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“Genome 10K” proposal aims to sequence 10,000 vertebrates

6 November 2009

An international group of scientists is proposing to generate whole genome sequences for 10,000 vertebrate species using technology so new it hasn’t yet been invented. But the scientists say new genome sequencing instruments that will allow them to embark on the project may be available within a year or two. Their proposal, called “Genome 10K,” was published this week in the Journal of Heredity.

Read the full article online here.

Further information is available from the Genome 10K Community of Scientists here.

Read the full press release issued by Oregon State University here.