Hi I'm
Dr Rajiv Sharma

  • Position: Bioinformatician Fellow
  • Location: Edinburgh Campus
  • Expertise:
    • Agriculture, Crops and Soils

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I am a Postdoctoral Researcher in Plant Genetics at SRUC. My research interests include plant domestication, diversity, and population genetics. Recently, I've been working on creating multi-parental mapping populations in cereals. My research focus is on adopting new statistical methods for understanding crop diversity.

Before I joined SRUC I was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Dundee. I obtained my PhD from the Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK) in Gatersleben, Germany.

In my spare time I like marathon running and cycling.

Areas of expertise and interests

  • Agriculture, Crops and Soils

I'm currently working on

  • MAGIC (multiparent advanced generation intercross) population development in barley
  • speed-breeding

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