An Anopheles Database (AnoDB)
AnoDB is a database containing genomic/biological information on anopheline mosquitoes, with an emphasis on Anopheles gambiae, the worlds most important malaria vector. AnoDB has been established and is maintained at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (IMBB) of the Foundation of Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
AnoDB can be visited using either simple WWW-based pages or in an ACeDB-based format. Exceptions to this double format are, among others, links to other sites and day-to-day information such as announcements of courses, meetings and workshops and community announcements,
This database is presently funded by grants from the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the UNDP/World Bank/World Health Organization Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR).
The help of several colleagues was (and still is) invaluable in the setting up of this database.
There are several people who were (and still are) involved in this endeavor at several levels, and whom we gratefully thank. They include Michael Ashburner, Marc Benedict, Nora Besanski, Frank Collins, Mario Coluzzi, Anthony Cornel, George Dimopoulos, Hans Döbbeling, Bjoern Kindler, Bill Gelbart.
Aubrey de Grey, Tony James, Fotis Kafatos, Dennis Knudson, Odette Mukabayire, George Thireos and Liangbiao Zheng. We apologise to all those whose names we forgot to include here!