News


Spikemoss analysis published

May 5, 2011   

This analysis examines the genome of Selaginella, a plant genome with an important phylogenetic position. We contributed BAC end sequence and the publication assembly.

Arabidopsis relative analyzed

April 10, 2011

This paper reports on the analysis of the basis for genome size in Arabidopsis lyrata, an Arabidopsis relative. We provided genomic resources and built the final version of the assembly.

New Phytozome 7.0 Release

April 8, 2011

Version 7.0 of Phytozome, the plant comparative genomics web resource, is now available at http://www.phytozome.net.  This version includes the V1 chromosome-scale release of foxtail millet (Seteria italica).

First release of draft alkaline fungus

March 31, 2011

The public release of the JGI annotation and portal for the draft assembly of Acremonium alcalophilum v1.0 are now publicly visible at http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/Acral2/

Public release of our improved Laccaria bicolor assembly v2

March 14, 2011

The public release of our improved Laccaria bicolor assembly v2 is available through the JGI Genome Portal at http://genome.jgi-psf.org/Lacbi2/Lacbi2.home.html. Laccaria forms ectomycorrhizal associations with forest trees, including poplar.

Slime mold comparison published

February 28, 2011

This paper details a comparison between our assembled draft version of Dictyostelium purpureum and the previously sequenced D. discoideum.

Public release of our improved Sporotrichum thermophile genome

Feb 18 , 2011

The public release of our improved Sporotrichum thermophile assembly is available through the JGI Genome Portal at http://genome.jgi-psf.org/Spoth2/Spoth2.info.html. Sporotrichum thermophile is a highly efficient cellulose degrader.

Public release of our improved Thielavia terrestris

Feb 18,2011

The public release of our improved Thielavia terrestris assembly is available through the JGI Genome Portal at http://genome.jgi-psf.org/Thite2/Thite2.info.html. Thielavia terrestris is a thermophile responsible for degrading biomass in the environment.

Pigment patterns in stickleback

February 9, 2011

This paper reports two QTL regions associated with pigment patterns in juvenile sticklebacks. We provided the QTL sequencing for this project as part of our CEGs grant.

Phytozome PAG update

January 15, 2011

The Phytozome PAG update is now available at http://www.phytozome.net. This release features several new public releases, including our V1 assembly of Eucalyptus grandis and a provisional assembly and annotation of citrus (Citrus clementina).