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Call for early career speaker travel award

Published: 09/14/2017 01:47 am

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 XXVI .

Deadline: Monday 25 September 2017.

Catherine Feuillet Discovers and Improves Genes for Stronger Crops

Published: 09/11/2017 07:32 pm

An article about Catherine Feuillet, IWGSC co-founder and Board member, and her leadership in securing a high quality genome sequence of wheat.

IWGSC Newsletter – March to August 2017

Published: 09/05/2017 07:35 pm

Welcome to the IWGSC newsletter No2/2017

Martin Mascher

Published: 09/04/2017 05:54 pm

Martin Mascher is Head of the Domestication Genomics research group at the Leibnitz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) in Gatersleben, Germany.

Celebrating the centennial anniversary of the discovery of chromosome number and polyploidy in wheat

Published: 09/01/2017 06:05 pm

A hundred year ago, Tetsu Sakamura, then a graduate student at the College of Agriculture of Hokkaido University in Japan, discovered the correct chromosome number in wheat and polyploidy in the genus Triticum.

This was the starting point of modern wheat genetics.

IWGSC RefSeq T-shirt

Published: 08/09/2017 06:01 pm

Want a T-shirt with the RefSeq logo on it?

The Wheat Genome Sequence Odyssey

Published: 08/09/2017 05:42 pm

An article retracing the history of the IWGSC, from 4 people in 2005 to 1,800 members now, 12 years later.

IWGSC Reference Sequence v1.0 browser now available at URGI

Published: 07/19/2017 04:56 pm

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium is pleased to announce that the IWGSC RefSeq v1.0 sequence and annotation can be viewed in a browser hosted at URGI-INRA .

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.

New books: Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat (Vol 1&2)

Published: 07/13/2017 05:07 pm

The IWGSC is pleased to announce the publication of two reference books on wheat, focused on ways to improve wheat cultivation at each step of the value chain, from breeding to post-harvest storage.

The IWGSC Leadership team contributed to a chapter in Volume 1 on " Sequencing and assembly of the wheat genome ".