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GlobalNSF award to engage students in iBOL



California-based Coastal Marine Biolabs (CMB) has received an Education Innovation Award from the National Science Foundation to engage high school students in the International Barcode of Life Project (iBOL).

The award is to launch the Barcoding Life’s Matrix, a three-year project that will enlist high school students in building a reference DNA barcode library of fish and invertebrate species that inhabit the kelp forests of California’s northern Channel Islands (sometimes called the North American Galapagos because they are home to over 150 endemic or unique species).

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