Real-time DNA barcoding in a rainforest using nanopore sequencing: opportunities for rapid biodiversity assessments and local capacity building

@inproceedings{Pomerantz2018RealtimeDB,
  title={Real-time DNA barcoding in a rainforest using nanopore sequencing: opportunities for rapid biodiversity assessments and local capacity building},
  author={Aaron Pomerantz and Nicol{\'a}s Pe{\~n}afiel and Alejandro Arteaga and Lucas Bustamante and Frank Pichardo and Luis A Coloma and C{\'E}SAR LUIS BARRIO-AMOR{\'O}S and David Salazar-Valenzuela and Stefan Prost},
  booktitle={GigaScience},
  year={2018}
}
Background Advancements in portable scientific instruments provide promising avenues to expedite field work in order to understand the diverse array of organisms that inhabit our planet. Here, we tested the feasibility for in situ molecular analyses of endemic fauna using a portable laboratory fitting within a single backpack in one of the world's most… CONTINUE READING
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