Ongoing Projects

Name Description Policy Concern Category BopCo Coordinator Partner
MEMO DNA-based identification of Belgian mosquito species in the framework of country-scale monitoring. The main aim of this project is to identify points of entry of exotic species. Public Health Nathalie Smitz Institute of Tropical Medicine
RBINS Entomology Collection
GS DNA-based identification of intermediate slug and snail hosts, in the framework of an epidemiological survey in Greece. Parasitology Yoo Ree Van Bourgonie

Department of Veterinary MedicineAristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

IAS Assessing the usefulness of the sequence data available in reference databases for the identification of Invasive Alien Species (IAS) listed on the 1143/2014 Regulation of the European Commission. Invasive species

Nathalie Smitz, Kenny Meganck, Sophie Gombeer, Yoo Ree Van Bourgonie

BIFIR Barcoding and identification of forensically important rovebeetles (Staphylinidae) in Belgium. Forensics Kenny Meganck National Institute for Criminalistics and Criminology
Gembloux Agro-Bio-Tech
BaFiS Verifying the correctness of the labels of  fish and seafood samples from supermarkets and fishmongers, including a large range of taxa and processing methods. Food traceability, Public health, Conservation Sophie Gombeer  
Bushmeat The availability of Bushmeat in Brussels, Belgium. Endangered Species, Public Health, Food security and traceability Sophie Gombeer  

Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith