21 September 2018

Genetwister day out

On the 18th of September, Genetwister had its annual outing day in the town of Ravenstein in Brabant.

The outing day provides a great opportunity for team building and enjoying of fun activities. We stepped into another world in the VR experience, we stepped back in time as we rode the solex bikes and collected all the QR codes. The day ended with a great Italian diner in tapas style. The sunny weather and exciting program made it a great success!


Workshop on long read sequencing

Workshop on long read sequencing

The workshop was a joint effort of Genetwister Technologies B.V. and Wageningen University. 14 participants among which were researchers from…

22 Aug. 2018 Read more
New updated GT website

New updated GT website

Our new website has been launched, capturing all the elements that define our company with a refreshed and updated layout.…

14 Mar. 2018 Read more
New employees at GT

New employees at GT

The beginning of 2018 has been very busy. New faces have been joining each of our expertise groups at GT…

10 Mar. 2018 Read more

Other innovations

High-throughput sequencing and genotyping
High-throughput sequencing and genotyping

High-throughput sequencing and ...

With increasing sample numbers and marker panel sizes, it is valuable to increase the throughput of sequencing and genotyping procedures. Genetwister develops cost-effective methods and applies available methods for allowing high-throughput genomics.

4 Apr. 2018 View project
Lab automation
Lab automation

Lab automation

With increasing sample numbers comes the need for automating the most valuable and applied protocols at Genetwister.

14 Mar. 2018 View project
Experimental Design
Experimental Design

Experimental Design

Appropriate experimental design and data analysis of breeding trials are essential. Genetwister offers assistance in the designing of experiments, taking into account the breeding program’s practical considerations.

1 Aug. 2018 View project
Genomic Selection
Genomic Selection

Genomic Selection

Genomic selection (GS) is an alternative to marker-assisted selection, which can accelerate the genetic gain through shorter breeding cycles. Genetwister is implementing new breeding schemes and methods that integrate GS for crop improvement.

14 Mar. 2018 View project
Long Read Sequencing
Long Read Sequencing

Long Read Sequencing

Using the state-of-the-art technologies such as long read sequencing technologies, Genetwister is able to build high quality genome assemblies of novel species, and obtain long range genomic information such as haplotypes and structural variants.

14 Mar. 2018 View project
Association analysis
Association analysis

Association analysis

Advanced statistical models are needed to increase the power to discover (new) associations between genetic and phenotypic variation

1 Aug. 2018 View project
CROPaware
CROPaware

CROPaware

CROPaware – A web based software platform for breeding and genomics data management.

23 Apr. 2018 View project
Haplotype discovery
Haplotype discovery

Haplotype discovery

Acceleration and cost reduction in plant breeding with improved genotype/phenotype relations, utilizing linked variants.

14 Mar. 2018 View project