Grant details:

  • Granting Organization: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
  • Grant Term: 39 Months
  • Amount: $5,211,000
  • Date Approved: November, 2007
  • Funding Area: Science / Special Projects

Grant Purpose:

  • This grant to the University of California will support the first DNA barcode-based 'All Taxa Biological Inventory (ATBI)', of a model ecosystem, specifically the island of Moorea. The proposed work will accelerate ecological discovery through the model ecosystem approach, enabling the development of more innovative and effective conservation strategies.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation