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Dovetail Genomics Improves Coffee Breeding with High-quality Reference Genomes
Date:8/15/2017

Coffea arabica accounts for 70 percent of world coffee production and is threatened by various biotic and abiotic factors. During this educational webinar, participants will learn about the importance of genomics for understanding the complex evolutionary history of coffee, as well as gain a better understanding of how genomics is important for coffee breeding improvement.

Attendees will learn how the assemblies of C. arabica and C. canephora were improved with Dovetail Hi-C scaffolding and other methods, and how comparative genomics, gene family analysis, and other studies will shed light on important features in these genomes. High-quality reference coffee genomes will provide powerful genomic tools which will be important for coffee breeding improvement.

Dovetail Genomics has arranged for the speaker to be Dr. Susan Strickler, director of the BTI Computational Biology Center (BCBC), Post-Doctoral Researcher at the BTI Mueller Laboratory, and Lead Bioinformatician of the Arabica Coffee Genome Consortium (ACGC).

In this webinar, Strickler will discuss how sequencing and assembling the genomes of C. arabica, C. canephora, and C. eugenioides provided a foundation to better understand the complex evolutionary history of C. arabica and for improving breeding efforts.

Strickler’s research aims to produce genomic resources to be used in comparative genomics, gene family analysis and other studies in order to better understand the evolutionary history of Coffea arabica and to develop tools for the improvement of coffee through breeding.

LabRoots will host the webinar September 20, 2017, beginning at 11:30 a.m. PDT, 2:30 p.m. EDT. To learn more about this event, the continuing education credits offered, or to register for free, click here.

About Dovetail Genomics
Dovetail Genomics LLC is transforming genomics by making long-range information readily accessible to all. The company enables researchers and clinicians to solve complex problems involving de novo assembly, structural variation, microbiome analysis, cancer research, phasing analysis and more by providing a more comprehensive view of the genome. Its proprietary in vitro proximity ligation approach simplifies genomic discovery by integrating the highest quality long-range genomic information with next-gen sequencing output. Dovetail is based in Santa Cruz, California. For more information on Dovetail, its technology, and service offerings, visit dovetailgenomics.com. Follow Dovetail on Twitter @DTGenomics.

About LabRoots
LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website, which provides daily scientific trending news, as well as produces educational virtual events and webinars, on the latest discoveries and advancements in science. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities. Founded in 2008, LabRoots emphasizes digital innovation in scientific collaboration and learning, and is a primary source for current scientific news, webinars, virtual conferences, and more. LabRoots has grown into the world’s largest series of virtual events within the Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics community.

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