Colombia and Uruguay have now joined the MiDAS Global Database project. The country coordinators who will head up the sampling efforts are:

Dr Ana María López, Biodiversity and Biotechnology Laboratory, Universidad Tecnológica de Pereira. Pereira.

Dr Claudia Etchebehere, Head of lab at Department of Biochemistry and Microbial Genetics, Biological Research Institute "Clemente Estable". Montevideo.

See the full list of participants here.

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