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Wheat for tomorrow’s world

Wheat for tomorrow’s world

The IWGSC published an article in the International Innovation magazine featuring an interview with Kellye Eversole, IWGSC Executive Director, and an article about the IWGSC strategy, achievements and challenges ahead.

A few excepts:

"Reference genome sequences hold the key to understanding how an organism works; the more accurate the sequence, the more efficient the pipeline for development of new varieties using a myriad of technologies." [...]

"The IWGSC’s international, collaborative approach to constructing physical maps and sequences has facilitated skill- and resource-building amongst its members while also enabling cost-sharing and paving the way for more rapid application and impact on a global scale" [...]

"The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) now requires just €11.5 million more to complete its work and place the data in the publicly accessible IWGSC repositor"

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Links

IWGSC page on International Innovation website