Head of Operations
Jaap Buntjer is a geneticist with a long experience in research towards the development of breeding decision support tools for the commercial crop breeding practice. He has developed several methods and algorithms for breeding optimisation and has managed several software development programs. He has a particular interest in the application of machine learning in selection processes and trait value prediction. Currently Jaap is managing the research operations in the AlphaGenes group.
Keygene NV, Wageningen
Wageningen UR, Laboratory for Plant breeding
Utrecht University, Dept. Plant physiology
Utrecht University, PhD
Thesis title: Use of repeats in the vertebrate genome as markers in phylogeny and species identification
MSc, Molecular Microbiology