6th International Barcode of Life Conference

The 6th International Barcode of Life Conference takes place at the University of Guelph, Canada, from August 18-21, 2015. The theme of the 6th Conference, Barcodes to Biomes, addresses ecological applications of DNA barcoding. Other topics encompass bioinformatics, taxonomy, and conservation. Registration is open at http://dnabarcodes2015.org/registration/. … Read more

Dear Biodiversity Community,

now that our ABOL KickOff-Meeting is over, we want to thank all of you which have participated and thus helped to make the meeting fruitful and successful. Special thanks to all speakers, which gave us a nice overview, both on the status of biodiversity research in Austria, and on the possibilities of how a national DNA-Barcoding project could contribute to the latter.… Read more

Dear Biodiversity Community.

We cordially invite all people interested in Austrian biodiversity to the Kick-off meeting of ABOL, the Austrian Barcode of Life Initiative. The Meeting will take place on the 13.th and 14.th of November 2014 at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna.

The general presentation of the ABOL-Initiative will take place on Thursday, the 13.th… Read more

ABOL was one focus at the “Workshop alpine landsnails” in Johnsbach, Styria. Nikola Szucsich presented the ABOL project and pointed out the outstanding importance of nature conservation areas for biodiversity in general and thus for biodiversity research and conservation in particular. In this respect the National Park Gesäuse with its numerous endemics was an appropriate location to present the endeavours of the ABOL initiative to register the fauna and flora of Austria by means of integrative taxonomic methods and with a proper database solution.… Read more