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Gavin Broad Jan 7
We're hiring! Five jobs to deliver the project. Interested in working with us to sample UK fauna and sequence 2000 genomes?
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RBGE Nov 8
Together with nine partner organisations, will provide a major contribution to the ground-breaking £9.4m Wellcome funded project – an ambitious plan to map the genetic code of all life on the British Isles.
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Lyndall Pereira Jul 2
Light traps, sweep nets, bait traps, pond dips, hand picked and pootered... you name it and it's happening here in Ainsdale for the ! It's great to be a part of the kickstart to DNA barcoding all UK species for the project 🦋
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Douglas Boyes Jun 9
28 species of adult moths at @WythamWoods1 today, including these which are destined to be among the first British moths to have their whole genome sequenced.
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NE Chief Scientist Jul 2
And here is Gavin Broad from ⁦⁩ talking about the project and why we are undertaking this collaborative at Ainsdale Dunes over the next few days
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Richard Durbin Jul 16
Come and work on data analysis for and be at the forefront of assembling reference genome sequences for all life on earth.
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Nicola J Patron 👩🏾‍🔬🌱⚙️ Oct 16
We have two funded PhD studentships working at the interface of chemical diversity, evolution and biotechnology 1. Mining meadows: exploring the metabolic diversity of UK plants
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Gavin Broad Oct 4
no.277. Stonefly, Taeniopteryx seticornis, looking like it flew out of the Jurassic. Today sent NHM's first batch of freshwater inverts to Sanger for potential genome sequencing, including some lovely Plecoptera
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EMBL-EBI Nov 8
Pleased to announce that we are among the 10 organisations who have received funding from to sequence 2000 species on the British Isles as part of the project
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Ben Price Mar 20
Today's tally is 495 specimens identified to 123 species by and experts. All safely vouchered in the molecular collections facility ready for DNA Barcoding and Whole Genome Sequencing
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Alex Twyford Nov 22
Interested in plant genomes, and want to be part of one of the biggest genomic projects to date? I’m advertising a postdoc at to assemble large plant genomes. Details here: . Please email with informal inquiries.
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Shane McCarthy Jul 15
Only a few days left to apply for these positions in the new programme . We’ll be working with , , , , plus collaborating with , , and many others
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Emily Perry Sep 26
I'm at the launch meeting for the project. Can we sequence and annotate the genome of every eukaryote in the British Isles? That's the plan.
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@RBGE_Science Nov 18
"The sequencing of everything" - Prof Mark Blaxter of outlines the whys and wherefores of the amazing project at 2019.
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Sanger Institute Vertebrate Genomes Project Aug 27
Mark Blaxter introducing the and reporting on progress so far with relation to the work. A Sisyphean task but we will do it! More exciting things to come @WythamWoods1
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SCBcat Sep 16
Great team in the Symposium held last week. The Catalan Biogenome Project was launched and we learned a lot from and many others experts on genomics, taxonomy and conservation! Thank you all for comming!
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Wytham Woods Nov 8
We are proud to have been selected as one of the sites for the project, which will see researchers collecting c.8000 key British species, and delivering high-quality genomes of 2000 species.
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Ben Price Mar 22
The freshwater molecular collection now includes more than 500 species with 200 archived in liquid nitrogen for the led whole genome project.
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Wellcome Trust Nov 10
🌳🦡🐡 60,000 species 🔟 partner institutions Wellcome funding to the project will provide unprecedented insight to the diverse range of species on the British Isles ➡️
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Dr Michelle Strickland Nov 16
I think we’re going to need a bigger eppendorf...
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