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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
Email: steve.robinson@agr.gc.ca

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

Affiliations:

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

Research publications

2014

2012

2010

2009

Other science related publications

2017

  • House M, Ragupathy R, Vasudevan A, You FM, Jia G, Robinson S, Booker H (2017) Genome-wide approaches to identifying the basis of early flowering in epimutagenized royal Flax. Proc 25th Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, January 14-18, W327 (workshop oral talk).
  • Ravichandran S, Ragupathy R, Edwards T, Robinson S, Domaratzki M, Cloutier S (2017) MicroRNA guided post-transcriptional gene regulation in response to heat stress in wheat. Joint Meeting Canadian Society of Plant Biologists and Canadian Society for Horticultural Science, Vancouver, July 4-7 (oral)

2015

  • Robinson, S.J., Cartar, R.V., Hoover, S.E.R., and Pernal, S.F. (2015). "Pollination, insect visitation, and nectar availability in commercial canola (Brassica napus L.)", 63rd Entomological Society of Alberta Annual General Meeting, Jasper, AB, Canada, October 1-3, 2015, Presentation.

2014

  • Robinson, S.J., Cartar, R.V., Hoover, S.E.R., and Pernal, S.F. (2014). "Determinants of pollination, insect visitation, and nectar availability in commercial canola (Brassica napus L.)", 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of Alberta, Lethbridge, AB, Canada, October 16-18, 2014, Presentation.

2012

  • Parkin, I.A.P., Kagale, S., and Robinson, S.J. (2012). "Capturing the Leaf Transcriptome of Isatis tinctoria L.", 6th International Symposium on Brassica and 18th Crucifer Genetics Workshop, Catania, Sicily, Italy, November 12-16, 2012.

2009

  • 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.
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