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Title: The International Pea Genome Sequencing Project: Sequencing and Assembly Progresses Updates

item MADOUI, MOHAMMED-AMIN - French Atomic Energy Commission
item LABADIE, KARINE - Genoscope
item AURY, JEAN-MARC - Genoscope
item Coyne, Clarice - Clare
item WARKENTIN, TOM - University Of Saskatchewan
item KREPLAK, JONATHAN - Inland Northwest Research Alliance, Inra
item LICHTENZVEIG, JUDITH - Curtin University
item DOLEZEL, JAROSLAV - Institute Of Experimental Botany
item AUBERT, GRÉGOIRE - Inland Northwest Research Alliance, Inra
item BERGÈS, HÉLÈNE - Inland Northwest Research Alliance, Inra
item WINCKER, PATRICK - Genoscope
item BURSTIN, JUDITH - Inland Northwest Research Alliance, Inra

Submitted to: Plant Genome Conference Proceedings
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/30/2014
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: The International Consortium for the Pea Genome Sequencing (ICPG) includes scientists from six countries around the world. Its aim is to provide a high quality reference of the pea genome to the scientific community as well as to the pea breeder community. The consortium proposed a strategy that integrates complementary approaches including chromosome sorting, Illumina and PacBio shot-gun sequencing, Bionano optical maps, Whole Genome Profiling physical maps and high resolution genetic maps. Already, a first assembly has been made using Illumina reads from short and large fragment libraries. We are improving the quality and the continuity of the assembly by integrating long PacBio reads and the WGP data. Next strategies and future data integration will be proposed and discussed.