Nicholas (Nick) Tinker, Ph.D.

Image Nicholas Tinker
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. https://www.manitobacooperator.ca/farm-it-manitoba/filling-in-the-genetic-road-map-for-better-barley/

    2021 - View publication details

  2. https://www.producer.com/news/sequencing-project-targets-barley/

    2021 - View publication details

  3. https://www.canadiancattlemen.ca/crops/the-first-canadian-reference-barley-genome-a-gift-beer-drinkers-can-toast/

    2021 - View publication details

  4. https://agriculture.canada.ca/en/news-agriculture-and-agri-food-canada/scientific-achievements-agriculture/first-canadian-reference-barley-genome-gift-beer-drinkers-can-toast

    2021 - View publication details

  5. Wayne Xu, James R Tucker, Wubishet A Bekele, Frank M You, Yong-Bi Fu, Raja Khanal, Zhen Yao, Jaswinder Singh, Brian Boyle, Aaron D Beattie, François Belzile, Martin Mascher, Nicholas A Tinker, Ana Badea, Genome Assembly of the Canadian Two-row Malting Barley Cultivar AAC Synergy, G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 2021;, jkab031, https://doi.org/10.1093/g3journal/jkab031

    2021 - View publication details

  6. Panel Discussion #2: Innovation & Collaboration in the CFCRA Oat Project. Weikai Yan, Wubi Bekele, & Nick Tinker. CFCRA Virtual Research Summit - Innovating for the Future. Feb 2-3, 2021.

    2021 - View publication details

  7. Yan, H., Zhou, P., Peng, Y., Bekele, W.A., Ren, C., Tinker, N.A., Peng, Y. (2020). Genetic diversity and genome-wide association analysis in Chinese hulless oat germplasm. Theoretical and Applied Genetics (TAG), [online] 133(12), 3365-3380. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00122-020-03674-1

    2020 - View publication details

  8. PanOat: Why Does The World Need 30 Oat Genomes? Nick Tinker (ORDC/AAFC, Canada), Martin Mascher (IPK, Germany), and Jason Fiedler (USDA-ARS, USA). Speaking of Oats Webinar Series. 1. 2020-10-16. Available online at YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ims_6nlfPjU&feature=youtu.be

    2020 - View publication details

  9. Kebede, A.Z., Bekele, W.A., Mitchell Fetch, J.W., Beattie, A.D., Chao, S., Tinker, N.A., Fetch, T.G., McCartney, C.A. (2020). Localization of the stem rust resistance gene Pg2 to linkage group Mrg20 in cultivated oat (Avena sativa). Phytopathology, [online] 110(10), 1721-1726. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-03-20-0076-R

    2020 - View publication details

  10. Genomics-assisted breeding of oat. Nicholas Tinker, Wubishet Bekele, Weikai Yan
    Asuka Itaya, Charlene Wight. Federal Government Plant Breeding Report on June 2020 Virtual Sessions

    2020 - View publication details

  11. Zhao, J., Kebede, A.Z., Bekele, W.A., Menzies, J.G., Chong, J., Mitchell Fetch, J.W., Tinker, N.A., Beattie, A.D., Peng, Y.Y., McCartney, C.A. (2020). Mapping of the oat crown rust resistance gene PC39 relative to single nucleotide polymorphism markers. Plant Disease, [online] 104(5), 1507-1513. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-09-19-2002-RE

    2020 - View publication details

  12. Bekele, W.A., Itaya, A., Boyle, B., Yan, W., Mitchell Fetch, J., Tinker, N.A. (2020). A targeted genotyping-by-sequencing tool (Rapture) for genomics-assisted breeding in oat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics (TAG), [online] 133(2), 653-664. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03496-w

    2020 - View publication details

  13. Kebede, A.Z., Admassu-Yimer, B., Bekele, W.A., Gordon, T., Bonman, J.M., Babiker, E., Jin, Y., Gale, S., Wight, C.P., Tinker, N.A., Menzies, J.G., Beattie, A.D., Mitchell Fetch, J., Fetch, T.G., Esvelt Klos, K., McCartney, C.A. (2020). Mapping of the stem rust resistance gene Pg13 in cultivated oat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics (TAG), [online] 133(1), 259-270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03455-5

    2020 - View publication details

  14. 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. Plant Breeding, [online] 138(1), 82-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12666

    2019 - View publication details

  15. Blake, V.C., Woodhouse, M.R., Lazo, G.R., Odell, S.G., Wight, C.P., Tinker, N.A., Wang, Y., Gu, Y.Q., Birkett, C.L., Jannink, J.L., Matthews, D.E., Hane, D.L., Michel, S.L., Yao, E., Sen, T.Z. (2019). GrainGenes: Centralized small grain resources and digital platform for geneticists and breeders. Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, [online] 2019(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/database/baz065

    2019 - View publication details

  16. Al-Hajaj, N., Peterson, G.W., Horbach, C., Al-Shamaa, K., Tinker, N.A., Fu, Y.B. (2018). Genotyping-by-sequencing empowered genetic diversity analysis of Jordanian oat wild relative Avena sterilis. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, [online] 65(8), 2069-2082. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10722-018-0674-x

    2018 - View publication details

  17. 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

    2018 - View publication details

  18. 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. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, [online] 40(8), http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11738-018-2721-9

    2018 - View publication details

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

    2018 - View publication details

  20. 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. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, [online] 65(6), 1625-1635. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10722-018-0639-0

    2018 - View publication details

Research facility

960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6
Canada

Language

English