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Special Issue "Plant Genomics 2019"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 October 2019.
Dr. Frank M. You Website E-Mail
Ottawa Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
Interests: plant bioinformatics; comparative genomics; genome evolution; quantitative genetics and statistical genomics; genetics and breeding; software tool and database development
Genomics is a fast-evolving field of genetics and molecular biology, focusing on the structure, function, evolution, mapping, editing of genomes, and applications in breeding. Recent development of sequencing technologies and advances in bioinformatics tools have substantially enhanced our ability to analyze and understand genomes and the relationship between genotype and phenotype. The purpose of this Special Issue is to report the recent progress achieved in genomics studies in plants. This includes, but is not limited to, genetic and physical mapping, genome sequencing, genome structure and organization, genome assembly, gene prediction, comparative genomics, genome evolution, gene editing, exome sequencing, RNA sequencing, expression profiling, the functions of specific genes, protein–protein interaction, pathways, epigenomics, SNP discovery, genome-wide association studies, and genomic selection or prediction. The bioinformatics tools and databases assisting genomic data analyses are also welcomed.
Dr. Frank M. You
Manuscript Submission Information
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- structural genomics
- functional genomics
- gene expression
- genome sequencing
- genome organization
- genome evolution
- marker development
- quantitative trait loci
- genome-wide association study
- genomic selection
- genomic prediction
- marker-assisted selection