The Urban Barcode Project: Explore New York City's DNA!

The Urban Barcode Project ( http://www.urbanbarcodeproject.org/ )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.

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17005. Urban Barcode Project: 2014 Participant Reflections

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  • Source: DNALC.UBP

17002. Urban Barcode Project: 2013 Participant Reflections

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17042. UBP and UBRP 2016: Participant Reflections

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17006. Urban Barcode Research Program: 2014 Participant Reflections

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17004. Urban Barcode Research Program Symposium Participant Reflections 2014

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16979. DNA Barcoding

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16908. The history of DNA barcoding

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16968. Urban Barcode Project 2012: 3rd Prize Presentation: Silversides

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16966. Urban Barcode Project 2012: 2nd Prize Presentation: Fungus Amongus

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