Silver Fir Genome Project

Paper published

The Silver fir genome paper is published!

The paper about our community-generated reference genome of Abies alba was released in the July issue of G3. Also check the WSL news here.

Project Summary

The Silver Fir Genome Project aims to establish genomic resources for Abies alba (European Silver Fir). In association with the AForGeN working group, this project aims to follow the successful model of the PineRefSeq project. From funding to comparative analysis, this project is open to collaboration from any field, any institution, and any country.

Name Institution Contribution Amount
Bruno Fady INRA, Mediterranean Forest Ecology Unit, Avignon, France €5,000
Matthias Fladung Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute, Braunschweig, Germany €10,000
Barbara Fussi Bavarian Office for Forest Seeding and Planting, Teisendorf, Germany €5,000
Dusan Gomory Technical University in Zvolen, Fac Forestry, Zvolen, Slovakia €5,000
Delphine Grivet INIA. Forest Research Centre, Madrid, Spain €5,000
Felix Gugerli WSL Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, Switzerland €20,000
Ole Kim Hansen University of Copenhagen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, Copenhagen, Denmark €10,000
Berthold Heinze Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape, Austria (BFW) €10,000
Mária Höhn Szent István University, Budapest, Hungary €5,000
Zeki Kaya Middle East Technical University, Department of Biological Sciences, Ankara, Turkey €5,000
Konstantin (Kostya) Krutovsky Georg August Universitat Göttingen, Department of Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, Göttingen, Niedersachsen, Germany €5,000
Sascha Liepelt Philipps-Universitat Marburg, Faculty of Biology, Germany €5,000
Stephane Lobreaux Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France €5,000
Giovanni Vendramin Institute of BioSciences and BioResources, Division of Florence, National Research Council, Florence, Italy €10,000
Marjana Westergren Slovenian Forestry Institute, Department of Forest Physiology and Genetics (FIGE), Slovenia €6,500