A high quality bread wheat reference sequence is on the horizon.
Manhattan, Kansas, USA – 6 January 2016
MANHATTAN — Kansas State University Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of the Wheat Genetics Resource Center, Jesse Poland, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC), has announced the production of an improved whole genome assembly of bread wheat, the most widely grown cereal in the world. Read full article.
CIMMYT, El Batán, Mexico, July 21-22,2015
Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Applied Wheat Genomics: Jesse Poland
Marking and Communications: Lisa Borello
Procedures for Genomic-Prediction: José Crossa
Phenotypic Data Collection and Interpretation: Uttam Kumar
Feed the Future Overview and Updates: Nora Lapitan
Mexico Field Trials and Phenotyping: Suchismita Mondal
Grain Yield Prediction and Database Update: Jessica Rutkoski
BMS Progress, GOBII, and Dataverse and Germinate for Public Data Sharing: Kate Dreher and Rosemary Shrestha
Model Development for High Throughput Phenotyping Data: Jin Sun
Ecophysiology and genetic model associations: Ravi Valluru
Plant pathology graduate student Emily Delorean is the fifth K-State student to receive Monsanto's prestigious Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program fellowship. Read full story.