Sequencing Facilities Relevant to BIOSCAN

The Centre for Biodiversity Genomics in Guelph is the most significant dedicated facility for sequencing effort to barcode specimens and support a rich and comprehensive pipeline for BIOSCAN.

Given the scale of ambition for the BIOSCAN program and for the subsequent Planetary Biodiversity Mission, there is a need for the global community to develop more distributed capacity for high-quality sequencing and bioinformatics compatible with iBOL’s mission.

This thread is to identify existing facilities in use by iBOL partners and any specialisations that they offer. Please also suggest opportunities to work with national centres or to build new facilities that will serve the needs of BIOSCAN.