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Botanical DNA Banking and the Systematics Community: Working Together to Meet Future Research Challenges


Curating DNA specimens.

DNA data are used in a variety of biological disciplines including archaeology, conservation, ecology, medicinal plants and natural products research, taxonomy and systematics, crop evolution and domestication, and genetic diversity. It frequently is convenient to store and share DNA among cooperating research groups, and there are a variety of methods to do this. The purpose of this talk is to survey a variety of techniques for tissue collection, DNA extraction, and DNA storage. It also describes DNA banks and legal and ethical considerations for sharing DNA internationally.

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1 - USDA Agricultural Research Service, Horticulture, University of Wisconsin, 1575 Linden Drive, Madison, WI, 53706-1590, USA

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Presentation Type: Symposium or Colloquium Presentation
Session: SY07
Location: Whitewater/Grove
Date: Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Time: 2:00 PM
Number: SY07002
Abstract ID:153
Candidate for Awards:None

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