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  • Version: WBPS9 (April 2017)
  • WormBase Version: WS258
  • 134 genomes, representing 114 species


Announcing WormBase ParaSite Release 9

posted 9 months ago by Bruce Bolt

We are pleased to announce the ninth release of WormBase ParaSite. In this release, we have included genomes for two new species and an additional alternative genome for one species. Additionally, we have introduced a new genome browser: JBrowse.


Parasitic Nematodes: Bridging the Divide workshop abstract solicitation

posted 9 months ago by michaelpaulini

As part of the 21st International C.elegans conference, we would like to solicit contributions to the workshop on parasitic nematodes. We are pleased to invite student and postdoc abstract submissions for 5 minute lightning talks to be presented at the NSF-sponsored, 3rd Parasitic Nematodes: Bridging the Divide workshop. We encourage submissions that address the broad [read more]

Featured paper: The Echinococcus canadensis (G7) Genome

posted 9 months ago by fayerodgerssanger

Tapeworms of the Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato species complex cause the zoonotic disease echinococcosis. Maldonado et al, from the Kamenetzky group at the University of Buenos Aires, have recently reported the genome assembly and annotation of one of the members of this species complex, Echinococcus canadensis (G7 genotype). The genome paper additionally describes a number [read more]

Travel bursaries announced for Hydra conference

posted 9 months ago by Bruce Bolt

Awards are available for early-career researchers from Africa, Asia and Latin America to support participation at the meeting

Registration open for BSP Spring Meeting 2017

posted 11 months ago by Bruce Bolt

Registration is now open for the British Society for Parasitology Spring Meeting, to be held in Dundee from 2nd April to 5th April 2017. WormBase ParaSite will be present throughout the conference, including a workshop session.