[Taxacom] Moorea barcode project

Geoff Read g.read at niwa.co.nz
Mon Dec 10 20:47:08 CST 2007


$5.2 million grant from Moore Foundation funds ambitious project to barcode an entire ecosystem in 3 years.

A press release:

http://www.berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2007/12/06_moorea.shtml 

""We're constructing a library of genetic markers and physical identifiers for every species of plant, animal and fungi on the island ..." (and underwater)

Every species? Good luck to them with proving that.

Geoff





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