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About openfree Tiger Genome Project

Name of the project: openfree Tiger Genome Project (OTGP)


Headquarters: Genome Research Foundation, Suwon, South Korea.(However, it is an open project and any group is welcome to share the leadership).

Type of the organization: non-profit accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the South Korea government.

Operation countries: world-wide.

Phone: 031 888 9311
Fax: 031 888 9314

Website :


Description of organization's mission.
Sequence the whole genomes of tigers and analyze them bioinformatically to map tiger genome diversity for the species preservation. 

Programs that OTGP conducts, oversees, or administers.

  • Tiger genome sequencing
  • Bioinformatic analysis of tiger genomes
  • Analyzing tiger genes and their functions

Our fundraising program categories
Human Rights


Registered non-profit?

Our organization is registered as a non-profit.

Our organization's programs provide the same services for people of all faiths.

Yes, we provide the same service for people of all faiths.


The establishment of OTGP: Apri 2010.


What is the annual operating budget of Genome Research Foundation?
over 3 milliion USD.


Does Genome Research Foundation keep financial statements?  Yes.


How many full-time, paid staff does your organization have?  12 by 2010. 


How many part-time or volunteer staff does your organization have?  2 by 2010.