Keith Gardner Statistical Geneticist, NIAB, United Kingdom
Dr Keith Gardner is a statistical geneticist at NIAB in the UK. His work focuses on the genetic analysis of complex data sets in crops, including QTL mapping in multi-parent populations, association genetics and genomic selection. He is also involved in teaching quantitative and population genetics, as they apply to plant breeding. His PhD and his previous research experience were in evolutionary genetics, where he used large genetic datasets to address natural history and conservation questions.