News


New diatom genome and annotation released

March 30, 2012

Our latest assembly and annotation of Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries CLN-47 is now available from the JGI portal at http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/Psemu1/Psemu1.home.html.

Phytozome v8.0 has been released!

January 16, 2012

The latest version of Phytozome has been released (http://www.phytozome.net).

Stickleback genetic mapping resource published

December 22, 2011

We built the stickleback genetic map and it has since been enhanced with additional targeted SNPs. This publication in Current Biology details the current map.

Spider mite genome analyzed

November 23, 2011

This publication in Nature describes the analysis of the spider mite genome, a major plant pathogen.

Improved genome of southern corn leaf blight fungi released

November 4, 2011

Public release of the JGI annotation and portal for the improved assembly of Cochliobolus heterostrophus C5 v2.0.  Annotations of the assembly are now publicly available at http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/CocheC5_3/.

Improved brown rot fungi released

November 3, 2011

Public release of the JGI annotation and portal for the improved assembly of Serpula lacrymans S7.9v2.0.  Annotations of the assembly are now publicly available at http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/SerlaS7_9_2/.  

Improved white rot fungi released

November 3, 2011

Public release of the JGI annotation and portal for the improved assembly of Schizophyllum commune v2.0. are now publicly available at http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/Schco2/.

New tools for switchgrass genetics and genomics

November 1, 2011

This publication in Crop Science describes our ongoing efforts to produce a reference switchgrass genome and the tools needed to use it as a cellulosic biomass crop.

Salt cress genome unveiled

October 7, 2011

Available at Phytozome (http://www.phytozome.net) is v1.0 of our sequenced Thellungiella halophilla genome for early release access.

Biomass degrading fungi and the discovery of thermostable enzymes

October 2, 2011

This publication in Nature Biotech describes the analysis of two biomass degrading fungi, one of which we produced Thielavia terrestris.