National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation

The National Genomics Center for Wildlife and Fish Conservation is a state-of-the art facility for advanced research providing expertise in DNA sequencing and environmental and forensic DNA sampling. The Center is designed for cross-agency partnerships to provide cost-effective and reliable genetic and genomic data for species monitoring.

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Genomics allows the biology of wildlife populations to be explored in great detail, through cutting-edge DNA sequencing technologies.

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Environmental DNA can be collected from bodies of water and offers great potential for monitoring and detecting species of interest.

link to Non-Invasive Genetic Sampling

Non-Invasive Genetic Sampling

This sampling technique uses forensic-style DNA samples, such as hair and feathers, for a more efficient method to monitor rare and sensitive species.

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Species Profiles

Learn more about the Genomics Center's work on selected species.

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