The Urban Barcode Project is a science competition spanning the five boroughs of New York City. Just as a unique pattern of bars in a universal product code identifies each item for sale in a store, a DNA barcode is a DNA sequence that uniquely identifies each species of living thing. In the Urban Barcode Project, student research teams use DNA barcoding to explore biodiversity in New York City.
Duration: 1 minutes, 18 seconds
Posted: March 10, 2011
DNA competition "New York" barcoding sequencing biodiversity school genetics, DNA barcoding, Urban Barcode Project
- ID: 16897
- Source: DNALC
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16899. Urban Barcode Project: Student Projects
TeaBOL is a DNA barcoding project where New York City students explored the genetic biodiversity of different tea brands.
17005. Urban Barcode Project: 2014 Participant Reflections
Students participants in the 2014 Urban Barcode Project describe their projects and reflect on the experience, including the challenges and rewards of doing independent student research.
17002. Urban Barcode Project: 2013 Participant Reflections
Students and teachers who participated in the 2012 Urban Barcode Project reflect on the experience, including the challenges and rewards of doing independent student research.
17042. UBP and UBRP 2016: Participant Reflections
Urban Barcode Project and Urban Barcode Research Program 2016: Participant Reflections
17006. Urban Barcode Research Program: 2014 Participant Reflections
Students reflect on participation in the Urban Barcode Research Program, a science education initiative to engage high school students to study biodiversity in NYC using DNA technology.
17004. Urban Barcode Research Program Symposium Participant Reflections 2014
Urban Barcode Research Program Symposium Participant Reflections 2014
16908. The history of DNA barcoding
A DNA barcode is a DNA sequence that uniquely identifies each species of living thing. Dr. Mark Stoeckle talks about the history of DNA barcoding, from 2003 to today.
16968. Urban Barcode Project 2012: 3rd Prize Presentation: Silversides
UBP 2012 Finalist presentation: Assessing Genetic Differences Among Atlantic Silversides in New York
16966. Urban Barcode Project 2012: 2nd Prize Presentation: Fungus Amongus
UBP 2012 Finalist presentation: The Fungus Amungus
17003. DNA Barcoding Protocol: Isolating DNA
A DNALC instructional video showing the steps involved in isolating DNA