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JS (Pat) Heslop-Harrison

  • Professor
  • University of Leicester
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Pat Heslop-Harrison: exploitation of the biology of the cell nucleus: function and interactions of its components, its diversity, evolution, expression, recombination and segregation of DNA. Genomics, genetics, plant breeding, biodiversity and domestication for food security particularly in developing countries with biotic and abiotic stress responses. Key methods include molecular cytogenetics, comparative genomics, DNA sequence analysis/bioinformatics, quantitative genetics, hybridization and modelling approaches. Major and orphan crops, farm animals and model species (Brassica, wheat, banana, sheep, cattle)


Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Editorial Board

2000 - Present

Plant Reproduction

Editorial Board

1995 - Present

Recent publications

  • An immortalized genetic mapping population for perennial ryegrass: A resource for phenotyping and complex trait mapping

    • Velmurugan J
    • Milbourne D
    • Connolly V
    • et al.
  • Identification and insertion polymorphisms of short interspersed nuclear elements (Sines) in brassica genomes

    • Nouroz F
    • Noreen S
    • Naveed M
    • et al.

Professional experience


University of Leicester

September 2000 - Present


Plant Breeding Institute (Applied Biology)

University of Cambridge

October 1980 - October 1983(3 years)


Aberystwyth University (under previous guise)

September 1977 - July 1980(3 years)


Co-authors (494)