iBOL News & Events
The Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad has officially joined the International Barcode of Life Consortium, making Ecuador the 34th nation to indicate its commitment to advancing knowledge of global biodiversity through DNA-based analysis.
Centre for Biodiversity Genomics receives funding to enhance global biodiversity informatics platforms
A $376,000 award will extend the interoperability and reuse of biodiversity data held by two informatics platforms, BOLD and mBRAVE developed at the University of Guelph’s Centre for Biodiversity Genomics.
The AEON Environmental Foundation has awarded the 2020 MIDORI Prize for Biodiversity to Paul Hebert, Canada Research Chair in Molecular Biodiversity at the University of Guelph.
The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has joined the International Barcode of Life Consortium, making India the 33rd nation to indicate its commitment to advancing knowledge of global biodiversity through DNA-based analysis.
The new German Barcode of Life project, GBOL III: Dark Taxa will commence on July 1st, 2020. The project is funded by a 5.3 million Euro grant from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
The Barcode of Life Data System, developed at the Centre for Biodiversity Genomics at the University of Guelph in Canada, has been selected for inclusion in the Clarivate Analytics’ Data Citation Index on the Web of Science platform.
Almost 200 people from Latin America were connected through Zoom on June 24, 2020 to see Daniel Janzen and Winnie Hallwachs discuss their work in Costa Rica and their journey to BioAlfa.
Ecological interactions that cross domains of life have major impacts on ecosystems and human health. Although the COVID-19 pandemic makes this point with destructive clarity, it is clear that zoonotic pathogens pose a standing threat to our species.