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Pete Hedley

Staff picture: Pete Hedley
Cell and Molecular Sciences
Cell and Molecular Sciences
Senior Postdoctoral Scientist
Pete.Hedley@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1382 568773

The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK

 

Current research interests

Genome Technology group leader

  • Overseeing development of sequencing and genotyping services at the James Hutton Institute.
  • Coordinating high-throughput parallel gene expression technologies, including:
    • processing and design of custom Agilent microarrays
    • implementation of analysis software and liaison with BioSS (experimental design and statistical analysis).
  • Developing and applying Second Generation Sequencing (2GS) technologies for:
    • SNP marker discovery and application in barley and soft fruit
    • candidate gene identification.
  • Collaborative projects:

Research areas

  • High-throughput anchoring of physical & genetic maps in cereal species (TriticeaeGenome).
  • Designing and utilising new Agilent 60k barley, potato and soft fruit microarrays.
  • Developing multiplex 2GS-based genotyping assays.

Employment History

  • April 2011-present: Genome Technology group, James Hutton Institute. Implementation of High-Throughput Genomics Technologies.
  • 2001-2011: Sequencing & Microarray Facility, Programme of Genetics, SCRI. Development of High-Throughput Genomics Technologies.
  • 2000-2001: Unit of Genome Dynamics, SCRI. Generation of Barley Genomics Resources.
  • 1999-2000: Mylnefield Research Services, SCRI. Molecular Characterisation of Biotic Interactions in Barley.
  • 1997-1999: Cell and Molecular Genetics, SCRI. Comparative Genome Analysis and Mapping in Conifers.
  • 1995: Cell and Molecular Genetics, SCRI. Characterisation of Genes Encoding Invertase Enzymes from Potato (PhD).
  • 1989-1997: Cell and Molecular Genetics, SCRI. Molecular Analysis of Low Temperature Sweetening in Potato Tubers.
  • 1988-1989: Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. Investigation of Growth Factor Genes in Porcine Development.

Bibliography

  • Bayer, M.; Morris, J.; Booth, C.; Booth, A.; Uzrek, N.; Russell, J.R.; Waugh, R.; Hedley, P.E. (2019) Exome capture for variant discovery and analysis in barley., In: Harwood, W.A. (ed.). Barley: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, New York, Volume 1900, Chapter 18, pp283-310.
  • Simpson, C.G.; Fuller, J.; Flores, J.; Mayer, C-D.; Calixto, C.P.G.; Milne, L.; Hedley, P.E.; Booth, C.; Waugh, R.; Brown, J.W.S. (2019) High resolution RT-PCR analysis of alternative barley transcripts., In: Harwood, W.A. (ed.). Barley: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, New York, Volume 1900, Chapter 17, pp269-281.
  • Morris, J.A.; Hedley, P.E. (2019) Microarrays for high-throughput gene expression analysis of barley., In: Harwood, W.A. (ed.). Barley: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, Humana Press, New York, Volume 1900, Chapter 12, pp181-194.
  • Simpson, C.G.; Barrero, R.A.; Bayer, M.; Flavell, A.; Rapazote-Flores, P.; Bellgard, M.I.; Hedley, P.E.; Zhang, R.; Waugh, R. (2018) The expressed portion of the barley genome., In: Stein, N. & Muehlbauer, G. (eds.). The Barley Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomes. Springer, Cham, Switzerland, Chapter 7, 789-107.
  • Twardziok, S.; Gundlach, H.; Hedley, P.E.; Bayer, M.; Platzer, M.; Groth, M.; Waugh, R.; Spannagl, M. (2018) Gene prediction in the barley genome., In: Stein, N. & Muehlbauer, G. (eds.). The Barley Genome, Compendium of Plant Genomes. Springer, Cham, Switzerland, Chapter 6, 73-88.
  • Druka, A.; Waugh, R.; Hedley, P.E. (2008) Gene expression profiling., In: Rapley, R. & Walker, J.R. (eds.). Molecular Biomethods Handbook. 2nd edition. Humana Press, Chapter 14, 194-212.

  • Kerchev, P.I.; Saraswat, V.; Hedley, P.E.; Morris, J.; Fenton, B.; Foyer, C.H.; Hancock, R.D. (2011) Understanding local and systemic responses to aphid infestation as a tool towards breeding aphid resistant crops., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2010, pp40-42.
  • Ross, H.A.; Morris, W.L.; Ducreux, L.J.M.; Hancock, R.D.; Verrall, S.R.; Morris, J.A.; Stewart, D.; Hedley, P.E.; McDougall, G.J.; Taylor, M.A. (2011) The role of pectin methyl esterase in determining potato tuber textural quality., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2010, pp32-33.
  • Campbell, R.; Ducreux, L.J.M.; Morris, W.L.; Hedley, P.E.; Bryan, G.J.; Ramsay, G.; Taylor, M.A. (2010) The role of carotenoid cleavage products in heat responses of potato., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2009, pp11-13.
  • Brennan, R.M.; Jones, H.G.; Russell, J.R.; Hedley, P.E.; Jorgensen, L.; Hackett, C.A.; Gordon, S. (2010) Dormancy in blackcurrant and the potential effects of future climatic conditions., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2009, pp10-11.
  • Prashar, A.; George, T.S.; Ramsay, G.; Hallett, P.D.; Jones, H.G.; Hedley, P.E.; McNicol, J.W.; Dale, M.F.B.; White, P.J.; Bryan, G.J. (2010) Water use efficiency in potato., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2009, pp42-44.
  • Sharma, S.K.; Millam, S.; Hedley, P.E.; Hein, I.; McNicol, J.W.; Bryan, G.J. (2008) Somatic embryogenesis in potato., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2007, pp18-19.
  • Mazzitelli, L.; Hancock, R.D.; Haupt, S.; McNicol, J.W.; Viola, R.; Brennan, R.M.; Hedley, P.E.; Taylor, M.A. (2006) Understanding dormancy release in raspberry buds., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2006, pp32-33.
  • Taylor, M.A.; Ducreux, L.J.M.; Morris, W.L.; Hedley, P.E.; Millam, S. (2004) Isoprenoid metabolic networks in potato tubers., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2003/2004, pp140-141.
  • Caldwell, D.; McCallum, N.; Mudie, S.; Hedley, P.E.; Ramsay, L.; Liu, H.; Marshall, D.F.; Waugh, R. (2002) A physical/chemical mutation grid for barley functional genomics., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2001/2002, pp157-158.
  • Ramsay, L.; Hedley, P.E.; Liu, H.; McCallum, N.; Mudie, S.; Cardle, L.; Harrower, B.E.; Machray, G.C.; Marshall, D.F.; Waugh, R. (2002) Barley transcriptome resources., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2001/2002, pp151-152.
  • Forster, B.P.; Bengough, A.G.; Ellis, R.P.; Thomas, W.T.B.; Clark, S.; Gordon, D.C.; El-Meniae, R.; Keith, R.; Waugh, R.; Hedley, P.E.; Daniell, T.J. (2002) Genomics of the root-soil interface., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2001/2002, pp153-154.
  • Machray, G.C.; Zhang, C.J.; Wilson, T.M.A.; Davidson, D.; Harrower, B.E.; Hedley, P.E.; Powell, W. (2000) Cereal gene mining and manipulating., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1999/2000, pp114-116.
  • Machray, G.C.; Hedley, P.E.; Davidson, D.; Ibrahim, A.F.M.; Watters, J.A.; Brown, J.W.S. (1999) Promoting plant promoters., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1998/99, pp82-85.
  • Simpson, C.G.; Hedley, P.E.; McQuade, C.M.; Lyon, J.M.; Clark, G.P.; Machray, G.C.; Brown, J.W.S. (1998) Splicing regulation of a potato invertase mini-exon., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1997/98, pp71-73.
  • Maddison, A.; Meyer, R.C.; Hedley, P.E.; Waugh, R.; Davies, H.V.; Machray, G.C. (1996) The organisation and expression from plant multigene families., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1993, p92.
  • Machray, G.C.; Hedley, P.E.; Simpson, C.G.; Waugh, R.; Brown, J.W.S. (1994) PCR methods for the analysis of expression from plant multigene families., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute fro 1993, p116.

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