Project Spotlight: Dr. Chris Maliepaard

Chris Maliepaard


Dr. Chris Maliepaard is currently an associate professor and research group leader of a group working on ‘Quantitative Aspects of Plant Breeding’. He carries out research projects about mapping, QTL analysis, and marker-assisted selection, mostly related to polyploid crops; other research focuses on the prediction of phenotypic traits from ~omics data sets. His line of expertise is on plant breeding, quantitative genetics, statistics, and quantitative analysis aspects of systems biology and bioinformatics.