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MEXBOL Meeting

From November 23 to 25, 2015, the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México will host the third meeting of the MEXBOL network.   Read more

Symposium in Norway

Norway’s first national symposium on biodiversity and DNA barcoding was held in Trondheim from November 11 to 12, 2015.   Read more

October Barcode Bulletin

Check out the latest issue of the Barcode Bulletin which highlights initiatives in DNA barcoding research, applications and education.   View newsletter

Highlights Report

The Barcoding Life Highlights Report for 2015 is now available, with updates on iBOL activities ranging from technology to education.   View report

Recognizing Achievements

Paul Hebert has been named an officer of the Order of Canada, honoring his achievements in evolutionary biology.   Read more

2 Million barcodes

BOLD surpasses the 2M sequence mark. More than a million new DNA barcodes since the launch of iBOL in 2010. Read more Browse BOLD


Education and Barcode of Life (eBOL) Community Web Portal launched Read more Check it out

Canadian Burgers safe

BIO researchers have used DNA barcoding to examine Canadian hamburger meat and found reassurance for hungry Canadians: all of the burgers tested were entirely beef. Read more

Seafood Mislabelling

DNA barcoding shows mislabelling of 33% of fish sold in grocery stores, restaurants and sushi bars in the United States Read more

DNA Barcoding Library Receives $650,000 from CFI

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) announced today it will invest more than $650,000 in the initiative at the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) Read more


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



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