David Iorns

David Iorns

Palo Alto, CA

The Genetic Rescue Foundation

Founder of The Genetic Rescue Foundation


Published on Jul 05, 2017

Science Exchange enables completion of the Kakapo 125 Project

Dear project supporters, It's my pleasure to announce that thanks to Science Exchange our efforts to sequence the genomes of all known living kākāpō is now fully funded and heading for completion!W...

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Published on Nov 23, 2016

The next 40

The Kakapo 125 Project is pleased to announce the next 40 kākāpō to be sequenced! Aparima Hoki Pounamu Aranga Huhana Queenie ...

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Published on Apr 11, 2016

We did it!

Dear supporters of The Kakapo 125 Project,Today we reached our fundraising objective! It has been an amazing campaign and a humbling experience. On behalf of all of the project's collaborators I wo...

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Published on Apr 08, 2016

98% Funded!

Hi everyone, just a quick update to let you know that the project is now 98% percent funded with 23 days remaining. We've received a latish surge in contributions including some large donations tha...

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Published on Mar 31, 2016

300+ Backers and The Economist Cover

Thanks to the efforts of Kakapo 125 Project collaborator Jason Howard we'll be reading about the kākāpō's miserable sex life in April's edition of The Economist! This excellent arti...

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Published on Mar 24, 2016

The first 40

The Kakapo 125 Project continues to move ahead at pace. We're excited to be able to share with you the first 40 kākāpō who are now being sequenced! Alice Heather Richard Henry ...

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Published on Feb 24, 2016

The Kakapo 125 Launch Event at Zealandia

Excited to announce the official Kakapo 125 launch event at Zealandia in Wellington New Zealand! The event will be taking place on Monday March 14th 5:30pm - 7pm and has kindly been...

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