Dr C.M. Cahalan - Staff Profile

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Dr Christine Cahalan
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Silviculture and Genetics

Email: c.m.cahalan@bangor.ac.uk

Tel: 01248 382337 (from U.K.)
+44 1248 382337 (International)


Responsibilities within SENRGY/BU

Course director, BSc Forestry and BSc Conservation & Forest Ecosystems
Academic co-ordinator, SENRGy undergraduate student exchange programmes (e.g. Erasmus) and undergraduate sandwich year placements.

Qualifications and Membership of Professional Bodies

Member of the Advisory Board, EFINORD (European Forest Institute - North European Regional Office)
Member of the ForGen (Ireland) programme Steering Group
Chairman, Royal Forestry Society (North Wales Division)

Research Interests

Population genetics of tree species
Genetic control of commercially-important traits of tree species, particularly wood properties
Adaptation of tree species to climate change

Recent Publications

Quine, C., Cahalan, C., Hester, A., Humphrey, J., Kirby, K. and Moffat, A. (2011) Woodlands. In The UK National Ecosystem Assessment Technical Report, UK National Ecosystem Assessment, UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge

Thakur, A. and Cahalan, C. (2011) Geographical variation of Juglans regia L. in juglone content: rapid analysis using micro-plate reader. Current Science 100, 1483-1485

Pritchard, T., Cahalan, C. and Dewi, I.A. (2008) Exploration of cytoplasmic inheritance as a contributor to maternal effects in Welsh Mountain sheep. Genetics Selection Evolution 40: 309-319.

Pritchard, T.C., Cahalan, C.M. and Dewi, I.A. (2008) Association between Prp genotypes and performance traits in a Welsh Mountain flock. Animal 2: 1421-1426.

Pot, D., Rodrigues, J.C., Rozenberg, P., Chantre, G., Tibbits, J., Cahalan, C., Pichavant, F. and Plomion, C. (2006) QTLs and candidate genes for wood properties in maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Ait.). Tree Genetics & Genomes 2: 10-24.