VANCOUVER (GenomeWeb News) – Polar genomics offer unique challenges and opportunities, researchers heard yesterday at the Genome Canada international conference in Vancouver.
 
Genomic scientist Melody Clark, a project leader at the British Antarctic Survey in Cambridge, UK, outlined some of the progress and goals of the project, an environmental genomics effort aimed at understanding the genetics behind biodiversity and ecosystems in the Antarctic and Arctic.
 

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