Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

met: Metagenetic Enrichment Toolkit for Conservation

Background: Scientists, conservationists, and medical professionals use metabarcoding to locate species of microbes in an environment, like ponds and streams. Metabarcoding is the process of finding DNA in a sample and sequencing it. We look for a particular regions in that DNA that all life shares. These regions have to be conserved across all life, but variable enough from species to species to be able to distinguish ...more »

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Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Help us build the Circular Economy! We are working to connect the Health Care and Food Systems.

For the past 2 years, I have been a part of an innovative program working to align our city's health care and food systems. Our program follows this general process: 1) A patient with a qualifying condition (low-income, diabetes, heart disease, chronic food insecurity, etc.) is referred to our program by their doctor. 2) They sign up by joining us at our market stand, and we gather some information. 3) Each month, we ...more »

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Idea Phase (15 January-3 April 2018)

Help us build the Circular Economy! We are working to connect the Health Care and Food Systems.

For the past 2 years, I have been a part of an innovative program working to align our city's health care and food systems. Our program follows this general process: 1) A patient with a qualifying condition (low-income, diabetes, heart disease, chronic food insecurity, etc.) is referred to our program by their doctor. 2) They sign up by joining us at our market stand, and we gather some information. 3) Each month, we ...more »

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