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Prof. Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis and students examine DNA barcoding

In a BBC article about DNA barcoding and fraudulant food products, Barnard's genetics lab and Prof. Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis are highlighted. An excerpt:

"Investigations in New York’s Chinatown are a regular occurrence, but Sergios-Orestis Kolokotronis’ mission was purely scientific. The professor of genetics at Barnard College sent his students out to trawl the markets’ open-air displays of exotic fish, fruit and vegetables, and purchase anything being sold as crocodile meat. When they brought the meat back and analysed it, they found it wasn’t from crocodile at all. Its origins weren’t exactly clear, but for all the world it looked suspiciously like some kind of python."

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