Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding

Prof. Dr. Konstantin "Kostya" V. Krutovsky


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Evolutionary, population, conservation and ecological genetics
Environmental stress and adaptive genes
Comparative and population genomics
Complete pine genome sequencing
Genome, QTL, comparative, candidate gene and association mapping
Genome breeding
Plant molecular systematics and phylogeny
Introgressive hybridization, gene flow and mating system
Molecular genetic marker development

EDUCATION

Ph.D. 1984 Population Genetics, Laboratory of Population Genetics, N. I. Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
M.Sc. 1979 Genetics, Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics, Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences and Department of Life Sciences, Novosibirsk State University, Novosibirsk, Russia
B.Sc. 1978 Genetics, Department of Genetics and Embryology, Samara State University, Samara, Russia
Diploma 1985 Computer application in information and communication systems, Central Institute of Information Systems and Communication, Moscow, Russia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

7/12 present Professor, Department of Forest Genetics and Forest Tree Breeding, Büsgen-Institute, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
9/12 present Adjunct Professor of Texas A&M University, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
3/12 present Scientific director of the Genome Research and Education Center at the Siberian Federal University, Genome Research and Education Center, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
7/05 9/12 Associate Professor, Department of Ecosystem Science & Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
1/01 6/05 Research Plant Molecular Geneticist / GS12, Institute of Forest Genetics, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Davis, CA, USA
7/97 12/00 Faculty Research Associate, Department of Forest Science and Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
2/94 - 9/97 Visiting Scientist / Courtesy Associate Professor, Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
4/92 - 12/93 Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellow, Department of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Georg-August University of Göttingen, Germany
4/91 - 12/91 Visiting Scientist, Department of Forestry, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
7/90 - 6/06 Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Population Genetics, N.I. Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
3/85 - 5/90 Research Scientist, Laboratory of Population Genetics, N. I. Vavilov Institute of General Genetics, USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
2/84 - 3/85 Senior Research Scientist, Laboratory of Toxicology, Kuibyshev Scientific Research Institute of Hygiene, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Kuibyshev, Russia
9/79 - 10/80 Research Scientist, Laboratory of Toxicology, Kuibyshev Scientific Research Institute of Hygiene, Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Kuibyshev, Russia