2017 GGI Rolling Award Call for Proposals

Posted January 11, 2017 - 10:49am

The Global Genome Initiative (GGI) Rolling Awards Program provides funding to Smithsonian-affiliated researchers for projects that support GGI goals of expeditionary research and development of genomic biodiversity science at the SI. Requests up to $30,000 with clear budget justifications will be considered. Smaller proposals to enhance field work and/or acquire genomic collections are especially encouraged. Proposals with a DNA barcoding component may be jointly considered and/or funded by the SI Barcode Network.

Layers of Science

Posted December 14, 2016 - 12:05pm

Layers of Science - a TED-Ed-style talk by Benjamin, 2016 YES! GGI Intern

GGI Contract Employment Opportunities

Posted November 10, 2016 - 4:46pm

GGI is currently seeking to fill two full-time contract positions. For more information, and to apply, email

GGI Vertebrate Zoology Technician
This 12-month contract position shall provide professional, technical, non-personal collections management services associated with GGI vertebrate samples and morphological vouchers.

Inaugural Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference

Posted November 3, 2016 - 9:47am

The Smithsonian Institute for Biodiversity Genomics and BGI invite you to the Inaugural Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference in Washington, D.C. February 21-23, 2017 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and the JW Marriott.

Registration deadlines for talks and posters is November 15, 2016.


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