Halictid Genome Browser

19 sweat bees genomes that span multiple gains and losses of eusociality.

A comparative genomic dataset to to study the evolution of social behavior in bees

Learn about the life history of halictids

Browse the assembled genomes and genome alignments

Download the assemblies and annotations

Read the preprint:

Convergent selection on juvenile hormone signaling is associated with the evolution of eusociality in bees

BM Jones, BER Rubin, O Dudchenko et al. BioRxiv

This project was part of a collaboration with DNAzoo.