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Stuart James Lucas

Ph.D. in Molecular & Cellular Immunology

Research Interests

-Plant Molecular Biology,




-Host-parasite interactions

Last 5 Publications

1. Hussain B, Lucas SJ, Öztürk L, Budak H “Mapping QTLs conferring salt tolerance and micronutrient concentrations at seedling stage in wheat” Scientific Reports. 2017, 7, 15662.

2. Sezer A, Dolar FS, Lucas SJ, Köse Ç, Gümüş E “First Report of the Recently Introduced, Destructive Powdery Mildew Erysiphe corylacearum on Hazelnut in Turkey” Phytoparasitica. 2017, 45, 577-581.

3. Tekdal D, Lucas SJ, Çetiner S “First identification and preliminary analysis of a partial sequence of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (NADP+) in Thermopsis turcica during floral development using degenerate primers” Acta Physiologiae Plantarum. 2017, 39, 159.

4. Lucas SJ, Salantur A, Yazar S, Budak H “High-throughput SNP genotyping of modern and wild emmer wheat for yield and root morphology using a combined association and linkage analysis” Funct Integr Genomics. 2017, 17, 677-685.

5. Lucas SJ, Türkeç A, Karlık E “The Future of GM Foods or GM Foods of the Future: Where Is the Biotech Revolution Heading?” Ch. 25, pp 519-537 in: Food Toxicology (Book)2016. Bagchi B & Swaroop A (eds), Taylor & Francis. Boca Raton, FL, USA. Work Experience -Researcher, SUNUM, 2012-2018 -Post-doctoral Researcher, Sabanci University, 2009-2012 -Post-doctoral Researcher, Imperial College London, 2004-2007


-International Society of Horticultural Sciences

-European Assocation for Research on Plant Breeding (EUCARPIA)


-EMBO Short-term Fellowship (2015)