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Karen McLean

Staff picture: Karen McLean
Cell and Molecular Sciences
Cell and Molecular Sciences
Research Assistant
Karen.McLean@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK

 

Current research interests

  • Targeting of resistance genes linked to the late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans located on Chromosome IV of Potato.

Past research

  • Development and deployment of molecular markers for genotyping and mapping studies in diploid and tetraploid mapping populations.
  • Genetic fingerprinting of the Commonwealth Potato Collection using AFLPs.

Bibliography

  • Strachan, S.M.; Hein, I.; Bryan, G.J.; McLean, K.; Blok, V.C. (2016) Mapping the H2 gene to a Globodera pallida pathotype PA1-resistant potato cultivar., The Dundee Conference: Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2016, Dundee, 23-24 February 2016, pp245-250.
  • Young, V.; Prashar, A.; McLean, K.; Hornyik, C.; Sharma, S.K.; Dale, M.F.B.; Bryan, G.J. (2014) Potential for molecular marker development and utilization in potato breeding programmes based on a genetic study in a diploid potato population., Crop Protection in Northern Britain, Environmental Management and Crop Protection, West Park Conference Centre, Dundee, 25-26 February 2014.
  • Sharma, S.K.; McLean, K.; Dale, M.F.B.; Bryan, G.J. (2012) Application of association mapping and genomic sequencing to modern potato breeding., International Workshop on Advanced Breeding Programmes for Sustainable Crop and Livestock Production, Edinburgh, 2 May 2012.
  • Sharma, S.K.; McLean, K.; Dale, M.F.B.; Bryan, G.J. (2012) Application of association mapping and genomic sequencing to modern potato breeding., Potatoes in Practice, Dundee, 9 August 2012.
  • Sharma, S.K.; McLean, K.; Dale, M.F.B.; Bryan, G.J.; (2012) Characterisation of the genetic diversity of tetraploid potato using genome-wide high-density SNP genotyping., SOL 2012 Conference - From Bench to Innovative Applications, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 26-30 August 2012.
  • Bryan, G.J.; Prashar, A.; Young, V.; McLean, K.; Hornyik, C.; Sharma, S.K.; Dale, M.F.B. (2012) QTL analysis of a phureja-tuberosum diploid potato cross segregating for several traits., Solanaceae Conference, Neuchatel, Switzerland, 26-30 August 2012.
  • McLean, K.; Young, V.; Sharma, S.K.; Prashar, A.; Dale, M.F.B.; Bryan, G.J. (2011) Analysis of traits on a new diploid potato population., SOL & ICUGI, Japan, 28 November - 2 December 2011.
  • Milbourne, D.; Moloney, C.; Dalton, E.; Bryan, G.J.; McLean, K.; Bradshaw, J.E.; Nagy, I.; Destefanis, M.; Griffin, D. (2010) Characteristisation of the major disease resistance locus on potato chromosome 4 allows the development of diagnostic markers for resistance breeding., EAPR EUCARPIA Congress. Wageningen, The Netherlands, 28-30 June 2010, Potatoe Research, 53, 214.
  • McLean, K.; Bradshaw, J.E.; Lees, A.K.; Bryan, G.J. (2008) Mapping resistance to late blight in two S. verrucosum populations., 5th Solanaceae Genome Workshop 2008, Cologne, Germany, 12-16 October 2008.
  • Bryan, G.J.; Winfield, M.O.; Bradshaw, J.E.; McLean, K.; Ramsay, G.; De Jong, W.S. (2006) Comparison of levels of diversity in potato cultivars and breeding germplasm using AFLP and SSR markers., EAPR-EUCARPIA The Science of Selection: Potato Breeding Methodology for the 21 Century. Carlow, Ireland, 20-22 November 2006.
  • Ramsay, G.; McLean, K.; Waugh, R.; Spooner, D.M.; Bradshaw, J.E.; Bryan, G.J. (2006) Clarifying the origin of potato and its implication for breeding., EAPR-EUCARPIA The Science of Selection: Potato Breeding Methodology for the 21 Century, Carlow, Ireland, 20-22 November 2006.
  • Ramsay, G.; McLean, K.; Waugh, R.; Spooner, D.M.; Bryan, G.J. (2006) The domestication of potato., Plant GEMs (Plant Genomics European Meetings) 5. Venice, 11-14 October 2006.
  • Ramsay, G.; McLean, K.; Waugh, R.; Spooner, D.M.; Bryan, G.J. (2006) On the domestication of potato: evidence from molecular studies., International Solanaceae Conference and Solanaceae Genomics Network, Madison, Wisconsin, 23-27 July 2006.
  • McLean, K.; McNicoll, J.; Bradshaw, J.E.; Hein, I.; Milbourne, D.; Bryan, G.J. (2006) Strategies for fine mapping and isolation of resistance QTLs on Linkage Groups IV and V of potato., International Solanaceae Conference and Solanaceae Genomics Network, Madison, Wisconsin, 23-27 July 2006.
  • Bryan, G.J.; Ramsay, G.; McLean, K.; Massat, N.; Waugh, R.; Spooner, D.M. (2005) Molecular genetic analysis of a large potato genebank., 2nd Solanaceae Genome Workshop. Ischia, Italy, 25-29 September 2005.
  • Bryan, G.J.; McLean, K.; Ramsay, G.; Waugh, R.; Spooner, D.M. (2005) Molecular diversity in a large potato germplasm collection., European Association for Potato Research 16th Triennial Conference. Bilbao, Spain, 17-22 July 2005.
  • McLean, K.; Ramsay, G.; Waugh, R.; Spooner, D.M.; Bryan, G.J. (2004) Molecular diversity in a large potato germplasm collection., 1st Solanaceae Genome Workshop 2004. Wageningen, The Netherlands, 19-21 September 2004.
  • Bryan, G.J.; Milbourne, D.; Isidore, E.; McLean, K.; McNicoll, J.; Linton, S.; Tierney, I.; Purvis, A.; van Os, H.; van Eck, H.; Bakker, J.; Rousselle-Bourgeois, F.; Ritter, E.; Waugh, R. (2002) Application of a potato UHD genetic linkage map for BAC landing and contig initiation in a region of linkage group V., 15th Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research. Hamburg, 14-19 July 2002.
  • Milbourne, D.; Isidore, E.; van Os, H.; Andrzejewski, S.; Bakker, J.; Buntjer, J.; Caromel, B.; van Eck, H.; Ghareeb, B.; Lefebvre, V.; Ritter, E.; van der Voort, J.R.; Rousselle-Bourgeois, F.; Linton, S.; McNicoll, J.; McLean, K.; Bryan, G.J.; Waugh, R. (2001) An ultra-high density genetic linkage map of potato as a platform for physical/gene content mapping and map based cloning., Proceedings of the XVI Eucarpia Congress. Edinburgh, 10-14 September 2001.
  • Pande, B.; McLean, K.; Bradshaw, J.E.; Milbourne, D.; Hackett, C.A.; Stewart, H.E.; Isidore, E.; Bryan, G.J.; McNicoll, J.; Waugh, R. (2001) QTL mapping in tetraploid potato., Plant and Animal Genome IX, San Diego, 13-17 January 2001.
  • Bryan, G.J.; McLean, K.; Pande, B.; Bradshaw, J.E.; Milbourne, D.; Phillips, M.S.; Castelli, L.; Hackett, C.A.; De Jong, W.; Waugh, R. (2001) Mapping polygenic potato cyst nematode (PCN) resistance in diploid and tetraploid populations of potato., Plant & Animal Genome IX, San Diego, California, USA, 13-17 January 2001.

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