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Deep-Ocean Genomes Program

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution - United States of America (USA)

Project, Protect and restore ecosystems and biodiversity, Skills, knowledge and technology for all, Unlock ocean-based solutions to climate change

The Deep-ocean Genomes project will use cutting edge next generation sequencing technologies and comparative genomics methods to obtain fundamental new knowledge of the organization, evolution, functions, and interactions of life in one of Earth’s leastunderstood regions, the deep ocean.

Start date: 19/01/2022
End date: 19/01/2032

This Project is hosted by the Ocean Decade Programme Challenger 150 – A Decade to Study Deep-Sea Life

Lead Contact: Timothy Shank (