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Steven P. Watkins

Scientific Data Engineer

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February 7, 2020

Organizing Vital Data to Unlock Innovation from Brazil’s Biodiversity

While hosting 15-20% of Earth’s biological diversity, a substantial part of Brazil’s abundant biodiversity remains underexplored. A lack of organized information made it exceedingly difficult for researchers to search, screen or even compare relevant chemical substances. This was hindering their ability to identify new targets, build on prior discovery and drive innovation.