Sea Otter Genome Study

There’s an interesting story on the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s website about a UCLA PhD student working to sequence the southern sea otter genome. Talk about a Herculean task! The California sea otter whose DNA is being used is “Gidget”  How apropos!

Read the story by clicking here or on the link below.

Photo courtesy of Monterey Bay Aquarium.

https://futureoftheocean.wordpress.com/2017/10/23/blood-bone-and-brainpower-a-deep-dive-into-sea-otter-dna/

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