Jacqueline Batley is an ARC QEII Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. She was awarded her Ph.D. degree from the University of Bristol, UK in 2001. She moved to Australia in 2002 as a Senior Research Scientist at DPI-Vic and has been at the University of Queensland since 2007, since then she has established the Batley lab (www.batleylab.net). Jacqueline has experience in the field of plant and animal molecular biology, genetics, and genomics, gained from working in both industry and academia. Her current research activities include brassica and blackleg genome sequencing, SNP marker development and genotyping, blackleg resistance gene identification, and genetic diversity analysis. Jacqueline’s areas of interest include genetic and genomics analysis and specifically, genome sequence analysis and the development of molecular genetic marker systems for applications such as genetic diversity, genetic mapping, LD and comparative genomic studies and the molecular characterisation of agronomic traits.
Biography Updated on 28 May 2012