OGL maintains several research programs focused on: 1) building the Ocean Genome Resource Collection, 2) exploring and demonstrating its use for genomic discovery and 3) improving methods for handling, preservation and archival storage of genome resources. On this page we will be regularly featuring some of these projects and providing updates and news regarding other research related activities at OGL.



Shipworm Research – Bacteria and Biofuels
Wood-eating clams fuel energy research
“How to Eat a Wooden Ship” 2011 DOE JGI Users Meeting presentation by Dan Distel


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Field Research –  Done on trips around the world