CuGenDBv2 is up running. Version 1 of CuGenDB will be still live but will not be updated [Apr, 2022]

SNPs called from GBS data of 2083 melon accessions are now freely available. The paper describing these data is published in Molecular Horticulture. [September, 2021]

An improved assembly of Cucurbita argyrosperma subsp. argyrosperma (v2) and a new genome assembly of C. argyrosperma subsp. sororia are available for download at the database ftp website. Related publication here [April, 2021]

The snake gourd genome published in Horticulture Research is available for download at the database ftp site. [May 2021]

The chayote genome published in Horticulture Research is available for download at the database ftp site. [May 2021]

The wax gourd reference genome published in Nature Communications is now publicly available in the database. [Dec. 2019]

The manuscript describing the improved watermelon '97103' genome assembly (v2) and genome resequencing of 414 accessions representing the seven extant Citrullus species has been published in Nature Genetics. [November, 2019]

Upcoming conferences

Cucurbitaceae 2022, October 30 - November 2, 2022, Naples, Florida, USA

ASHS 2022 Annual Conference, July 30 - August 3, 2022, Chicago, IL, USA