We investigated the microbiomes of cattle and jackals together with the microbial communities in Namibian waterholes. We tried to find similarities of the gut microbiome of these animals with the waterhole microbes.

Participants:

Christian Wurzbacher – PI (IGB)
Simone Sommer – PI (Ulm University)
Sebastian Menke – PhD student (IZW)

Involved BeGenDiv members:

Christian Wurzbacher

Applied methods:

Metabarcoding
Sequencing: Illumina MiSeq

Status at BeGenDiv:

ongoing

Partner institutes:

IZW

Funding:

PB1 (IGB)

Duration:

2013 – 2015