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

We 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-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
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
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
Genotyping array design
Genotyping array design

Genotyping array design

Tailored marker selection allowing for genotyping regardless of species, genome size and ploidy level

14 Mar. 2018 View project
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