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Illumina Joins the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium

Published: 04/07/2021 03:02 pm

Eau Claire, Wis., US – 7 April 2021

Illumina , a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies is joining the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) as a sponsoring partner.

The intersection of genomics and wheat breeding for developing superior cultivars and hybrids

Published: 04/06/2021 11:40 pm

On 27 May April 2021, the IWGSC will organize a webinar entitled "The intersection of genomics and wheat breeding for developing superior cultivars and hybrids" presented by Stephen Baenziger (University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, USA)

2020 Annual Report

Published: 03/29/2021 05:51 pm

2020 was an exceptional year, to say the least.

Laboratories closures and limitations on access to labs and field sites around the world since last spring greatly impacted many wheat projects.

IWGSC activities have been affected as well and several projects were delayed. Nonetheless, we were able to make progress in some areas thanks to the dedication of IWGSC projects leaders and the continuous support of IWGSC sponsors.

How a wheat disease resistance gene atlas could lift up wheat breeding

Published: 03/04/2021 05:51 pm

On 06 May 2021, the IWGSC will organize a webinar entitled “How a wheat disease resistance gene atlas could lift up wheat breeding” presented by Amber Hafeez (John Innes Centre, UK)

Novel design of imputation-enabled SNP arrays for dual hybridization of wheat and barley

Published: 03/02/2021 10:18 pm

On 15 April 2021, the IWGSC will organize a webinar entitled "Novel design of imputation-enabled SNP arrays for dual hybridization of wheat and barley" presented by Gabriel Keeble-Gagnere (Agriculture Victoria Research, Australia)

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Illumina Joins the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium

Published: 04/07/2021 03:02 pm

Eau Claire, Wis., US – 7 April 2021

Illumina , a global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies is joining the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) as a sponsoring partner.

Arbor Biosciences Joins the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium

Published: 06/16/2020 08:00 pm

Lee’s Summit, Missouri, U.S. - 16 June 2020

Arbor Biosciences , a division of Chiral Technologies, Inc and worldwide leader in next generation sequencing (NGS) target enrichment, is joining the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) as a sponsoring partner.

BASF Joins the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium

Published: 07/22/2019 03:00 pm

Joint News Release

Lee’s Summit, Missouri, U.S. and Limburgerhof, Germany, 22 July 2019

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) is pleased to announce that BASF has joined the organization as a sponsoring partner.

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