CIGENE contributes to include Norwegian species to the Earth Biogenome Project


Simen Rød Sandve

The Earth Biogenome Project (EBP) aims to map the DNA for all animals, plants, birds, fish, fungi, algae and eukaryotes on Earth. Norway has recently established a national board, EBP-Nor, and Simen Rød Sandve, Associate professor at CIGENE is one of the board members. The Norwegian Research Council and UiO has provided funding to plan a pre-project, as a pilot to select a few species as foundation for further research. More information about the project can be found at Aftenposten Viten.



Published 11.11.2019

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