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Antonio Augusto Franco Garcia

  • Associate Professor
  • Faculty
  • "Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Brazil
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Research interests

trying to have a better understand of the genetic architecture of quantitative traits.My research interest is the development of statistical methods that allow to use information from molecular markers in plant breeding

About

I have a PhD in Genetics and Plant Breeding (Department of Genetics, "Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo - ESALQ/USP) and a post-doc in Statistical Genetics (Bioinformatics Research Center, North Carolina State University, USA). I began my career as a researcher working with sugarcane breeding (1995-1998) and as a professor of Statistics (1998-2002). Nowadays, I am a faculty of Department of Genetics (ESALQ/USP).

Groups

Co-authors (323)

Publications (5)

  • Accurate genomic prediction of Coffea canephora in multiple environments using whole-genome statistical models

    • Ferrão L
    • Ferrão R
    • Ferrão M
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  • Genotyping Polyploids from Messy Sequencing Data

    • Gerard D
    • Ferrão L
    • Garcia A
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  • Improving accuracies of genomic predictions for drought tolerance in maize by joint modeling of additive and dominance effects in multi-environment trials

    • Dias K
    • Gezan S
    • Guimarães C
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  • Linkage Disequilibrium and Population Structure in Wild and Cultivated Populations of the Rubber Tree (Hevea brasiliensis)

    • Souza L
    • Santos L
    • Rosa J
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  • Finite Mixture Model Clustering of SNP Data

    • Bargary N
    • Hinde J
    • Garcia A
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Editorships

BMC Genetics

Associate Editor

2016 - Present

Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Editor

2013 - Present

Scientia Agricola

Associate Editor

2012 - 2015(3 years)

Professional experience

Faculty

"Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Brazil

August 1998 - Present

Researcher (Sugarcane Breeding, PMGCA, Araras, SP)

Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos

July 1995 - July 1998(3 years)

Education

post-doc

North Carolina State University

October 2004 - November 2006(2 years)

PhD

"Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Brazil

August 1993 - November 1998(5 years)

MSc

"Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, Brazil

March 1991 - August 1993(2 years)

Agronomy

"Luiz de Queiroz" College of Agriculture, São Paulo, Brazil

March 1986 - December 1990(5 years)