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.


Jones, N & Ruban, A 2019, 'Are B chromosomes useful for crop improvement?', Plants, People, Planet, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 84-92.
Houben, A, Jones, N, Martins, C & Trifonov, VA 2019, 'Evolution, Composition and Regulation of Supernumerary B Chromosomes', Genes, vol. 10, no. 2, 161.
Jones, R 2018, 'Transmission and Drive Involving Parasitic B Chromosomes', Genes, vol. 9, no. 8, 388.
Jones, RN & Langdon, T 2013, The Plant Nucleus at War and Peace: Genome Organization in the Interphase Nucleus. in J Greilhuber, J Dolezel & JF Wendel (eds), Plant Genome Diversity Volume 2: Physical Structure, Behaviour and Evolution of Plant Genomes. vol. 2, Springer Nature, pp. 13-31.
Jones, RN 2012, 'B chromosomes in plants', Plant Biosystems, vol. 146, no. 3, pp. 727-737.
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