MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When creating a genomic ark of creatures great and small, scientists across the globe are turning to the comprehensive coverage and quality of long-read sequencing technology from Pacific Biosciences (Nasdaq:PACB), the leading provider of high-quality sequencing of genomes, transcriptomes and epigenomes.

Today, the Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP), an international consortium of more than 150 scientists from 50 acade