Here is a presentation by Michelle Van der Bank discussing on Front-end processing of DNA Barcoding. The presentation roams around Specimen arraying, imaging, sampling. Pre-lab challenges and solutions: individual tracking of collection specimens, avoiding human error when working with large batches of specimens, streamlining front-end processing of large specimen batches and issues regarding the DNA Barcode data submission.
It was presented in the recent “Fourth International Barcode of Life Conference” held at The University of Adelaide, Australia from 28 Nov – 3 Dec 2011. The presentation also includes narration from the author.