Dr. Kyle M. Gardner

Research Scientist
  • Quantitative genetics
  • Genomics
  • Bioinformatics

Current research and/or projects

  • Plant genetics and genomics
  • Genomic selection in potato
  • Bioinformatics

Education and awards

Ph.D Biology, Dalhousie University, 2005

BSc  Biology, Cape Breton University, 1999

Key publications

  1. Chuan J, Nie J, Gardner K, Hammill D. H., Nie X, Hale L, Xu H, Li X. 2019. Exploration of the virulence mechanism of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum causing potato zebra chip disease. Northeast Potato Technological Forum 2019. Charlottetown, PEI, 20-21 March 2019.

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  2. (2019) Joint meeting of the Canadian Phytopathological Society and the
    Quebec Society for the Protection of Plants, 2018 / Réunion conjointe la Société Canadienne de
    Phytopathologie et de la Société de Protection des Plantes du Quebec, 2018, Canadian Journal of
    Plant Pathology, 41:1, 138-167, DOI: 10.1080/07060661.2019.1519163

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  3. Smith RL, Lawrence J, Shukla M, Singh M, Li X, Xu H, Gardner K and Nie X. 2018. First report of Coleus blumei viroid 5 and molecular confirmation of Coleus blumei viroid 1 in commercial Coleus blumei in Canada. Plant Disease DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-01-18-0055-PDN

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  4. McClure, K.A., Gardner, K.M., Douglas, G.M., Song, J., Forney, C.F., Delong, J., Fan, L., Du, L., Toivonen, P.M.A., Somers, D.J., Rajcan, I., Myles, S. (2018). A genome-wide association study of apple quality and scab resistance, 11(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.3835/plantgenome2017.08.0075

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  5. Gálvez, J.H., Tai, H.H., Barkley, N.A., Gardner, K., Ellis, D., Strömvik, M.V. (2017). Understanding potato with the help of genomics, 2(1), 16-39. http://dx.doi.org/10.3934/agrfood.2017.1.16

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  6. McClure, K.A., Gardner, K.M., Toivonen, P.M.A., Hampson, C.R., Song, J., Forney, C.F., DeLong, J., Rajcan, I., Myles, S. (2016). QTL analysis of soft scald in two apple populations, 3 http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/hortres.2016.43

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  7. McClure, K.A., Gardner, K.M., Toivonen, P.M.A., Hampson, C.R., Lannard, B.L., Rajcan, I., Song, J., and Myles, S. (2015). "Genetic mapping using next-generation DNA sequencing in apple.", Canadian Plant Genome Workshop (CPGW 2015), Victoria, BC, Canada, August 1-13., 2015.

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  8. Myles, S., Mahanil, S., Harriman, J., Gardner, K.M., Franklin, J.L., Reisch, B.I., Ramming, D.W., Owens, C.L., Li, L., Buckler, E.S., Cadle-Davidson, L. (2015). Genetic mapping in grapevine using SNP microarray intensity values, 35(3), http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11032-015-0288-3

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  9. Oliver, R.E., Tinker, N.A., Lazo, G.R., Chao, S., Jellen, E.N., Carson, M.L., Rines, H.W., Obert, D.E., Lutz, J.D., Shackelford, I., Korol, A.B., Wight, C.P., Gardner, K.M., Hattori, J., Beattie, A.D., Bjørnstad, A., Bonman, J.M., Jannink, J.L., Sorrells, M.E., Brown-Guedira, G.L., Mitchell Fetch, J.W., Harrison, S.A., Howarth, C.J., Ibrahim, A., Kolb, F.L., McMullen, M.S., Murphy, J.P., Ohm, H.W., Rossnagel, B.G., Yan, W., Miclaus, K.J., Hiller, J., Maughan, P.J., Redman Hulse, R.R., Anderson, J.M., Islamovic, E., Jackson, E.W. (2013). SNP Discovery and Chromosome Anchoring Provide the First Physically-Anchored Hexaploid Oat Map and Reveal Synteny with Model Species, 8(3), http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0058068

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  10. Marquez, B.K., Wight, C.P., Gardner, K.M., Chao, S., Oliver, R.E., Lazo, G.R., Jackson, E.W., Johnson, D.A., and Tinker, N.A. (2012). "Validating oat pedigrees using graphical genotypes.", 9th International Oat Conference: Harvest for Food and Health, Beijing, China, June 20-23, 2012. (Poster)

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  11. Gardner, K.M., Wight, C.P., Mitchell Fetch, J.W., Yan, W., Ames, N.P., Rossnagel, B.G., Herrmann, M., Molnar, S.J., Frégeau-Reid, J.A., Miller, S.S., Fetch Jr., T.G., Chong, J., Martin, R.A., Tekauz, A., Haber, S.M., Savard, M.E., and Tinker, N.A. (2012). "Prospects of whole genome selection in oat using high throughput genetic markers.", 9th International Oat Conference: Harvest for Food and Health, Beijing, China, June 20-23, 2012. (Poster)

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  12. Hizbai, B.T., Gardner, K.M., Wight, C.P., Dhanda, R.K., Molnar, S.J., Johnson, D.L., Frégeau-Reid, J.A., Yan, W., Rossnagel, B.G., Burrows, V.D., and Tinker, N.A. (2012). "Mapping of QTLs affecting oil content and composition in oats.", 9th International Oat Conference: Harvest for Food and Health, Beijing, China, June 20-23, 2012. (Poster)

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  13. Wight, C.P., Hizbai, B.T., Gardner, K.M., Couroux, P., and Tinker, N.A. (2012). "Oat genomics: the state of the art, illustrated by a model trait.", 9th International Oat Conference: Harvest for Food and Health, Beijing, China, June 20-23, 2012.

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  14. Hizbai, B.T., Gardner, K.M., Wight, C.P., Dhanda, R.K., Molnar, S.J., Johnson, D., Frégeau-Reid, J., Yan, W., Rossnagel, B.G., Holland, J.B., Tinker, N.A. (2012). Quantitative trait loci affecting oil content, oil composition, and other agronomically important traits in oat, 5(3), 164-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.3835/plantgenome2012.07.0015

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  15. Gardner, K.M., Wight, C.P., Molnar, S.J., Yan, W., Mitchell Fetch, J.W., and Tinker, N.A. (2010). "Fine Scale Genetic And Association Mapping Of The Hulless Trait In Cultivated Oat, Avena sativa.", Plant & Animal Genome XVIII Conference, Town & Country Convention Center, San Diego, CA, USA, January 9-13, 2010, P336. (Poster)

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  16. Latta, R.G., Gardner, K.M., Staples, D.A. (2010). Quantitative trait locus mapping of genes under selection across multiple years and sites in Avena barbata: Epistasis, pleiotropy, and genotype-by-environment interactions, 185(1), 375-385. http://dx.doi.org/10.1534/genetics.110.114389

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Research facility

850 Lincoln Road
PO Box 20280
Fredericton, NB E3B 4Z7
Canada

Language

English