Ocean Genome Legacy makes its genomic collection available via GGBN
Ocean Genome Legacy (OGL)
announces that a portion of its marine genomic collection
of DNA and tissue from more than 20,000 specimens collected from across the world are now accessible via the Global Genome Biodiversity
Network’s Data Portal! OGL’s mission is to acquire, a uthenticate, study, preserve, develop, and distribute genetic materials,
biological specimens, information, technology, and standards needed to advance basic and applied non-commercial research. By providing
secure storage and broad public access to genomic materials and a forum for sharing samples, data, and ideas, the Ocean Genome Resource
collection aims to serve as a catalyst for research that can help to protect marine ecosystems and improve the human condition.
More vouchered DNA samples will be added to the online portal soon following this successful test case by using BioCASe and ABCDDNA.
The DNA Bank Network is a node of GGBN and hosts the GGBN Data Portal, Library, and Registry.
Save the date! 30 June - 02 July 2014
GGBN 2014: Biodiversity Biobanking: Building a Trusted Community of Accessible Genomic Collections
For more information please read the first conference announcement!
Banking DNA for Biodiversity Genomics
The main focus of the DNA Bank Network is to enhance taxonomic, systematic,
genetic, conservation and evolutionary studies by providing:
• at-cost availability of non-human DNA material,
• high quality, long-term storage of DNA material on which molecular
studies have been performed, so that results can be verified, extended,
• complete on-line documentation of each sample, including the provenance
of the original material, the place of voucher deposit, information
about DNA quality and extraction methodology, digital images of vouchers
and links to published molecular data if available.