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Curtis J. Pozniak Professor

Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Program (SRP) Chair in Durum and High-Yield Wheat Breeding and Genetics

Address
2E64 - Agriculture Building

Research Area(s)

  • Genetics
  • Breeding
  • Production and management of durum and high yielding wheat

Department

Plant Sciences, Crop Development Centre

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan
  • B.S.A., University of Saskatchewan

Selected Publications

R. Avni, M. Nave, O. Barad, S. O. Twardziok, H. Gundlach, I. Hale,  M. Mascher, M. Spannag, K. Wiebe, K. W Jordan, G. Golan, J. Deek, B. Ben-Zvi, K. Baruch, G. Ben-Zvi, A. Himmelbach, R. P. MacLachlan, A. G. Sharpe, A. Fritz, R. Ben-David, H. Budak, T. Fahima, A. Korol, J. D. Faris, A. Hernandez, M. A. Mike, A. Levy, B. Steffenson, M. Maccaferri, R. Tuberosa, L. Cattivelli, P. Faccioli, A. Ceriotti, K. Kashkush, M. Pourkheirandish, T. Komatsuda, T. Eilam, H. Sela, A. Sharon, N. Ohad, D. A. Chamovitz, K.F.X. Mayer, N. Stein, G. Ronen, Z. Peleg, C. J. Pozniak, E. D. Akhunov, A. Distelfeld.  2017. Wild emmer genome architecture and diversity elucidate wheat evolution and domestication.  Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.aan0032.

K. T. Nilsen, A. N’Diaye, P.R. MacLachlan, J. M. Clarke, Y. Ruan, R. D. Cuthbert, R. E Knox, K. Wiebe, A. T. Cory, S. Walkowiak, B. L. Beres, R. J. Graf, F. R. Clarke, A. G. Sharpe, A. Distelfeld, C. J. Pozniak.  2017. High density mapping and haplotype analysis of the major stem-solidness locus SSt1 in durum and common wheat.  PLoS One.  DOI/10.1371/journal.pone.0175285.

E. Perez-Lara, K. Semagn, V. Anh Tran, I.a Ciechanowska, H. Chen, M. Iqbal, A. N’Diaye, C. J. Pozniak, S. E. Strelkov, P. J. Hucl, R. J. Graf, H. Randhawa, and D. Spaner. 2017.  Population Structure and Genomewide Association Analysis of Resistance to Disease and Insensitivity to Ptr Toxins in Canadian Spring Wheat Using 90K SNP Array.  Crop Science.  DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2016.10.0859

A. N’Diaye, J. K. Haile, A. T. Cory, F. R. Clarke, J. M. Clarke, R. E. Knox, C. J. Pozniak. 2017. Single Marker and Haplotype-Based Association Analysis of Semolina and Pasta Colour in Elite Durum Wheat Breeding Lines Using a High-Density Consensus Map.  PLoS One. DOI/10.1371/journal.pone.0170941.

M. T. Kassa, F. M. You, C. W. Hiebert, C. J. Pozniak, P. R. Fobert, A. G. Sharpe, J. G. Menzies, D. G. Humphreys, N. Rezac Harrison, J. P. Fellers, B. D. McCallum, C. A.  McCartney. 2017. Highly predictive SNP markers for efficient selection of the wheat leaf rust resistance gene Lr16. BMC Plant Biol. DOI: 10.1186/s12870-017-0993-7.

International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium.  Principle Investigators and Authors for Communication.  K.F.X. Mayer, J. Rogers, J. Dolezel, C.J. Pozniak, K. Eversole, C. Feuillet. 2014.  A chromosome-based draft sequence of the hexaploid bread wheat genome.  Science.  DOI: 10.1126/science.1251788.

Courses

  • PLSC 411 - Plant Breeding
  • PLSC 803 - Advanced Plant Breeding
  • PLSC 816 - Quantitative Genetics