Robinson, Steve, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Contact Information:

107 Science Place
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0X2
Telephone: 306-385-9404
Fax: 306-385-9482

Areas of Expertise:

  • Molecular genetics
  • Gene expression analysis
  • Epigenetics
  • Stress physiology
  • Bioinformatics

Current Projects:

  • Comparative genome analysis among the Brassicaceae
  • Uncovering Hidden Traits in Crop Plants - determining the extent of epigenetic regulation in Brassica species
  • Unravelling low temperature adaptation through comparative genomics strategies in the Brassicaceae
  • Functional genomics of abiotic stress
  • Strawberry epigenetics


  • American Society of Plant Physiologists
  • Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.




Other Science Related Publications:


  • Robinson, S.J. and Parkin, I.A.P. (2009). "Bridging the Gene-to-Function Knowledge Gap Through Functional Genomics.", in Gustafson, J.P., Langridge, P., and Somers, D.J. (eds.) - Plant Genomics: Methods and Protocols. Series: Methods in Molecular Biology. Vol. 513, Humana Press Inc, USA, pp. 153-173.