Funding and Support

Funding for VitisGen2 is provided by a Specialty Crop Research Initiative Competitive Grant, Award No. 2017- 51181-26829, of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

The following research institutions are participants
in the VitisGen2 project:Logos for affiliated Universities

  • Cornell University
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • USDA-ARS
  • University of Minnesota
  • South Dakota State University
  • Missouri State University
  • University of California, Davis
  • Washington State University
  • North Dakota State University


We would like to thank the members of the VitisGen2 Advisory Committee:

  • Anne-Françoise Adam-Blondon, Unité de Recherche Génomique Info
  • Terry Bacon, Sun World International
  • Craig Bardwell, Welch’s
  • Daniel Bosch, Constellation Brands
  • Donnell Brown, National Grape Research Alliance
  • Edward Buckler, USDA-ARS/Cornell University
  • Peter Cousins, E&J Gallo Winery
  • Nick Dokoozlian, E&J Gallo Winery
  • Terrence Frett, Sun World International
  • Franka Gabler, California Table Grape Commission
  • Ksenija Gasic, Clemson University
  • Dustin Hooper, Wonderful Nurseries
  • Jerry Lohr, J.Lohr Vineyards & Wines
  • John Martini, Martini Vineyards/Anthony Road Winery
  • Esther Niu, Sun World International
  • Dennis Rak, Double A Vineyards
  • Tim Rinehart, USDA-ARS ONP
  • Doreen Ware, USDA-ARS