NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The International Barcode of Life (iBOL) consortium, a Canadian-led venture aimed at developing a database that would help identify a species based on its DNA sequence, has gained roughly CDN$5.15 million (US$5.16M) in funding from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.
The consortium also recently received an approximately AUS$1.2 million (US$1.1M) pledge from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries.

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