Prof Neil Jones

Prof Neil Jones

Emeritus Honorary Appointment

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University of Vilnius
University of St. Petersburg
Tallinn University of Biotechnology
Technical University of Lisbon
IPK Gatersleben, Germany
Kyoto University, Japan


BS22820 Human Genetics


Molecular cytogenetics of plants: including genome organisation and evolution; supernumerary B chromosome systems and their potential applications; physical mapping of plant chromosomes and introgression breeding for stress tolerance genes; meiosis, meiotic mutants in rye and tracking the early events of homology search.


Evolution, Composition and Regulation of Supernumerary B ChromosomesHouben, A., Jones, N., Martins, C. & Trifonov, V. A., 2019 , In : Genes.10, 2, 161.
Transmission and Drive Involving Parasitic B ChromosomesJones, R., 2018 , In : Genes.9, 8, 388.
The Plant Nucleus at War and Peace: Genome Organization in the Interphase NucleusJones, R. N. & Langdon, T., 2013 , Plant Genome Diversity Volume 2: Physical Structure, Behaviour and Evolution of Plant Genomes. Greilhuber, J., Dolezel, J. & Wendel, J. F. (eds.). Springer Nature, Vol. 2. p. 13-31
B chromosomes in plantsJones, R. N., 2012 , In : Plant Biosystems.146, 3, p. 727-73711 p.
Genomic structure and fertility in advanced breeding populations derived from an allotetraploid Festuca pratensis x Lolium perenne crossZwierzykowski, Z., Taciak, M., Kosmala, A., Krajewski, P., Zwierzykowska, E., Zwierzykowski, W., Książczyk, T. & Jones, R. N., 2011 , In : Plant Breeding.130, 4, p. 476-4805 p.
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