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Katrin MacKenzie

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+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK



  • BSc in Mathematics and Statistics, Aberdeen University.
  • MSc in Applied Statistics, Napier University.
  • PhD Genetic Epidemiology, Edinburgh University.
  • Post-doc, Roslin Institute.
  • Joined BioSS in 2002.

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistical Genetics.
  • Linkage Disequilibrium Mapping.
  • General Statistical Consultancy.
  • BioSS training courses on Basic Statistics and Sequence Analysis.


  • Wright, K.M.; Wood, N.T.; MacKenzie, K.; Oparka, K.J. (2003) Studying plasmodesmatal targeting of TMV-MP using FRAP., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2002/2003, pp97.

  • Newton, A.C.; Guy, D.C.; Valentine, T.; George, T.S.; McKenzie, B.M.; Hackett, C.A. (2018) Differential adaptation of spring barley cultivars to inversion and non-inversion tillage., Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2018: The Dundee Conference, Environmental Management and Crop Production, Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee, 27-28 February 2018. Conference Proceedings, pp109-114.
  • Kaczmarek, A.; MacKenzie, K.; Kettle, H.; Blok, V.C. (2014) Increasing soil temperatures will likely benefit potato cyst nematodes., Crop Protection in Northern Britain, Environmental Management and Crop Protection, West Park Conference Centre, Dundee, 25-26 February 2014.
  • Ramsay, L.; Comadran, J.; Thomas, W.T.B.; Marshall, D.F.; Druka, A.; MacKenzie, K.; Bhat, P.; Close, T.J.; Waugh, R. (2008) Barley genomics: Development and application of SNP genotyping., 5th UK Cereal Genetics and Genomics Workshop, Rothamsted, 16-18 April 2008.
  • Boevink, P.; Wright, K.M.; Roberts, A.G.; Wood, N.; MacKenzie, K.; Oparka, K.J. (2005) Towards a new model for TMV movement., Plasmodesmata 2004, Monterey, California, USA, 17-21 August 2004.
  • Wright, K.M.; Wood, N.T.; Roberts, A.G.; Boevink, P.; Gillespie, T.; MacKenzie, K.; Oparka, K.J. (2004) Plasmodesmal targeting of TMV movement protein utilises the ER/actin network., Plasmodesmata 2004, Monterey, California, USA, August 17-21 2004.

  • Sharma, S.K.; Bayer, M.; MacKenzie, K.; McLean, K.; Dale, F.; Taylor, M.; Bryan, G.J. (2018) Sequence-based genotyping and trait analysis in potato., 15th Solanaceae Conference (SOL2018), Chiang Mai, Thailand, 30 September - 4 October 2018. Abstract
  • Lazarova, S.S; Brown, D.J.F.; Oliveira, C.M.G.; Fenton, B.; MacKenzie, K.; Wright, F.; Malloch, G.; Neilson, R. (2016) Diversity of endosymbiont bacteria associated with Xiphinema americanum-group parasitic nematodes., Linking Belowground Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in European Forests, 4th BioLink COST Action Meeting, Sofia, Bulgaria, 12-14 April 2016. Poster.
  • Sharma, S.K.; Bayer, M.; McLean, K.; MacKenzie, K.; Daniels, S.; Dale, F.; Bryan, G. (2015) Application of genotyping-by-sequencing and genome-wide association analysis in tetraploid potato, 3rd Plant Genomics Congress, 11-12 May 2015, London, UK.
  • Sharma, S.K.; Bayer, M.; McLean, K.; MacKenzie, K.; Daniels, S.; Dale, F.; Bryan, G. (2015) Genome-wide association studies using high-throughput SNP analysis in tetraploid potato, 12th Solanaceae Conference (SOL 2015), 25-29 October 2015, Bordeaux, France.
  • Sharma, S.K.; Bayer, M.; McLean, K.; MacKenzie, K.; Daniels, S.; Dale, F.; Bryan, G. (2014) Application of genotyping-by-sequencing for identifying SNP variation and performing genome-wide association studies in a tetraploid potato association panel, 19th Triennial Conference of the European Association for Potato Research (EAPR), 6-11 July 2014, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Sharma, S.K.; Bayer, M.; McLean, K.; MacKenzie, K.; Daniels, S.; Dale, F.; Bryan, G. (2014) Genotyping-by-sequencing and genome-wide association analysis in tetraploid potato, 11th Solanaceae Conference (SOL 2014), 2-6 November 2014, Porto Seguro-BA, Brazil.
  • Boag, B.; Neilson, R.; MacKenzie, K.; McNicol, J. (2013) Suggested sampling protocol for the New Zealand flatworm., Invasive and Non-Native Species and Biosecurity, Sharing Good Practice Event, Scottish Natural Heritage, Battleby Conference Centre, Perth, 21 November 2013.

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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.