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Spencer Matiki

Professional situation

Looking for a job

Professional aspiration

Position
Plant Breeder
Experience
Recently graduated
Desired salary
Between 80 k and 100 k€
Type of contract
Permanent contract, Temporary contract
Functions
- Studies and technical research
- PhD student
- Studies & research Manager
Sectors
- Academic research and R&D
- Agriculture and food
- Non-profit and public service

Summary

I am thrilled to be pursuing a career in Plant Breeding.Currently studying MSc Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources at Wageningen University & Research, Netherlands.

Research interests:
-marker assisted selection (Cereal crops & Vegetables )
-breeding for disease resistance & abiotic stress tolerance

Crops of interest:
-lettuce
-potato
-wheat
-maize

Professional experiences

Intern - maize breeding

LIMAGRAIN NEDERLAND

From April 2019 to Today

Maize breeding program, and main focus to:
- Inoculate maize inbreds and hybrids with Fusarium moniforme
- Compare phenotypic and genomic predictions vs actual results

Intern pre-breeding

HAZERA SEEDS B.V.

From April 2019 to Today

Literature review:
-Investigate the average duration time for a single gene resistance break-down for different crop-pathosystems
-Comparison between single vs multiple resistance genes

Msc major thesis

WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY (WUR) , Wageningen - Others

From August 2018 to February 2019

Additional training

MSc Plant Sciences

Wageningen University & Research - Plant Breeding & Genetic Resources

2017 à 2019

Degree

NL – Wageningen University – 2019

Languages

Anglais - Fluent

Shona - Native language