What is new at MaizeGDB (RSS 2.0 Feed) http://www.maizegdb.org/maizegdb_news_feed.php Keep up to date with the latest news at www.maizegdb.org Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 en-us #more: ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/more http://www.maizegdb.org/news/more Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 #359: Nov 14: The Maize Genetics Executive Committee announced that the winner ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/359 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/359 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 Nov 14: The Maize Genetics Executive Committee announced that the winner of the 2015 McClintock Prize for Plant Genetics and Genome Studies is Prof. Susan Wessler of the University of California at Riverside. ]]> #358: Sep 8: The September release of the alpha site has been ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/358 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/358 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 Sep 8: The September release of the alpha site has been completed. Click here to see the release notes. ]]> #357: Sep 1: Guide to Mutants of Maize by Neuffer et al ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/357 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/357 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 Sep 1: Guide to Mutants of Maize by Neuffer et al 2014 released at MaizeGDB. ]]> #356: Aug 5: The UniformMu track in the MaizeGDB Genome Browser now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/356 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/356 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 Aug 5: The UniformMu track in the MaizeGDB Genome Browser now contains more insertions (Release 6). Related loci, variations, and stocks have been added to MaizeGDB. ]]> #355: July 3: The June release of the alpha site has been ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/355 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/355 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 July 3: The June release of the alpha site has been completed. See the release notes. ]]> #354: May 23: Listen to Jack Gardiner's latest podcast with the National ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/354 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/354 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 May 23: Listen to Jack Gardiner's latest podcast with the National Corn Growers Association on the topic of shoot apical meristem (SAM). View full story here. ]]> #353: May 14: Contribute your design to the McClintock Prize medal design ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/353 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/353 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 May 14: Contribute your design to the McClintock Prize medal design competition! Entries are due by July 1. ]]> #352: May 12: MNL News: zebra7, luteus17 are allelic to lemon white1 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/352 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/352 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 May 12: MNL News: zebra7, luteus17 are allelic to lemon white1 (Stinard and Sachs). ]]> #351: May 7: Anthony (Tony) J Pryor, (CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia) has ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/351 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/351 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 May 7: Anthony (Tony) J Pryor, (CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia) has passed away. He was a graduate student of Drew Schwarz and amongst his many contributions to science were cloning of the maize ADH gene and cloning of the first cereal rust resistance gene, the maize Rp1 gene. He retired in 2005 but was a very active Honorary Research Fellow right up his death on 24th April 2014. Send remembrances to MaizeNewsletter@missouri.edu, for posting to vol 88 of the MaizeNewsletter ]]> #350: April 29: Congratulations to Ed Buckler and Scott Poethig on being ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/350 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/350 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 April 29: Congratulations to Ed Buckler and Scott Poethig on being elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Click here for additional details. ]]> #349: April 16: Congratulations to Brent Buckner who has won the ASPB ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/349 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/349 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 April 16: Congratulations to Brent Buckner who has won the ASPB Excellence in Education Award. Click here for additional details. ]]> #348: April 10: Wilbert Russell passed away on Sunday, April 6. Included ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/348 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/348 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 April 10: Wilbert Russell passed away on Sunday, April 6. Included among his many accomplishments was the development of the B73 inbred line. Link to a full obituary. ]]> #347: March 31: View results of the 2014 MGEC community survey here. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/347 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/347 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 March 31: View results of the 2014 MGEC community survey here. ]]> #346: March 28: Congratulations to Jim Birchler who was recently awarded an ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/346 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/346 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 March 28: Congratulations to Jim Birchler who was recently awarded an Einstein Professorship by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Jim received the award in a ceremony at the Academy's Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology in Beijing on March 18. Click here for more details. ]]> #345: March 3: Maize meeting schedule and abstract book are now available. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/345 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/345 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 March 3: Maize meeting schedule and abstract book are now available. ]]> #344: January 29: In collaboration with the Maize Proteome Project at UC ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/344 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/344 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 January 29: In collaboration with the Maize Proteome Project at UC San Diego, the maize complete proteome for eight seed tissues can be viewed as a track on the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. ]]> #343: January 7: In collaboration with Gramene, MaizeCyc 2.2 was released at ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/343 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/343 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 January 7: In collaboration with Gramene, MaizeCyc 2.2 was released at MaizeGDB. ]]> #342: December 19: The First International Setaria Genetics Conference will be held ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/342 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/342 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 December 19: The First International Setaria Genetics Conference will be held on March 10-12, 2014 in Beijing,China prior to the Maize Meeting. Announcement letter. ]]> #341: December 3: There has been technical issues with the hotel registration ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/341 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/341 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 December 3: There has been technical issues with the hotel registration website for the Maize Meeting. Please check back on Thursday, December 5th. ]]> #340: November 27: Due to the holiday weekend, abstract submission for MM2014 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/340 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/340 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 November 27: Due to the holiday weekend, abstract submission for MM2014 has been extended to Monday, December 2nd. ]]> #339: November 19: Plant Metabolic Network released CornCyc 4.0 in collaboration with ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/339 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/339 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 November 19: Plant Metabolic Network released CornCyc 4.0 in collaboration with MaizeGDB. Here are the links: PMN and MaizeGDB. ]]> #338: October 28: Early registration for the 2014 Maize Meeting has been ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/338 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/338 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 October 28: Early registration for the 2014 Maize Meeting has been extended until November 30th ]]> #337: October 28: B73 RefGen_v3 is now available at Genbank. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/337 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/337 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 October 28: B73 RefGen_v3 is now available at Genbank. ]]> #336: October 17: Good news! We are back in business. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/336 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/336 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 October 17: Good news! We are back in business. ]]> #335: September 11: Sarah Hake has been inducted into the ARS Science ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/335 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/335 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 September 11: Sarah Hake has been inducted into the ARS Science Hall of Fame. More information. ]]> #334: September 5: Speakers are needed for the 2013 jointly organized meeting ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/334 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/334 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 September 5: Speakers are needed for the 2013 jointly organized meeting by the International Sweet Corn Development Association (ISCDA) and the Corn Breeding Research (CBR - NCCC167). Click here for more information ]]> #333: August 14: Gramene released MaizeCyc 2.1 in collaboration with MaizeGDB. Here ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/333 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/333 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 August 14: Gramene released MaizeCyc 2.1 in collaboration with MaizeGDB. Here are the links: MaizeCyc 2.1 at Gramene, MaizeCyc 2.1 at MaizeGDB. ]]> #332: July 3: Illumina MaizeSNP50 SNPs are now viewable on our Genome ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/332 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/332 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 July 3: Illumina MaizeSNP50 SNPs are now viewable on our Genome Browser. These include 28,000 genetically mapped SNPs. ]]> #331: June 19: Plant Metabolic Network released CornCyc 3.0 in collaboration with ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/331 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/331 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 June 19: Plant Metabolic Network released CornCyc 3.0 in collaboration with MaizeGDB. Here are the links: CornCyc 3.0 at PMN, CornCyc 3.0 at MaizeGDB. ]]> #330: June 4: The B73 RefGen_v3 assembly is now available on the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/330 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/330 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 June 4: The B73 RefGen_v3 assembly is now available on the MaizeGDB Genome Browser and at Ensembl Plants. Currently, this is a bare assembly with no other tracks. Structural annotations (gene models) are anticipated to become available within 4 weeks (pending GenBank approval). Other genome annotations (e.g., transposon insertions, SNPs, and expression glyphs) will become available as tracks on the genome browser starting later this month. Cooperators who have contributed data for display within the MaizeGDB Genome Browser are encouraged contact us via feedback links to determine how best to project from RefGen_v2 onto v3 or realign data to the new assembly. ]]> #329: May 22: Important: MaizeGDB will have a scheduled hardware maintenance on ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/329 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/329 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 May 22: Important: MaizeGDB will have a scheduled hardware maintenance on Tuesday, May 28 starting at 7:30 AM CST, work should be completed by the end of the day. Services that will be unavailable include: BLAST, Metabolic Pathway Tools, and sequence data. ]]> #328: March 4: Maize meeting schedule and abstract book are now available. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/328 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/328 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 March 4: Maize meeting schedule and abstract book are now available. ]]> #327: January 30: Jo Messing was named one of the 2013 Wolf ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/327 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/327 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 January 30: Jo Messing was named one of the 2013 Wolf Prize winners. (Press article) ]]> #326: January 25: There is a great profile of Dr. Jim Birchler ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/326 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/326 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 January 25: There is a great profile of Dr. Jim Birchler in the January 23 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ]]> #325: January 18: The 2013 ASPB-Pioneer Hi-Bred Graduate Student Fellowship competition is ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/325 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/325 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 January 18: The 2013 ASPB-Pioneer Hi-Bred Graduate Student Fellowship competition is now accepting applications. ]]> #324: January 14: The MaGNET awards, providing full support for travel to ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/324 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/324 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 January 14: The MaGNET awards, providing full support for travel to the 2013 Maize Genetics Conference, are still being accepted. The deadline has been extended to January 20. ]]> #323: December 7: Maize Meeting registration, abstract submission, and lodging reservation links ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/323 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/323 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 December 7: Maize Meeting registration, abstract submission, and lodging reservation links are now available! ]]> #322: November 28: Congratulations Vicki Chandler! The Genetics Society of America extends ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/322 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/322 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 November 28: Congratulations Vicki Chandler! The Genetics Society of America extends its congratulations to the six new members elected by the membership to the 2013 GSA Board of Directors including Vicki Chandler, PhD (Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation). She will serve as vice president in 2013 and GSA president in 2014. ]]> #321: November 16: Applications are being accepted for the MaGNET awards, aimed ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/321 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/321 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 November 16: Applications are being accepted for the MaGNET awards, aimed at increasing diversity in the maize research community via supporting travel to the Maize Genetics Conference. ]]> #320: November 1: The NEW MaizeGDB is almost here and we want ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/320 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/320 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 November 1: The NEW MaizeGDB is almost here and we want to hear your opinion before we go live! All maize researchers are encouraged to participate. This is your chance to make your voice heard! Interested? Click here and sign up by November 9th. ]]> #319: August 31: Plant Metabolic Network released CornCyc 2.0 in collaboration with ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/319 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/319 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 August 31: Plant Metabolic Network released CornCyc 2.0 in collaboration with MaizeGDB. ]]> #318: August 6: Have you noticed the Expression Analysis Data Center? See ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/318 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/318 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 August 6: Have you noticed the Expression Analysis Data Center? See the link from the front page in the lower left green margin. ]]> #317: July 20: Check out the gene model pages! They now have ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/317 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/317 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 July 20: Check out the gene model pages! They now have ortholog information, functional annotations, and expression displays available. Example: GRMZM2G442658 (AKA adh1). ]]> #315: June 14: Maize HapMapV2. A recent publication by a team led ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/315 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/315 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 June 14: Maize HapMapV2. A recent publication by a team led by ARS scientist Doreen Ware in collaboration with ARS colleagues Ed Buckler, Peter Bradbury, Jim Holland and Michael McMullen, examined the genetic structure and the relationships and sequential ordering of individual genes in more than 100 varieties of wild and domesticated corn. ]]> #314: June 12: Ed Buckler is named "Distinguished Senior Research Scientist of ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/314 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/314 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 June 12: Ed Buckler is named "Distinguished Senior Research Scientist of 2011" by USDA-ARS. Full announcement is here. ]]> #313: May 22: Click here to learn about the status of RefGen_v3. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/313 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/313 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 May 22: Click here to learn about the status of RefGen_v3. ]]> #312: March 28: View results of the 2012 MGEC community survey here. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/312 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/312 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 March 28: View results of the 2012 MGEC community survey here. ]]> #311: March 3: Maize meeting schedule and abstract book are now available. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/311 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/311 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 March 3: Maize meeting schedule and abstract book are now available. Last minute poster abstracts are being accepted until March 12th. ]]> #310: February 8: The 2012 NCCC167 Corn Breeding Meeting is March 14 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/310 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/310 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 February 8: The 2012 NCCC167 Corn Breeding Meeting is March 14 - 15 prior to the Maize Meeting at the Doubletree Hotel, Portland, Oregon. For more information click here. ]]> #309: February 6: China Lunde and Danielle Black in Sarah Hakes at ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/309 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/309 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 February 6: China Lunde and Danielle Black in Sarah Hakes at the PGEC have submitted 16 new PGEC SSR markers for chromosomes 2, 9, and 6 ]]> #308: January 30: Applications are being accepted for the new MaGNET awards, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/308 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/308 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 January 30: Applications are being accepted for the new MaGNET awards, aimed at increasing diversity in the maize research community via supporting travel to the MGC. ]]> #307: January 28: The 2012 ASPB-Pioneer Hi-Bred Graduate Student Fellowship competition is ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/307 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/307 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 January 28: The 2012 ASPB-Pioneer Hi-Bred Graduate Student Fellowship competition is now accepting applications. ]]> #306: January 06: Links for conference registration, hotel reservation and abstract submission ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/306 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/306 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 January 06: Links for conference registration, hotel reservation and abstract submission for the MGC are now available! ]]> #305: January 06: MaizeGDB is offering hour long "How to" tutorials immediately ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/305 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/305 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 January 06: MaizeGDB is offering hour long "How to" tutorials immediately before the Maize Meeting at 3:00, 4:00 and 5:00pm on Thursday, March 15, 2012. Sign up and learn more! ]]> #304: October 27: The new website for the 54th Annual Maize Genetics ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/304 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/304 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 October 27: The new website for the 54th Annual Maize Genetics Conference is open! The meeting will be in Portland, OR, on March 15-18, 2012; additional details are available through the link. ]]> #302: October 5: The Illinois Maize Breeding and Genetics Laboratory will be ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/302 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/302 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 October 5: The Illinois Maize Breeding and Genetics Laboratory will be hosting the 48th Annual Illinois Corn Breeders' School, March 5-6, 2012, at the I-Hotel and Conference Center. A link to connect you to registration is here. ]]> #301: September 12: The Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Project will hold ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/301 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/301 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 September 12: The Germplasm Enhancement of Maize (GEM) Project will hold its annual Field Day on Wednesday, Sep 21, 2011 from 8:30 to 5 PM. More... ]]> #300: August 4: Read the tribute to retired Russian Maize Meiosis Geneticist ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/300 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/300 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 August 4: Read the tribute to retired Russian Maize Meiosis Geneticist Inna Golubovskaya in the July issue of Genetics! ]]> #299: July 22: The National Corn Growers Association has funded a project ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/299 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/299 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 July 22: The National Corn Growers Association has funded a project to support the implementation of functional genomics tools at MaizeGDB! More.... ]]> #297: July 21: In collaboration with Gramene, MaizeGDB released MaizeCyc v2.0 (official ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/297 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/297 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 July 21: In collaboration with Gramene, MaizeGDB released MaizeCyc v2.0 (official release). You can reach it through the "Pathways" link on the left of the page. ]]> #296: May 4: Jim Birchler elected to National Academy of Sciences. Congrats, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/296 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/296 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 May 4: Jim Birchler elected to National Academy of Sciences. Congrats, Jim! ]]> #295: April 8: Activate the new "Maize Developmental Atlas-Nimblegen" track on the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/295 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/295 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:47 -0600 April 8: Activate the new "Maize Developmental Atlas-Nimblegen" track on the Genome Browser using the checkbox toward the bottom of that page. Be sure to mouse over the expression histogram for details. ]]> #294: March 29: Need somewhere to put your short reads since GenBank ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/294 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/294 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 March 29: Need somewhere to put your short reads since GenBank closed the SRA? Try EMBL-EBI's ENA! ]]> #293: March 23: Reconstructed chromosomes from the maize tetraploidy event from J. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/293 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/293 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 March 23: Reconstructed chromosomes from the maize tetraploidy event from J. Schnable and M. Freeling (Reference) available via the Genome Browser. ]]> #292: March 22: Looking to align many sequences to B73 RefGen_v2 and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/292 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/292 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 March 22: Looking to align many sequences to B73 RefGen_v2 and deploy tracks in the MaizeGDB Genome Browser? Try ZeAlign! ]]> #291: March 5: The 2011 Maize Meeting Program is now available on ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/291 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/291 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 March 5: The 2011 Maize Meeting Program is now available on the Maize Meeting page or directly here. ]]> #290: March 2: Agilent microarray probes from the Walbot Lab available via ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/290 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/290 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 March 2: Agilent microarray probes from the Walbot Lab available via the Genome Browser. ]]> #289: February 22: The Genome Browser B73 RefGen_v2 track has been updated ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/289 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/289 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 February 22: The Genome Browser B73 RefGen_v2 track has been updated to show more detail. ]]> #288: February 16: Brutnell group expression data available via the Genome Browser. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/288 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/288 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 February 16: Brutnell group expression data available via the Genome Browser. Turn on additional tracks (bottom of browser) to see all tracks. ]]> #287: February 8: The B73 RefGen_v2 Filtered Gene Set (FGS) is now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/287 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/287 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 February 8: The B73 RefGen_v2 Filtered Gene Set (FGS) is now available in the Genome Browser. The "B73 Gene Models" track shows FGS in green, other models in yellow. ]]> #286: February 07: The MGEC has founded the "Maize Genome Assembly and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/286 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/286 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 February 07: The MGEC has founded the "Maize Genome Assembly and Annotation Consortium." For more information, visit their 2010 Activities page, and stay tuned! Details to be posted at MaizeGDB. ]]> #285: February 01: The Mu-Illumina data are uploaded as a track on ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/285 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/285 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 February 01: The Mu-Illumina data are uploaded as a track on the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. ]]> #284: February 01: Visit http://maizeresearch.org/. The official blog of the maize research ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/284 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/284 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 February 01: Visit http://maizeresearch.org/. The official blog of the maize research community! ]]> #283: January 28: This is a reminder that the early registration deadline ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/283 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/283 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 January 28: This is a reminder that the early registration deadline for the 2011 Maize Genetics Conference is approaching rapidly -- Monday 31 January 2011. Standard registration fees will increase by $50 after this deadline. Abstracts must be submitted by this date as well to ensure that they will be included within the conference program. Please visit the 2011 Maize Genetics Conference website for details. ]]> #282: December 07: We are pleased to announce the release of the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/282 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/282 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 December 07: We are pleased to announce the release of the MaizeCyc database. Developed by the comparative genomics database Gramene and the maize model organism database MaizeGDB in collaboration with the Maize Genome Sequencing Project, MaizeCyc is a catalog of known and/or predicted metabolic and transport pathways from Maize (Zea mays mays). ]]> #281: November 24: The B73 RefGen_v2 gene models (as part of Release ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/281 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/281 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 November 24: The B73 RefGen_v2 gene models (as part of Release 5a.59) are now on our genome browser in collaboration with MaizeSequence.org! Also, please visit our brand new gene model pages. The default view on our genome browser will be the B73 RefGen_v2 as of today. ]]> #280: November 21: It is with great sorrow that we share the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/280 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/280 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 November 21: It is with great sorrow that we share the loss of Janet Day Jackson, who many know from her work at the Maize Genetics Cooperation - Stock Center. Her obituary is available here. ]]> #279: November 16: Read the MGEC report on the September 8, 2010 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/279 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/279 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 November 16: Read the MGEC report on the September 8, 2010 NSF meeting to discuss the concerns of and opportunities for the maize genetics community. ]]> #278: November 8: A maize disease genetics workshop will be held in ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/278 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/278 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 November 8: A maize disease genetics workshop will be held in Raleigh Feb 20-23 2011, see http://www.pngg.org/maize/. The workshop is designed to promote collaboration amongst scientists in the academic, government and private sectors in the area of the genetics of corn disease control and pathogenesis. Registration and abstract submission are open right now. The abstract submission deadline is Dec 1. ]]> #277: October 25: Long time maize geneticist, evolutionary biologist and sweet corn ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/277 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/277 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 October 25: Long time maize geneticist, evolutionary biologist and sweet corn breeder Walt Galinat passed away this morning. He was 86. A link to the dedication from the Maydica volume commemorating Walt's career: Cohen JJ and Tracy WF Maydica 5 (2007)3-11. ]]> #276: September 24: Visit our Facebook page! We hope you like it. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/276 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/276 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 September 24: Visit our Facebook page! We hope you like it. ]]> #275: September 24: Check out the new MaizeGDB Genome Assembly and Annotation ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/275 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/275 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 September 24: Check out the new MaizeGDB Genome Assembly and Annotation Manifesto- right in the middle of the home page! ]]> #274: September 15: Check out our improved MaizeGDB Tutorial page! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/274 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/274 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 September 15: Check out our improved MaizeGDB Tutorial page! ]]> #273: August 31: In recognition of scientific leadership and major impact on ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/273 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/273 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 August 31: In recognition of scientific leadership and major impact on plant developmental genetics, Sarah Hake has been awarded the USDA-ARS Distinguished Senior Research Scientist award for 2010! ]]> #272: August 18: New in POPcorn this month: A completely redesigned user ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/272 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/272 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 August 18: New in POPcorn this month: A completely redesigned user interface for POPcorn BLAST; search for DFCI genes; align your sequence on multiple maize genome browsers; search for Mu insertions in the Photosynthetic Mutant Library. ]]> #271: May 26: The UniformMu track in the MaizeGDB Genome Browser now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/271 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/271 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 May 26: The UniformMu track in the MaizeGDB Genome Browser now contains more insertions (Release 2). ]]> #270: May 26: The bin track is updated on the MaizeGDB Genome ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/270 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/270 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 May 26: The bin track is updated on the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. For the core bin markers that are not aligned to the B73 RefGen_v1, we now use alternate markers as described here. ]]> #269: March 23: Bins and ISU Integrated IBM2009 markers aligned to B73 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/269 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/269 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 March 23: Bins and ISU Integrated IBM2009 markers aligned to B73 RefGen_v1 are now available on the MaizeGDB Genome Browser in collaboration with Arizona Genomics Institute(AGI) and the Schnable Lab. ]]> #268: March 8: B73 RefGen_v2 assembly released! See this page for details. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/268 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/268 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 March 8: B73 RefGen_v2 assembly released! See this page for details. ]]> #267: February 26: The Palomero Toluqueño genome sequence is available for BLAST ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/267 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/267 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 February 26: The Palomero Toluqueño genome sequence is available for BLAST search and FTP! ]]> #266: February 16: Jack Gardiner has begun work as a professional curator ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/266 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/266 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 February 16: Jack Gardiner has begun work as a professional curator for MaizeGDB. Welcome to the team, Jack! ]]> #265: February 8: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser now has 'See this region ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/265 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/265 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 February 8: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser now has 'See this region at CoGe' button that leads you to the CoGE Genome Browser at UC Berkeley. CoGe recently implemented elliptical glyph links in their genome browser that show B73 syntenic regions in sorghum! ]]> #264: February 8: IBM2008 markers aligned to the pseudomolecule by the Arizona ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/264 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/264 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 February 8: IBM2008 markers aligned to the pseudomolecule by the Arizona Genomics Institute (AGI) are now available as a track in the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. ]]> #263: February 1: The following tracks are now available on the MaizeGDB ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/263 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/263 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 February 1: The following tracks are now available on the MaizeGDB Pseudomolecule Browser in collaboration with PlantGDB, PLEXdb, and and the UniformMu group: UniformMu, GSS, PUT, and microarray probes (Maize18k and Maize58k). ]]> #262: December 8: The Maize Genome Papers are out! Read them in ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/262 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/262 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 December 8: The Maize Genome Papers are out! Read them in the November 20, 2009 issue of Science and the November issue of PLoS Genetics. ]]> #261: November 12: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser now serves the maize pseudomolecules ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/261 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/261 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 November 12: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser now serves the maize pseudomolecules (B73 RefGen_v1) and tracks mapped to B73 RefGen_v1! Users can still reach BAC-based browser from here. Interlinks are also provided between the BAC-based and pseudomolecule views. ]]> #260: July 1: View the "B73 Genome Caveats" movie on our outreach ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/260 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/260 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 July 1: View the "B73 Genome Caveats" movie on our outreach and tutorial page. ]]> #259: June 15: Mo17 SNPs and indels generated and mapped to B73 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/259 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/259 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 June 15: Mo17 SNPs and indels generated and mapped to B73 by JGI are now available as a track at the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. ]]> #258: May 29: PLEXdb Microarray Probes track is now available at the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/258 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/258 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 May 29: PLEXdb Microarray Probes track is now available at the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. ]]> #257: May 19: PLEXdb now has 18 maize expression experiments! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/257 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/257 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 May 19: PLEXdb now has 18 maize expression experiments! ]]> #256: May 14: Browse maize researchers' projects at the new POPcorn website! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/256 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/256 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 May 14: Browse maize researchers' projects at the new POPcorn website! ]]> #255: May 12: Apply for the one-week workshop in Cereal Genomics! Participants ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/255 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/255 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 May 12: Apply for the one-week workshop in Cereal Genomics! Participants will learn to take advantage of emerging genetic tools and the completed cereal genome sequences. ]]> #254: May 1: Phytozome: The joint NSF/DOE/USDA maize genome project includes a ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/254 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/254 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 May 1: Phytozome: The joint NSF/DOE/USDA maize genome project includes a BAC-by-BAC approach to generate the complete sequence of the B73 inbred line and a next generation shotgun approach for the Mo17 inbred line. ]]> #252: April 28: Congratulations are in order: Sarah Hake has been elected ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/252 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/252 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 April 28: Congratulations are in order: Sarah Hake has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences! ]]> #251: April 28: Maize pseudomolecules generated by Arizona Genomics Institute are now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/251 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/251 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 April 28: Maize pseudomolecules generated by Arizona Genomics Institute are now available for downloading from AGI. ]]> #250: April 14: Over 70 talks and posters from the 2009 Maize ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/250 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/250 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 April 14: Over 70 talks and posters from the 2009 Maize Meeting are available to download. To see a list of the available talks and posters click here. To upload your talk or poster click here. ]]> #249: April 14: An RSS feed is now available for the MaizeGDB ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/249 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/249 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 April 14: An RSS feed is now available for the MaizeGDB Editorial Board's recommended readings. Subscribe here. ]]> #248: March 6: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser now has a MAGI track! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/248 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/248 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 March 6: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser now has a MAGI track! ]]> #247: March 5: The 2009 Maize Meeting Program is now available on ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/247 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/247 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 March 5: The 2009 Maize Meeting Program is now available on the Maize Meeting page or it can be downloaded directly here. ]]> #246: March 3: The 2009 NCCC167 Corn Breeding Meeting is March 10 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/246 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/246 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 March 3: The 2009 NCCC167 Corn Breeding Meeting is March 10 - 12 prior to the Maize Meeting at the Allerton Park and Retreat Center . Meeting will begin with Dinner on Tuesday, March 10 and end with Lunch on Thursday, March 12. For more information click here. ]]> #245: February 23: First comprehensive set of maize fluorescent protein tagged lines ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/245 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/245 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 February 23: First comprehensive set of maize fluorescent protein tagged lines published: In the February 2009 issue of Plant Physiology, a paper from Dave Jackson, Anne Sylvester and Agnes Chan's groups (Mohanty et al., Advancing Cell Biology and Functional Genomics in Maize Using Fluorescent Protein-Tagged Lines, Plant Physiol. 2009 149: 601-605.) describes the first comprehensive set of publicly available stable fluorescent protein tagged lines in maize. These lines will be essential tools for cell and developmental biology research, and are available through their website. ]]> #244: January 29: The BLAST tool is now integrated with the MaizeGDB ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/244 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/244 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 January 29: The BLAST tool is now integrated with the MaizeGDB Genome Browser. Run BLAST against the sequenced BACs or ESTs and visualize the hits on the Genome Browser. ]]> #243: January 8: The 45th Illinois Corn Breeders School will be held ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/243 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/243 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:47 -0600 January 8: The 45th Illinois Corn Breeders School will be held in Champaign, Illinois, on March 2-3, 2009. For more information about the program, registration, and lodging see here. ]]> #242: December 23: Maize Meeting registration, abstract submission, and lodging reservation links ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/242 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/242 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 December 23: Maize Meeting registration, abstract submission, and lodging reservation links are now available! ]]> #241: December 4: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser is now available! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/241 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/241 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 December 4: The MaizeGDB Genome Browser is now available! ]]> #240: November 6: Ceres just deposited over 500,000 maize cDNAs in GenBank! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/240 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/240 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 November 6: Ceres just deposited over 500,000 maize cDNAs in GenBank! ]]> #239: October 24: We have established our guidance group members and beta ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/239 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/239 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 October 24: We have established our guidance group members and beta testers for our Genome Browser. We would like to thank them very much for their work. ]]> #238: October 10: Read the PLoS tribute to seminal maize geneticist Evgenii ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/238 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/238 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 October 10: Read the PLoS tribute to seminal maize geneticist Evgenii Ananiev. ]]> #237: September 24: We're hiring! On the jobs board four positions in ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/237 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/237 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 September 24: We're hiring! On the jobs board four positions in Ames, Iowa are in association with the MaizeGDB project: two are for maize genome annotation and two are for the POPcorn project. Check it out! ]]> #236: September 22: Funding is available from the USDA to provide partial ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/236 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/236 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 September 22: Funding is available from the USDA to provide partial support for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior PIs working in US institutions to attend the 6th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics in Korea. [See details] ]]> #235: September 15: The Bulk Data page has been updated to allow ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/235 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/235 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 September 15: The Bulk Data page has been updated to allow for the download of bulk sequences. Available sequences include: all mapped markers and BACs, AcDs, cDNAs, ESTs, GSS, PEP, Probes, and PUTs from PlantGDB. ]]> #234: August 5: The Grass Regulatory Information Server (GRASSIUS) site (http://www.grassius.org) has ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/234 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/234 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 August 5: The Grass Regulatory Information Server (GRASSIUS) site (http://www.grassius.org) has been released. Its database contains transcription factors in maize, rice, sorghum and sugarcane. ]]> #233: August 4: Join us in welcoming Carson Andorf, MaizeGDB's new interface ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/233 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/233 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 August 4: Join us in welcoming Carson Andorf, MaizeGDB's new interface developer and bioinformatics engineer! ]]> #232: Important! July 31: For phenotyping plants in the field, please use ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/232 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/232 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 Important! July 31: For phenotyping plants in the field, please use MaizeGDB's phenotype terms. For access to a list of terms and an explanation, visit this page. ]]> #231: June 8: Welcome to Mike Scanlon and Jane Dorweiler, our new ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/231 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/231 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 June 8: Welcome to Mike Scanlon and Jane Dorweiler, our new Editorial Board members! ]]> #230: May 9: The Z_AI-maize B73 fosmid genomic library that was produced ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/230 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/230 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 May 9: The Z_AI-maize B73 fosmid genomic library that was produced by Wash U to fill gaps and fill sequence in the BAC-based map is now publicly available to the community! ]]> #229: May 6: MaizeGDB is hiring a Web developer! To apply visit ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/229 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/229 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 May 6: MaizeGDB is hiring a Web developer! To apply visit USAjobs. Contact Carolyn Lawrence for more information. ]]> #228: May 5: Use the feedback button at the bottom of any ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/228 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/228 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 May 5: Use the feedback button at the bottom of any MaizeGDB page to report the correct the order of BACs within the physical map to the Maize Genome Sequencing Consortium! ]]> #227: March 13: Read about the iPlant Collaborative's potential for advancing maize ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/227 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/227 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 March 13: Read about the iPlant Collaborative's potential for advancing maize research! ]]> #226: February 21: The maize meeting program is now available. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/226 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/226 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 February 21: The maize meeting program is now available. ]]> #225: January 8: Welcome, new Editorial Board members Kelly Dawe, Jim Holland, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/225 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/225 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 January 8: Welcome, new Editorial Board members Kelly Dawe, Jim Holland, and Mike Kolomiets! ]]> #224: *Important* December 28: Maize Meeting conference and hotel registration will only ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/224 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/224 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 *Important* December 28: Maize Meeting conference and hotel registration will only remain open until January 9! Click here to register. ]]> #223: November 29: The Maize Genome Sequencing Consortium's recently released status report ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/223 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/223 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 November 29: The Maize Genome Sequencing Consortium's recently released status report and ppt presentations are now available. ]]> #222: November 14: The History Channel's production "MODERN MARVELS: CORN" gives a ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/222 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/222 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 November 14: The History Channel's production "MODERN MARVELS: CORN" gives a good overview of what happens to corn after it has been harvested (e.g., processing into ethanol, high fructose corn syrup and bio-plastics). This show is scheduled to be broadcast in some markets next Monday (Nov 19th) at 8 PM, but check your local listings. ]]> #221: October 3: We've created a new centralized Data Center for all ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/221 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/221 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 October 3: We've created a new centralized Data Center for all those hard-to-find cytogenetics resources! ]]> #220: September 7: Microarray probe sequences from Zeamage are here! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/220 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/220 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 September 7: Microarray probe sequences from Zeamage are here! ]]> #219: August 16: Use the link to 'bulk data' in the header ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/219 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/219 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 August 16: Use the link to 'bulk data' in the header above to access large sets of data. Use the feedback button at the bottom of any page to request that new types of useful bulk data reports be created. ]]> #218: June 28: Taner Sen has begun work as a computational biologist ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/218 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/218 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 June 28: Taner Sen has begun work as a computational biologist for MaizeGDB! Welcome to the team, Taner. ]]> #217: June 26: The Allerton retreat report is now available. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/217 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/217 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 June 26: The Allerton retreat report is now available. ]]> #216: May 1: Congratulations are in order: Hugo Dooner has been elected ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/216 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/216 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 May 1: Congratulations are in order: Hugo Dooner has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences! ]]> #215: April 30: Presentations from this year's Maize Meeting are now available ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/215 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/215 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 April 30: Presentations from this year's Maize Meeting are now available here. ]]> #214: March 13: The Panzea project has generated a useful resource for ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/214 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/214 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 March 13: The Panzea project has generated a useful resource for localizing QTLs in maize and they want your involvement! For more details see Panzea's news release. ]]> #213: March 2: Check out the Newly Characterized Genes List! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/213 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/213 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 March 2: Check out the Newly Characterized Genes List! ]]> #212: February 27: Lisa Harper has begun work as a professional curator ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/212 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/212 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 February 27: Lisa Harper has begun work as a professional curator for MaizeGDB! Welcome to the team, Lisa. ]]> #211: January 25: Ron Phillips, an esteemed member of the maize research ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/211 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/211 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 January 25: Ron Phillips, an esteemed member of the maize research community, has been awarded the Wolf Prize! Congratulations, Ron! ]]> #210: January 8: We're hiring! Are you a computational biologist in search ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/210 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/210 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 January 8: We're hiring! Are you a computational biologist in search of a job? For more information, contact Carolyn Lawrence at triffid@iastate.edu or 515-294-4294. ]]> #209: January 5: Learn more about the upcoming NCCC167 North Central Regional ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/209 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/209 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 January 5: Learn more about the upcoming NCCC167 North Central Regional Corn Breeding Meeting. ]]> #208: December 13: Details on the 2007 Maize Genetics Conference are now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/208 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/208 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 December 13: Details on the 2007 Maize Genetics Conference are now available. ]]> #207: November 20: Please read this announcement about new sorghum genome sequencing ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/207 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/207 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 November 20: Please read this announcement about new sorghum genome sequencing resources and opportunities. ]]> #206: November 7: The Maize Genome Sequence Browser has been released! Visit ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/206 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/206 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 November 7: The Maize Genome Sequence Browser has been released! Visit it at maizesequence.org! ]]> #205: September 12: Maize TILLING data are here! Find out about the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/205 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/205 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 September 12: Maize TILLING data are here! Find out about the maize TILLING project and browse through the list of TILLed sites. ]]> #204: July 25: MaizeGDB personnel assisted in providing plant genome research outreach ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/204 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/204 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 July 25: MaizeGDB personnel assisted in providing plant genome research outreach to six Native American students. To read about the program and to see what the students accomplished, visit their website! ]]> #203: May 9: A summary of results from the MGEC survey are ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/203 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/203 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 May 9: A summary of results from the MGEC survey are now available. ]]> #202: April 11: A number of presentations from the 2006 Maize Genetics ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/202 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/202 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 April 11: A number of presentations from the 2006 Maize Genetics Conference are available online through June 30. ]]> #201: March 28: A page containing a summary of information about the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/201 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/201 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 March 28: A page containing a summary of information about the ongoing sequencing projects is now available. ]]> #200: March 14: Read the Plant Biology Databases: A Needs Assessment advisory ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/200 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/200 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 March 14: Read the Plant Biology Databases: A Needs Assessment advisory whitepaper to the NSF and USDA-ARS to find out more about what can be done to enable the plant database projects to succeed! ]]> #199: March 1 The program for the Maize Genetics Conference is now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/199 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/199 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 March 1 The program for the Maize Genetics Conference is now available. ]]> #198: January 10: The 2006 Editorial Board has begun selecting publications! Look ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/198 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/198 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 January 10: The 2006 Editorial Board has begun selecting publications! Look here to see their picks for use in your group's journal club. ]]> #197: December 21: The 2006 Maize Genetics Conference is coming! You can ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/197 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/197 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 December 21: The 2006 Maize Genetics Conference is coming! You can find out more information, register for the meeting, sign up for housing, and submit an abstract. ]]> #196: November 23: The NSF, USDA, and DOE have announced the latest ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/196 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/196 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 November 23: The NSF, USDA, and DOE have announced the latest maize genome funding award. More details here and here. ]]> #195: September 13: We've recently added several new maps and map reports, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/195 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/195 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 September 13: We've recently added several new maps and map reports, including the recombination nodule map! Check them out! ]]> #194: May 5: US postage stamps have been issued honoring a quartet ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/194 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/194 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 May 5: US postage stamps have been issued honoring a quartet of top scientists, including Barbara McClintock! ]]> #193: April 14: Some presentations from the 2005 Maize Genetics Conference are ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/193 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/193 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 April 14: Some presentations from the 2005 Maize Genetics Conference are available for your perusal. ]]> #192: March 4: We are interested in incorporating your data into MaizeGDB. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/192 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/192 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 March 4: We are interested in incorporating your data into MaizeGDB. How can I contribute my data to MaizeGDB? ]]> #191: January 11: A list of noteworthy papers selected by our Editorial ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/191 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/191 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 January 11: A list of noteworthy papers selected by our Editorial Board is now accessible through the References Data Center! ]]> #190: December 14: The 2005 Maize Meeting is just around the corner! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/190 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/190 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 December 14: The 2005 Maize Meeting is just around the corner! You can register for the conference itself and for lodging, or submit a conference abstract! The deadline is January 20, 2005! ]]> #189: September 15: The National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI) is soliciting requests ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/189 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/189 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 September 15: The National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI) is soliciting requests for maize genome sequencing projects! MaizeGDB also now has a maize genome sequencing information center, including a number of relevant documents. ]]> #188: August 6 Pioneer, Monsanto, and Ceres have made some of their ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/188 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/188 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 August 6 Pioneer, Monsanto, and Ceres have made some of their sequences available for non-profit use. Check out MaizeSeq for details ]]> #187: July 21: We are starting a page for pictures of maize ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/187 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/187 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 July 21: We are starting a page for pictures of maize research labs! Please send us a URL of your group's picture and we'll add it to our page! ]]> #186: May 17: A website for the maize genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/186 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/186 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 May 17: A website for the maize genetics, genomics, and bioinformatics workshop is now available, containing lecture notes and other materials of interest to maize geneticists. ]]> #185: February 23: The final program for the Maize Genetics Conference is ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/185 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/185 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 February 23: The final program for the Maize Genetics Conference is available. ]]> #184: January 5: The ZmDB website has been retired. All materials generated ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/184 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/184 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 January 5: The ZmDB website has been retired. All materials generated by the MGDP have been integrated into MaizeGDB.  For RescueMu and other Mu specific information, visit mutransposon.org, a Mu transposon information resource. ]]> #183: December 2: Visit the new Cytogenetic FISH 9 map and related ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/183 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/183 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 December 2: Visit the new Cytogenetic FISH 9 map and related chromosome images! ]]> #182: November 12: Please read this letter to the maize community concerning ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/182 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/182 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 November 12: Please read this letter to the maize community concerning maize microarray resources. ]]> #181: November 10: Students! Learn more about how you can attend the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/181 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/181 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 November 10: Students! Learn more about how you can attend the Maize Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics Workshop to be held before the Maize Meeting this year! ]]> #180: October 7: Please read this important announcement concerning the establishment of ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/180 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/180 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 October 7: Please read this important announcement concerning the establishment of the U.S. Rice Genomics Resources Center. ]]> #179: September 22: Our sequence database has been upgraded; we now house ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/179 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/179 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 September 22: Our sequence database has been upgraded; we now house 1.3 million maize sequences! ]]> #178: September 12: MaizeGDB now includes the complete data from MaizeDB! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/178 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/178 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 September 12: MaizeGDB now includes the complete data from MaizeDB! ]]> #177: August 25: Maize Newsletter archives are now available for volumes 51 ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/177 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/177 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 August 25: Maize Newsletter archives are now available for volumes 51 through 58. Volumes 59 through 77 are coming soon. ]]> #176: August 8: We have added an education section with lots of ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/176 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/176 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 August 8: We have added an education section with lots of documents, including the Interactive Maize Plant from the Maize Mapping Project! ]]> #175: August 6: Thanks to a cooperation with CerealsDB, we now provide ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/175 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/175 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 August 6: Thanks to a cooperation with CerealsDB, we now provide the ability to locate SNPs in public maize sequences. Visit your favorite sequence here, or see sequence AW787835 for example, to try it out! ]]> #174: July 23: We have added a job board to MaizeGDB to ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/174 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/174 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 July 23: We have added a job board to MaizeGDB to help maize community members find individuals to fill positions. You can easily submit new jobs to be posted on the board! ]]> #173: July 17: The ability to research references by author, year, and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/173 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/173 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 July 17: The ability to research references by author, year, and journal is available. If you would like other filters, let us know. ]]> #172: June 14: You can search for germplasm from GRIN using the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/172 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/172 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 June 14: You can search for germplasm from GRIN using the stock search and the all records search! ]]> #171: June 9: Phenotype data from the Maize Gene Discovery Project is ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/171 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/171 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 June 9: Phenotype data from the Maize Gene Discovery Project is now available. ]]> #170: May 20: A fresh set of sequence data, including fresh EST ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/170 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/170 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 May 20: A fresh set of sequence data, including fresh EST and GSS contigs, has been added to the database, plus the blast databases have been refreshed! Check out your sequences! ]]> #169: May 19: Several improvements have been made to the map display, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/169 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/169 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 May 19: Several improvements have been made to the map display, including filtering of loci, primer and sequence views, and linkages to maps displayed at other sites. See UMC 98 1 for an example of these features. ]]> #168: May 2: Rhubarb crisp is now the official dessert of MaizeGDB! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/168 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/168 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 May 2: Rhubarb crisp is now the official dessert of MaizeGDB! Try it out today! ]]> #167: April 24: Two items: After some refinements, the original "anything" search ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/167 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/167 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 April 24: Two items: After some refinements, the original "anything" search has returned, returning results from most data sets reasonably fast. Also, we've added a MaizeGDB newsletter that you can receive via email; sign up today! ]]> #166: April 23: The database schema for MaizeGDB is available for download; ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/166 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/166 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 April 23: The database schema for MaizeGDB is available for download; you can find the link from the docs page. ]]> #165: April 3: We added search capabilities for the Maize Gene Discovery ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/165 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/165 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 April 3: We added search capabilities for the Maize Gene Discovery Project microarrays, as well as documentation for them and discussion of future microarray data plans, on our new microarray page. ]]> #164: March 26: Our site has been updated with a fresh set ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/164 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/164 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:47 -0600 March 26: Our site has been updated with a fresh set of data in all data sets, resulting in nearly one million new data points! Explore and have fun! ]]> #163: March 19: At the request of users, we have added a ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/163 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/163 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 March 19: At the request of users, we have added a short presentation for use in introducing students and others to MaizeGDB. ]]> #162: March 10: See us at the Maize Genetics Conference! Posters related ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/162 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/162 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 March 10: See us at the Maize Genetics Conference! Posters related to MaizeGDB: #8 and #33. MaizeGDB talk: 9:30 - 9:45 AM Friday. Hope to see you there! ]]> #161: March 10: In response to user feedback for quicker results in ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/161 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/161 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 March 10: In response to user feedback for quicker results in the anything search, the anything search has been revised to return very quick, rough results. If you have any comments on this new feature, let us know. ]]> #160: March 7: We have completed a migration to a new server ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/160 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/160 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 March 7: We have completed a migration to a new server for MaizeGDB! If you run into any problems, let us know using the feedback link at the bottom of any page. ]]> #159: February 24: Users can now use tblastn and blastx in our ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/159 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/159 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 February 24: Users can now use tblastn and blastx in our blast tool. ]]> #158: February 21: A greatly enhanced links section has been added, and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/158 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/158 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:47 -0600 February 21: A greatly enhanced links section has been added, and is formatted for easy printing for distribution to classes and other such uses! ]]> #157: February 11: We've added a new section to the site: Project ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/157 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/157 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 February 11: We've added a new section to the site: Project Documentation & Protocols. It includes documenatation and protocols from significant maize research projects, serving as a central archive for such documentation. You can also reach it from the "docs" link on every page, or from the pull-down shortcuts menu at the top of each page. ]]> #156: February 7: A tutorial is now available for new users! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/156 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/156 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 February 7: A tutorial is now available for new users! ]]> #155: February 5: A new utility has been added to the site: ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/155 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/155 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 February 5: A new utility has been added to the site: a calendar of upcoming events! It is linked on the upper right corner of each page. ]]> #154: January 30: We have added detailed library information to our EST ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/154 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/154 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 January 30: We have added detailed library information to our EST contigs. Here is a sample contig to view. ]]> #153: January 23: Due to popular request, we have constructed a page ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/153 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/153 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 January 23: Due to popular request, we have constructed a page detailing how to link your website to MaizeGDB. ]]> #152: January 21: Many improvements have been made in terms of EST ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/152 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/152 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 January 21: Many improvements have been made in terms of EST and sequence searching. Now, EST searching matches sequence records as well, and search terms will utilize the annotations we have for these sequence. Also, much more detail and information about clustering is available in the sequence data; visit the sequence page for more details. ]]> #151: January 10: A new EST contig assembly has been added to ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/151 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/151 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 January 10: A new EST contig assembly has been added to the database! Look up your favorite accession numbers in our sequence data, or use our blast tool for your sequence comparison needs! ]]> #150: January 6: We invite you to fill out our new user ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/150 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/150 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 January 6: We invite you to fill out our new user survey. You can link to it from any page using the link in the upper right. ]]> #149: December 30: MaizeGDB is looking for a biological analyst. If you ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/149 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/149 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 December 30: MaizeGDB is looking for a biological analyst. If you are interested in this postdoctoral position, please read the details of the position and let us know! ]]> #148: December 20: A new tool has been developed that allows you ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/148 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/148 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 December 20: A new tool has been developed that allows you to visually navigate through the maize genome. Try out MaizeGDB's bin viewer tool, and suggest to us some useful places to provide the visual chromosome views. ]]> #147: December 13: We're now officially known as MaizeGDB! The official URL ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/147 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/147 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 December 13: We're now officially known as MaizeGDB! The official URL is http://www.maizegdb.org... update your bookmarks! ]]> #146: December 11: The image browser tool has been significantly improved, adding ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/146 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/146 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 December 11: The image browser tool has been significantly improved, adding browsing through phenotypes, pest species, and traits in addition to mutants, and adding the ability to filter the images. ]]> #145: December 10: A much-improved blast tool is now available; it now ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/145 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/145 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 December 10: A much-improved blast tool is now available; it now finds map locations and related loci. ]]> #144: December 6: MGDb now has a public annotation system. To find ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/144 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/144 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 December 6: MGDb now has a public annotation system. To find out more, visit the annotation page, or click on the "annotation" link on the upper right of any page. We're looking for any and all feedback and input on the system! ]]> #143: November 26: Locus record displays have been greatly improved. Now, nearby ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/143 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/143 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 November 26: Locus record displays have been greatly improved. Now, nearby loci from high-density maps are included in the record, which allows users to quickly find information on nearby loci from a given locus record. See adh2 for an example of this. ]]> #142: November 21: Try out our new advanced map query! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/142 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/142 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 November 21: Try out our new advanced map query! ]]> #141: November 18: Current EST clustering information is now available! Look at ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/141 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/141 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 November 18: Current EST clustering information is now available! Look at ZMtuc02-02-07-11871.1 for an example. ]]> #140: November 14: In response to user feedback, gene records now have ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/140 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/140 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 November 14: In response to user feedback, gene records now have significant sequence information directly on the record! Take a look at bz1, for example; note the new "Sequences" section, as well as additional search tools on the right-hand menu. ]]> #139: November 12: All searches now accept * as a wild card ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/139 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/139 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 November 12: All searches now accept * as a wild card in addition to %. Also, the SSR browser has been upgraded significantly due to user feedback; check it out! ]]> #138: November 8: Over the next few days, we're going to be ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/138 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/138 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 November 8: Over the next few days, we're going to be focusing on query optimization, in terms of both finding better matches and getting results faster. If you get some odd results in the next week or so for your searches, let us know. ]]> #137: November 7: There's a new data set to investigate: QTL data. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/137 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/137 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 November 7: There's a new data set to investigate: QTL data. If you have any thoughts/comments for other ways you'd like to access this data, let us know. ]]> #136: November 5: Try out our advanced variation search! The goal was ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/136 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/136 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 November 5: Try out our advanced variation search! The goal was to make filtering through the variation data as easy as possible; let us know if we succeeded, or if there are other features you would like to see. ]]> #135: November 4: A couple of new features today. First is a ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/135 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/135 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 November 4: A couple of new features today. First is a sequence browser tool, which lets you browse through the sequence data available here and filter it in various fashions. Also new is a gene symbols list, which summarizes the meanings of the gene symbols used on this site. ]]> #134: October 31: Check out our latest nifty tool, the SSR browser! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/134 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/134 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 October 31: Check out our latest nifty tool, the SSR browser! As always, feedback is desired and encouraged! ]]> #133: October 31: Due to some DNS changes, the website will be ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/133 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/133 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 October 31: Due to some DNS changes, the website will be unavailable for part of Friday morning, November 1. We should be back up by the early afternoon. ]]> #132: October 29: We're looking for ways to further optimize our page ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/132 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/132 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 October 29: We're looking for ways to further optimize our page layouts. What do you think of this alteration? ]]> #131: October 28: We have a new tool available for examining phenotype ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/131 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/131 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:47 -0600 October 28: We have a new tool available for examining phenotype data: the phenotype browser. This tool is designed for people who want to just browse through the phenotype data. We provide some filters and are interested in hearing about other filter ideas. ]]> #130: October 23: Take a site tour! ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/130 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/130 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 October 23: Take a site tour! ]]> #129: October 18: There's a new data type available: ESTs. ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/129 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/129 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 October 18: There's a new data type available: ESTs. ]]> #128: October 16: A new map tool: when you visit a map ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/128 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/128 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 October 16: A new map tool: when you visit a map record (for example, IBM 9, you can now quickly find the other maps from the same experiment at the bottom of the record (in this case, IBM 1-10). In addition, you can also click and find the combined map for all ten chromosomes; for example, here is the complete IBM map. ]]> #127: October 15: A new data type is available for searching and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/127 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/127 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:50 -0600 October 15: A new data type is available for searching and review; take a peek at the phenotype data. We've also added a reference abstract search, so you can search for terms in the reference abstracts we store. You can find this on the reference page. ]]> #126: Ocbober 9: Several new tools today. We now have an image ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/126 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/126 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 Ocbober 9: Several new tools today. We now have an image browser, which allows for a visual tour through the variation data; it utilizes our image data and provides an interesting visual way to look at the data. Also, you can now view data by chromosome; this is available both on the menu on the front page (on the left) as well as the data browsing page. This tool summarizes the interesting data for each chromosome in one place. ]]> #125: October 7 Some changes to the website interface were made which ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/125 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/125 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 October 7 Some changes to the website interface were made which only affects Netscape 4 users; they now get a slightly different version of the site with some of the fancier elements taken away, resulting in a display that works much better with Netscape 4. Also, a new data type, gene products, has been added. ]]> #124: October 3: An interesting new tool was added for the study ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/124 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/124 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 October 3: An interesting new tool was added for the study of overgo data; you can find it on the overgo hub page. The tool allows you to do sequence searches on the overgo data, and provides clear and colorful results. Give it a whirl! ]]> #123: October 2: The data types metabolic pathways, stocks, and variations are ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/123 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/123 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:47 -0600 October 2: The data types metabolic pathways, stocks, and variations are now available to explore; you can find hub pages for these on the left side of the main page or by clicking on "browse data" on any page on the site. ]]> #122: September 27: Several new features this week. The new datatypes SSR, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/122 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/122 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:52 -0600 September 27: Several new features this week. The new datatypes SSR, RFLP, overgo, BAC, and cDNA are available for searches. Also, there are now "hub" pages for each data type; see the left column on the front page. In addition, there's a new section on the menu on the upper right corner of each page entitled "tools," which includes interesting tools of various types; it currently includes three blast variations, GeneSeqer, and a mapped accession number tool. Lots of other little features as you go around, too. ]]> #121: September 20: Protein records are now greatly improved, with related DNA ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/121 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/121 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 September 20: Protein records are now greatly improved, with related DNA sequences and motifs. See BAA22442 for an example, a fatty acid desaturase. ]]> #120: September 18: A new feature has been added that relates map ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/120 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/120 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:49 -0600 September 18: A new feature has been added that relates map and sequence data together. When you visit a map (IBM 1, for example), a tool is available on the right hand menu to display the map coordinates with respect to accession numbers (here's that view for IBM 1). Thus, interested parties can dig into sequence data as it relates to the maize maps we have in our database. ]]> #119: September 17: A couple of new features today. First is the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/119 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/119 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 September 17: A couple of new features today. First is the beta release of our visual map displayer, which is linked on the right hand side of every map page. Here is a sample visual map display; comments are welcome, as always. The second is the vastly improved sequence records, which include a great deal of additional information about the sequence source and submission details; see AI438620 for an example. ]]> #118: September 12: Linkages between references and loci, references and probes, and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/118 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/118 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:48 -0600 September 12: Linkages between references and loci, references and probes, and references and maps have been established. Now, when you visit a reference record (an example), you'll find links to the materials that that paper describes, as well as links from individual materials back to the reference that describes them. ]]> #117: September 6: Progress is being made in developing "hub" pages for ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/117 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/117 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 September 6: Progress is being made in developing "hub" pages for each specific type of data that MGDb can store. Here's such a page for locus data, which also includes a new "advanced search" tool. Comments are welcome. ]]> #116: August 23: You can now search and view map records. Here's ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/116 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/116 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 August 23: You can now search and view map records. Here's a sample map record (UMC 1998 1). ]]> #115: August 22: An interesting new tool connecting locus and sequence data ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/115 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/115 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 August 22: An interesting new tool connecting locus and sequence data has been added. You can gather all of the ESTs at a particular loci and view them as a group, and then run clustal on this sequence group if you'd like. This tool is available for all loci. You can see what it looks like for sh2. We plan on adding similar tools in the future at the community's request. ]]> #114: August 20: Locus records are now available and are searchable using ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/114 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/114 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 August 20: Locus records are now available and are searchable using the form on the upper right of each page. Try a search for shrunken1 if you're interested. ]]> #113: August 5: The various searches have had a 3x increase in ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/113 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/113 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 August 5: The various searches have had a 3x increase in speed over the weekend. ]]> #112: August 1: The probe display has been rewritten to correct some ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/112 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/112 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:38 -0600 August 1: The probe display has been rewritten to correct some of the slowness in linking ZmDB and MaizeDB data. It now loads in roughly 30% of the time compared to earlier. Compare before and after for an example. ]]> #111: July 22: Linkages between ZmDB and MaizeDB data are popping up ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/111 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/111 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 July 22: Linkages between ZmDB and MaizeDB data are popping up for the first time on here; also, the full probe record set has been loaded. ]]> #110: July 16: A class browser has just been added. This lets ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/110 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/110 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 July 16: A class browser has just been added. This lets users peruse through the data by data type and provides a more "browsable" method of searching. ]]> #109: July 10: A multitude of small improvements to reference search and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/109 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/109 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 July 10: A multitude of small improvements to reference search and display and journal display. ]]> #108: July 9: The reference search has now been optimized; it is ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/108 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/108 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 July 9: The reference search has now been optimized; it is roughly 20 times faster than it was previously. ]]> #107: July 8: A reference search is now available! You can use ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/107 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/107 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 July 8: A reference search is now available! You can use the basic form on each page to access this data set. ]]> #106: July 5: Attempts are being made to make XML displays useful ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/106 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/106 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:51 -0600 July 5: Attempts are being made to make XML displays useful to all, using the probe record as a model. When you visit a probe record, you can see both a stylized and a plain XML display. Let us know if you have any comments. ]]> #105: July 1: Record displays now have a "printer-friendly" option that eliminates ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/105 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/105 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 July 1: Record displays now have a "printer-friendly" option that eliminates some portions of the interface for better & smoother printing. ]]> #104: June 28: The "Anything" search has been rewritten; now, when there ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/104 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/104 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 June 28: The "Anything" search has been rewritten; now, when there is only one match in the entire site, you are redirected there automatically. ]]> #103: June 27: Large number of changes today. These are summarized in ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/103 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/103 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 June 27: Large number of changes today. These are summarized in this changelog. ]]> #102: June 26: Cleaned up some display issues for some older browsers, ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/102 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/102 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:39 -0600 June 26: Cleaned up some display issues for some older browsers, specifically Netscape 4. Let us know if you observe anything unusual in terms of page layout. ]]> #101: June 24: Consideration is being made of adding a section of ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/101 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/101 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:37 -0600 June 24: Consideration is being made of adding a section of interesting reports, which are one page summaries of information sets that might be of interest or use to the maize community. Got suggestions for report ideas? Let us know. ]]> #100: June 24: Added a person/organization browser. We are looking for suggestions ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/100 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/100 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:36 -0600 June 24: Added a person/organization browser. We are looking for suggestions for more filters for it. ]]> #10: June 21: In attempting to make our data widely available and ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/10 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/10 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:41 -0600 June 21: In attempting to make our data widely available and in many forms to address the needs of the maize community, development of a set of XML standards which will be used to provide data from us and that (hopefully) other databases will adopt. Take a look at our first attempted standard, a DTD for probe data. ]]> #1: June 21: Added two new filters to the probe browser: the ... http://www.maizegdb.org/news/1 http://www.maizegdb.org/news/1 Wed, 03 Dec 2014 13:58:40 -0600 June 21: Added two new filters to the probe browser: the ability to eliminate probes without a designated preparer and the ability to eliminate probes that are currently unavailable. We're looking for suggestions for more filters. ]]>