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Dr Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

Dr Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

Dr Sanjeev Kumar Sharma

Sanjeev Sharma

 +44 (0)344 928 5428

The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK


Sanjeev is a member of the Potato Genetics and Breeding group at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee - specialising in the field of potato genetics and genomics including next-generation sequencing, bioinformatics, genome-wide association studies and genomic selection. He was actively involved in the international potato genome sequencing project notably construction of the reference potato chromosome-scale pseudomolecules. Currently, he is exploiting novel genetic and sequence-based genotyping approaches for trait analyses and allele mining in potato targeting economically important and disease resistance traits.

Leading Ideas

  • Crop and grassland production and disease control
  • Agriculture

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 2: Productive and sustainable land management and Rural Economies
  • 2.1 - Crop and Grassland Production and Disease Control
  • 2.1.1 Genetic diversity of crops

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