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Name:

Kirsten Kørup Sørensen

Position:

Scientist

Institution:

Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Aarhus, Department of Genetics and Biotechnology

Address:

P.O. Box 50, DK-8830 Tjele

Phone:

+45 8999 1737

Email:

KirstenK.Sorensen@agrsci.dk

Website:





Research interests:

DNA-markers
Linkage mapping
Quantitative trait loci
Fingerprinting
Pigs or Sus scrofa
Lung diseases
Potatoes
Cultivated and wild Solanum species
Phytophthora infestans
Late blight resistance
Glycoalkaloids
Fingerprinting

Involvement in research projects:

(1) Modning af DNA-markører

(2) QTLs for foliage late blight resistance from Solanum vernei

(3) Glycoalkaloids in potatoes

(4) DNA-markers for parental selection


Advisor for PhD students:





Key publications:

Sørensen KK, HG Kirk, K Olsson, R Labouriau, J Christiansen, 2008. A major QTL and an SSR marker associated with glycoalkaloid content in potato tubers from Solanum tuberosum x S. sparsipilum located on chromosome I. Theor Appl Genet 117: 1-9

Sørensen KK, MH Madsen, HG Kirk, DK Madsen, AM Torp, 2006. Linkage and quantitative trait locus mapping of foliage late blight resistance in the wild species Solanum vernei. Plant Breeding 125: 268-276.







 
 
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