Prof Glyn Jenkins

Prof Glyn Jenkins

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Phillips, D., Jenkins, G., Macaulay, M., Nibau, C., Wnetrzak, J., Fallding, D.S., Colas, I., Oakey, H., Waugh, R., Ramsay, L. 2015. The effect of temperature on the male and female recombination landscape of barley. New Phytologist 208 (2) pp. 421-429. Cadair


Betekhtin, A., Jenkins, G., Hasterok, R. 2014. Reconstructing the evolution of Brachypodium genomes using comparative chromosome painting. PLoS One 9 (12) e115108 Cadair

Yates, S.A., Swain, M.T., Hegarty, M.J., Chernukin, I., Lowe, M.J., Allison, G.G., Ruttlink, T., Abberton, M.T., Jenkins, G., Skøt, L. 2014. De novo assembly of red clover transcriptome based on RNA-Seq data provides insight into drought response, gene discovery and marker identification. BMC Genomics 15 pp. 453. Cadair

Zheng, T., Nibau, C., Phillips, D.W., Jenkins, G., Armstrong, S.J., Doonan, J.H. 2014. CDKG1 protein kinase is essential for synapsis and male meiosis at high ambient temperature in Arabidopsis thaliana. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111 (6) pp. 2182-2187. Cadair


Phillips, D.W., Wnetrzak, J., Nibau, C.S., Barakate, A., Ramsay, L., Wright, F., Higgins, J.D., Perry, R.M., Jenkins, G. 2013. Quantitative high resolution mapping of HvMLH3 foci in barley pachytene nuclei reveals a strong distal bias and weak interference. Journal of Experimental Botany 64 (8) pp. 2139-2154. Cadair


Phillips, D.W., Nibau, C.S., Wnetrzak, J., Jenkins, G. 2012. High Resolution Analysis of Meiotic Chromosome Structure and Behaviour in Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.). PLoS One 7 (6) Cadair

Catalán, P., Müller, J., Hasterok, R., Jenkins, G., Mur, L.A.J., Langdon, T., Betekhtin, A., Siwinska, D., Pimentel, M., López-Alvarez, D. 2012. Evolution and taxonomic split of the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. Annals of Botany 109 (2) pp. 385-405. Cadair


Idziak, D.E., Betekhtin, A., Wolny, E., Lesniewska, K., Wright, J., Febrer, M., Bevan, M.W., Jenkins, G., Hasterok, R. 2011. Painting the chromosomes of Brachypodium: Current status and future prospects. Chromosoma 120 (5) pp. 469-479.

Mur, L.A.J., Allainguillaume, J., Catalán, P., Hasterok, R., Jenkins, G., Lesniewska, K., Thomas, I., Vogel, J.P. 2011. Exploiting the Brachypodium Tool Box in cereal and grass research. New Phytologist 191 (2) pp. 334-347. Cadair

Robson, P.R.H., Kelly, R., Jensen, E.F., Giddings, G.D., Leitch, M., Davey, C., Gay, A.P., Jenkins, G., Thomas, H., Donnison, I.S. 2011. A flexible quantitative methodology for the analysis of gene-flow between conventionally bred maize populations using microsatellite markers. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122 (4) pp. 819-829.

Betekhtin, A., Borowska, N., Breda, E., Idziak, D., Jenkins, G., Langdon, T., Lesniewska, K., Wolny, E., Hasterok, R. 2011. Brachypodium distachyon: purple false brome – true hopes? VI International Scientific Conference: Factors of the organisms' experimental evolution. Cadair

Phillips, D., Nibau, C., Wnetrzak, J., Ramsay, L., Jenkins, G. 2011. Assaying pairing and recombination in barley (Hordeum vulgare). 3rd British Meiosis Meeting. Cadair


Wnetrzak, J., Phillips, D., Nibau, C., Fallding, D., Jones, N., Jenkins, G. 2010. Manipulation of meiotic recombination in barley (Hordeum vulgare). PlantMicro-Wales Meeting. Cadair

Phillips, D., Nibau, C., Ramsey, L., Waugh, R., Jenkins, G. 2010. Development of a molecular cytogenetic recombination assay for barley. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 129 (1-3) pp. 154-161.

Griffiths, I., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A., Howarth, C. 2010. Nitrogen use efficiency in winter oats (Avena sativa). Monogram Network Workshop, Kings Centre, Norwich. Cadair

Idziak, D., Betekhtin, A., Wolny, E., Wright, J., Febrer, M., Bevan, M.J., Jenkins, G., Hasterok, R. 2010. Chromosome painting comes of age in the model grass Brachypodium distachyon. SEB Conference. Cadair


Abberton, M.T., Jenkins, G., Humphreys, M.W., Marshall, A.H.Smith, S.P., Spikes, K.J. 2009. Crop genetics in a changing world. Cadair

Williams, G., King, I.P., King, J., Jenkins, G., Harper, J., Armstead, I.P. 2009. Manipulation of recombination in the grasses. Monogram Network Workshop. Oral presentation, Monogram Network Worshop. Cadair

Griffiths, I.M., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A.A., Howarth, C.J. 2009. Dissecting the yield components in oats. 2009 Plant Science Wales. Cadair

Idziak, D., Wolny, E., Hasterok, R., Jenkins, G. 2009. Molecular cytogenetic study of Brachypodium distachyon and its close relatives. Cadair

Casey, N., Milbourne, D., Febrer, M., Abberton, M., Jenkins, G., Barth, S., Thorogood, D. 2009. Mapping the self-incompatibility (S) locus in white clover (Trifolium repens L.). 18th Meeting of the Eucarpia Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses Section. Cadair

Phillips, D., Nibau, C., Fallding, D., Timofejeva, L., Jones, N., Jenkins, G. 2009. Assaying recombination in barley (Hordeum vulgare). Monogram Meeting. Cadair


Phillips, D.W., Mikhailova, E., Timofejeva, L., Mitchell, J., Osina, O., Sosnikhina, S.P., Jones, R.N., Jenkins, G. 2008. Dissecting meiosis of rye using translational proteomics. Annals of Botany 101 (6) pp. 873-880.

Garvin, D.F., Mur, L.A.J., Hasterok, R., Jenkins, G.M., Gu, Y.Q., Hazen, S.P., Mockler, T.C., Vogel, J.P. 2008. Development of genetic and genomic research resources for Brachypodium distachyon, a new model system for grass crop research. Crop Science 48 (Supplement 1) pp. S69-S84.

Griffith, I.M., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A.A., Howarth, C.J. 2008. Dissecting the components of yield in winter oats: genetic diversity of 16 oat lines. International Conference on Molecular Mapping and Marker Assisted Selection. Cadair

Jenkins, G., Phillips, D.W., Mikhailova, E., Timofejeva, L., Jones, R.N. 2008. Meiotic genes and proteins in cereals. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 120 (3-4) pp. 291-301.

Griffiths, I.M., Jenkins, G., Cowan, A.A., Howarth, C.J. 2008. Dissecting the components of yield in oats. Cadair


Febrer, M., Cheung, F., Town, C.D., Cannon, S.B., Young, N.D., Abberton, M.T., Jenkins, G., Milbourne, D. 2007. Construction, characterization, and preliminary BAC-end sequencing analysis of a bacterial artificial chromosome library of white clover (Trifolium repens L.). Genome 50 (4) pp. 412-421.

Jenkins, G.M., Hasterok, R. 2007. BAC 'landing' on chromosomes of Brachypodium distachyon for comparative genome alignment. Nature Protocols 2 pp. 88-98.


Mikhailova, E.I., Phillips, D., Sosnikhina, S.P., Lovtsyus, A.V., Jones, R.N., Jenkins, G.M. 2006. Molecular assembly of meiotic proteins Asy1 and Zyp1 and pairing promiscuity in rye (Secale cereale L.) and its synaptic mutant sy10. Genetics 174 (3) pp. 1247-1258.

Donnison, I.S., King, I.P., Wolny, E., Jenkins, G.M., Marasek, A., Armstead, I.P., Hasterok, R., Idziak, D., Draper, J.H., Thomas, A.M. 2006. Alignment of the genomes of brachypodium distachyon and temperate cereals and grasses using bacterial artificial chromosome landing with fluorescence in situ hybridization. Genetics 173 (1) pp. 349-362.

Hasterok, R., Dulawa, J., Jenkins, G.M., Leggett, J.M., Langdon, T. 2006. Multi-substrate chromosome preparations for high throughput FISH. BMC Biotechnology 6 (20)


Jenkins, G.M., Mikhailova, E.I., Langdon, T., Tikholiz, O.A., Sosnikhina, S.P., Jones, R.N. 2005. Strategies for the study of meiosis in rye. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 109 (1-3) pp. 1-3.

Febrer, M., Jenkins, G.M., Abberton, M.T.Humphreys, M.O. 2005. Towards a comparative map of white clover (Trifolium repens) and barrel medic (Medicago truncatula). In M. Humphreys. (ed) Molecular Breeding for the Genetic Improvement of Forage Crops and Turf. The 4th international symposium on the molecular breeding of forage and turf, a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress. Wageningen Academic Publishers pp. 978-90.

Jenkins, G., Mikhailova, E., Phillips, D., Hasterok, R., Draper, J., Jones, R.N. 2005. Models and meiosis in the ’omics era. In Z. Zwierzykowski., A. Kosmala. (eds) Recent advances in genetics and breeding of the grasses. Polish Academy of Sciences pp. 97-104. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Mur, L., Bablak, P., Hasterok, R., Draper, J. 2004. Prospects for functional genomics in a new model grass. In D. Leister. (ed) Plant Functional Genomics. Taylor & Francis Cadair

Hasterok, R., Draper, J.H., Jenkins, G.M. 2004. Laying the cytotaxonomic foundation of a new model grass, Brachypodium distachyon (L.) Beauv. Chromosome Research 12 (4) pp. 397-403.

Shaw, R.K., Kingston-Smith, A.H., Jenkins, G.M., Humphreys, M.W. 2004. Imaging Festulolium chromosomal introgressions by genomic in situ hybridisation as an aid to rapid plant breeding. Society for Experimental Biology (SEB) Meeting.

Jenkins, G.M., Jones, R.N. 2004. B chromosome in hybrids of temperate cereals and grasses. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 106 pp. 314-319.


Gardner, R.K., Kingston-Smith, A.H., Harper, J.A., Jenkins, G.M. 2003. Improving forage protein through the use of Festulolium introgressions. 7th British Grassland Society Research Conference.

Jenkins, G.M. 2003. Unfolding large-scale maps. Genome 46 (6) pp. 947-952.

Jenkins, G., Hasterok, R., Draper, J. 2003. Building the molecular cytogenetic infrastructure of a new model grass. In Z. Zwierzykowski., M. Surma., P. Kachlicki. (eds) Application of Novel Cytogenetic and Molecular Techniques in Genetics and Breeding of the Grasses. Polish Academy of Sciences pp. 77-84. Cadair

Langdon, T., Jenkins, G.M., Hasterok, R., Jones, R.N., King, I.P. 2003. A high-copy number CACTA family transposon in temperate grasses and cereals. Genetics 163 (3) pp. 1097-1108.


Hasterok, R., Jenkins, G.M., Langdon, T., Jones, R.N. 2002. The nature and destiny of translocated B-chromosome-specific satellite DNA of rye. Chromosome Research 10 (1) pp. 83-86.

Hasterok, R., Langdon, T., Taylor, S., Jenkins, G.M. 2002. Combinatorial labelling of DNA probes enables multicolour fluorescence in situ hybridisation in plants. Folia Histochemica et Cytobiologica 40 (3) pp. 319-323.


Bablak, P., Jenkins, G.M., Ghosh-Biswas, G.C., Routledge, A.P.M., Mur, L.A.J., Draper, J.H., Hasterok, R. 2001. Brachypodium distachyon. A new model system for functional genomics in grasses. Plant Physiology pp. 1539-1555.

Li, R.J., Taylor, S., Jenkins, G.M. 2001. Unravelling the phylogeny of tetraploid Vicia amoena (Fabaceae) and its diploid relatives using chromosomal landmarks. Hereditas 134 (3) pp. 219-224.

Hasterok, R., Jenkins, G.M., Langdon, T., Jones, R.N., Maluszynska, J. 2001. Ribosomal DNA is an effective marker of Brassica chromosomes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 103 (4) pp. 486-490.

Mikhailova, E.I., Sosnikhina, S.P., Kirillova, G.A., Tikholiz, O.A., Smirnov, V.G., Jones, R.N., Jenkins, G.M. 2001. Nuclear dispositions of subtelomeric and pericentromeric chromosomal domains during meiosis in asynaptic mutants of rye (Secale cereale L.). Journal of Cell Science 114 (10) pp. 1875-1882.

Dobrzanska, M., Kraszewska, E., Bucholc, M., Jenkins, G.M. 2001. Molecular cytogenetic analysis of DNA sequences with flanking telomeric repeats in Triticum aestivum cv. Begra. Genome 44 (1) pp. 133-136. Cadair

Maluszynska, J., Schweizer, D., Jenkins, G. 2001. Advanced molecular cytogenetics: A practical course manual. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytet Śląski w Katowicach Cadair


Langdon, T., Seago, C.M., Mende, M., Leggett, J.M., Thomas, H., Forster, J.W., Thomas, H., Jones, R.N., Jenkins, G. 2000. Retrotransposon Evolution in Diverse Plant Genomes. Genetics 156 (1) pp. 313-325. Cadair

Jenkins, G., Head, J.J., Forster, J.W. 2000. Probing meiosis in hybrids of Lolium (Poaceae) with a discriminatory repetitive genomic sequence. Chromosoma 109 (4) pp. 280-286. Cadair

Langdon, T., Seago, C.M., Jones, R.N., Ougham, H., Thomas, H., Forster, J.W., Jenkins, G. 2000. De Novo Evolution of Satellite DNA on the Rye B Chromosome. Genetics 154 (2) pp. 869-884. Cadair


Kaderbhai, N.N., Karim, A., Hankey, W., Jenkins, G., Venning, J.D., Kaderbhai, M.A. 1997. Glycine-induced extracellular secretion of a recombinant cytochrome expressed in Escherichia coli. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry 25 (1) pp. 53-61. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Chatterjee, R. 1996. Search for a structural component of homology. In P. E. Brandham., M. D. Bennett. (eds) Kew Chromosome Conference: Proceedings of the 4th Conference. Kew Publishing pp. 365-373. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Jiménez, G. 1995. Genetic control of synapsis and recombination in Lolium amphidiploids. Chromosoma 104 (3) pp. 164-168. Cadair

Jiménez, G., Jenkins, G. 1995. Lateral element lengths and nuclear disposition in Lolium. Heredity 75 (3) pp. 273-280. Cadair

Jenkins, G., Fallding, D.S. 1995. Adjustment of Lateral Element Lengths in Hybrids of Lolium Temulentum x L. Multiflorum. Hereditas 123 (3) pp. 237-243. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Chatterjee, R. 1994. Chromosome structure and pairing preferences in autotetraploid rye (Secale cereale). Genome 37 (5) pp. 784-793. Cadair


Barlow, A.L., Jenkins, G., Ap Gwynn, I. 1993. Scanning electron microscopy of synaptonemal complexes. Chromosome Research 1 (1) pp. 9-13. Cadair

Chatterjee, R., Jenkins, G. 1993. Meiotic chromosome interactions in inbred autotetraploid rye (Secale cereale). Genome 36 (1) pp. 131-138. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Okumus, A. 1992. Indiscriminate synapsis in achiasmate Allium fistulosum L. (Liliaceae). Journal of Cell Science 103 (2) pp. 415-422. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Rees, H. 1991. Strategies of Bivalent Formation in Allopolyploid Plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 243 (1308) pp. 209-214. Cadair


Davies, A., Jenkins, G., Rees, H. 1990. The fate of multivalents during meiotic prophase in the hybrid Gibasis consobrina x G. karwinskyana Rafin. (Commelinaceae). Genetica 82 (2) pp. 103-110. Cadair

Davies, A., Jenkins, G., Rees, H. 1990. Diploidisation of Lotus corniculatus L. (Fabaceae) by elimination of multivalents. Chromosoma 99 (4) pp. 289-295. Cadair

Jenkins, G., White, J. 1990. Elimination of synaptonemal complex irregularities in a Lolium hybrid. Heredity 64 (1) pp. 45-53. Cadair


Jones, M., Rees, H., Jenkins, G. 1989. Synaptonemal complex formation in Avena polyploids. Heredity 63 (2) pp. 209-219. Cadair

Jenkins, G. 1989. Chromosome pairing and fertility in plant hybrids. In C. B. Gillies. (ed) Fertility and Chromosome Pairing: Recent Studies in Plants and Animals. Taylor & Francis pp. 109-135. Cadair


White, J., Jenkins, G., Parker, J.S. 1988. Elimination of multivalents during meiotic prophase in Scilla autumnalis. I. Diploid and triploid. Genome 30 (6) pp. 930-939. Cadair

Jenkins, G. 1988. Chromosome pairing in Lolium hybrids. In P. E. Brandham., K. R. b. G. . (eds) Kew Chromosome Conference: Proceedings of the 3rd Conference. The Stationery Office Cadair


Jenkins, G., Scanlon, M.J. 1987. Chromosome pairing in a Lolium temulentum X Lolium perenne diploid hybrid with a low chiasma frequency. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 73 (4) pp. 516-522. Cadair

White, J., Jenkins, G. 1987. Light and Electron Microscopy of the Chromosomes of Hyacinthoides Non-Scripta (L.) Chouard Ex Rothm. Caryologia 40 (3) pp. 157-166. Cadair


Jenkins, G. 1986. Synaptonemal complex formation in hybrids of Lolium temulentum x Lolium perenne (L.): III. Tetraploid. Chromosoma 93 (5) pp. 413-419. Cadair


Jenkins, G. 1985. Synaptonemal complex formation in hybrids of Lolium temulentum × Lolium perenne (L.): II. Triploid. Chromosoma 92 (5) pp. 387-390. Cadair

Jenkins, G. 1985. Synaptonemal complex formation in hybrids of Lolium temulentum × Lolium perenne (L.): I. High chiasma frequency diploid. Chromosoma 92 (2) pp. 81-88. Cadair


Rees, H., Jenkins, G., Seal, A.G. 1984. Quantitative DNA variation and chromosome homology. Symposia of the Society for Experimental Biology 38 pp. 321-331. Cadair


Jenkins, G. 1983. Chromosome pairing in triticum aestivum cv. Chinese Spring. Carlsberg Research Communications 48 (3) pp. 255-283. Cadair

Jenkins, G., Rees, H. 1983. Synaptonemal complex formation in a Festuca hybrid. In P. E. Brandham., M. D. Bennett. (eds) Kew Chromosome Conference: Proceedings of the 2nd Conference. Allen & Unwin pp. 233-242. Cadair


Rees, H., Jenkins, G., Seal, A.G., Hutchinson, J. 1982. Assays of the phenotypic effects of changes in DNA amounts. In G. A. Dover., R. B. Flavell. (eds) Genome evolution. Elsevier pp. 287-297. Cadair


Jenkins, G., Bennett, M.D. 1981. The intranuclear relationship between centromere volume and chromosome size in Festuca scariosa X drymeja. Journal of Cell Science 47 pp. 117-125. Cadair

Bennett, M.D., Smith, J.B., Ward, J., Jenkins, G. 1981. The relationship between nuclear DNA content and centromere volume in higher plants. Journal of Cell Science 47 (1) pp. 91-115. Cadair