Nicholas (Nick) Tinker, Ph.D.

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Research Scientist

Bioinformatics and genomics research for improvement of oat and other cereal crops.

Current research and/or projects

  • High-throughput genomics for oat and barley
  • Pan genomics and genome evolution of oat
  • Genomic selection in oat and barley

Key publications

  1. Sunstrum, F.G., Bekele, W.A., Wight, C.P., Yan, W., Chen, Y., Tinker, N.A. (2019). A genetic linkage map in southern-by-spring oat identifies multiple quantitative trait loci for adaptation and rust resistance, 138(1), 82-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12666

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  2. Peng, Y., Zhou, P., Zhao, J., Li, J., Lai, S., Tinker, N.A., Liao, S., Yan, H. (2018). Phylogenetic relationships in the genus avena based on the nuclear pgk1 gene, 13(11), http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200047

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  3. Luo, X., Tinker, N.A., Zhou, Y., Liu, J., Wan, W., Chen, L. (2018). Chromosomal distributions of oligo-Am1 and (TTG)6 trinucleotide and their utilization in genome association analysis of sixteen Avena species, 65(6), 1625-1635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10722-018-0639-0

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  4. Luo, X., Tinker, N.A., Zhou, Y., Liu, J., Wan, W., Chen, L. (2018). A comparative cytogenetic study of 17 Avena species using Am1 and (GAA)6 oligonucleotide FISH probes, 40(8), http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11738-018-2721-9

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  5. Bekele, W.A., Wight, C.P., Chao, S., Howarth, C.J., Tinker, N.A. (2018). Haplotype-based genotyping-by-sequencing in oat genome research, 16(8), 1452-1463. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12888

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  6. Zhao, J., Tang, X., Wight, C.P., Tinker, N.A., Jiang, Y., Yan, H., Ma, J., Lan, X., Wei, Y., Ren, C., Chen, G., Peng, Y. (2018). Genetic mapping and a new PCR-based marker linked to a dwarfing gene in oat (Avena sativa L.), 61(7), 497-503. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/gen-2017-0006

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  7. Luo, X., Tinker, N.A., Zhou, Y., Wight, C.P., Liu, J., Wan, W., Chen, L., Peng, Y. (2018). Genomic relationships among sixteen species of Avena based on (ACT)6 trinucleotide repeat FISH, 61(1), 63-70. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/gen-2017-0132

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  8. Fu YB and Tinker NA (2017) An update on PGRC oat germplasm research. Oral presentation by Nick Tinker at AAFC / USDA Oat Forum, Cornell, Ithaca, New York, November 13-14, 2017

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  9. Bjørnstad, Å., He, X., Tekle, S., Klos, K., Huang, Y.F., Tinker, N.A., Dong, Y., Skinnes, H. (2017). Genetic variation and associations involving Fusarium head blight and deoxynivalenol accumulation in cultivated oat (Avena sativa L.), 136(5), 620-636. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12502

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  10. Esvelt Klos, K., Yimer, B.A., Babiker, E.M., Beattie, A.D., Bonman, J.M., Carson, M.L., Chong, J., Harrison, S.A., Ibrahim, A.M.H., Kolb, F.L., McCartney, C.A., McMullen, M., Mitchell Fetch, J., Mohammadi, M., Murphy, J.P., Tinker, N.A. (2017). Genome-wide association mapping of crown rust resistance in oat elite germplasm, 10(2), http://dx.doi.org/10.3835/plantgenome2016.10.0107

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  11. Ouellet, T., Gou, L., Konkin, D., Hattori, J., Tekieh, F., Wolfe, D.F., Balcerzak, M., Chalabian, F., Vrana, J., Kubaláková, M., Doležel, J., Tinker, N.A., Sharpe, A.G., and Fedak, G. (2016). "Towards cloning of the FHB-resistance locus from Thinopyrum elongatum chromosome 7EL.", XIV Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, January 2016. (Poster)

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  12. Jannink, J.-L., Tinker, N.A., Chao, S., Saied, C., and Matthews, D.E. (2016). "Genotyping to integrate historical research efforts in oat.", XXIV Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, USA, January 9-13, 2016.

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  13. Tinker, N.A. and Cober, E.R. (2016). "Plant Breeding.", in Stewart, J.C.N. (ed.) - Plant Biotechnology and Genetics: Principles, Techniques and Applications, 2nd edition, Wiley - Blackwell.

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  14. Haiyan, J., Tinker, N.A., Jannink, J.-L., Wight, C.P., Saied, C., Lazo, G.R., and Gusmini, G. (2016). "International engagement through Oat Global, T3/Oat, and the Oat Newsletter.", XXIV Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, USA, January 9-13, 2016.

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  15. Bekele, W.A. and Tinker, N.A. (2016). "Haplotag: new GBS software facilitates haplotype-based GWAS in hexaploid oat.", XXIV Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, USA, January 9-13, 2016.

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  16. Ouellet, T., Gou, L., Konkin, D., Hattori, J., Tekieh, F., Wolfe, D., Balcerzak, M., Chalabian, F., Haldar, A., Vrana, J., Kubalakova, M., Dolezel, J., Tinker, N.A., Sharpe, A., Fedak, G. 2016. Collective effort to develop genomics and genetics tools for the cloning of the FHB-resistance locus from Thinopyrum elongatum chromosome 7EL. Proceedings of the 8th Canadian Workshop on Fusarium Head Blight, Ottawa, ON, November 20-22 2016. P. 14.

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  17. Yan, H., Bekele, W. A., Wight, C. P., Peng, Y., Langdon, T., Latta, R. G., Fu, Y.-B., Diederichsen, A., Howarth, C. J., Jellen, E. N., Boyle, B., Wei, Y., and Tinker, N. A., 2016: High-density marker profiling confirms ancestral genomes of Avena species and identifies D-genome chromosomes of hexaploid oat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 129, 2133–2149.

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  18. Fu YB, Cloutier S, Tinker N (2016) Molecular characterization of plant germplasm in Plant Gene Resources of Canada: some lessons learnt for DivSeek. DivSeek Workshop. Saskatoon, Sk, 18 June 2016

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  19. Yan, H., Martin, S.L., Bekele, W.A., Latta, R.G., Diederichsen, A., Peng, Y., Tinker, N.A. (2016). Genome size variation in the genus Avena, 59(3), 209-220. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/gen-2015-0132

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  20. Gou, L., Hattori, J., Fedak, G., Balcerzak, M., Sharpe, A., Visendi, P., Edwards, D., Tinker, N., Wei, Y.M., Chen, G.Y., Ouellet, T. (2016). Development and validation of T hinopyrum elongatum–expressed molecular markers specific for the long arm of chromosome 7E, 56(1), 354-363. http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2015.03.0184

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Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Canada

Language

English