Biodiversity Genomics Europe – BGE

Project acronym: BGE
KKNU structure involved: School Of Biology and The Museum of Nature
Project coordinator: ‪Oleksandr Zinenko‬
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EU Program: Horizon Europe
Project reference: № 101059492
Duration: September 2022 – March 2026
Coordinator: Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Budget: total — 20 000 000 €, KKNU — 72 900 €


The Biodiversity Genomics Europe (BGE) Consortium has the overriding aim of accelerating the use of genomic science to enhance understanding of biodiversity, monitor biodiversity change, and guide interventions to address its decline.


Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, Netherlands — coordinator
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Wellcome Sanger Institute
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research
University of Florence
Bavarian Natural History Collections
University of Jyväskylä
Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources
Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig
University of Tartu
Uppsala University
Center for Genomic Regulation
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
University of Freiburg
Earlham Institute
University of Manchester
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Spanish National Research Council
University of Oslo
Natural History Museum, London
Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities
University of Primorska
University of Lodz
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Natural History Museum of Crete
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science
Hungarian Natural History Museum
University of Lausanne
International Barcode of Life Consortium
Vertebrate Genome Project, Rockefeller University
Earth BioGenome Project, University of California, Davis
V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University

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