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Last name : ABBADI
First name : Amine
Entrance year : 2021
Occupation : Head of Research
Company : NPZ Innovation GmbH
Birthdate : 1970/06/14
Address : Hohenlieth-Hof D24363 Holtsee / Germany
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
  • Plant physiology
  • Agronomy
Professional experience : Amine Abbadi has considerable expertise in biochemistry, molecular biology, and physiology of plants. He has coordinated a number of different national and international research projects dealing with the enhancement of rapeseed germplasm for improvement of yield and yield stability and the elaboration of disruptive technologies in breeding. He has considerable expertise in implementation of genomic techniques in breeding programs and development of enabling technologies for systematic implementation in breeding programs. Amine Abbadi is member of the Scientific Board of the GFPi (Gemeinschaft zur Förderung von Pflanzeninnovation) and of the advisory board of the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Fettwissenschaft”.
Education : * Since 2014: Head of Research and Breeding Innovation, NPZ Innovation GmbH * 2008-2014: Deputy Head of Research and development, NPZ-Lembke KG * 2004-2008: Scientist at NPZ-Lembke KG * 2004-2005: Group Leader and Assistant, Plant Biochemistry Institute, University of Göttingen * 2000-2004: Postdoc, Biochemistry and molecular biology of Lipids, University of Hamburg * 1996-1999: PhD, Biochemistry Institute, University of Münster * 1994-1995: Scientist at the University of Paris XI, Paris, France * 1992-1994: DESS, Faculty of Pharmacy of Châtenay Malabry, Paris, France
Selected publications : * Lee HT, Chawla HS, Obermeier C, Dreyer F, Abbadi A, Snowdon RJ (2020) Chromosome-scale assembly of winter oilseed rape Brassica napus. Front Plant Sci 11: 496, doi: 0.3389/fpls.2020.00496 * Knoch D, Abbadi A, Grandke F, Meyer RC, Samans B, Werner CR, Snowdon RJ, Altmann T (2019) Strong temporal dynamics of QTL action on plant growth progression revealed through high-throughput phenotyping in canola. Plant Biotech J, doi: 10.1111/pbi.13171 * Werner CR, Qian L, Voss-Fels KP, Abbadi A, Leckband G, Frisch M, Snowdon RJ (2017) Frequentist and Bayesian regression models considering general and specific combining ability predict hybrid performance in oilseed rape with similar accuracy regardless of trait architecture. Theor Appl Genet 131: 299-317, doi: 10.1007/s00122-017-3002-5 * Schmutzer T, Samans B, Dyrska E, Lespinasse D, Micic Z, Abel S, Duchscherer P, Breuer F, Abbadi A, Leckband G, Snowdon RJ, Scholz U (2015) Species-wide genome sequence and nucleotide polymorphism datasets from the model allopolyploid plant Brassica napus. Scientific Data 2: 150072. 10.1038/sdata.2015.72 * Snowdon RJ, Abbadi A, Kox T, Schmutzer T, Leckband G (2015) Heterotic Haplotype Capture: Precision breeding for hybrid performance. Trends Plant Sci 20: 410-413