Monthly Archives: August 2012

Trude Schwarzacher PI

Dr Trude Schwarzacher is a co-project leader of the Molecular Cytogenetics research group in the University of Leicester. Current research interests include: Wheat and related species I am studying introgression of alien chromosomes and introgression of alien chromosomes from wild … Continue reading

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Raquel Chaves UTAD Portugal

Professor Raquel Chaves from UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal, is interested in the evolution and function of repetitive DNA in animals, ranging from molluscs though cats and dogs to bovids (cows, sheep, goats and their relatives). We have collaborated over many … Continue reading

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How genomes evolve and their future

296. Heslop-Harrison JS. 2012. Genome evolution: extinction, continuation or explosion? Current Opinion in Plant Biology 15:115–121. Subscription: Free Author self-archive preprint here. – Genome-scale evolution involves mutation, chromosomal rearrangements, hybridization and polyploidy – Repeated sequences, not genes, can be localized … Continue reading

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Radish introgression to Brassica

295. Niemelä T, Seppänen M, Badakshi F, Rokka VM, Heslop-Harrison JS. 2012. Size and location of radish 1 chromosome regions carrying the fertility restorer Rfk1 gene in spring turnip rape. Chromosome Research. 2 Apr;20(3):353-361. Author self-archive preprint linked here. In spring turnip rape … Continue reading

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Breeding and superdomestication in banana

293. Heslop-Harrison JS. 2011. Genomics, banana breeding and superdomestication. Proceedings of the International ISHS-ProMusa Symposium on Global Perspectives on Asian Challenges Eds.: Van den Bergh I, Smith M, Swennen R, Hermanto C. Acta Horticulturae 897: 55-62. ISBN: 978-90-66051-38-6 Publisher link. Author … Continue reading

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Genetic linkage mapping in an F2 perennial ryegrass population using DArT markers

292. Tomaszewski C, Byrne SL, Foito A, Kildea A, Kopecký D, Doležel J, Heslop-Harrison JS, Stewart D, Barth S. 2012. Genetic linkage mapping in an F2 perennial ryegrass population using DArT markers. Plant Breeding 131, 345—349. Publisher: DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0523.2011.01944.x. Intranet only … Continue reading

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