(the International Bar-code of Life) consortium is mapping the genome of every known species, placing the electronic map on the Internet and depositing a sample in the USA.
In a ceremony where the CN Tower was lit from top to bottom with the DNA bar code of the Canadian beaver, Glen Murray, minister of research and innovation, launched the International Barcode of Life (iBOL) project.
By enabling automated, rapid, and inexpensive species identifications, iBOL will transform biodiversity science and its applications throughout society.
barcoding.si.edu/AboutCBOL.htm), and iBol
, the International Barcode of Life project that is based at the University of Guelph in Canada.
Contract notice: Developing r & d infrastructure for research of genetic biodiversity of organisms and involvement in ibol
The International Barcode of Life (iBOL
) project involves a consortium of institutions building a database containing DNA barcodes for every species on the planet.