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  • Version: WBPS10 (March 2018)
  • WormBase Version: WS263
  • 138 genomes, representing 118 species


Announcing WormBase ParaSite 10

posted 26 days ago by Wojtek Bazant

We are pleased to announce the tenth release of WormBase ParaSite. We have included genomes of four new species, bringing the total number of genomes to 138, representing 118 distinct species, and updated the assemblies or annotations of an additional four. This includes results of recent efforts to sequence Ascaridae genomes (Wang et al, 2017): [read more]

What would you like to learn about in our BSP workshop?

posted 1 month ago by fayerodgerssanger

We’re looking forward to presenting a workshop at the upcoming BSP Spring meeting in Aberystwyth. To help us prepare, we’d love to know what our users would find most useful for us to cover. Please fill in our quick survey (one question only!): https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/8LYF2YW  


Announcing WormBase ParaSite Release 9

posted 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago by Bruce Bolt

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