iBOL News & Events
Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat receives National Geographic Society grant to study Lebanon’s endemic irises
iBOL’s Magda Bou Dagher Kharrat, a professor at l’Université Saint-Joseph in Beirut and a member of iBOL’s Science Committee, has been awarded a National Geographic Society grant to study Lebanon’s endemic flora.
Ilia State University, a leading institution for studies on biodiversity, ecology, and evolutionary biology in the Caucasus region, has joined iBOL, making Georgia the 35th nation to signal its commit to advancing knowledge of biodiversity through DNA-based analysis.
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.