Darwin Tree of Life: Looking back on 2020

2021-11-11T17:29:04+00:0018 December 2020|

Despite restrictions, 2020 has been a busy year for the Darwin Tree of Life Project. We take a look at some of this year’s achievements and highlights.

Prising open the scallop genome

2021-11-12T22:22:14+00:004 May 2020|

As part of the Sanger Institute’s 25 Genomes Project, the king scallop, Pecten maximus, had its genome sequenced.

Sequencing and the Tree of Life

2021-11-13T22:48:50+00:0015 February 2020|

Progress and promise of the Earth Biogenome Project - a mission to sequence all known eukaryotic species.

Hasta la VISA, genomes!

2021-11-14T00:34:27+00:0018 December 2018|

From ragworts that are too common and the tricky toughness of truffles to the trials of getting DNA samples a US Visa, Dan Mead gives his personal reflections on project managing the 25 Genomes Project