Project Goals

Project Goal Status
BAC library completed
BAC end sequences completed
Virtual sheep genome version 1.2 released November 2006
Genome Biology 2007 manuscript
RH panels completed
Public EST resources initial sequences released to public September 2006
Expression arrays cDNA and oligo arrays available from various groups
Sanger resequencing & pilot 1.5k Illumina sheep SNP chip resequencing and genotyping completed 2007, PLoS ONE manuscript accepted Jan 2009
3k linkage and RH maps including 1.5k SNP chip underway, started November 2007
3x Ovine Genome sequence & 50k SNP chip
Updated 13/1/09
completed 2008
Ovine HapMap based on 50k SNP chip animal DNA collection 2008, genotyping completed Jan 2009
50k linkage and RH maps commence January 2009
high quality reference genome sequence planning stage