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Scientists describe ‘hidden biodiversity crisis’ as variation within species is lost

Scientists describe ‘hidden biodiversity crisis’ as variation within species is lost Many of the benefits people receive from nature depend on diversity within species, but this intraspecific variation is poorly understood and declining rapidly Tim Stephens | UCSC |...

Genomes go platinum

Genomes go platinum Brooke LaFlamme | Nature Portfolio | February 10, 2021 Sequencing a vertebrate genome had almost become routine by 2017, but, with very few exceptions, assemblies of most diploid genomes remained highly fragmented and incomplete. The domestic goat...

Oldest DNA sequences reveal how mammoths evolved

Analysis of ancient DNA sequences recovered from mammoth teeth reveal North American mammoths were descended from two earlier mammoth lineages February 17, 2021 | Tim Stephens | UCSC An international team of scientists has sequenced DNA recovered from mammoth remains...


Upcoming events, including conservation genomics seminars, talks, conferences and special events with the Genome 10K, its affiliated projects — the Reference Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) and Earth BioGenome Project — and affiliated labs — the VGP at the Sanger Institute and the VGP at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG).

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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