10 March 2018

New employees at GT

Beginning 2018 has been very busy around. New faces are joining each of our expertise groups at GT during the past weeks. Natalie Verbeek will join the Plant Molecular Genomics…

Beginning 2018 has been very busy around. New faces are joining each of our expertise groups at GT during the past weeks. Natalie Verbeek will join the Plant Molecular Genomics group. Peter van Dam will reinvigorate the Bioinformatics group. Telma Afonso will add fresh air to the Software Development Group. Elise Serin, Myrthe Maurice, Liesbeth van der Waaij will reinforce the Quantitative Genetics group.

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
Genetwister present at PAG

Genetwister present at PAG

Genetwister has been present at PAG (Plant and Animal Genome conference), the most important worldwide genomics conference for agriculture. This…

13 Jan. 2018 Read more

Other innovations

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
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
CROPaware
CROPaware

CROPaware

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

23 Apr. 2018 View project
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
Long Read Sequencing
Long Read Sequencing

Long Read Sequencing

Using state-of-the-art technologies such as long read sequencing technologies allows Genetwister 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
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
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