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2017 Annual Report

Published: 04/24/2018 05:44 pm

2017: a pivotal, exciting year for the IWGSC.

Infographic: Wheat - A Key Crop for Food Security

Published: 04/18/2018 05:48 pm

Wheat is the number one food crop consumed in the world, and the main source of calories and proteins in human diets.

IWGSC Newsletter – January to March 2018

Published: 04/03/2018 04:59 pm

Welcome to the IWGSC newsletter No1/2018

Fact Sheet: How Breeders Use a Genome Reference Sequence

Published: 03/01/2018 05:50 pm

The availability of a reference genome for a crop helps plant breeders to speed up the development of new improved varieties.

Cristobal Uauy, Philippa Borrill and Ricardo H. Ramirez-Gonzalez

Published: 02/12/2018 08:32 pm

In January 2018, Cristobal Uauy, Philippa Borrill and Ricardo H. Ramirez-Gonzalez were awarded IWGSC Leadership Awards in recognition and appreciation of their extraordinary leadership in the functional annotation and analysis of the reference sequence of bread wheat, IWGSC RefSeq v1.0.

Catherine Feuillet

Published: 02/05/2018 06:35 pm

Catherine Feuillet was awarded an IWGSC Outstanding Leadership Award in recognition and appreciation for her unwavering leadership, support, and dedication to the IWGSC. She received her award in January 2018, at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) in San Diego, United States.

Eversole presentation, San Diego, 16 January 2018

Published: 02/01/2018 06:29 pm

IWGSC Executive Director Kellye Eversole presented the planned activities for the IWGSC Phase II at the Plant and Animal Genome conference in San Diego (USA) on 16 January 2018.

Manuel Spannagl

Published: 01/31/2018 07:40 pm

In January 2018, Manuel Spannagl 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.

Hélène Rimbert

Published: 01/31/2018 07:34 pm

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

The Economist article: Why the genome of wheat is so massive

Published: 01/26/2018 08:16 pm

An article about the wheat genome sequencing published in the Economist on 24 January 2018

Why the genome of wheat is so massive