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Dr René Smulders

Dr René Smulders

Business unit manager and group leader, Plant Breeding Wageningen University & Research (WUR)
DATE OF BIRTH, QUALIFICATIONS 2 June 1959 1984-1989 PhD, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 1977-1984 MSc Biology Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS Member of the Royal Botanical Society of The Netherlands (1993-1999 First Secretary) Member of the Netherlands Society for Plant Biotechnology and Tissue Culture. INVOLVEMENT IN SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS EDITORSHIP (2006 onwards) 2009-present Associate editor of Journal of Horticultural Science & Biotechnology 2014-2015 Research topic editor Frontiers in Plant Science 2006-2008 Associate editor of Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture EXPERTISE (KEYWORDS) AND RESEARCH INTERESTS Allergens, celiac disease, new plant breeding techniques, domestication, polyploid genetics. I am interested in genetic diversity, gene flow and species hybridisation. I develop markers for genetic mapping in tetraploid rose. I am involved in breeding hypoallergenic varieties in apple and in developing wheat that is safe(r) for people with celiac disease.
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