Marcos Malosetti Researcher, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Dr. Marcos Malosetti studied Agronomy in Universidad de la República, Uruguay where he graduated in 1996. He worked in the Plant Breeding group until 2000 where he started his postgraduate studies in the Netherlands. In 2002 obtained his MSc degree at Wageningen University, and in 2006 completed his PhD disertation at the same University. Since 1996 his activities involved research and teaching in the field of quantitative genetics applied to plant breeding, with a strong component on the development and use of statistical methods. The focus of the work has been on the analysis of complex data sets (i.e. multi-environment data, multiple traits data, etc), and its integration with molecular marker techniques with the objective of understanding the variation of quantitative traits.