Genome 10K Community of Scientists

Unveiling animal diversity
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Our Mission

To understand how complex animal life evolved through changes in DNA and use this knowledge to become better stewards of the planet

The Genome 10K Community of Scientists: Assembling genomic data to understand vertebrate evolution and save dying species

Genome 10K is a project to sequence the genome of at least one individual from each vertebrate genus, approximately 10,000 genomes. It is a key milestone on the way toward the Vertebrate Genomes Project, the project to find and sequence at least one individual from each of the approximately 66,000 vertebrate species.

A mini-documentary about the Vertebrate Genomes Project

Scientists in the Vertebrate Genomes Project aim to sequence all vertebrates. That’s 66,000 species, maybe more. The goal: reference-grade sequence that helps labs around the world better understand these animals, their evolution, their ecosystems.

Biodiversity Genomics 2020

Biodiversity Genomics 2020

Our annual G10K-VGP meeting, Biodiversity Genomics, was held October 5-9, 2020, celebrating success, exploring challenges and looking to the future of sequencing all life on Earth. The meeting was free to attend, thanks to generous support from the Tree of Life...

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