Partner 6 - Université de Nice and Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche - Achievements

Partner 6 - Dr. Richard Christen, CNRS UMR6543, Universite de Nice and Dr. John Dolan, Observatoire Océanologique de Villefranche.

P6 was responsible for building up, in collaboration with P1, and sharing online the ‘PR2 - Protist Ribosomal Reference Database’, a unique experts-based reference taxonomic framework that allowed subsequent annotation of the BioMarKs e-DNA and e-RNA sequence data.  PR2 is now freely available online ( and used by most of our international colleagues.