensic cases’. Abstractbook of the 23rd Benelux Congress of Zoology. Antwerp, p. 69.
  • Gombeer, S.,  Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  Meganck, K.,  Smitz, N.,  De Meyer, M. & Backeljau, T. 2016. ‘Using molecular techniques to identify organisms of policy concern: some examples from the BopCo project’. Abstractbook of the 23rd Benelux Congress of Zoology. Antwerp, p. 51.
  • Meganck, K.,  Desmyter, S.,  Francis, F.,  Dekoninck, W.,  Backeljau, T. & De Meyer, M. 2017. ‘Solving crimes: A forensic rove beetles (Staphylinidae) barcode database for Belgium’. 7th International Barcode Of Life Conference, 20-24 November 2017, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
  • Gombeer, S.,  Meganck, K.,  Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  Smitz, N., De Meyer, M. & Backeljau, T. 2017. 'Authenticating fish and seafood products for sale on the Belgian market'. 7th International Barcode Of Life Conference, 20-24 November 2017, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
  • Gombeer, S.,  Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  Meganck, K.,  Smitz, N.,  De Meyer, M. & Backeljau, T. 2018. 'A barcoding facility for organisms and tissues of policy concern'. LifeWatch.be Users and Stakeholders Meeting, 25-26 January 2018, Ostend, Belgium.

Posters:

  • M. Virgilio, A. Manrakhan, H. Delatte, J-H. Daneel, M. Mwatawala, K. Meganck, N. Barr and M. De Meyer. 'DNA barcoding further indicates cryptic genetic variation in the mango fruit fly, Ceratitis cosyra (Diptera, Tephritidae)'. Poster session presented at: 3rd International Symposium of TEAM (Working Group on Tephritids of Europe, Africa and the Middle East), Stellenbosch, South Africa, 11-14/04/2016.
  • Smitz, N.,  Cornélis, D.,  Chardonnet, P.,  Crossmary, W.,  Caron, A.,  Jouvenet, O.,  Meganck, K.,  Ligate, F.,  Ikanda, D.,  Fusari, A. & Michaux, J. 2016. ‘Conservation genetics- two case studies of Africa's Big Five: the lions of Tanzania (Panthera leo) and the buffaloes of Southern Africa (Syncerus caffer)’. Gestion rationnelle, conservation et éco-éthologie de la faune en milieu tempéré et tropical. University of Liege, Agro-Bio Tech, Gembloux.
  • Gombeer, S.,  Meganck, K.,  Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  Smitz, N.,  De Meyer, M. & Backeljau, T. 2017. ‘Aliens in Europe’. 7th International Barcode Of Life Conference, 20-24 November 2017, Kruger National Park, South Africa. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.19245.18402
  • Gombeer, S.,  Meganck, K.,  Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  Smitz, N.,  De Meyer, M. & Backeljau, T. 2017. ‘Validating fish and seafood labelling using DNA barcoding’. 24th Congress of Zoology, 23-24 November 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 78.
  • Smitz, N.,  Meganck, K.,  Gombeer, S.,  Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  De Meyer, M. & Backeljau, T. 2017. 'Invasive Alien Species in Belgium (IAS): examining the utility of GenBank and BOLD for species identifications'. 24th Congress of Zoology, 23-24 November 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 84.
  • Smitz, N.,  Deblauwe, I.,  Dekoninck, W.,  De Wolf, K.,  Meganck, K.,  Gombeer, S.,  De Meyer, M.,  Backeljau, T.,  Coosemans, M. & Van Bortel, W. 2017. 'Monitoring of Exotic MOsquitoes in Belgium (MEMO): molecular validations of morphological species identifications'. 24th Congress of Zoology, 23-24 November 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 85.
  • Van Bourgonie, Y.R.,  Backeljau, T.,  Lange, M.K.,  Penagos-Tabares, F.,  Hirzmann, J.,  Failing, K.,  Schaper, R.,  Hermosilla, C.,  Taubert, A.. 2017. 'DNA barcoding and identification of intermediate slug hosts in the framework of an epidemiological survey in Germany'. 24th Congress of Zoology, 23-24 November 2017, Wageningen, The Netherlands, p. 87. 
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