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Librería Metagenómica del Ecuador

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Goal Create global gene library to learn about Ecuador's biodiversity
Task Collect and share bioinformatics.
Where Librería Metagenómica del Ecuador

We are a group of scientists interested in exploring the potential applications of Ecuador’s unique biodiversity. As a first step, we are working to assemble and apply gene libraries collected from around the country.
You can join field trips in Ecuador to collect samples, work in a lab extracting and sequencing nucleic acids, or from home assembling and curating the electronic database.

How to Join

We seek people with experience in field work, DNA extraction and purification, and bioinformatics, at all levels.
The expenses refer to airfare to Ecuador!
Fees help us ensure access to bioinformatics labs!

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Participation Fee what $250
Expenses $2000
Required Gear

Will be provided depending on interests and experience.

Ideal Age Group Adults
Spend the Time outdoors
Type of Activity In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, On a hike, At home, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night
Tags applied, ecuador, metagenomics
Project Updated 01/30/2018