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IWGSC RefSeq v1.0 wheat genome assembly now available at Ensembl Plants

Published: 07/18/2018 07:02 pm

One of the biggest highlights of the new Ensembl Plants release 40 is the inclusion of the new Wheat (RefSeq v1.0) genome from the IWGSC.

All IWGSC reference sequence resources now publicly available at URGI

Published: 07/04/2018 03:17 pm

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium is pleased to announce that all data related to the reference sequence of bread wheat, IWGSC RefSeq v1.0, are available without restriction.

Wheat Sequencing Consortium Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

Published: 06/14/2018 04:21 pm

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ute Baumann, Hikmet Budak, and Etienne Paux as new Board members of the organization.

PAG Asia program

Published: 05/23/2018 10:56 pm

The IWGSC will hold a workshop entitled "Wheat Genomics in Agriculture: Building on IWGSC RefSeq v1.0" at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference Asia in Seoul, South Korea (30 May - 1 June 2018) on Wednesday 30 May 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:45pm

The workshop is organized by Rudi Appels and Kellye Eversole

Publication: Chromosome‐based survey sequencing reveals the genome organization of wild wheat progenitor Triticum dicoccoides

Published: 05/09/2018 08:03 pm

A Plant Biotechnology Journal article on the genome of the progenitor of wheat Triticum dicoccoides, by the IWGSC and IWGSC Coordinating Committee members Jaroslav Doležel, Pilar Hernandez and Hikmet Budak

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Wheat Sequencing Consortium Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

Published: 06/14/2018 04:21 pm

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ute Baumann, Hikmet Budak, and Etienne Paux as new Board members of the organization.

Wheat Sequencing Consortium Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors

Published: 07/18/2017 09:00 am

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), is pleased to announce the appointment of Sébastien Praud as a new Board member of the organization.

Wheat Sequencing Consortium Releases Key Resource to the Scientific Community

Published: 06/13/2016 08:22 am

Following the January 2016 announcement of the production of a whole genome assembly for bread wheat, the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), having completed quality control, is now making this breakthrough resource available for researchers via the IWGSC wheat sequence repository at URGI-INRA-Versailles, France .

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