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VGP generates largest number of high-quality genomes of iconic and endangered species

The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) and collaborators are announcing the second data set of the largest number (101) of chromosomal-level genome assemblies of vertebrates towards completing Phase 1 of the VGP, which includes one representative species per vertebrate order or ~260 species.

Evolution Fast Track: Otter Genetic History Provides Clues for Future Recovery

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute | Jun. 21, 2019 Unlike whales and dolphins that have lived in the marine world for more than 50 million years, sea otters have only had about 5 million years to develop the suite of adaptations necessary...

Evolution Fast Track: Otter Genetic History Provides Clues for Future Recovery

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute | Jun. 21, 2019 Unlike whales and dolphins that have lived in the marine world for more than 50 million years, sea otters have only had about 5 million years to develop the suite of adaptations necessary...

Events

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).

Genome 10K Consortium Annual Meeting

Start Time: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 2:18pm End Time: Friday, September 14, 2018 - 2:18pm Location: The Rockefeller University The Genome 10K Community of Scientists (G10KCOS), a consortium of leading scientists representing research centers, zoos, museums, and...

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