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=Program of Work=
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*Recruit new members and partners
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*Identify strategic partners for increased cross-communication to target groups
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**Biobanks, researchers
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*Expand GGBN online collections, fill in gaps with target projects
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*Raise awareness of ABS and importance of genomic collections
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=Current Activities=
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*Developing benefits-focused promotional material for collections and researchers, including a strategy document with target goals for 2025.
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*Performing user experience review of the GGBN website to inform redesign of the website’s architecture.
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*Expanding GGBN online collections through member recruitment and support, partnership development, and the GGBN-GGI Awards Program.
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*Filling gaps in tutorials for making genetic collections discoverable
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*Promote awareness of genetic sample information through the website, social media, listserv, annual newsletter, workshops and conferences
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*Engaging genetic collections and genetic collections users through social media (English, Spanish and Chinese speaking platforms), GGBN website, listservs, and meetings
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=Accomplishments=
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*Five workshops on [https://www.cbd.int/abs/ Access and Benefit Sharing]
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*Four regional biobanking workshops (Asia, North America, South America)
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*Three international biobanking conferences
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*95 members from 32 countries, with 27 members providing data, over three million genetic samples discoverable for research
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*17 publications
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*Strategic alliances with [https://www.cryoarks.org/ CryoArks], [https://esbb.org/ ESBB], [https://www.isber.org/ ISBER], [https://www.gbif.org/ GBIF], [https://naturalhistory.si.edu/research/global-genome-initiative/program-areas/ggi-gardens GGI Gardens], [https://www.species360.org/ Species360], [https://www.earthbiogenome.org/ Earth Biogenome Project]
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=Related Resources=
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*[https://meetings.ggbn.org/conference/ggbn/ggbn2020/about GGBN Events and Presentations]
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*[https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Newsletters GGBN Newsletters]
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*[https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/News GGBN News]
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*[https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Testimonials GGBN Testimonials]
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*[https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Training_Tools GGBN Training and Tools]
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*[https://wiki.ggbn.org/ggbn/Publications GGBN publications]
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=Current Members=
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*Katie Barker, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2011-present), Acting Chair
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*Alysha Chadderdon, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2016-present)
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*Jason Chen, China National Genebank (2016-present)
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*Gabi Droege, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem (2011-present)
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*Kyndall Hildebrandt, University of Alaska, Museum of the North (2019-present)
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*Kakha Nadiradze, Association for Farmers Rights Defense (2015-present)
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*Heather Prestridge, Texas A&M University (2019-present)
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*Santiago Ron, Museo de Zoología Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador(2016-present)

Latest revision as of 16:09, 25 June 2020

Program of Work

  • Recruit new members and partners
  • Identify strategic partners for increased cross-communication to target groups
    • Biobanks, researchers
  • Expand GGBN online collections, fill in gaps with target projects
  • Raise awareness of ABS and importance of genomic collections

Current Activities

  • Developing benefits-focused promotional material for collections and researchers, including a strategy document with target goals for 2025.
  • Performing user experience review of the GGBN website to inform redesign of the website’s architecture.
  • Expanding GGBN online collections through member recruitment and support, partnership development, and the GGBN-GGI Awards Program.
  • Filling gaps in tutorials for making genetic collections discoverable
  • Promote awareness of genetic sample information through the website, social media, listserv, annual newsletter, workshops and conferences
  • Engaging genetic collections and genetic collections users through social media (English, Spanish and Chinese speaking platforms), GGBN website, listservs, and meetings

Accomplishments

Related Resources

Current Members

  • Katie Barker, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2011-present), Acting Chair
  • Alysha Chadderdon, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (2016-present)
  • Jason Chen, China National Genebank (2016-present)
  • Gabi Droege, Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem (2011-present)
  • Kyndall Hildebrandt, University of Alaska, Museum of the North (2019-present)
  • Kakha Nadiradze, Association for Farmers Rights Defense (2015-present)
  • Heather Prestridge, Texas A&M University (2019-present)
  • Santiago Ron, Museo de Zoología Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador(2016-present)