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Lee Hickey

Lee Hickey

Lee Hickey made a presentation about designer roots for future wheats at the IWGSC workshop at PAG .

Current Position 

Senior Research Fellow
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
The University of Queensland, Brisbane

Research Interests

  • Understanding genetic resistance to pathogens that attack wheat and barley
  • Application of nested association mapping to dissect the genetics of complex traits
  • Speed breeding techniques to accelerate crop research and breeding
  • Across cereal genomics and application of sequencing technologies
  • Integration of new breeding technologies in crop breeding programs
  • Genomic selection breeding strategies

Current Projects

PAG talk

Saturday 12 January 2019

Title: Designer roots for future wheats