The Lesley Hill Laboratory is the main facility for SANBI's Molecular Ecology and Evolution Program (MEEP). The laboratory also houses a national DNA bank for plants, and a tissue bank for South African reptiles in connection with the Southern African Reptile Conservation Assessment.
As of end 2008, the database comprised details of over 2 000 animal tissue accessions and close to 5 000 plant accessions.
Head of Molecular Systematics Lab(021) 799-8658K.Tolley@sanbi.org.za
South African National Biodiversity Institute: DNA laboratories