NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Regional Center for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, plans to map the genome of the date palm, according to the online version of the regional publication Dubai City Guide.
 
According to the Website, the center’s board yesterday “gave the green signal” to begin feasibility studies for the center’s future projects, and chairman Abdul Rahman Abdul Khaliq said the date palm project will be a good place to start.
 

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