thanks, Richard! this is very valuable information! cheers,gmm
On 21 Nov 2000, Richard Gordon wrote:
> I finally narrowed down the source. The questions below would have to
> be answered to get an axolotl genome project off the ground.
> Yours, -Dick Gordon
>> From: http://www.nih.gov/science/models/process/> By what process did the community obtain input and reach a consensus
> about the priority for the proposed project?
>> What other sources of support, including non-U.S. sources, exist?
>> What are the advantages and limitations of the model organism for
> research purposes, including genome size, tractability for genetic
> studies, ease of use, generation time, storage of organism or
> gametes, etc.?
>> What is the justification for needing the genomic resources now,
> rather than later, when costs are likely to be lower?
>> Do the proposed resources exist, or are there plans to develop such
> resources, outside the U.S.?
>> What are the unique advantages of having the genomic information of
> this organism?
>> What scientific advances will be made possible that otherwise would
> not, given the current state of the genomic tools?
>> With as great precision as possible, what is the cost of the project?
>> What is the duration of the project?
>> How will resources, such as databases and repositories, be supported
> after the completion of the project?
>> How will data and resources generated by this project be made
> available rapidly and efficiently to the research community?
>> What genomic resources, including databases and repositories, currently exist?
>> What is the size of the research community for the organism?
>> Who will benefit from the improved genomic resources? The immediate
> community? The broader biomedical research community?
>> What will be the benefits?
>> Dr. Richard Gordon, Radiology
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