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Cornell Lab of Ornithology


Barcoding Life's Matrix

Engaging students as citizen scientists in the International Barcode of Life project

Barcoding Life's Matrix

Hosted by Coastal Marine Biolabs with major funding support from the National Science Foundation, the Barcoding Life's Matrix program invites high school students to join a global alliance of scientists in cataloging Earth's biodiversity using a DNA barcoding system.

Link to Project Website

Check out the project's app, DNABarcodingAssistant




Topic - biodiversity genomics

Audience - high school science teachers and students

Location - California

Goals - bridging education and biodiversity genomics research




Ralph Imondi, Executive Director/Project PIemail Ralph


Linda Santschi, Executive Co-Director/Project Co-PIemail Linda


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