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UBRP: NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium, American Museum of Natural History

The Urban Barcode Research Program is a student mentorship program supported by the Pinkerton Foundation and Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation. This science education initiative engages high school students to use DNA technology to study biodiversity in NYC. Students complete introductory workshops and then conduct independent, student-driven research projects using DNA barcoding under expert mentorship. The UBRP enables students to gain knowledge, confidence, and interest in science while studying the interaction between biodiversity and human activity.

Produced by Emily B. Hager and Elijah Stevens, for the NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium, American Museum of Natural History. See what New York City High School student teams say about their research experience in the Urban Barcode Research Program.

Duration: 2 minutes, 52 seconds

Urban Barcode Research Program , DNA barcoding, biodiversity, student research, species identification. citizen science, DNA, DNA Learning Center, DNALC, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, CSHL, barcode, gene, genetic, American Museum of Natural History, the NYC Science Research Mentoring Consortium, Pinkerton Foundation, Science Sandbox

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