Paul D.N. Hebert

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Paul Hebert
Paul D.N.
Hebert
Year
2024
Subject
Earth and Environmental Science
Award
Benjamin Franklin Medal
Affiliation

University of Guelph │ Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Citation

For his bold vision to catalog every living organism using a small piece of DNA—a DNA barcode—which allows scientists to rapidly discover new species and assess biodiversity, and which provides everyone with a means to explore biodiversity for themselves.