Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The Sorcerer II Expedition: Intellectual Property and Biodiscovery

Rimmer, Matthew

Description

This article considers the significance of a leading marine biodiscovery initiative. In March 2004, Dr J Craig Venter announced the official launch of the Sorcerer II Expedition, a scientific expedition of discovery, which would survey marine and terrestrial microbial populations. The Expedition has the potential to uncover tens of thousands of new microbial species and tens of millions of new genes. Venter has disavowed that the Sorcerer II Expedition has any commercial ambitions. However,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/22903
Source: Macquarie Journal of International and Comparative Environmental Law

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Rimmer_The_Sorcerer_II_Expedition:_2009.pdf356.36 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator