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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.

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.

Arbor Biosciences and the IWGSC Partner on Wheat Exome

Published: 01/14/2019 03:00 pm

Arbor Biosciences, a worldwide leader in next generation sequencing (NGS) target enrichment and synthetic biology, announces their partnership 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. This strategic partnership will provide IWGSC members with a standardized exome panel for research and development as well as expand Arbor’s collaboratively developed myBaits(R) Expert panels in agrigenomics.

The Wheat Code is Finally Cracked

Published: 08/16/2018 08:00 pm

The wheat genome sequence will contribute to global food security

Bethesda, Maryland, USA – August 16, 2018

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published today in the international journal Science a detailed description of the 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.

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.

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.

Wheat Sequencing Consortium Releases Key Resource to the Scientific Community

Published: 06/13/2016 08:22 am

Following the January 2016 announcement of the production of a whole genome assembly for bread wheat, the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), having completed quality control, is now making this breakthrough resource available for researchers via the IWGSC wheat sequence repository at URGI-INRA-Versailles, France .

Wheat Genome Sequencing Gets Major Boost

Published: 01/06/2016 10:00 am

A high quality bread wheat reference sequence will be available in less than two years

The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) announced today the production of a whole genome assembly of bread wheat, the most widely grown cereal in the world, significantly accelerating global research into crop improvement. The project consisted of producing a whole genome assembly of the bread wheat variety Chinese Spring based on Illumina short sequence reads assembled with NRGene’s DeNovoMAGICTM software.

Germany Steps Up Its Wheat Sequencing Effort

Published: 12/02/2015 10:48 am

German teams to sequence two wheat chromosomes

The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture announced today that it would award 1.5 million Euros to a project aimed at providing a reference sequence for two wheat chromosomes, part of the international effort to decipher the bread wheat genome, led by the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC).