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Call for IWGSC Early Career speaker travel award

Published: 08/01/2019 04:59 pm

Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious IWGSC Early Career and speaker travel award for the primary IWGSC workshop that will be held at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference XXVIII in January 2020 .

Deadline: Friday 6 September

IWGSC RefSeq v2.0 now available at URGI

Published: 07/25/2019 06:15 pm

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium is pleased to announce that version 2 of the reference sequence of bread wheat, IWGSC RefSeq v2.0, is now available at the IWGSC data repository hosted by URGI-INRA .

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.

IWGSC RefSeq Annotation v2.0 - call for contributions

Published: 07/16/2019 05:40 pm

This is a call for contributions to a new release of the Annotation of the Chinese Spring genome sequence IWGSC RefSeq.

Deadline to contribute to the 2019 Release (v2.0) is August 31.

Arbor Biosciences Partners with Curio Genomics for Analysis of IWGSC Wheat Exome

Published: 07/16/2019 03:35 pm

Arbor Biosciences, a division of Chiral Technologies, Inc and worldwide leader in next generation sequencing (NGS) target enrichment, announces a partnership with Curio Genomics for bioinformatics analysis of the wheat genome. Arbor has an ongoing collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), an international organization dedicated to developing a gold-standard reference genome for bread wheat cv. Chinese Spring, to provide IWGSC members with a standardized exome panel for research and development. Adding the Curio Genomics strategic partnership allows Arbor Biosciences to harness the power of the Curio Genomics platform in an end-to-end solution, from DNA to variant analysis, for wheat exome sequencing through their myReads(R) NGS services division.

Book Announcement: Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops

Published: 07/08/2019 06:36 pm

The IWGSC is pleased to announce the publication of the book "Advances in breeding techniques for cereal crops".

Special discount available for IWGSC members.

Jaroslav Doležel

Published: 06/28/2019 11:27 pm

Jaroslav Doležel is Head of the Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics of the Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB) and Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Palacký University with both institutes in Olomouc (Czech Republic).

Kellye Eversole interview on BYU radio

Published: 06/27/2019 04:43 pm

Monday 24 June 2019: An interview with Kellye Eversole about the wheat genome project on the show " Constant Wonder " on BYU radio.

Direct link to the interview

2018 Annual Report

Published: 05/21/2019 08:10 pm

2018: the culmination of 13 years of hard work and the beginning of an exciting new phase.

IWGSC Newsletter – January to April 2019

Published: 04/29/2019 06:19 pm

Welcome to the IWGSC newsletter No1/2019