10 March 2018

New employees at GT

The beginning of 2018 has been very busy. New faces have been joining each of our expertise groups at GT during the past weeks. Natalie Verbeek will join the Plant…

The beginning of 2018 has been very busy. New faces have been 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.

Genetwister day out

Genetwister day out

The outing day provides a great opportunity for team building and enjoying of fun activities. We stepped into another world…

21 Sep. 2018 Read more
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

Other innovations

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CROPaware
CROPaware

CROPaware

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

23 Apr. 2018 View project