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The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) currently supports a project aimed at producing a draft assembly of the genomic sequence of the laboratory opossum Monodelphis domestica. The genome will be sequenced to 6- to 8-fold sequence depth.

The opossum sequencing project is being led by researchers at the Broad Institute/Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Genome Sequencing Whitepaper Proposal
Project Link

Additional Resources

Sequence and Assembly
BAC Libraries

Last updated: June 04, 2012