Malus sieversii Sequencing Project

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Title

Malus sieversii Sequencing Project

Description

Genomic sequencing project dedicated to resolving the genome of Malus sieversii, a wild apple from central Asia that is the common ancestor of all domestic apples. The project aims to find genes that will help apples cope with disease and climate change. The project also has important implications for evolutionary biology.

Creator

Davis, Joe

Publisher

Images kindly provided courtesy of Joe Davis

Date

Ongoing

Contributor

More than 25 scientists and a dozen laboratories worldwide have become involved, including:

Yoav Mayshar, George Church Lab, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Coordinator for sequencing project

George Church, Geneticist, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Director of PersonalGenomes.org, Sequencing, Bioinformatics, “Tree of Knowledge”

Collection

Citation

Davis, Joe, “Malus sieversii Sequencing Project,” Science Meets Art, accessed May 22, 2019, http://gamma.library.temple.edu/sciencemeetsart/items/show/31.

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