To add Colombia’s indigenous wildlife to the global DNA inventory of planet Earth’s biodiversity.
Partners: Members of the BRIDGE Colombia network including Universidad de Los Andes.
Impact So Far
Discussions are ongoing to establish the Colombian contribution to the Earth Biogenome Project and to align with the global effort including the Darwin Tree of Life initiative. 10 species have been identified so far to start the sequencing work.
Mobilising the BRIDGE Colombia network partners to help secure funding from international collaborators to sequence the genomes of 10 iconic Colombian species as a means of achieving more successful conservation impact.
Explore our research in the map by clicking the coloured pins.
The pins represent our research programmes:
Socio economics of biodiversity