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First name : Katarzyna
Entrance year : 2021
Occupation : Postdoctoral researcher
Company : Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute - National Research Institute
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Address : Department of Genetics and Breeding of Oilseed Crops, ul. Strzeszyńska 36, 60-479 Poznan / Poland
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
Professional experience : Dissecting genetic architecture of important agronomic traits of B.napus crop species using next generation sequencing, genome-wide association study (GWAS), QTL mapping approach for development of molecular markers for marker assisted selection.
Education : * 2012 PhD in Plant and Environmental Sciences, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, UK * 2004 MSc, University of Life Sciences Poznan, Poland * 2004 BA in English linguistics, Poznan College of Modern Languages, Poland
Selected publications : * Gacek, K.; Bayer, P.E.; Anderson, R.; Severn-Ellis, A.A.; Wolko, J.; Łopatyńska, A.; Matuszczak, M.; Bocianowski, J.; Edwards, D.; Batley, J *. QTL Genetic Mapping Study for Traits Affecting Meal Quality in Winter Oilseed Rape (Brassica Napus L.). Genes 2021, 12, 1235. * Wolko J., Dobrzycka A., Bocianowski J., Szala L., Cegielska-Taras T., Bartkowiak-Broda I., Gacek K.* “Genetic Variation of Traits Affecting Meal Quality in Black × Yellow Seeded Doubled Haploid Population of Winter Oilseed Rape. Agronomy Research 2020. * Gacek K, Bartkowiak-Broda I and Batley J* Genetic and Molecular Regulation of Seed Storage Proteins (SSPs) to Improve Protein Nutritional Value of Oilseed Rape (Brassica napus L.) Seeds. Front. Plant Sci. 9:890. 2018 * Gacek K, Bayer PE, Bartkowiak-Broda I, Szala L, Bocianowski J, Edwards D and Batley J* Genome-Wide Association Study of Genetic Control of Seed Fatty Acid Biosynthesis in Brassica napus. Front. Plant Sci. 7:2062. 2017
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