Complete Genome Sequencing of Fungi

Kevin McCluskey fgsc at
Thu Feb 22 13:08:42 EST 1996

Rossman, Amy wrote:
> Dear mycologists,
> For the second time in a month I have been asked if anyone is working to
> sequence the complete genome of a fungus.  I assumed someone is working on
> Saccharomyces.  Can anyone of you tell me which fungus and by whom complete
> genome sequence is taking place?
> Sue Tolin will be discussing this at a meeting at ASM tomorrow.  Thank you.
> Amy
> Amy Y. Rossman, Director
> U.S. National Fungus Collections
> 10300 Baltimore Ave.
> Beltsville, MD 20705
> 301-504-5364
> FAX 301-504-5810
> email: amy at

Hi,  Check out the Yeast genome web site at Stanford,

There you will find a page on chromosome seq projects,

It looks like only chromosome XVI needs much work-
the rest are at least 78% completed and most are >90%

Kevin McCluskey,
Curator FGSC

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