We are looking for a Quantitative Geneticist to join our team in the field of Genetics and Breeding in Wageningen, The Netherlands. The mission of the Genetics and Breeding Group at Genetwister is to enhance the breeding craft of our customers with a focus on providing beneficial information, tools and methodology that support breeding decisions. The development and implementation of new marker-assisted breeding tools in the field of quantitative plant genetics is a major activity. Statistical genetics, experimental design and data analysis leading to gene/trait discovery are vital instruments to support the breeding programs of our customers. Job details are available in the link below:

Quantitative Geneticist
 


 

If you are studying bioinformatics (at bachelor or master level) and you are interested to take a look at company life, then Genetwister might be of interest to you.

Our offer: A position for at least six months.

  • Interns have their own research question and the opportunity to investigate this in our bioinformatics group.
  • Intensive coaching will ensure an optimal project progress.
  • A limited reimbursement of expenses is possible.

Interested? Send your resume to: info@genetwister.nl.

Our innovations

High Molecular Weight DNA isolation
High Molecular Weight DNA isolation

High Molecular Weight DNA isolation

With the increasing demands for DNA molecule size and purity on the newest long read sequencing platforms, comes the need for developing new protocols for DNA isolation from different biological sources in the laboratory at Genetwister.

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
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
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
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
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
Marker discovery
Marker discovery

Marker discovery

Discovery of markers in all plant species by next-generation sequencing for accelerated plant breeding

28 May. 2018 View project