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Carolina Sansaloni

Published: 10/22/2018 09:58 pm

Carolina Sansaloni was awarded an IWGSC Early Career Award and received her award at the Plant & Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, California (USA) in January 2019.

Carolina also received a travel stipend to allowed her to travel to the PAG conference to present a talk during the IWGSC main workshop on Saturday 12 January 2019.

IWGSC Newsletter – March to August 2018

Published: 09/12/2018 12:07 am

Welcome to the IWGSC newsletter No2/2018

Call for early career speaker travel award

Published: 08/21/2018 06:57 pm

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

Deadline: Friday 7 September 2018.

Publication of the Reference Sequence of Bread Wheat

Published: 08/16/2018 08:02 pm

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published today in the international journal Science the first fully annotated reference genome of bread wheat, the world’s most widely cultivated crop. This work will pave the way for the production of wheat varieties better adapted to climate challenges, with higher yields, enhanced nutritional quality and improved sustainability.

David Swarbreck

Published: 08/15/2018 06:37 pm

In January 2018, David Swarbreck was awarded an IWGSC Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation of his extraordinary leadership in the annotation of the reference sequence of bread wheat, IWGSC RefSeq v1.0.

Jane Rogers

Published: 08/13/2018 11:38 pm

Jane Rogers has worked at the forefront of genomics research for over twenty years, specifically in the management of large scale sequencing projects ranging from the human genome project, in which the UK played a leading role, through to the recent production of the reference sequence of the wheat genome with the IWGSC.

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.