Paul D. N. Hebert

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Paul D. N. Hebert, FRSC (born 6 May 1947) is a Canadian biologist. He holds a Canada Research Chair in Molecular Biodiversity (Tier I),[1] and is a tenured full professor at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario, Canada, as well as being a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and the director of the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario.[2] Hebert is best known as the "father of DNA barcoding".[3]


  1. ^ Research Chair profile.
  2. ^ People, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, retrieved 2011-05-12.
  3. ^ Lauren Monaghan (9 April 2008). "A barcode for life". Cosmos. 

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