The DNA Barcode Data Analysis Initiative (DBDAI):
Developing Tools for a New Generation of Biodiversity Data

July 6 - 8, 2006
The National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France

Javier Cabrera, Rutgers University,
Fred Roberts, DIMACS,
David Schindel, National Museum of Natural History,
Michel Veuille, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle,

Presented under the auspices of the DIMACS/BioMaPS/MB Center Special Focus on Information Processing in Biology.

This special focus is jointly sponsored by the Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS), the Biological, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences Interfaces Institute for Quantitative Biology (BioMaPS), and the Rutgers Center for Molecular Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry (MB Center).

This workshop is jointly sponsored with the ESF program Integrating population genetics and conservation biology: merging theoretical, experimental and applied approaches (ConGen).

This workshop is an activity of the Data Analysis Working Group of the Consortium for the Barcode of Life. For more information about the activities of this working group, see

Call for Participation:

Contributed papers are encouraged. Please provide a title and an abstract of at most one page and send to Abstracts are due by June 2, 2006 and decisions about acceptance of papers will be made by June 23, 2006.

Financial support is expected to be available for some of the authors of contributed papers, especially students and postdoctoral fellows. See for explanation of financial support.

Participants in the DNA Barcode Data Analysis Initiative (DBDAI):
Developing Tools for a New Generation of Biodiversity Data
Zaid Abdo McMaster University
John Olayinka Atoyebi National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, Moor Plantation
Marcella AttimonelliDipartimento di Biochimica e Biologia Molecolare
Frederic Austerlitz CNRS - Universite Paris-Sud
Tim Barraclough Imperial College London
José M. Bautista Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Kuke (R.) BijlsmaRepresenting the Conservation Genetics Program,
European Science Foundation
Javier F Cabrera Rutgers University
Stephen CliffordDalhousie University
Gerard DelvareCIRAD
Birgit GemeinholzerBotanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
G. Brian Golding McMaster University
Mehrdad Hajibabaei University of Guelph
M. Angeles Hernández University of Navarra
Michael James Hickerson University of California-Berkeley
Donal Hickey Concordia University
Joseph HughesUniversity of Glasgow
Karen Elizabeth JamesThe Natural History Museum
Renaud LahayeUniversity of Johannesburg, Botany and Plant Biotechnology
Catherine LaredoINRA
Raphael LebloisMusée de l'Homme, MNHN
Jere H. Lipps University of California, Berkeley
Damon P. Little The New York Botanical Garden
Volker LoeschckeRepresenting the Conservation Genetics Program,
European Science Foundation
Ian Mandoiu University of Connecticut
Olivier Guillaume Maurin University of Johannesburg, Botany and Plant Biotechnology
Stefano MonaUniversity of Bari
Rasmus Nielsen, being replaced by Kasper Munch) University of Coprnhagen
Bogdan PasaniucUniversity of Connecticut
Nicolas PuillandreMNHN
Jessica Rach TiHo Hannover, ITZ Ecology & Evolution
Cecilia SacconeCNR - Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche
Indra Neil SarkarAmerican Museum of Natural History
David SchindelConsortium for the Barcode of Life
Dirk Steinke Biodiversity Insitute of Ontario - University of Guelph
Mila Tommaseo-PonzettaDipartimento di Zoologia
Michelle Van der BankUniversity of Johannesburg
Michel VeuilleMuséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Haile Frederick Yancy FDA/CVM
Roxana Yockteng MNHN
Ching-Ray Yu Rutgers University
Phoebe Zhang Rutgers University

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