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Data Driven Conservation. Q&A with Taras Oleksyk on ConGen2016

- March 8, 2016

Conservation research is being dragged into the 21st century with efforts such as the ConGen training workshop. Deputy director of the program Taras Oleksyk tells us more in this Q&A.

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A Flock of Bird Data Comes to Roost

- December 12, 2014

In the long history of humankind (and animal kind too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed. —Attributed to Charles Darwin In 1839 Charles Darwin published his famous account of the 5-year second voyage of the HMS Beagle, describing the flora and fauna he encountered surveying South America and circumnavigating the […]

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Community Genomes: From the Peoples Parrot, to “Crowdfernding”.

- September 30, 2014

An overview of Community Genomes: providing examples of crowdfunded and sourced genomics projects from the Peoples Parrot to “Crowdfernding”.

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Big-science goes local: democratization of sequencing demonstrated by the parrot genome

- September 28, 2012

Big-science goes local: read more on the democratization of sequencing demonstrated by the crowdfunded Puerto Rican parrot genome

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