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Southern Cross Plant Science

Dr Peter Bundock

Peter Bundock

Research Fellow

t: +61 2 6620 3581
e: peter.bundock@scu.edu.au

Education:
BSc. Hons (University of New England)
PhD in Plant Science (University of Tasmania)

Research interests/background

Peter studied for a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of New England and completed an Honours year in the Biochemistry Department. He then worked at Monash University in the Genetics Department on transformation of the now famous weed, Arabidopsis thaliana. This was followed by a stint at the University of Western Sydney - Hawkesbury working on IAA biosynthesis in plants. In 1995 he commenced a Ph.D. at the University of Tasmania working on genome mapping and detection of quantitative trait loci (QTL) in Eucalyptus globulus.

Peter's work at Southern Cross Plant Science has mostly involved the detection of DNA sequence variation in barley & sugarcane and the expression of genes in developing seed of wheat and barley. Most recently Peter has been making use of Next Generation DNA Sequencing (or Second Generation Sequencing) technologies for both the detection of genetic variation and the quantification of gene expression. Peter's main research interests are detecting genetic variation in plant populations and associating discovered variation with functional significance.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Furtado A, Bundock PC, et al. (2015) A novel highly differentially expressed gene in wheat endosperm associated with bread quality. Scientific Reports 5: 10446
  • McIntyre CL, et al. (2015) Characterisation of alleles of the sucrose phosphate synthase gene family in sugarcane and their association with sugar-related traits. Molecular Breeding 35:98
  • Aitken KS, et al. (2014) Comparative mapping in the Poaceae family reveals translocations in the complex polyploid genome of sugarcane. BMC Plant Biology 14:190
  • Eliott F, et al. (2014) Contrasting breeding systems revealed in the rainforest genus Davidsonia (Cunoniaceae): can polyembryony turn the tables on rarity? Australian Journal of Botany 62(6): 451 - 464
  • Aitken KS, et al. (2014) A comprehensive genetic map of sugarcane that provides enhanced map coverage and integrates high-throughput Diversity Array Technology (DArT) markers. BMC Genomics 15:152
  • Berkman PJ, Bundock PC, et al. (2014) A Survey Sequence Comparison of Saccharum Genotypes Reveals Allelic Diversity Differences. Tropical Plant Biology 7:71-83.
  • Garcia et al. (2013) SNP genotyping allows an in-depth characterisation of the genome of sugarcane and other complex autopolyploids. Scientific Reports 3, 3399.
  • Devarumath, RM, et al. (2013) Independent target region amplification polymorphism and single-nucleotide polymorphism marker utility in genetic evaluation of sugarcane genotypes. Plant Breeding 132(6): 736-747.
  • Henry, RJ et al. (2012) Application of large-scale sequencing to marker discovery in plants. Journal of Biosciences 37(5): 829-841.
  • Bundock, PC, Casu, RE and Henry, RJ (2012) Enrichment of genomic DNA for polymorphism detection in a non-model highly polyploid crop plant. Plant Biotechnology Journal 10(6): 657-667
  • Bundock, PC, Eliott F, et al. (2009). Targeted SNP discovery in sugarcane using 454 sequencing. Plant Biotechnology Journal 7(4): 347-354.
  • White J, Pacey-Miller T, et al. (2008). Differential LongSAGE tag abundance analysis in a barley seed germination time course and validation with relative real-time RT-PCR. Plant Science 175: 858-867
  • Bundock PC, Potts BM and Vaillencourt R (2008) Detection and stability of quantitative trait loci (QTL) in Eucalyptus globulus. Tree Genetics & Genomes 4:85-95
  • Cronin JK, Bundock PC, Henry RJ and Nevo E (2007) Adaptive Climatic Molecular Evolution in Wild Barley at the ISA Defense Locus. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 104(8):2773-2778
  • S McIntosh, L Watson, P Bundock, A Crawford, J White, G Cordeiro, D Barbary, L Rooke and R Henry (2007) SAGE of the developing wheat Caryopsis. Plant Biotechnology Journal 5:69-83
  • Bundock P, Cross MJ, Shapter F and Henry RJ (2006) Robust allele-specific PCR markers developed for SNP's in expressed barley sequences. Theoretical & Applied Genetics 112:358-365
  • Rice, N, Cordeiro, G M, Shepherd, M, Bundock, P, Bradbury, L M E, Watson, L, Crawford, AC, Pacey-Miller, T, Furtado, A and Henry, RJ (2006) DNA Banks & their role in facilitating the application of genomics to plant germplasm. Plant Genetic Resources 4:64-70
  • White J, Pacey-Miller T, Crawford A, Cordeiro G, Barbary D, Bundock P and Henry R J (2006) Abundant transcripts of malting barley identified by serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE). Plant Biotechnology Journal 4:289-301
  • Crawford, AC, White, J, Bundock, P, Cordeiro, G, McIntosh, S, Pacey-Miller, T, Rooke, L, Henry, RJ (2005) Consistent production of cost-effective LongSAGE libraries. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 23:139-143
  • Bundock, P and Henry, RJ (2004) Single nucleotide polymorphism haplotype diversity and recombination in the Isa gene of barley. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 109:543-551
  • Bundock, PC, Christopher, JT, Eggler, P, Ablett, G, Henry, RJ and Holton, TA (2003) Single nucleotide polymorphisms in cytochrome P450 genes from barley. Theoretical Applied Genetics 106:676-682
  • Bundock PC, Hayden M and Vaillancourt R (2000) Linkage maps of Eucalyptus globulus using RAPD and microsatellite markers. Silvae Genetica 49:4-5

Book Chapters

  • Eliott, F., G. Cordeiro, et al. (2008). SNP Discovery by Ecotilling using Capillary Electrophoresis. Plant Genotyping II: SNP Technology. R. J. Henry. Wallingford, UK, CABI Publishing: 78-87.
  • Waters, D. L. E., P. C. Bundock, et al. (2008). Genotyping by allele specific PCR. Plant Genotyping II: SNP Technology. R. J. Henry. Wallingford, UK, CABI Publishing: 88-97.

Patents

  • Bundock, P. C. and R. J. Henry (2010). Genetic Basis for Improved Milling Performance
  • Bundock, P.C., Crawford, A.C. and Henry, R.J. (2009) Nucleic acid promoter sequences that control gene expression in plants EP 2084278 A1

Conference Abstracts

  • Bundock, P. C., R. Casu, et al. (2011). Shotgun sequencing and targeted enrichment of sugarcane genome sequences. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Nock, C. J., D. L. E. Waters, et al. (2011). Plant DNA Barcoding using chloroplast genome sequences. IBC 2011 XVIII International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia
  • Nock, C. J., D. L. E. Waters, et al. (2011). Whole organelle genomes from total plant DNA sequencing. Plant and Animal Genome XIX Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Henry, R. J., P. Bundock, et al. (2010). Genome sequencing for marker discovery in sugarcane. Plant and Animal Genome XVIII Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Waters, D. L. E., P. C. Bundock, et al. (2010). Genomics and Metabolomics for New Plant Products. New Rural Industries Australia 2010 Conference and Exposition, Jupiters, Gold Coast QLD.
  • Bundock, P. C., F. Eliott, et al. (2009). Discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms in sugarcane for gene mapping using 454 sequencing. Australasian Microarray & Associated Technologies Association AMATA 2009 Meeting, Carrington Hotel, Katoomba NSW Australia.
  • Bundock, P. C., F. Eliott, et al. (2009). Discovering SNPs for gene mapping in sugarcane using deep sequencing. Plant & Animal Genome XVII Conference, San Diego, California.
  • Henry, R. J., N. Rice, et al. (2009). Next Generation Genotyping. 14th Australasian Plant Breeding & 11th Society for Advancement in Breeding Research in Asia & Oceania Conference Cairns, Queensland.
  • Rice, N., C. J. Nock, et al. (2009). Next-Generation Sequencing of Plant Genomes. 2009 NSW Bioinformatics Research Symposium, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
  • Bundock, P. C., F. Eliott, et al. (2009). High through put discovery and analysis of genetic markers in sugarcane. 14th Australasian Plant Breeding & 11th SABRAO Conference 2009, Cairns, Queensland.
  • Bundock, P. C., F. Eliott, et al. (2008). Using Mass Spectrometry (Sequenom MALDI-TOF) to genotype sugarcane. Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT) Conference 2008, Townsville QLD, Australia.
  • Pacey-Miller, T., P. Bundock, et al. (2008). Custom Wheat Microarray Development for Analysis of Grain Quality. 11th International Wheat Genetics Symposium, Brisbane QLD, Australia.
  • Pacey-Miller, T., P. C. Bundock, et al. (2008). Grain Quality Analysis using a Custom Wheat Microarray. 58th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. Gold Coast QLD, Australia: 65-67.
  • Waters, D. L. E., J. A. Pattemore, et al. (2008). Personalised plant genetic analysis. 58th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, Gold Coast QLD, Australia.
  • Bundock, PC, Eliott, F, Cordeiro, GM & Henry, RJ (2007) Genotyping of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Sugarcane Using Mass Spectrometry and CEL I Polymorphism Detection. Plant and Animal Genomes Conference XV, International Consortium for Sugar Biotechnology Workshop. (Invited Speaker). San Diego USA. 13-17 January 2007.
  • Henry RJ, Cronin J, Bundock PC, Furtado A and Nevo E (2007) Genomics Approaches to Analysis of Genetic Adaptation to Climate in Barley. 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Fremantle WA, Australia. 26-30 August 2007.
  • Pacey-Miller T, Watson L, White J, McIntosh SR, Crawford AC, Bundock PC, Barbary D, Cordeiro GM and Henry RJ (2007) Understanding Gene Expression in the Developing Grain. 57th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. RACI Proceedings of the 57th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference, JF Panozzo and CK Black. Melbourne VIC, Australia. 5-10 August 2007. Pg 76-78.
  • Pacey-Miller T, White J, Bundock PC, Henry RJ (2007) Rapid Malt - The Path to Faster Malting Barley. 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Fremantle WA, Australia. 26-30 August 2007.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, White, J, Crawford, AC, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Bundock, PC & Henry, RJ (2007) Unlocking the mysteries of malting using SAGE. International Plant and Animal Genomes Conference XV. San Diego CA, USA. 13-17 January 2007.
  • White J, Pacey-Miller T, Crawford AC, Bundock PC, Cordeiro GM, Henry RJ (2007) Characterisation of the Malting Barley Transcriptome. 13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Fremantle WA, Australia. 26-30 August 2007.
  • Amouyal O, Henry RJ, Bundock PC and Cordeiro GM (2006) Sucrose Phosphate Synthase gene family isolation and characterisation in sugarcane. Combio 2006. Combio 2006. Brisbane QLD, Australia. 24-28 September 2006. Pg 188.
  • Bundock, PC, Ablett, G, Cordeiro, G, Crawford, AC, Henry, RJ, McIntosh, S, Nguyen, L, Pacey-Miller, T, Watson, L and White, J (2006) Using Longsage To Study Cereal Gene Expression During Grain Development And Germination. Plant & Animal Genomes XIV Conference. San Diego CA, USA. 14 - 18 January 2006.
  • Bundock, PC, Crawford, AC, McIntosh, S, White, J, Rooke, L, Pacey-Miller, T, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Nguyen, L, Ablett, G, Watson, L & Henry, RJ (2006) Analysis of the Triticeae Seed Transcriptome. International Triticeae mapping Initiative (ITMI) workshop and the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG) Genomics Symposium. Adelaide SA, Australia. 27-31 August 2006.
  • Eliott, F, Cordeiro, GM, Rice, N, Cronin, J, Waters, DLE, Bundock, PC, Bowen, S & Henry, RJ (2006) SCAMinG: An Efficient High Throughput Approach to Discovery and Analysis of SNPs for Genotyping of Tropical Crop Species. Tropical Crop Biotechnology Conference. Cairns QLD, Australia. 16-19 August 2006.
  • Henry, RJ McIntosh, S, Watson, L, Bundock, P, Crawford, AC, White, J, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D and Rooke, L (2006) Analysis of the Genes Expressed in the Grains of Cereals. 56th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. (Invited Speaker). Fremantle WA. 10-14 September 2006.
  • Henry, RJ, Waters, D, Bradbury, LM, Fitzgerald, TL, Pacey-Miller, T, Crawford, AC, White, J, Watson L, McIntosh, S, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D and Bundock, P (2006) Cereal Quality Improvement Using Genomic Tools. ISPMB 8th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Adelaide, SA. 20-25 August 2006.
  • Henry, RJ, Bradbury, LM, Bundock, PC, Cordeiro, GM, Cross, M, Crawford, AC, Fitzgerald, TL, Izquierdo, L, Kennedy, B, Lee, LS, McIntosh, S, Pacey-Miller, T, Rice, N, Shapter, FM (2006) Mining genomes for improved product quality and human nutrition. Plant and Animal Genomes Conference XIV. (Invited Speaker). San Diego CA, USA. 14 - 18 January 2006.
  • Henry, RJ, McIntosh, S, Watson, L, Bundock, PC, Crawford, AC, White, J, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D & Rooke, L (2006) Analysis of the Genes Expressed in the Grains of Cereals. 56th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. Fremantle WA, Australia. 10-14 September 2006.
  • Henry, RJ, Waters, DLE, Bradbury, LM, Fitzgerald, TL, Pacey-Miller, T, Crawford, AC, White, J, Watson, L, McIntosh, S, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D & Bundock, PC (2006) Cereal Quality Improvement Using Genomic Tools. ISPMB 8th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Adelaide SA, Australia. 20-25 August 2006.
  • McIntosh, S, Watson, L, Bundock, PC, Crawford, AC, White, J, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Rooke, L & Henry, RJ (2006) SAGE of the developing wheat caryopsis. ISPMB 8th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Adelaide SA, Australia. 20-25 August 2006.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, Watson, L, White, J, Crawford, AC, Bundock, P, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Fox, GP, McIntosh, S and Henry, RJ (2006) The Mature Cereal Seed Transcriptome. ISPMB 8th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Adelaide, SA. 20-25 August 2006.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, Watson, L, White, J, Crawford, AC, Bundock, P, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, McIntosh, S and Henry, RJ (2006) Malting quality improvement using SAGE. 56th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. Fremantle WA. 10-14 September 2006.
  • White, J, Pacey-Miller, T, Crawford, AC, Cordeiro, G, Barbary, D, Bundock, PC and Henry, RJ (2006) Characterisation of the Malting Barley Transcriptome using SAGE. Plant and Animal Genomes Conference XIV. San Diego, USA. 14-18 January 2006.
  • White, J, Pacey-Miller, T, Crawford, AC, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Bundock, P and Henry, RJ (2006) Serial analysis of gene expression of malting barley. ISPMB 8th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Adelaide, SA. 20-25 August 2006.
  • Bundock, P, Cross, M, Shapter, F and Henry, RJ (2005) Allele Specific PCR Markers for Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Barley. 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Hobart, Australia. 10-13 September 2005.
  • Bundock, PC, Cross, M, Shapter, F and Henry, RJ (2005) Development of Robust Allele Specific PCR based SNP Markers for Barley. Plant and Animal Genomes Conference XIII. San Diego, USA. 15-19 January 2005.
  • Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Bundock, PC, Crawford, AC, White, J and Henry, RJ (2005) A database system for the management and analysis of SAGE tag sequences. ISMB Conference. Michigan, USA. 25-29 June 2005.
  • Crawford, AC, White, J, Bundock, PC, Cordeiro, GM, McIntosh, S, Pacey-Miller, T, Rooke, L and Henry, RJ (2005) Cost Effective Sage Libraries for Wheat and Barley. Plant and Animal Genomes Conference XIII. San Diego, USA. 15-19 January 2005.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, White, J, Crawford, A, Bundock, P, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D and Henry, RJ (2005) Unravelling the Mysteries of Germination using SAGE (Serial Analysis of Gene Expression). 18th Northern American Barley Researchers Workshop and 4th Canadian Barley Symposium. Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. 17 -20 July 2005.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, White, J, Crawford, AC, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Bundock, PC and Henry, RJ (2005) SAGE and the Mysteries of Malting. 12th Australian Barley Technical Symposium. Hobart, Australia. 10-13 September 2005.
  • Watson, L, McIntosh, S, Bundock, PC, Cordeiro, GM, Barbary, D, Crawford, AC, White, A, Rooke, L and Henry, RJ (2005) A genome-wide approach to better wheat grain fractionation during milling. Connect 2005 - Chemical Challenges for the 21st Century (the 12th Convention of the RACI). Sydney, Australia. 3-7 July 2005.
  • Bundock, P and Henry, RJ (2004) Recombination in the asi gene of barley. Plant and Animal Genome XII Conference. San Diego, USA. 10-14 January 2004.
  • Bundock, PC and Henry, RJ (2004) Haplotype diversity and recombination in the Isa gene of barley. 9th International Barley Genetics Symposium. Brno, Czech Republic. 20-26 June 2004.
  • Henry, RJ, Bundock, PC, Crawford, AC, White, J, Cordeiro, GM, Rooke, L, McIntosh, S and Pacey-Miller, T (2004) Building a cereal grain quality genomics platform. 54th Cereal Chemistry Division Conference of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, `Seeding the Future?. Cereals 2004: Proceedings of 54th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference and 11th Wheat Breeders Ass. Canberra, ACT. 21-24 September 2004. Pg 223-224.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, Bundock, P, Crawford, AC, White, J and Henry, RJ (2004) SAGE - Unravelling the mysteries of germination. Intergrative post-genomics conference. Lyon, France. 13-15 October 2004.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, Bundock, PC, Crawford, AC, White, J and Henry, RJ (2004) Gene expression in malting barley using SAGE (Serial Analysis of Gene Expression). 54th Cereal Chemistry Division Conference of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, `Seeding the Future?. Cereals 2004: Proceedings of 54th Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference and 11th Wheat Breeders Ass. Canberra, ACT. 21-24 September 2004. Pg 163-165.
  • Bundock, P and Henry, RJ (2003) Polymorphism analysis of the asi gene from Barley. 11th International Plant and Animal Genome Conference. San Diego CA, USA. 11-15 January 2003.
  • Bundock, PC and Henry, RJ (2003) Polymorphism analysis of the asi gene from barley. RACI Cereal Chemistry Division - Barley Technical Symposium. Glenelg, South Australia. 7-10 September 2003.
  • Henry, RJ, Furtado, A and Bundock, P (2003) Co-evolution of alpha-amylase and alpha-amylase inhibitors in the domestication of barley. ISPMB 2003, 7th International Congress of Plant Molecular Biology. Barcelona, Spain. 23-28 June 2003.
  • Henry, RJ, Furtado, A and Bundock, P (2003) Pericarp Specific Gene Expression in Cereals. Society of Experimental Biology. Southampton, UK. 30 March - 4 April 2003.
  • Henry, RJ, Pacey-Miller, T, Kennedy, B, Bundock, P, Ablett, GA, Cordeiro, GM, Waters, DLE and Shepherd, M (2003) SNP discovery and analysis in plant genomes. Genetics Society of Australia Conference. Melbourne, Victoria. 6-11 July 2003.
  • Pacey-Miller, T, Bundock, P and Henry, RJ (2003) Barley Variety Identification using Pyrosequencing Barley Technical Symposium. RACI Cereal Chemistry Division - Barley Technical Symposium. Glenelg SA, Australia. 7-10 September 2003.
  • Ablett, GA, Ablett, EM, Bundock, P, Kennedy, B, Rice, N and Henry, RJ (2002) Emerging molecular technology for rapid variety identification and detection of variety contamination. RACI Cereal Chemistry Division ? 52nd Australian Cereal Chemistry Conference. Christchurch, New Zealand. 8-12 September 2002.
  • Henry, RJ and Bundock, P (2002) Single nucleotide polymorphism analysis of the gene encoding the bifunctional alpha-amylase/subtilisin inhibitor. ComBio 2002. Darling Harbour, New South Wales. 29 September - 3 October 2002.
  • Henry, RJ and Bundock, P (2002) Diversity in Plant Alpha-Amylase Inhibitors. Plant Polysaccharide Workshop. Palm Cove, Queensland. 4-6 July 2002.
  • Henry, RJ, Bundock, P, Pacey-Miller, T, Kennedy, B, Ablett, GA, Waters, DLE and Qingsheng, J (2002) Single nucleotide polymorphism analysis in support of plant breeding. 12th Australasian Plant Breeding Conference. Perth, Western Australia. 15-20 September 2002.
  • Bundock, P, Holton, TA, Christopher, JT and Henry, RJ (2001) Detection of SNPs in ESTs from Wheat and Barley. International Triticeae Mapping Initiative Edinburgh and SCRI. Dundee, Scotland. 10-15 September 2001.
  • Nguyen, L, Delves, A, Bundock, P and Holton, TA (2001) Cloning and characterisation of cytochrome P450 genes from barley. 10th International Barley Technical Symposium. Canberra, ACT. 10-16 September 2001.
  • Bundock PC and Vaillancourt R (1999) RAPD and microsatellite marker maps from an intraprovenance cross in Eucalyptus globulus. Molecular Genetics of Eucalyptus Symposium.
  • Entsch B and Bundock PC (1989) Site-directed mutagenesis of the gene for p-hydroxy benzoate hydroxylase an inducible enzyme from Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Proceedings Australian Biochemical Society.