Matís Staff

Sæmundur Sveinsson

Group Leader

Group: Genetics

Phone: +354 4225130/8585130

Email: saemundurs@matis.is

Focus Areas:

Genetics, Breeding, Chemistry, Genetics

Projects:

Bibliography:

2020:

Halland, H., Martin, P., Dalmannsdottir, S., Sveinsson, S., Djurhuus, R., Thomsen, M.,… Reykdal, O. (2020). Transnational cooperation to develop local barley to beer value chains. Open Agriculture, 5(1), 138–149.

Gíslason D, Helyar SJ, Óskarsson GJ, Ólafsdóttir G, Slotte A, Jansen T, Jacobsen JA,…, Sveinsson S, Daníelsdóttir AK, Pampoulie C (2020). The genetic composition of feeding aggregations of the Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) in the central north Atlantic: a microsatellite loci approach. ICES Journal of Marine Science 77:604-612

2018:

Percy, DM, Crampton-Platt, A., Sveinsson, S., Lemmon, AR, Lemmon, EM, Ouvrard, D., & Burckhardt, D. (2018). Resolving the psyllid tree of life: phylogenomic analyzes of the superfamily Psylloidea (Hemiptera). Systematic Entomology, 43(4). https://doi.org/10.1111/syen.12302

2017:

Martin, P., Dalmannsdottir, S., in Gerdinum, JI, Halland, H., Hermannsson, J., Kavanagh, V.,… Wishart, J. (2017). Recent warming across the North Atlantic region may be contributing to an expansion in barley cultivation. Climatic Change, 145(3–4). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-017-2093-y

2016:

Sveinsson, S., & Cronk, Q. (2016). Conserved gene clusters in the scrambled plastomes of IRLC legumes (Fabaceae: Trifolieae and Fabeae). BioRxiv, 40188.

2014:

Sveinsson, S. (2014). Investigations into plant genome evolution using massive parallel sequencing. PhD Thesis. University of British Columbia.

Sveinsson, S., & Cronk, Q. (2014). Evolutionary origin of highly repetitive plastid genomes within the clover genus (Trifolium). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 14(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-014-0228-6

2013:

Sveinsson, S., Gill, N., Kane, NC, & Cronk, Q. (2013). Transposon fingerprinting using low coverage whole genome shotgun sequencing in Cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) and related species. BMC Genomics, 14(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2164-14-502

Sveinsson, S., McDill, J., Wong, GKS, Li, J., Li, X., Deyholos, MK, & Cronk, QCB (2013). Phylogenetic pinpointing of a paleopolyploidy event within the flax genus (Linum) using transcriptomics. Annals of Botany, 113(5), 753–761.

Yang, JY, Scascitelli, M., Motilal, LA, Sveinsson, S., Engels, JMM, Kane, NC,… Cronk, QCB (2013). Complex origin of Trinitario-type Theobroma cacao (Malvaceae) from Trinidad and Tobago revealed using plastid genomics. Tree Genetics and Genomes, 9(3). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11295-013-0601-4

2012:

Kane, N., Sveinsson, S., Dempewolf, H., Yang, JY, Zhang, D., Engels, JMM, & Cronk, Q. (2012). Ultra-barcoding in cocoa (theobroma spp .; malvaceae) using whole chloroplast genomes and nuclear ribosomal DNA. American Journal of Botany, 99(2). https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1100570

2009:

Anamthawat-Jónsson, K., Wenke, T., Thórsson, Æ. T., Sveinsson, S., Zakrzewski, F., & Schmidt, T. (2009). Evolutionary diversification of satellite DNA sequences from Leymus (Poaceae: Triticeae). Genome, 52(4), 381–390.