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The Gramene Database build 58 is out with new and updated genomes!

The Gramene Team is pleased to announce its release #58 with 2,140,348 genes and 56 reference plant genomes.  Among those, 1,783,803 protein-coding genes are organized in 71,284 gene family trees.

Scholarships available for PUI faculty -- Maize Annotation Jamboree , Nov. 7-11, 2018

Biological Data Science Meeting

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
November 7–11, 2018

Strawberry DNA extraction with third graders

On June 11th, Gramene's project manager and outreach, education and training coordinator, Dr. Marcela Karey Tello-Ruiz of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, visited third graders at Bayville Intermediate School in New York to guide them through a DNA extraction from strawberries using household ingredients like soap, salt and alcohol.

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Strawberry DNA extraction with third graders is fun!

Mining Maize with Gramene - Free Webinar May 22, 2018 @ 2 pm EDT

Have you ever needed to know if the maize gene you work on has an ortholog in sorghum or Arabidopsis? ... Has the gene family that you are working on expanded or contracted relative to other crop or model grass species? ... Is the biochemical pathway you work on conserved in sorghum and soybean?

If so, you may want to explore these questions in the Gramene database!

The Gramene Database build 57 is out with a new polyploid genomes view!

The Gramene Team is pleased to announce its release #57 with 2,076,020 genes and 53 reference plant genomes.  Among the genes in this release, 1,892,629 are protein coding.  In turn 1,703,219 protein-coding genes are organized in 67,042 gene family trees.

Gramene Workshop at the 2018 Maize Genetics Meeting in Saint-Malo, France

 

Have you ever needed to know if the maize gene you work on has an ortholog in sorghum or Arabidopsis?

The Gramene Database build 56 is out with 8 new plant genomes!

The Gramene Team is pleased to announce its release #56 with 2,075,925 genes and 53 reference plant genomes.  Of these genes, 1,892,629 are protein coding, and 1,703,219 genes are organized in 67,042 gene family trees. 

The Gramene and MaizeCode Projects launched the first Maize Annotation Jamboree

The first genomic annotation jamboree for B73 Zea mays (maize) RefGenV4 Zm gene models was held on December 3-5, 2017 at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL).

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First Maize Annotation Jamboree group photo

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