News

The zucchini (Cucurbita pepo subsp. pepo) genomes is published in Plant Biotechnol J. and the genome is now available to the public. [Dec. 2017]

The bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria cv. USVL1VR-Ls) genomes is published in The Plant Journal and the genome is now available to the public. [Sept. 2017]

The Cucurbita maxima (Rimu) and Cucurbita moschata (Rifu) genomes are published in Molecular Plant and the genomes are now available to the public without any restrictions. [Sept. 2017]

New interface and new genome release. The Cucurbit Genomics Database has been redesigned and now has a new interface. Several pre-released cucurbit genome sequences and annotations including Cucurbita maxima, Cucurbita moschata and watermelon cv. Charleston Gray, were added to the database. [May, 2017]

New domain name. The Cucurbit Genomics Database can now be reached under the new domain name http://cucurbitgenomics.org/. Requests to the old domain http://icugi.org/ will be directed to the newly designed database. [May, 2017]

Cucurbita maxima genome sequences, genetic maps and SNP markers described in Zhang et al. (2015) are available. A separated manuscript describingCucurbita maxima genome sequence, annotation and analysis is in preparation [Jan. 2016]

The blast interface was updated to incldued all cucurbit genome sequences. The blast interfaces under 'genome' menu were removed [Feb. 2014]

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CUCURBITACEAE CONFERENCE 2018
11 – 16 November 2018 • Conference Center • UC Davis, California USA