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Committee Members


Isobel Parkins

Research Scientist | Adjunct Professor, Department of Plant Sciences
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), University of Saskatchewan

Research interests

Dr. Parkins’ research program is focused on Brassica genomics, comparative genome organization, global gene expression analysis, and abiotic stress responses. In addition, she and Andrew Sharpe serve as co-leads for the Canadian Canola Genome Sequencing (CanSeq) industry consortium project, which developed a high-quality genome sequence as part of the multinational Brassica Genome Sequencing initiative.