People

P2IRC involves partnerships with four Canadian universities, three international institutes, and more than 15 private and public organizations, including the National Research Council Canada, and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Research scientists come from a wide range of U of S colleges, the U of S Crop Development Centre, GIFS, the Canadian Light Source, and the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation. The Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy is lead partner on policy research.

Theme 1: Phenometrics

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Dr. Andrew Sharpe Theme Lead Phenometrics
Project-Co-Lead, Crop Phenometrics Platform – Leveraging Field Phenomics tor Advancing Key Rotational Crops



1.1: Phenotype to Genotype: Moving From Model Systems to Crops

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Dr. Curtis Pozniak Project Co-Lead: Phenotype to Genotype: Moving From Model Systems to Crops


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Dr. Isobel Parkin Project Lead, Phenotype to Genotype: Moving From Model Systems to Crops


1.2: Crop Phenometrics Platform – Leveraging Field Phenomics tor Advancing Key Rotational Crops

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Dr. Andrew Sharpe Theme Lead Phenometrics
Project-Co-Lead, Crop Phenometrics Platform – Leveraging Field Phenomics tor Advancing Key Rotational Crops


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Dr. Scott Noble Project Co-Lead, Crop Phenometrics Platform – Leveraging Field Phenomics tor Advancing Key Rotational Crops


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Dr. Steve Shirtliffe Project Co-Lead, Crop Phenometrics Platform – Leveraging Field Phenomics tor Advancing Key Rotational Crops


1.3: Plant Pedological Phenotype – Phenotyping the Plant Microbiome

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Dr. Bobbi Helgason Project Co-Lead, Plant Pedological Phenotype – Phenotyping the Plant Microbiome


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Dr. Steven Siciliano Project Co-Lead, Plant Pedological Phenotype – Phenotyping the Plant Microbiome


Theme 2: Image Acquisition Technologies

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Dr. Dean Chapman Theme Lead, Image Acquisition Technologies



2.1: Application of Advanced Imaging Technologies to Relate Phenotype to Genotype

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Dr. Chithra Karunakaran Project Co-Lead, Application of Advanced Imaging Technologies to Relate Phenotype to Genotype


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Dr. Chris Phenix Project Co-Lead, Application of Advanced Imaging Technologies to Relate Phenotype to Genotype


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Dr. Derek Peak Project Co-Lead, Application of Advanced Imaging Technologies to Relate Phenotype to Genotype


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Dr. Sue Abrams Project Co-Lead, Application of Advanced Imaging Technologies to Relate Phenotype to Genotype


2.2: Field-Based High-Throughput Phenotyping Mobile Systems for Crop Monitoring

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Dr. Reza Fotouhi Project Co-Lead, Field-Based High-Throughput Phenotyping Mobile Systems for Crop Monitoring


2.3: High-Throughput Data Acquisition for 3D Structural Imaging and Characterization of Plant Phenotypes

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Dr. Emil Hallin Project Co-Lead, High-Throughput Data Acquisition for 3D Structural Imaging and Characterization of Plant Phenotypes


Picture of Dr. Jean-Claude Kieffer

Dr. Jean-Claude Kieffer Project Co-Lead, High-Throughput Data Acquisition for 3D Structural Imaging and Characterization of Plant Phenotypes


Picture of Dr. Kishor Wasan

Dr. Kishor Wasan Project Co-Lead, High-Throughput Data Acquisition for 3D Structural Imaging and Characterization of Plant Phenotypes


Theme 3: Computational Informatics of Crop Phenotype Data

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Dr. Carl Gutwin Theme Lead, Computational Informatics of Crop Phenotype Data
Project Co-Lead, Systems and Collaboration



3.1 P2IRC Cloud: Big Data Analytics for Crop Phenomics

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Dr. Chanchal Roy Project Lead, Cloud Platform for Genomic-Phenomic Analysis


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Dr. Kevin Schneider Project Lead, Cloud Platform for Genomic-Phenomic Analysis


3.2 Data Analysis for Rapid Plant Phenotyping

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Dr. Ian Stavness Project Co-Lead, Data Analysis for Rapid Plant Phenotyping


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Dr. Kevin Stanley Project Co-Lead, Data Analysis for Rapid Plant Phenotyping


3.3 Genotype and Environment to Phenotype (GE2P)

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Dr. Matthew Links Project Co-Lead, Genotype & Environment to Phenotype (GE2P)


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Dr. Michael Horsch Project Co-Lead, Genotype & Environment to Phenotype (GE2P)


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Dr. Tony Kusalik Project Co-Lead, Genotype & Environment to Phenotype (GE2P)


3.4 Systems and Collaboration

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Dr. Carl Gutwin Theme Lead, Computational Informatics of Crop Phenotype Data
Project Co-Lead, Systems and Collaboration


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Dr. Ralph Deters Project Co-Lead, Systems and Collaboration


3.5 Mechanistic Modeling of Plant Development for Plant Phenomics

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Dr. Ian McQuillan Project Co-Lead, Mechanistic Modeling of Plant Development for Plant Phenomics


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Dr. Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz Project Co-Lead, Mechanistic Modeling of Plant Development for Plant Phenomics


Theme 4: Societal and Developing World Impact

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Dr. Peter Phillips Theme Lead: Societal and Developing World Impact
Project Co-Lead, Regulatory Oversight of Data-Rich Breeding Products
Project Co-Lead, Mapping and Modeling the Decisions and Exchanges in the Global Breeding System



4.1: Mapping and Modeling the Decisions and Exchanges in the Global Breeding System

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Dr. Peter Phillips Theme Lead: Societal and Developing World Impact
Project Co-Lead, Regulatory Oversight of Data-Rich Breeding Products
Project Co-Lead, Mapping and Modeling the Decisions and Exchanges in the Global Breeding System


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Dr. Stuart Smyth Project Co-Lead, Regulatory Oversight of Data-Rich Breeding Products
Project Co-Lead, Intellectual Property Challenges and Strategies
Project Co-Lead, Social License
Project Co-Lead, Mapping and Modeling the Decisions and Exchanges in the Global Breeding System


4.2: Social License

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Dr. Jill Hobbs Project Co-Lead, Social License


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Dr. Stuart Smyth Project Co-Lead, Regulatory Oversight of Data-Rich Breeding Products
Project Co-Lead, Intellectual Property Challenges and Strategies
Project Co-Lead, Social License
Project Co-Lead, Mapping and Modeling the Decisions and Exchanges in the Global Breeding System