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Project Overview
Aims
Motivation
Intellectual Merit
Broader Impacts

Participating Institutions
AMNH
Light Microscopy
Digital Photomicrography
Microscopy and Imaging Facility
Molecular Systematics Laboratory
Frozen Tissue Collection
Remote Sensing and GIS Facility
Histological Laboratory
Computer Infrastructure
Library and Scientific Publications
Southwestern Research Station

WTAMU
IBUNAM
CAS

Individual participants
Principal Investigators
Collaborators
Graduate Students
Undergraduate Students
High School Students
Technicians
Volunteers

Workplan
Fieldwork
Museum Collections
Databasing and Mapping
Taxonomy
DNA Sequencing
Phylogenetic Analysis
Publications/Authorship

Timelines and Goals
Research Goals/Products
Training Program
Project Management

 

Frozen Tissue Collection

The AMNH has established a modern frozen tissue storage facility, the Ambrose Monell Collection for Molecular and Microbial Research, also known as the Ambrose Monell Cryocollection. The facility, which can store one million samples, is intended as a core sample resource center for comparative genomics, storing a comprehensive range of species, including pure cultured samples of taxa under study as well as taxa that cannot currently be cultured. Since the collection opened in 2001, more than 5400 samples have been accessioned. Samples are housed in liquid nitrogen at -150C to maintain the highest quality and maximum stability of biomolecules indefinitely.

 

 


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