JGI's Sequencing Plans for 2009

JGI logo Just saw in today’s GenomeWeb Daily News email that the Joint Genome Institute has announced its sequencing plans for 2009. It includes both genomes and metagenomes. You can read the GenomeWeb Daily News article, or the whole JGI announcment of projects which, according to JGI Director Eddy Rubin:

 “The scientific and technological advances enabled by the information that we generate from these selections promise to take us faster and further down the path toward clean, renewable transportation fuels while affording us a more comprehensive understanding of the global carbon cycle”.

 I for one am looking forward to exploring the new information as soon as it is available in IMG and IMG/M!