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Cell and Molecular Sciences
+44 (0)1382 568735

The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK

Dr Glenn Bryan leads the Potato Genetics and Breeding group at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee. He studied at London and Birmingham Universities, and obtained his PhD at Washington University in St Louis, USA. He has worked in both animal (dairy cattle, Drosophila) and plant (wheat, rice, potato, tomato) genetic research. 

In his current role he has been responsible for developing a modern potato genetics and genomics programme. He has made significant advances in the genetic mapping of some of the most effective sources of pest and disease resistance in potato as well as tuber quality and developmental traits. 

He was a participant in both the potato and tomato genome sequencing projects and led the UK participation in the Potato Genome Sequencing Consortium, for which he also served on the steering committee. The potato and tomato genomes were published in Nature in 2011 and  2012. His group has also led the effort to make further improvements to the potato genome assembly, and this work will be published in late 2013.

He serves as one of the co-chairs of the global SOL project, whose role is to facilitate research into Solanaceous plant species. He serves on various committees, such as the BBSRC HAPI steering panel and the Biosciences KTN Plant sector group advisory panel.

Current research interests 

Current research

My current research is based on the following:

  • Development and use of germplasm resources for potato trait analysis. These comprise bi-parental populations and association panels, as well as diverse germplasm collections.
  • Genetic analysis of commercially relevant potato traits in potato, especially those impacting on marketable yield, such as tuber dormancy and resistances to important pests and pathogens.
  • Constructing mutant populations of potato using the inbreeding potato species Solanum verrucosum.
  • Investigation of the role of miRNAs in tuberisation and other potato traits.


  • Development of biological and technical resources for performing genetics of important potato traits.
  • Led the UK’s participation in the successful potato genome sequencing consortium as well as being a PI in the global tomato genome sequencing effort.
  • Established a strong presence in the potato research and breeding community, as shown by membership of key panels and consortia.

Future work

I hope to focus my future research on gaining a better understanding of tuber processes (e.g. dormancy) and to study adaptational and domestication events in potato, using some of the germplasm I have developed.

Past research 

  • Group leader (Band 3/Grade G), Cell and Molecular Sciences, The James Hutton Institute. April 2011-present.
  • Project leader (Band 4), Genetics Programme, SCRI, 1996-2011 
  • Postdoctoral Scientist, Cereals Research Department, John Innes Centre, Norwich. 1992-1996.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh. 1990-1992.
  • PhD student, Genetics Programme, Washington University, St Louis, USA. 1984-1989.
  • Cattle Geneticist, B & P Research Unit, Milk Marketing Board, Surrey. 1980-1984.


  • Bryan GJ, Jacobson JW, Hartl DL (1987) Heritable somatic excision of a Drosophila transposon. Science 235: 1636-1638.

  • Bryan GJ, Hartl DL (1988) Maternally inherited transposon excision in Drosophila simulans. Science 240: 215-217.

  • Bryan GJ, Garza D, Hartl DL (1990) Insertion and excision of the transposable element mariner in Drosophila. Genetics 125: 103-114.

  • Devos KM, Bryan GJ, Collins AJ, Stephenson P, Gale MD (1995) Application of two microsatellite sequences in wheat storage proteins as molecular markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 90: 247-252.

  • Larson, S, Bryan GJ, Dyer W, Blake T (1996) Evaluating gene effects of a major barley seed dormancy QTL in reciprocal backcross populations. Journal of Agricultural Genomics 2: Article 4 (

  • Bryan GJ, Collins AJ, Stephenson P, Smith JB, Orry A, Gale MD (1997) Isolation and characterisation of microsatellites from hexaploid bread wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 94: 557-563.

  • Bryan GJ, Dixon A, Wiseman G, Gale MD (1998) A PCR-based method for the detection of hexaploid bread wheat adulteration of durum wheat and pasta. Journal of Cereal Science 28: 135-145.

  • Zhu J, Gale MD, Quarrie S, Jackson M, Bryan GJ (1998) AFLP markers for the study of rice biodiversity. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 96: 602-611

  • Donini P, Stephenson P, Bryan GJ, Koebner RMD (1998) The potential of microsatellites for high throughput genetic diversity assessment in wheat and barley. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 45: 415-421

  • Stephenson P, Bryan GJ, Kirby J, Collins A, Devos K, Busso C, Gale MD (1998)  Fifty new loci for the wheat genetic map. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 97: 946-949.

  • Provan J, Powell W, Dewar H, Bryan GJ, Machray GC, Waugh R (1999). An extreme cytoplasmic bottleneck in the modern European cultivated potato (Solanum tuberosum) is not reflected in decreased levels of nuclear diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B 266: 633-639.

  • Bryan GJ, Stephenson P, Collins AJ, Kirby J, Smith JB, Gale MD (1999) Low levels of sequence polymorphism in hexaploid bread wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 99: 192-198

  • Bryan GJ, McNicoll JW, Meyer RC, Ramsay G, De Jong WS (1999) Polymorphic simple sequence repeat markers in chloroplast genomes of Solanaceous plants. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 99: 859-867

  • Virk P, Zhu J, Bryan GJ, Gale MD, Jackson MT, Newbury HJ, Ford-Lloyd BV (2000) Effectiveness of different molecular markers for the classification of rice germplasm.  Euphytica 112, 275-284.

  • Whisson SC, van der Lee T, Bryan GJ, Waugh R, Govers F, Birch PRJ (2001)  Physical Mapping of a portion of the Phytophthora infestans genome using a high representation, large insert bacterial artificial chromosome library.  Mol Gen Genet 266:289-295.

  • Bell KS, Avrova AO, Holeva MC, Cardle L, Morris W, De Jong WS, Toth IK, Waugh R, Bryan GJ, Birch PRJ (2002)  Sample sequencing of large, overlapping DNA fragments from Erwinia carotovora subsp. atroseptica reveals novel putative phytopathogenicity genes and allows comparison with the model animal pathogen Escherichia coli. Microbiology 148: 1367-1378.

  • Bryan GJ, McLean K, Bradshaw JE, Phillips M, Castelli L, De Jong WS, Waugh R (2002)  Mapping QTL for resistance to the cyst nematode Globodera pallida derived from the wild potato species Solanum vernei. Theor Appl Genet 105: 68-77

  • Van den Berg RG, Bryan GJ, del Rio A, Spooner DM (2002) Reduction of species in the wild potato Solanum section Petota series Longipedicellata: AFLP, RAPD and chloroplast SSR data . Theor Appl Genet 105: 1109-1114

  • Thangavelu M, James AB, Bankier A, Bryan GJ, Waugh R, Dear PH (2003) Validating HAPPY Mapping for Plant Genomes: Reconstruction and Analysis of a High-Resolution Physical Map of a 1.8 Mbp region of Arabidopsis thaliana Chromosome 4. Plant Biotechnology 1: 23-33.

  • Castelli L, Ramsay G, Bryan GJ, Neilson SJ, Phillips MS (2003) Novel sources of resistance to the potato cyst nematodes Globodera pallida and Globodera rostochiensis in the Commonwealth Potato Collection. Euphytica 129: 377-386.

  • Hackett CA, Pande B, Bryan GJ (2003) Linkage Mapping In Autotetraploid Species Using Simulated Annealing. Theor Appl Genet 106: 1107-1115.

  • Isidore, I, van Os H, Andrzejewski S, Bakker J, Barrena I, Bryan GJ, Caromel B, van Eck H, et al. (2003). Calculation of ultra-high density genetic linkage maps of heterozygous outbreeders: a model study of chromosome one of potato. Genetics 165: 2107:2116

  • Spooner DM, van den Berg RG, Bryan GJ, del Rio A (2004). Species concepts and relationships in wild and cultivated potatoes. Acta Horticulturae 619: 63-75.

  • Birch  PRJ, Blok V, Phillips M, Jones JT, Stewart HE, Duncan JM, Bryan GJ, Waugh R, Lyon GD, MacFarlane S, Avrova AO, Whisson SC, Toth IK (2004)Current and Future Research at SCRI on the Molecular Genetics of the Interactions Between Potato and its Major Pathogens. Acta Horticulturae 619:95-115.

  • Faivre-Rampant O, Bryan GJ, Roberts AG, Milbourne D, Viola R. Taylor MA (2004).  Regulated expression of a novel TCP domain transcription factor indicates an involvement in the control of meristem activation processes in Solanum tuberosum.  Journal of Experimental Botany 55: 951-953.

  • Bryan GJ, McLean K, Pande B, Purvis A, Hackett CA, Bradshaw JE, Waugh R (2004) Genetical dissection of H3-mediated polygenic PCN resistance in a heterozygous autotetraploid potato population.  Molecular Breeding 14: 105-116.

  • Bradshaw JE, Pande B, Bryan GJ, Hackett CA, McLean K, Stewart HE, Waugh R (2004) Interval Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Resistance to Late Blight [Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary], Height and Maturity in a Tetraploid Population of Potato (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum).  Genetics 168: 983-995.

  • Bradshaw JE, Bryan GJ, Hackett CA, McLean K, Pande B, Stewart HE, Waugh R (2004) Dissection and analysis of quantitative disease resistance in tetraploid potato. Euphytica 137: 13-18.

  • Bradshaw JE, Bryan GJ, Dale MFB, McLean K, Pande B (2004) Dissection and analyses of quantitative disease resistance in potatoes. Aspects of Applied Biology 72: 133-138

  • Bisognin DA, Douches DS, Buszka L, Bryan GJ, Wang D(2005)  Mapping late blight resistance in Solanum microdontum Bitter.  Crop Science  45:340-345.

  • Mueller LA, Tanksley SD, Giovannoni JJ, van Eck J, Stack S, ChoiD, Kim BD, Chen MS, Cheng ZK, Li CY, Ling HQ, Xue YB, Seymour G, Bishop G, Bryan GJ, Sharma R, et al (2005) The Tomato Sequencing Project, the first cornerstone of the International Solanaceae Project (SOL). Comparative and Functional Genomics 6: 153-158.

  • Spooner DM, McLean K, Ramsay G, Waugh R, Bryan GJ (2005) A single domestication for potato based on multilocus AFLP genotyping. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 102: 14694-14699

  • Ritter E, Lucca F, Sanchez I, Ruiz de Galarreta JI, Aragones A, Castanon C, Bryan GJ, Waugh R, Lefebvre V, Rousselle-Bourgeois F, Gebhardt C, van Eck H, van Os H, Jesse T, Bakker E, Bakker J (2005) Genomic resources in potato and possibilities for exploitation,  Potato in progress: science meets practice, pp. 55-65.

  • Castelli L, Bryan GJ, Blok V, Ramsay G, Phillips MS (2005) Investigation of resistance specificity among 15 wild Solanum species to a range of G. pallida and G. rostochiensis populations.  Nematology 7: 703-713.

  • Castelli L, Bryan GJ, Blok V, Ramsay G, Phillips MS (2005) Life stage responses observed amongst fifteen wild Solanum species to Globodera pallida.  Nematology 7: 715-725.

  • Winfield M, Lloyd D, Griffiths DW, Bradshaw JE, Muir D, Nevison IM, Bryan GJ (2005) Assessing organoleptic attributes of Solanum tuberosum and S. phureja potatoes. Aspects of Applied Biology 76: 127-135

  • Castelli L, Bryan GJ, Blok VG, Ramsay G, Sobczak M, Gillespie T, Phillips MS (2006) Investigations of Globodera pallida invasion and syncytia formation within roots of the susceptible potato cultivar Désirée and resistant species Solanum canasense. Nematology 8: 103-110.

  • Bradshaw John, Bryan GJ,  Lees A, McLean K, Solomon-Blackburn R (2006) Mapping the R10 and R11 genes for resistance to late blight (Phytophthora infestans) present in the potato (Solanum tuberosum) R-gene differentials of Black. Theor Appl Genet 112: 744-751.

  • Bradshaw, J.E., Bryan, G.J., and Ramsay, G. (2006).  Genetic resources (including wild and cultivated Solanum species) and progress in utilisation.  Potato Research 49: 49-65

  • van Os H, Andrzejewski S, Bakker E, Barrena I, Bryan GJ, Caromel, B et al (2006) Construction of a 10,000 marker ultra-dense genetic recombination map of potato: providing a framework for accelerated gene isolation and a genome-wide physical map. Genetics 173, 1075-1087.

  • Bradshaw JE, Hackett CA, Lowe R, McLean K, Stewart HE, Tierney I, Vilaro MDR, Bryan GJ (2006) Detection of a quantitative trait locus for both foliage and tuber resistance to late blight [Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary] on chromosome 4 of a dihaploid potato clone (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum).  Theor Appl Genet 113: 943-951

  • Sharma SK, Bryan GJ, Millam S (2007) Auxin pulse treatment holds the potential to enhance efficacy and practicability of somatic embryogenesis in potato. Plant Cell Reports 26: 945-950.

  • Sharma SK, Bryan GJ, Winfield MO, Millam S (2007) Stability of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) plants regenerated via somatic embryos, axillary bud proliferated shoots, microtubers and true potato seeds: a comparative phenotypic, cytogenetic and molecular assessment. Planta 226: 1449-1458

  • Spooner DM, Fajardo D, Bryan GJ (2007) Species limits of Solanum berthaultii Hawkes and S. tarijense Hawkes and the implications for species boundaries in Solanum sect. Petota. Taxon 56: 987-999

  • Hein I, McLean K, Chalhoub B, Bryan GJ (2007) Generation and Screening of a BAC library from a diploid potato clone to unravel durable late blight resistance on linkage group IV. International Journal of Plant Genomics, vol. 2007, Article ID 51421, 5 pages, 2007. doi:10.1155/2007/51421.

  • Morris WL, Ross HA, Ducreux LJM, Bradshaw JE, Bryan GJ, Taylor MA (2007) Umami compounds are a determinant of the flavor of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). J Agric Food Chem 55: 9627-9633

  • Bradshaw JE, Hackett CA, Pande B, Waugh R, Bryan GJ (2007)  QTL mapping of yield, agronomic and quality traits in tetraploid potato (Solanum tuberosum subsp. tuberosum). Theor Appl Genet 116:193–211.

  • Morris WL, Ducreux LJM, Bryan GJ, Taylor MA (2008) Molecular Dissection of Sensory Traits in The Potato Tuber. The American Journal of Potato Research 85:286–297

  • Sharma SK, Millam S, Hein I, Bryan GJ (2008) Cloning, molecular characterisation and transcriptional analysis of a SOMATIC EMBRYOGENESIS RECEPTOR-LIKE KINASE gene from Solanum tuberosum L. Planta 228: 319-330

  • Sharma SK, Millam S, Hedley PE, McNicol J, Bryan GJ (2008) Molecular regulation of somatic embryogenesis in potato: an auxin led perspective. Plant Molecular Biology 68: 185-201

  • KloostermanB, De KoeyerD, GriffithsR, FlinnB, SteuernagelB, ScholzU, SonnewaldS, SonnewaldU, BryanGJ, PratS, BánfalviZ, HammondJP, GeigenbergerP, NielsenKL, VisserRGF, BachemCWB(2008) Genes driving potato tuber initiation and growth: identification based on transcriptional changes using the POCI array. Functional and Integrative Genomics 8: 329-340

  • Bryan GJ, Hein I (2008) Potato Genomic Resources and Recent Developments in Gene Function Analysis. International Journal of Plant Genomics Volume 2008, Article ID 216513, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2008/216513

  • Ducreux LJM, Morris WL, Prosser IM, Morris JA, Beale MH, Wright F, Shepherd T, Bryan GJ, Hedley PE, Taylor MA (2008) Expression profiling of potato germplasm differentiated in quality traits leads to the identification of candidate flavour and texture genes. J Ex Bot 59: 4219–4231.

  • Davies H, Bryan GJ, Taylor M (2008) Advances in functional genomics and genetic modification of potato. Potato Research 51:283-299

  • Mueller LA et al (2009) A snapshot of the emerging tomato genome sequence. The Plant Genome 2: 78-92.

  • Visser RGF, Bachem CWB, de Boer JM, Bryan GJ, Chakrabati SK, Feingold S, Gromadka R, van Ham RCHJ, Huang S, Jacobs JME, Kuznetsov B, de Melo PE, Milbourne D, Orjeda G, Sagredo B, Tang X. (2009) Sequencing the Potato Genome: Outline and First Results to Come from the Elucidation of the Sequence of the World’s Third Most Important Food Crop. American Journal of Potato Research 86:417-429

  • Hein I, Birch PRJ, Danan S, Lefebvre V, Odeny DA, Gebhardt C, Trognitz F, Bryan GJ (2009) Progress in mapping and cloning qualitative and quantitative resistance against P. infestans in potato and its wild relatives. Potato Research 52:215–227

  • Moloney C, Griffin D, Jones PW, Bryan GJ, McLean K, Bradshaw JE, Milbourne D (2009)  Development of diagnostic markers for use in breeding potatoes resistant to Globodera pallida pathotypePa2/3 using germplasm derived from Solanum tuberosum Gp Andigena CPC 2802. Theor Appl Genet 120:679–689

  • Bos JIB, Armstrong MR, Gilroy EM, Boevink PC, Hein I, Taylor RM, Zhendong T, Avrova AO, Bryan G, Whisson SC, Sadanandom A, Kamoun S, Birch PRJ  (2010) Phytophthora infestans effector AVR3a is essential for virulence and manipulates plant immunity by stabilizing host E3 ligase CMPG1. Proc Natl Acad Sci 107: 9909-9914

  • Campbell R, Ducreux LJM, Morris WL, Morris JA, Suttle JC, Ramsay G, Bryan GJ, Hedley PE, Taylor MA (2010) The metabolic and developmental roles of carotenoid cleavage dioxygenase 4 from potato (Solanum tuberosum L).  Plant Physiology 154: 656-664

  • Giammaria G, Grandellis C, Bachmann S, Gargantini PE, Feingold SE, Bryan G, Ulloa RM (2010) StCDPK2 expression and activity reveals a highly responsive potato calcium dependent protein kinase involved in light signalling. Planta 233: 593-609.

  • The Potato Genome Consortium. (2011). Genome sequence and analysis of the tuber crop potato. Nature 475: 189-197.

  • Torres GA, Gong Z, Iovene M, Hirsch C, Buell CR, Bryan GJ, Novák P, Macas J, Jiang J. (2011)  Organization and evolution of subtelomeric DNA in the potato genome. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 1: 85-92

  • Massa, A.N., Lin, H., Bryan, G.J., Giuliano, G., Buell, C.R. (2011) Transcriptome sequencing and analysis of the Solanum tuberosum Group Phureja clone DM1-3 516R44. PLoS One 6, Issue 10, e26801.

  • de Boer, J.M., Borm, T.J.A., Jesse, T., Brugmans, B., Tang, X., Bryan, G.J., van Eck, H.J., Visser, R.R.F. (2011)  A hybrid BAC physical map of potato: a framework for sequencing a heterozygous genome. BMC Genomics 12: 594.

  • The Tomato Genome Sequencing Consortium (2012) The Genomes that Make Tomatoes. Nature 485: 635-641.

  • Schultz, L., Cogan, N.O.I., McLean, K., Dale, M.F.B., Bryan, G.J., Forster, J.W. & Slater, A.T. (2012)  Evaluation and implementation of a potential diagnostic molecular marker for H1-conferred potato cyst nematode resistance in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.).  Plant Breeding 131(2): 315-321.

  • Birch PRJ, Bryan G, Fenton B, Gilroy EM, Hein I,Jones JT, Prashar A, Taylor MA, Torrance L, Toth IK (2012) Crops that feed the world 8: Potato: are the trends of increased global production sustainable? Food Security 4(4): 477-508.

  • Jupe F., Pritchard L., Etherington G.J., Mackenzie K., Cock P.J., Wright F., Kumar Sharma, S., Bolser D., Bryan G.J., Jones J.D., Hein I. (2012) Identification and localisation of the NB-LRR gene family within the potato genome. BMC Genomics 13:75 doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-75.

  • Zhang R, Marshall D, Bryan GJ, Hornyik C (2013) Identification and Characterization of miRNA Transcriptome in Potato by High-Throughput Sequencing. PLOS ONE 8(2), e57233. DI 10.1371/journal.pone.0057233

  • Hackett CA, McLean K, Bryan GJ (2013) Linkage Analysis and QTL mapping using SNP Dosage Data in a Tetraploid Potato Mapping Population. PLOS ONE 8, e63939

  • Prashar, A., Yildiz, J., Bryan, G.J., McNicol, J.W. & Jones, H.G. (2013)  Infra-red thermography for high throughput field phenotyping in Solanum tuberosumPLoS One 8, e65816.

  • Jupe F., Witek K., Verweij W., Sliwka J., Pritchard L., Etherington G.J., Maclean D., Cock P.J., Leggett R.M., Bryan G.J., Milne L., Hein I., Jones J.D. (2013) Resistance gene enrichment sequencing (RenSeq) enables re-annotation of the NB-LRR gene family from sequenced plant genomes and rapid mapping of resistance loci in segregating populations. The Plant Journal (in press).

  • Sharma, S.K., Bolser, D., de Boer, J., Sonderkaer, M., Amoros, W., Federico Carboni, M., D'Ambrosio, J.M., de la Cruz, G., De Genova, A., Douches, D.S., Eguiluz, M., Guo, X., Guzman, F., Hackett, C.A., Hamilton, J.P., Li, G., Li, Y., Lozano, R., Maass, A., Marshall, D.F., Martinez, D., McLean, K., Mejia, N., Milne, L., Munive, S., Nagy, I., Ponce, O., Ramirez, M., Simon, R., Thomson, S.J., Torres, Y., Waugh, R., Zhang, Z., Huang, S., Visser, R.G.F., Bachem, C.W.B., Sagredo, B., Feingold, S.E., Orjeda, G., Veilleux, R.E., Bonierbale, M., Jacobs, J.M.E., Milbourne, D., Martin, D.M.A. & Bryan, G.J. (2013).  Construction of reference chromosome-scale pseudomolecules for potato:  integrating the potato genome with genetic and physical maps.  Genes Genomes Genetics 3, 2031-2047.

  • Shepherd LVT, Pont SDA, Bryan GJ, Dale MFB, Hancock RD, Hedley PE, Morris JA, Verrall SR, Hackett CA, McNicol JW, Davies HV (2013) Acrylamide forming potential of potato: predictive tools and genetic interventions. Aspects of Applied Biology: 53-60

  • Campbell R, Pont SDA, Morris JA, McKenzie G, Sharma SK, Hedley PE, Ramsay G, Bryan GJ, Taylor MA (2014) Genome-wide QTL and bulked transcriptomic analysis reveals new candidate genes for the control of tuber carotenoid content in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). Theor Appl Genet 127:1917-1933

  • Hackett CA, Bradshaw JE, Bryan GJ (2014) QTL mapping in autotetraploids using SNP dosage information. Theor Appl Genet 127:1885-1904

  • Morris WL, Hancock RD, Ducreux LJM, Morris JA, Usman M, Verrall SR, Sharma SK, Bryan G, McNicol JW, Hedley PE, Taylor MA (2014) Day length dependent restructuring of the leaf transcriptome and metabolome in potato genotypes with contrasting tuberization phenotypes. Plant Cell Environ 37:1351-1363

  • Prashar A, Hornyik C, Young V, McLean K, Sharma SK, Dale MFB, Bryan GJ (2014) Construction of a dense SNP map of a highly heterozygous diploid potato population and QTL analysis of tuber shape and eye depth. Theor Appl Genet 127:2159-2171

  • Young V, Prashar A, McLean K, Hornyik C, Sharma SK, Dale MFB, Bryan GJ (2014) Potential for molecular marker development and utilization in potato breeding programmes based on a genetic study in a diploid potato population. The Dundee Conference Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2014, Dundee, UK, 25-26 February 2014:223-230

  • Chen X, Bayer M, Harrower B, Stevens L, Chapman S, Gilroy E, Weymers Pv, Jupe F, Witek K, Jones J, Birch P, Bryan G, Hein I (2014) Using the potato genome to map and clone durable resistance genes more rapidly. The Dundee Conference Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2014, Dundee, UK, 25-26 February 2014:231-232

  • Slater AT, Cogan NOI, Hayes BJ, Schultz L, Dale MFB, Bryan GJ, Forster JW (2014) Improving breeding efficiency in potato using molecular and quantitative genetics. Theor Appl Genet 127:2279-2292

  • Katsarou K , Wu Y; Zhang RX, Bonar N, Morris J, Hedley PE, Bryan GJ, Kalantidis K, Hornyik C (2016) Insight on Genes Affecting Tuber Development in Potato upon Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) Infection. Plos One,  11: e0150711. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150711

  • Massa, AN, Manrique-Carpintero, NC, Coombs, JJ, Zarka, DG, Boone, AE, Kirk, WW, Hackett, CA, Bryan, GJ, Douches, DS  (2015) Genetic Linkage Mapping of Economically Important Traits in Cultivated Tetraploid Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.). G3-Genes Genomes Genetics, 5 (11): 2357-2364. DOI: 10.1534/g3.115.019646

  • Destefanis, M., Nagy, I., Rigney, B., Bryan, G. J., McLean, K., Hein, I., Griffin, D., Milbourne, D. (2015) A disease resistance locus on potato and tomato chromosome 4 exhibits a conserved multipartite structure displaying different rates of evolution in different lineages. BMC Plant Biology 15: 255. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-015-0645-8

  • Obidiegwu, JE, Bryan, GJ, Jones, HG, Prashar, A (2015) Coping with drought: stress and adaptive responses in potato and perspectives for improvement. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:  542. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00542

  • Van Weymers PSM, Baker K, Chen X, Harrower B, Cooke DEL, Gilroy EM, Birch PRJ, Thilliez GJA, Lees AK, Lynott JS, Armstrong MR, McKenzie G, Bryan GJ, Hein I (2016) Utilizing “Omic” Technologies to Identify and Prioritize Novel Sources of Resistance to the Oomycete Pathogen Phytophthora infestans in Potato Germplasm Collections. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: 672. DOI: 0.3389/fpls.2016.00672

Scientific posters/conferences

File Control Of The Potato Tuber Life-cycle 138.2 KB
File An Ultra-High Density Genetic Linkage Map of Potato as a Platform for Targeted Physical 94.17 KB
File Molecular diversity in a large potato germplasm collection 1.58 MB
File Genetic analysis of flavour and texture in potato 1.04 MB
File Mapping Polygenic Potato Cyst Nematode Resistance in Diploid and Tetraploid Populations of Potato 1.55 MB
File Characterisation and transgenic modification of carotenogenesis during tuber development and storage in potato 121.81 KB
File Characterisation and transgenic modification of carotenogenesis during tuber development and storage in potato 92.76 KB
File Carotenoid accumulation during potato tuber development and storage 118.06 KB
File The Development of an Efficient Somatic Embryogenesis System in Potato 172.6 KB
File Understanding And Improving Sensory Characteristics In Potato 178.2 KB
File Molecular diversity in a potato germplasm collection 511.82 KB
File Exploiting the Commonwealth Potato Collection 1.88 MB
File Molecular markers associated wth plant responses to Tobacco Rattle Virus (TRV) in potatoes 250.21 KB
File Genetics and Breeding for PCN Resistance 173.98 KB
File A genetical analysis of resistance to late blight in the foliage and tubers of potato cultivar Stirling 110.69 KB
File Levels of intra-specific AFLP diversity in tuber bearing potato species with different breeding systems and ploidy levels 275.19 KB
File Use of the Pyrosequencing technique to differentiate multiplex H1 status within potato breeding germplasm 419.56 KB
File Screening wild potato accessions for resistance to the virulent allele of the Phytophthora infestans effector avr3a EM 307.83 KB
File Strategies for fine mapping and isolation of resistance QTLs on Linkage Groups IV of Potato 207.52 KB
File Genetic diversity in Solanum dulcamara populations along Scottish rivers 502.8 KB
File Understanding and improving flavour and texture in potatoes 659.29 KB
File Germinate CPC
The Commonwealth Potato Collection database at SCRI
5.3 MB
File Molecular dissection of sensory traits in the potato tuber 998.58 KB
File The genetics of carotenoid levels in potato tubers 854.9 KB
File Determining the genetic control of carotenoids in potato tubers 677.17 KB
File Genetic analysis of flavour and texture in potato 339.68 KB
File Mapping resistance to Late Blight in two S.verrucosum populations 290.72 KB
File Do umami compounds put the “ooh” in potato flavour ? 852.66 KB
File Root architecture in potato: potential for improving resource capture and QTL mapping 876.75 KB
File Exploiting the Phytophthora infestans genome to determine targets for sustainable potato protection 597.58 KB
File Investigating key determinants of potato flavour and texture 472 KB
File The role of carotenoid cleavage products in tuber apical meristem activation and deactivation processes 399.47 KB
File Genetic analysis of Volatiles and Flavour in Potatoes 651.45 KB
File The Potato Genome Sequencing Initiative 3.51 MB
File Mapping genes and QTLs associated with flavour and texture in potatoes 1.08 MB
File The role of carotenoid cleavage products in tuber apical meristem activation and deactivation processes 980.07 KB
File Understanding potato quality traits important to consumers 630.73 KB
File Identifying key Phytophthora infestans effectors as targets for more durable late blight resistance
185.29 KB
File Water Use Efficiency in Potato
521.28 KB

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A Scottish charitable company limited by guarantee. Registered in Scotland No SC374831.
Registered office: The James Hutton Institute, Invergowrie Dundee DD2 5DA. Charity No SCO41796

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.