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National Organization

SSC Representative

  • Daniel Masiga
  • International Center of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)

SSC Alternate

Vision

A community of scientific enterprise applying DNA barcoding for research and management of biodiversity.

Mission

To expand the application of DNA Barcoding to the widest taxonomic range of Kenya's biodiversity, and to contribute to the overall iBOL research program.

Goals

• Establish the national iBOL node in Kenya.
• Contribute to the iBOL project by providing specimens and metadata for Kenyan species of national socioeconomic and environmental importance.
• Contribute to conservation by facilitating species identification.
• Recruit partners and develop capacity in DNA barcoding (museums, research and academic institutions).

Activities

Organization

Funding Plan

Core Facilities

Projects and Researchers

News

Changes announced at iBOL
Governance streamlined; cost recovery for sequencing Recent ...Read more
Enviro Outreach 2012 targets invasive species
Toyota expedition’s third barcode blitz in South Afric...Read more

Events

Features

For Scientists

Research roundup
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For Enthusiasts

Beauty on the front porch
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