Determination of Fossil Plant DNA Sequences and Comparison with Contemporary Homologous Sequences

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: biology, fossils, paleontology, trees, evolution, phylogenetics

Principal Investigator: LePage, Ben A. (3)
Licence Number: 12106
Organization: Department of Geological Sciences, University of Saskatchewan; Departement Sciences Forestieres, Universite Laval
Licenced Year(s): 1992 1991
Issued: Jan 01, 1992
Project Team: Louise Savard; Dr. Jean Bousquet

Objective(s): To compare genes isolated from fossil trees with homologous contemporary genes in order to evaluate rates of evolution and reconstruct phylogenies;

Project Description: The research will compare genes isolated from fossil trees with homologous contemporary genes to evaluated rates of evolution and reconstruct phylogenies.