- Yuri Kartavtsev
- A.V. Zhirmunsky Institute of Marine Biology of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (FEB RAS), Vladivostok
- Natalia Abramson
- Zoological Institute RAS
Ultimate aim is to barcode the biological diversity of Russia, to renovate collection storage in the main museums, and create a comprehensive database both for DNA and voucher specimen collections.