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Funding shortfall brings changes at iBOL

An update from Canada Canadian funders have played a critical role in both enabling iBOL’s activation and its progress. The Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Ontario Research Foundation, and Genome Canada provided nearly $30M to build the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario (BIO) and to obtain required sequencing and computational hardware. The Ontario government supports Barcode […]

DNA barcoding project identifies need for new funding

  – DNA barcoding project identifies need for new funding – PDF

Mark Poznansky

iBOL Board Member Dr. Mark Poznansky is President and CEO of the Ontario Genomics Institute, a role which draws on his substantial experience in the life sciences and in running institutes and businesses, as well as his knowledge of government affairs and business development. Before joining OGI, he was a consultant to clients in government, […]

Using barcodes to sniff out the stink bug

  – Scientists race to kill crop-destroying stink bug expected to swarm Ontario – Download PDF

A Fish Tale

  – A Fish Tale

Greg Singer

Chair, WG 5.1 – Project Management iBOL-Canada Project Manager, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada Website: Email:

David Anderson

  Director, Guelph Institute for the Environment, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada

Canada triggers food fight

  Canada triggers food fight (PDF)


Central Node National Organization iBOL-Canada SSC Representative Gary Saunders University of New Brunswick SSC Alternate Keith Seifert Agriculture and Agri-food Canada Goals Our vision as the leading node of iBOL is to democratize access to biodiversity information for all users. This vision will be achieved by maintaining global leadership in all aspects of DNA barcoding […]

Jonathan Witt


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