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A Database of Drosophila Genes & Genomes

Drosophila Board White Paper 2012

A new version of the Drosophila White Paper is now available for public comment. The first Drosophila White Paper was written in 1999. Revisions were made in 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009. The 2009 version is available at:

Here the Drosophila Board of Directors presents an updated White Paper identifying and prioritizing current and future needs of the Drosophila research community. This draft was prepared by the Board and will be modified according to feedback received from community.

We invite your participation in identifying and prioritizing resources that benefit our entire community. Please post comments on this topic on the FlyBase forum, http://flybase.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=270 , by July 7, 2012.