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Lenka Havlickova

Centre for Novel Agricultural Products (CNAP), University of York, UK

Lenka Havlickova
Exploiting big (sequence) data for understanding trait genetics in rapeseed

Lenka Havlickova completed her PhD in 2011 at the University of South Bohemia in the Czech Republic, where she continued as a postdoctoral researcher focusing on molecular breeding of rapeseed. She joined the Bancroft lab at the University of York in 2013, where she is now a senior postdoctoral researcher. Her main role is manager of the group’s Brassica napus genomics platform, which includes a transcriptome re-sequenced diversity panel for Associative Transcriptomics and a genome re-sequenced radiation mutagenesis panel. Lenka has recently used Associative Transcriptomics to dissect the genetic basis of variation for a range of traits in Brassica napus as part of a five-year BBSRC research project (Renewable Industrial Products from Rapeseed; RIPR) and is pioneering genomics-led predictive mutation breeding in rapeseed.

The talk will cover important topics such as using of genomic and transcriptomic platform for better understanding of rapeseed genome, its evolution, plasticity and the targeted utilisation for crop improvement.