Breeding and Genetics
Plant adaptation to a changing climate, genetics and genomics of leafy salad crops, non-food woody biomass crops for bioenergy. Sustainability, ecosystem services, plants and the Sustainable Development Goals.
Plant breeding, genetics and genomics of quantitative traits; quantitative genetics; use of wild species in crop and germplasm improvement; QTL introgression; marker-assisted selection and genomics in breeding.
Computational and statistical plant biology, crop and gene network modeling, quantitative and evolutionary genomics
Genomics and evolution of maize and its wild relatives
Genetics of fruit crops - genetic diversity, germplasm use, pistachio breeding
Comparative functional genomics of disease resistance, lettuce genomics and breeding
Breeding, genetics, and genomics of strawberry, quantitative genetics, marker-assisted selection, and genomic selection
Plant Secondary metabolism, Metabolic networks and quantitative Genetics