header

01 Yang WY, Guo TT, Luo JY, Zhang RY, Zhao JR, Marilyn L. Warburton, Xiao YJ, Yan JB Target-oriented prioritization: targeted selection strategy by integrating organismal and molecular traits through predictive analytics in breeding

Genome Biology March, 2022

02 Chen WK, Chen L, Zhang X, Yang N, Guo JH, Wang M, Ji SH, Zhao XY, Yin PF, Cai LH, Xu J, Zhang LL, Han YJ, Xiao YN, Xu G, Wang YB, Wang SH, Wu S, Yang F, David Jackson, Cheng JK, Chen SH, Sun CQ, Qin F, Tian F, Alisdair R. Fernie, Li JS, Yan JB, Yang XH Convergent selection of a WD40 protein that enhances grain yield in maize and rice

Science March, 2022

03 Agustin Zsogon, Lazaro E. P. Peres, Xiao YJ, Yan JB, Alisdair R. Fernie Enhancing crop diversity for food security in the face of climate uncertainty

The Plant Journal January, 2022

04 Xie M, Yang LF, Jiang CL, Wu SS, Luo C, Yang X, He LJ, Chen SX, Deng TQ, Ye MZ, Yan JB, Yang N gcaPDA: a haplotype-resolved diploid assembler

BMC Bioinformatics February, 2022

05 Zhu F, Saleh Alseekh, Kaan Koper, Tong H, Zoran Nikoloski, Thomas Naake, Liu HJ, Yan JB, Yariv Brotman, Wen WW, Hiroshi Maeda, Cheng YJ, Alisdair R. Fernie Genome-wide association of the metabolic shifts under pinning dark-induced senescence in Arabidopsis

The Plant Cell January, 2022

06 Cheng Q, Jiang SQ, Xu F, Wang Q, Xiao YJ, Zhang RY, Zhao JR, Yan JB, Ma C, Wang XF Genome optimization via virtual simulation to accelerate maize hybrid breeding

Briefings in Bioinformatics January, 2022

07 Jiang CL, Sun J, Li R, Yan SJ, Chen W, Guo L, Qin GC, Wang PC, Luo C, Huang WJ, Zhang QH, Alisdair R. Fernie, David Jackson, Li X, Yan JB A reactive oxygen species burst causes haploid induction in maize

Molecular Plant April, 2022

08 Chen GS, Zhang B, Ding JQ, Wang HZ, Deng C, Wang JL, Yang QH, Pi QY, Zhang RY, Zhai HY, Dong JF, Huang JS, Hou JB, Wu JH, Que JM, Zhang F, Li WQ, Min HX, Girma Tabor, Li BL, Liu XG, Zhao JR, Yan JB, Lai ZB Cloning southern corn rust resistant gene RppK and its cognate gene AvrRppK from Puccinia polysora

Nature Communications July, 2022

09 Wang YB, Li WQ, Wang LX, Yan JL, Lu Gang, Yang N, Xu JT, Wang YQ, Gui ST, Chen GS, Li YS, Wu CX, Guo TT, Xiao YJ, Marilyn L. Warburton, Alisdair R. Fernie, Thomas Dresselhaus, Yan JB Three types of genes underlying the Game-tophyte factor1 locus cause unilateral cross incompatibility in maize

Nature Communications August, 2022

10 Gui ST, Wei WJ, Jiang CL, Luo JY, Chen L, Li WQ, Wang YB, Li SY, Yang N, Li Q, Alisdair R. Fernie, Yan JB A pan‑Zea genome map for enhancing maize improvement

Genome Biology August, 2022

11 Jian LM, Yan JB, Liu J De Novo Domestication in the Multi-Omics Era

Plant & Cell Physiology June, 2022

01 Yang N,Yan JB New genomic approaches for enhancing mazie genetic improvement

Current Opinion in Plant Bioligy January, 2021

02 Li WQ, Yu YH, Wang LX, Luo Y, Peng Y, Xu YC, Liu XG, Wu SS, Jian LM, Xu JT, Xiao YJ, Yan JB. The genetic architecture of the dynamic changes in grain moisture in maize

Plant Biotechnology Journal January, 2021.

03 Liang YM, Liu HJ, Yan JB, Tiang F Natural Variation in Crops: Realized Understanding, Continuing Promise

Annual Review of Plant Biology January, 2021

04 Interview of the Plant Journal. From the Mind of a Plant Scientist-Prof. Yan Jianbing

The Plant Journal April, 2021.

05 Chen L, Luo JY, Jin ML, Yang N, Liu XG, Peng Y, Li WQ, Qing L, Yin YJ, Ye XN, Yan JL, Zhang QH, Zhang XT, Gui ST, Wu SS, Wang YB, Luo Y, Jiang CL, Deng M, Jin M, Jian LM, Yu YH, Zhang ML, Yang XH, Matthew B. Hufford, Alisdair R. Fernie, Marilyn L. Warburton, Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra, Yan JB Portrait of a genus: the genetic diversity of Zea

bioRxiv April, 2021

06 Saleh Alseekh, Federico Scossa, Wen WW, Luo J, Yan JB, Romina Beleggia, Harry J. Klee, Huang SW, Roberto Papa, Alisdair R. Fernie Domestication of Crop Metabolomes: Desired and Unintended Consequences

Trends in Plant Science May, 2021

07 Xu JT, Yin YJ, Jian LM, Han BZ, Chen ZQ, Yan JB, Liu XG Seeing is believing: a visualization toolbox to enhance selection efficiency in maize genome editing

Plant Biotechnology Journal May, 2021

08 Alisdair R. Fernie, Saleh Alseekh, Liu J, Yan JB Using Precision Phenotyping to Inform de novo Domestication

Plant Physiology May, 2021

09 Liu NN, Du YH, Marilyn L. Warburton, Xiao YJ, Yan JB Phenotypic Plasticity Contributes to Maize Adaptation and Heterosis

Molecular Biology and Evolutio May, 2021

10 Xiao YJ, Jiang SQ, Cheng Q, Wang XQ, Yan J, Zhang RY, Qiao F, Ma C, Luo JY, Li WQ, Liu HJ, Yang WY, Song WH, Meng YJ, Marilyn L. Warburton, Zhao JR, Wang XF, Yan JB The genetic mechanism of heterosis utilization in maize improvement

Genome Biology May, 2021

11 Zhou QQ, Fu ZY, Liu HJ, Wang JG, Guo ZY, Zhang XH, Tian RM, Liu Y, Qu JZ, Li WH, Yan JB, Tang JH Mining novel kernel size-related genes by pQTL mapping and multi-omics integrative analysis in developing maize kernels

Plant Biotechnology Journal May, 2021

12 Wu X, Feng H, Wu D, Yan SJ, Zhang P, Wang WB, Zhang J,Ye JL, Dai GX, Fan Y, Li WK, Song BX, Geng ZD, Yang WL, Chen WX, Qin F, William Terzaghi, Michelle Stitzer, Li L, Xiong LZ, Yan JB, Edward Buckler,Yang WN, Dai MQ Using high-throughput multiple optical phenotyping to decipher the genetic architecture of maize drought tolerance

Genome Biology June, 2021

13 Chao ZF, Wang YL, Chen YY, Zhang CY, Wang PY, Song T, Liu CB, Lv QY, Han ML, Wang SS, Yan JB, Lei MG, Chao DY NPF transporters in synaptic-like vesicles control delivery of iron and copper to seeds

Science Advance September, 2021

14 Yan J, Xu YT, Cheng Q, Jiang SQ, Wang Q, Xiao YJ, Ma C, Yan JB, Wang XF LightGBM: accelerated genomically designed crop breeding through ensemble learning

Genome Biology September, 2021

15 Luo Y, Zhang ML, Liu Y, Liu J, Chen GS, Peng Y, Jin M, Wei WJ, Jian LM, Yan J, Alisdair R.Fernie, Yan JB Genetic variation in YIGE1 contributes to ear length and grain yield in maize

New Phytologist November, 2021

01 Liu J, Alisdair R.Fernie and Yan JB. The Past, Present, and Future of Maize Improvement: Domestication, Genomics, and Functional Genomic Routes toward Crop Enhancement

Plant Communications January, 2020.

02 Huang J,Lu G,Lei L,Mohammad Sharif Raihan,Xu JT,Jian LM,Zhao LX,Thu M.Tran,Zhang QH,Liu J,Li WQ,Wei CX,David m.Braun,Li Q,Alisdair R.Fernie,David Jackson,Yan JB qKW9 encodes a pentatricopeptide repeat protein affecting photosynthesis and grain filling in maize

bioRxiv January, 2020

03 Gui ST, Yang LF, Li JB,Luo JY,Xu XK,Yuan JY,Chen L,Li WQ,Yang X,Wu SS,Li SY,Wang YB,Zhu YB,Gao Q,Yang N,Yan JB ZEAMAP, a comprehensive database adapted to the maize multi-omics era

bioRxiv January, 2020

04 Liu HJ,Wang XQ,Xiao YJ,Luo JY,Qiao F,Yang WY,Zhang RY,Meng YJ,Sun JM,Yan SJ,Peng Y,Niu LY,Jian LM,Song W,Yan JL,Li CH,Zhao YX,Liu Y, Marilyn L. Warburton,Zhao JR,Yan JB CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement

Genome Biology January, 2020

05 Yang WN,Feng H,Zhang XH,Zhang J, John H. Doonan,William David Batchelor,Xiong LZ,Yan JB Crop Phenomics and High-Throughput Phenotyping: Past Decades, Current Challenges, and Future Perspectives

Molecular Plant February, 2020

06 Liu HJ, Jian LM, Xu JT, Zhang QH, Zhang ML, Jin ML, Peng Y, Yan JL, Han BZ, Liu J, Gao F, Liu XG, Huang L, Wei WJ, Ding YX, Yang XF, Li ZX, Zhang ML, Sun JM, Bai MJ, Song WH, Chen HM, Sun XA, Li WQ, Lu YM, Liu Y, Zhao JR, Qian YW, David Jackson, Alisdair Fernie, Yan JB High-Throughput CRISPR/Cas9 Mutagenesis Streamlines Trait Gene Identification in Maize

The Plant Cell February, 2020

07 Fernie AR,Yan JB SPOTLIGHT: Targeting key genes to tailor old and new crops for a greener agriculture

Molecular Plant February, 2020

08 Zhang H,Xiang YL,He N,Liu XG,Liu HB,Fang LP,Zhang F,Sun XP,Zhang DL,Li XW,William Terzaghi,Yan JB,Dai MQ Enhanced Vitamin C Production Mediated by an ABA-Induced PTP-Like Nucleotidase Improves Drought Tolerance of Arabidopsis and Maize

Molecular Plant February, 2020

09 Li H,Wang M,Li WJ,He LL,Zhou YY,Zhu JT,Che RH,Marilyn L. Warburton,Yang XH,Yan JB Genetic variants and underlying mechanisms influencing variance heterogeneity in maize

The Plant Journal May, 2020

10 Wang SX,Tian L,Liu HJ,Li X,Zang JH,Chen XY,Jia XM,Zheng X,Chen YH,Yan JB,Wu LJ Large-scale Discovery of Non-conventional Peptides in Maize and Arabidopsis Through an Integrated Peptidogenomic Pipeline

Molecular Plant May, 2020

11 Deng M,Zhang XH,Luo JY,Liu HJ,Wen WW,Luo HB,Yan JB,Xiao YJ Metabolomic analysis reveals differences in evolution between maize and rice

The Plant Journal May, 2020

12 Huang J,Lu G,Liu L,Mohammad Sharif Raihan,Xu JT,Jian LM,Zhao LX,Thu M. Tran,Zhang QH,Liu J,Li WQ,Wei CX,David M.Braun,Li Q,Alisdair R.Femie,David Jackson,Yan JB The kernel size-related quantitative trait locus qKW9 encodes a pentatricopeptide repeat protein that affects photosynthesis and grain filling

Plant Physiology June, 2020

13 Luo C,Femie AR,Yan JB Single-Cell Genomics and Epigenomics:Technologies and Applications in Plants

Trends in Plant Science June, 2020

14 Luo JY,Wei CC,Liu HJ,Cheng SK,Xiao YJ,Wang XQ,Yan JB and Liu JX MaizeCUBIC: a comprehensive variation database for a maize synthetic population

Database June, 2020

15 Gui ST,Yang LF,Li JB,Luo JY,Xu XK,Yuan JY,Chen L,Li WQ,Yang X,Wu SS,Li SY,Wang YB,Zhu YB,Gao Q,Yang N,Yan JB ZEAMAP, a comprehensive database adapted to the maize multi-omics era

iScience June, 2020

16 Li Q,Yan JB Sustainable agriculture in the era of omics: knowledge-driven crop breeding

Genome Biology June, 2020

17 Liu SX,Li CP,Wang HW,Wang SH,Yang SP,Liu XH,Yan JB,Li BL,Marry Beauty,Gina Zastrow,Song SH,Qin F Mapping regulatory variants controlling gene expression in drought response and tolerance in maize

Genome Biology July, 2020

18 Liu JX,Li JY,Wang H,Yan JB Application of Deep Learning in Genomics

Science China-Life Sciences September,2020

19 Liu NN,Du YH,Marilyn L. Warburton,Xiao YJ,Yan JB Phenotypic plasticity contributes to maize adaptation and heterosis

Molecular Biology and Evolution November, 2020

20 Liu J,Alisdair R. Fernie,Yan JB Crop breeding – From experience-based selection to precision design

Journal of Plant Physiology November,2020

01 Li X, Chen L, Zhang Q, Sun YH, Li Q, Yan JB. BRIF-seq: bisulfite-converted randomly integrated fragments sequencing at single cell level

Molecular Plant, Jan 2019.

02 Xie KB, Guo L,Bai Y,Liu WD,Yan JB,Bucher M Microbiomics and Plant Health:An Interdisciplinary and International Workshop on the Plant Microbiome

Molecular Plant January, 2019

03 Luo C, Li X, Zhang QH, Yan JB. Single gametophyte sequencing reveals that crossover events differ between sexes in maize

Nature Communications 10:785 2019.

04 Li CH , Song W, Luo YF, Gao SH , Zhang RY, Shi Z, Wang XQ, Wang RH, Wang FG, Wang JD, Zhao YX, Su AG, Wang SA, Li X, Luo MJ, Wang SS, Zhang YX, Ge JR, Tan XY, Yuan Y, Bi XC, He H, Yan JB, Wang YD,Hu SN, Zhao JR The HuangZaoSi Maize Genome Provides Insights into Genomic Variation and Improvement History

Molecular Plant March, 2019 .

05 Li K, Wen WW, Saleh Alseekh, Yang XH, Guo H, Li WQ, Wang LX, Pan QC, Zhan W, Liu J, Li YH, Wu X, Yariv Brotman, Lothar Willmitzer, Li JS, Alisdair R. Fernie,Yan JB Large-scale metabolite quantitative trait locus analysis provides new insights for high-quality maize improvement

The Plant Journal March, 2019.

06 Li H, Adam Thrash, Juliet D.Tang,He LL,Yan JB,Marilyn L.Warburton Leveraging GWAS data to identify metabolic pathways and networks involved in maize lipid biosynthesis

The Plant Journal February, 2019

07 Alisdair R.Fernie, Yan JB. De Novo Domestication: An Alternative Route toward New Crops for the Future

Molecular Plant April, 2019

08 Zhang LL,Zhang X,Wang XJ,Xu J,Wang M,Li L,Bai GH,Fang H,Hu ST,Li JG,Yan JB,Li JS,Yang XH Seed Carotenoid Deficient Functions in Isoprenoid Biosynthesis via the Plastid MEP Pathway

Plant Physiology April, 2019

09 Yang N,LIu J,Gao Q,Gui ST,Chen L,Yang LF,Huang J,Deng TQ,Luo JY,He LJ,Wang YB,Xu PW,Peng Y,Shi Z,Lan L,Ma ZY,Yang X,Zhang QQ,Bai MZ,Li W,Liu L,David Jackson,Yan JB Genome assembly of a tropical maize inbred line provides insights into structural variation and crop improvement

Nature Genetics May, 2019

10 Zhan W,Liu J,Pan QC,Wang H,Yan SJ,Li K,Deng M,Li WQ,Liu NN,Kong Q,Alisdair R.Fernie,Yan JB An allele of ZmPORB2 encoding a protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase promotes tocopherol accumulation in both leaves and kernels of maize

The Plant Journal June, 2019

11 Yan JB,Tan BC Maize biology: From functional genomics to breeding application

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology June, 2019

12 Peng Y,Xiong D,Zhao L,OuYang WZ,Wang SQ,Sun J,Zhang Q,Guang PP,Xie L,Li WQ,Li GL,Yan JB,Li XW Chromatin interaction maps reveal genetic regulation for quantitative traits in maize

Nature Communications June, 2019

13 Li N,Lin B,Wang H,Li XM,Yang F,Ding XH,Yan JB and Chu ZH Natural variation in ZmFBL41 confers banded leaf and sheath blight resistance in maize

Nature Genetics August, 2019

14 Fang H,Fu XY,Wang YB,Xu J,Feng HY,Li WY,Xu JT,Orawan Jittham,Zhang X,Zhang LL,Yang N,Xu G,Wang M,Li XW,Li JS,Yan JB,Yang XH Genetic basis of kernel nutritional traits during maize domestication and improvement

The Plant Journal September, 2019

15 Liu J, Yan JB A Teosinte Rare Allele Increases Maize Plant Density and Yield
(大刍草稀有等位基因促进玉米密植高产)

Chinese Bulletin of Botany July, 2019

16 Xu J,Chen G,Peter J,Xu Q,Sun CS,Chen WQ,Xu JT,Kan QX,Li MQ,Peter A,Yan JB,Li L,Nathan M,Li Q Population-level analysis reveals the widespread occurrence and phenotypic consequence of DNA methylation variation not tagged by genetic variation in maize

Gemone Biology November, 2019

01 Wen WW, Jin M, Li K, Liu HJ, Xiao YJ, Zhao MC, Saleh Alseekh, Li WQ, Francisco de Abreu e Lima, Yariv Brotman, Lothar Willmitzer, Alisdair R. Fernie, Yan JB. An Integrated Multi-layered Analysis of the Metabolic Networks of Different Tissues Uncovers Key Genetic Components of Primary Metabolism in Maize.

Plant Journal , January 2018.

02 Wang H, Xu ST, Fan YM, Liu NN, Zhan W, Liu HJ, Xiao YJ, Li K, Pan QC, Li WQ, Deng M, Liu J, Yang XH, Li JS, Li Q, Yan JB, . Beyond pathways: genetic dissection of tocopherol content in maize kernels by combining linkage and association analyses.

Plant Biotechnology Journal , January 2018.

03 Francisco de Abreu e Lima, Li K, Wen WW, Yan JB, Zoran Nikoloski, Lothar Willmitzer, Yariv Brotman. Unraveling the lipid metabolism in maize with time-resolved multi-omics data.

Plant Journal , January 2018.

04 Jin ML, Liu XG, Jia W, Liu HJ, Li WQ, Peng Y, Du YF, Wang YB, Yin YJ, Zhang XH, Liu Q, Deng M, Li N, Cui CY, Hao DY, Yan JB, . ZmCOL3, a CCT gene represses flowering in maize by interfering circadian clock and activating expression of ZmCCT.

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology , January 2018.

05 Liu NN,Liu JX,Li WQ,Pan QC,Liu J,Yang XH,Yan JB,Xiao YJ. Intraspecific variation of residual heterozygosity and its utility for quantitative genetic studies in maize.

BMC Plant Biology , May 2018.

06 Chen QY,Han YJ,Liu HJ,Wang XF,Sun JM,Zhao BH,Li WY,Tian JG,Liang YM,Yan JB,Yang XH,Tian F. Genome-Wide Association Analyses Reveal the Importance of Alternative Splicing in Diversifying Gene Function and Regulating Phenotypic Variation in Maize.

Plant Cell , July 2018.

07 Ma HL,Li GL,Tobias Würschum,Zhang Y,Zheng DB,Yang XH,Li JS,Liu WX,Yan JB,Chen SJ. Genome-Wide Association Study of Haploid Male Fertility in Maize (Zea Mays L.)

Frontiers in Plant Science , July 2018.

08 Liu JX, Tian ZL, Xiao YJ, Liu HJ, Hao SL, Zhang XL, Wang CY, Sun JC, Yu H, Yan JB. Gene Regulatory Relationship Mining Using Improved Three-Phase Dependency Analysis Approach

IEEE-ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics , October 2018.

09 Liu HJ, Yan JB. Crop genome-wide association study: A harvest of biological relevance

Plant Journal , October 2018.

10 Sun JM, Liu H, Liu JX, Cheng SK, Peng Y, Zhang QH, Yan JB, Liu H-J, Chen L-L. CRISPR-Local: a local single-guide RNA (sgRNA) design tool for nonreference plant genomes

Bioinformatics , bty970. December 2018.

01 Liu CX, Li X, Meng DX, Zhong Y, Chen C, Dong X, Xu XW, Chen BJ , Li W, Li L, Tian XL, Zhao HM, Song WB, Luo HS, Zhang QH, Lai JS, Jin WW, Yan JB, Chen SJ. A 4bp insertion at ZmPLA1 encoding a putative phospholipase A generates haploid induction in maize.

Molecular Plant , January 2017.

02 Deng M, Li DQ, Luo JY, Xiao YJ, Liu HJ, Pan QC, Zhang XH, Jin ML, Zhao MC, Yan JB. The genetic architecture of amino acids dissection by association and linkage analysis in maize..

Plant Biotechnology Journal , February 2017.

03 Zhang XH,Huang CL,Wu D,Qiao F, Li WQ, Duan LF, Wang K, Xiao YJ, Chen GX, Liu Q, Xiong LZ, Yang WN, Yan JB. High-throughput phenotyping and QTL mapping reveals the genetic architecture of maize plant growth.

Plant Physiology , January 2017.

04 Xiao YJ, Liu HJ, Wu LJ, Warburton M, Yan JB. Genome-wide association studies in maize: praise and stargaze.

Molecular Plant , 20 December 2016.

05 Jin M, Zhang XH,Zhao MC,Deng M, Du YH, Zhou Y, Wang SC, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Willmitzer L, Brotman Y, Yan JB, Wen W. Integrated genomics-based mapping reveals the genetics underlying maize flavonoid biosynthesis.

BMC Plant Biology , 17: 17.

06 Liu J,Huang J,Guo H,Lan L,Wang HZ,Xu YC,Yang XH,Li WQ,Tong H,Xiao YJ,Pan QC,Qiao F,Raihan MS,Liu HJ,Zhang XH,Yang N,Wang XQ,Deng M,Jin ML,Zhao LJ,Luo X,Zhou Y,Li X,Zhan W,Liu NN,Wang H,Chen GS,Li Q,Yan JB. The Conserved and Unique Genetic Architecture of Kernel Size and Weight in Maize and Rice.

Plant Physiology, 175, October, 2017.

07 Pan QC,Xu YC,Li K,Peng Y,Zhan W,Li WQ,Li L,Yan JB. The Genetic Basis of Plant Architecture in 10 Maize Recombinant Inbred Line Populations.

Plant Physiology, 175, October, 2017.

08 Liu HJ,Yan JB. An imperfect African solution.

Nature Plants, 3:17083, 2017.

09 Li X,Meng DX,Chen SJ,Luo HS,Zhang QH,Jin WW,Yan JB. Single nucleus sequencing reveals spermatid chromosome fragmentation as a possible cause of maize haploid induction.

Nature Communications, 8:991, 2017.

10 Chen L,Zhang P,Fan Y,Lu Q,Li Q,Yan JB,Gary J. Muehlbauer,Patrick S. Schnable,Dai MQ,Li L. Circular RNAs mediated by transposons are associated with transcriptomic and phenotypic variation in maize.

New Phytologist,November, 2017 .

11 Yang N,Xu XW,Wang RR,Peng WL,Cai LC,Song JM,Li WQ,Luo X,Niu LY,Wang YB,Jin M,Chen L,Luo JY,Deng M,Wang L,Pan QC,Liu F,David Jackson,Yang XH,Chen LL,Yan JB. Contributions of Zea mays subspecies mexicana haplotypes to modern maize.

Nature Communications, 8:1874, 2017 .

01 Wen WW, Liu HJ, Zhou Y, Jin M, Yang N, Li D, Luo J, Xiao YJ, Pan QC, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Yan JB. Combining quantitative genetics approaches withregulatory network analysis to dissect the complex metabolism of the maizekernel.

Plant Pysiology, 170, 136–146.

02 Pan QC, Li L, Yang XH, Tong H, Xu ST, Li ZG, Li WY, Muehlbauer GJ, Li JS, Yan JB. Genome-wide recombination dynamics are associated with phenotypic variation in maize. New Phytol., online Dec 31, 2015.
03 Xiao YJ, Tong H, Yang XH, Xu SZ, Pan QC, Qiao F, Raihan MS, Luo Y, Liu HJ, Zhang XH, Yang N, Wang XQ, Deng M, Jin ML, Zhao LJ, Luo X, Zhou Y, Li X, Liu J, Zhan W, Liu NN, Wang H, Chen GS, Cai Y, Xu G, Wang WD, Zheng DB, Yan JB. Genome-wide dissection of the maize ear genetic architecture using multiple populations.

New Phytol., online Dec 31, 2015.

04 Jin ML, Liu HJ, He C, Fu JJ, Xiao YJ, Wang YB, Xie WB, Wang GY, Yan JB. Maize pan-transcriptome provides novel insights into genome complexity and quantitative trait variation. Sci Rep, 6, 18936.
05 Chen GS, Wang XM, Long SS, Jaqueth J, Li BL, Yan JB, Ding JQ. Mapping of QTL conferring resistance to northern corn leaf blight using high-density SNPs in maize.

Mol Breeding., 36:4.

06 Zhang XH, Warburton ML, Setter T, Liu HJ, Xue YD, Yang N, Yan JB, Xiao YJ. Genome-wide association studies of drought-related metabolic changes in maize using an enlarged SNP panel. Theor Appl Genet, online Apr 27, 2016.
07 Raihan MS, Liu J, Huang J, Guo H, Pan QC, Yan JB. Multi-environment QTL analysis of grain morphology traits and fine mapping of a kernel-width QTL in Zheng58 × SK maize population.

Theor Appl Genet., online May 06, 2016.

08 Wen WW, Brotman Y, Willmitzer L, Yan JB, Fernie AR. Broadening Our Portfolio in the Genetic Improvement of Maize Chemical Composition. Trends Genet, online May 24, 2016.
09 Liu H, Luo X, Niu L, Xiao Y, Chen L, Liu J, Wang X, Jin M, Li W, Zhang Q, and Yan J. Distant eQTLs and non-coding sequences play critical roles in regulating gene expression and quantitative trait variation in maize.

Mol Plant, online Jun 27, 2016.

10 Liu H, Wang F, Xiao Y, Tian Z, Wen W, Zhang X, Chen X, Liu N, Li W, Liu L, Liu J, Yan J, Liu J. MODEM: multi-omics data envelopment and mining in maize. Database,baw117, 1-9, 2016.
11 Wang X, Wang H, Liu S, Ferjani A, Li J, Yan J, Yang X, Qin F. Genetic variation in ZmVPP1 contributes to drought tolerance in maize seedlings.

Nat Genet, online Aug 15, 2016.

12 Liang X, Wang K, Huang C, Zhang X, Yan J, Yang W. A high-throughput maize kernel traits scorer based on line-scan imaging. Measurement, 2016: 453-460.
01 Zuo WL, Chao Q, Zhang N, Ye JR, Tan GQ, Li BL, Xing YX, Zhang BQ, Liu HJ, Fengler KA, Zhao J, Zhao XR, Chen YS, Lai JS, Yan JB, Xu ML. A maize wall-associated kinase confers quantitative resistance to head smut.

Nat Genet.,47: 151–157.

02 Liu HJ, Wang XQ, Warburton ML, Wen WW, Jin ML, Deng M, Liu J, Tong H, Pan QC, Yang XH, Yan JB. Genomic, Transcriptomic, and Phenomic Variation Reveals the Complex Adaptation of Modern Maize Breeding. Molecular Plant, January 2015
03 Li X, Lin L, Yan jB. Dissecting meiotic recombination based on tetrad analysis by single-microspore sequencing in maize.

Nat Commun.,6: 6648.

04 Xing AQ, Gao YF, Ye LF, Zhang WP, Cai LC, Ching A, Llaca V, Johnson B, Liu L, Yang XH, Kang DM, Yan JB, Li JS. A rare SNP mutation in Brachytic2 moderately reduces plant height and increases yield potential in maize. Journal of Experimental Botany, April 2015.
05 Wen W, Li K, Alseek S, Omranian N, Zhou Y, Xiao YJ, Jin M, Yang N, Liu HJ, Florian A, Li WQ, Pan QC, Nikoloski Z, Yan JB and Fernie A. Genetic Determinants of the Network of Primary Metabolism and Their Relationships to Plant Performance in a Maize Recombinant Inbred Line Population.

Plant Cell., July 2015.

06 Liu L, Du YF, Huo DA, Wang M, Shen XM, Yue B, Qiu FZ, Zheng YL, Yan JB, Zhang ZX. Genetic architecture of maize kernel row number and whole genome prediction. Theor Appl Genet, July 2015.
07 Feng Y, Zheng Q, Song H, Wang Y, Wang H, Jiang LJ, Yan JB, Zheng YL, Yue B. Multiple loci not only Rf3 involved in the restoration ability of pollen fertility, anther exsertion and pollen shedding to S type cytoplasmic male sterile in maize.

Theor Appl Genet, July 2015.

08 Ding JQ, Ali F, Chen GS, Li HH, Mahuku G, Yang N, Narro L, Magorokosho C, Makumbi D, Yan JB. Genome-wide association mapping reveals novel sources of resistance to northern corn leaf blight in maize. BMC Plant Biology, August 2015.
09 Liu NN, Yan JB. The progress and perspective of vitamin A biofortification for maize (玉米维生素A生物强化研究进展和展望).

Chinese Bulletin of Life Sciences, August 2015.

10 Liu J, Deng M, Guo H, Raihan S, Luo JY, Xu YC, Dong XF, Yan JB. Maize orthologs of rice GS5 and their trans-regulator are associated with kernel development. J Integr Plant Biol,57, 943–953.
11 Chen GS, Wang XM, Hao JJ, Yan JB, Ding JQ. Genome-Wide Association Implicates Candidate Genes Conferring Resistance to Maize Rough Dwarf Disease in Maize.

PLoS ONE, 10, e0142001.

12 Liu L, Du YF, Shen XM, Li MF, Sun W, Huang J, Liu ZJ, Tao YS, Zheng YL, Yan JB, Zhang ZX. KRN4 Controls Quantitative Variation in Maize Kernel Row Number. PLoS Genet, 11, e1005670.
13 Wang TT, Wang M, Hu ST, Xiao YN, Tong H, Pan QC, Xue JQ, Yan JB, Li JS, Yang XH. Genetic basis of maize kernel starch content revealed by high-density single nucleotide polymorphism markers in a recombinant inbred line population.

BMC Plant Biology, 115, 288.

01 Wen WW, Li D, Li X, Gao YQ, Li WQ, Li HH, Liu J, Liu HJ, Chen W, Luo J & Yan JB. Metabolome-based genome-wide association study of maize kernel leads to novel biochemical insights.

Nat Commun.,5: 3438.

02 Li K, Yan JB, Li JS & Yang XH. Genetic architecture of rind penetrometer resistance in two maize recombinant inbred line populations. BMC Plant Biology, June 2014
03 Guo TT, Yang N, Tong H, Pan QC, Yang XH, Tang JH, Wang JK, Li JS, Yan JB Genetic basis of grain yield heterosis in an “immortalized F2s” maize population.

Theor Appl Genet, online: August 2014.

04 Yang N, Lu YL, Yang XH, Huang J, Zhou Y, Ali F, Wen WW, Liu J, Li JS & Yan JB. Genome Wide Association Studies Using a New Nonparametric Model Reveal the Genetic Architecture of 17 Agronomic Traits in an Enlarged Maize Association Panel. Plos Genetics, 10(9): e1004573 2014
01 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Zheng YL, Subhash Chander, Li JS. A genome scan for quantitative trait loci affecting yield and yield components both in single- and two-locus levels in maize

Chinese Science Bulletin, 2006, 51(12): 1452-1461

02 Lu GH, Tang JH, Yan JB, Ma XQ, Li JS, Chen SJ, Ma JC, Liu ZX, E LZ, Zhang YR, Dai JR. Quantitative trait loci mapping of maize yield and its components under different water treatments at flowering time Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 2006, 48 (10): 1233−1243
03 Ju CL, Zhang F, Gao YF, Zhang W, Yan JB, Dai JR, Li JS. Cloneing, chromosome mapping and expression analysis of an R2R3-MYB gene under-expressed in maize hybrid Mol Biol Rep, 2006, 33(2): 103-110
04 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Shi YG, Li JS, Zheng YL. QTL Mapping for Developmental Behavior for Plant Height in Maize Chinese Science Bulletin, 2003, 48(23): 2601-2607
05 Zheng YP, Subhash C, Yang XH, Zhou JQ, Li JS, Yan JB. A method for detecting SNP based on PCR technique Journal of China Agricultural University, 2006, 11(3): 51-55
06 Yan JB, Tang JH, Meng YJ, Ma XQ, Teng WT, Subhash C, Li L, Li JS. Improving QTL mapping resolution using genotypically selected samples—a case study with one RIL population Acta Genetica Sinica, 2006, 33 (7): 617-62
07 Tang H, Yan JB, Huang YQ, Li JS, Zheng YL. QTL analysis of maize agronomic traits Acta Genetica Sinica, 2005, 32: 203-209
08 Tang H, Huang YQ, Yan JB, Tang JH, Liu ZH, Zheng YL, Li JS. Genetic Analysis of Yield Traits in Elite Maize Hybrid—YuYu No.22 Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2004, 30(9): 922-926
09 Yan JB, Wang Y, Tang H, Huang YQ, Zheng YL, Li JS. Comparative analyses between EST sequences concerning plant height of maize and sequences of rice genome database

Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2004,30(7): 657-667

10 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Li JS, Zheng YL. Comparative analyses of genomic locations for quantitative trait loci to important agronomic traits in maize and rice Acta Genetica Sinica 2004, 31: 1401-1407
11 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Shi YG, Zheng YL, Li JS. Genomic analysis of plant height in maize through molecular marker Agricultural Sciences in China. 2003, 10: 1069-1075
12 Yan JB, Tang H, Huang YQ, Zheng YL, Li JS. Genetics Analysis of Segregation Distortion of Molecular Markers in Maize F2 Population Acta Genetica Sinica.2003, 30: 913-918
13 Tang JH, Teng WT, Yan JB, Ma XQ, Meng YJ, Li JS. Genetic analysis of plant height using a set of recombinant inbred line populations in maize

Euphytica, 2007, 155:117–124

14 Ma XQ, Tang JH, Teng WT, Yan JB, Meng YJ, Li JS. Epistatic interaction is an important genetic basis of grain yield and its components in maize Molecular Breeding, 2007, 20: 41–51
15 Chander S, Guo YQ, Yang XH, Zhang J, Lu XQ, Yan JB, Song TM, Rocheford TR, Li JS. Using molecular markers to identify two major loci controlling carotenoid contents in maize grain Theor Appl Genet. 2007, 116: 223-233
16 Tang JH, Ma XQ, Teng WT, Yan JB, Wu WR, Dar JR, Li JS. Detection of quantitative trait loci and heterotic loci for plant height using an immortalized F2 population in maize Chinese Science Bulletin, 2007, 52(4): 477-483
17 Tang JH, Yan JB, Ma XQ, Teng WT, Meng YJ, Dai JR, Li JS. Genetic dissection for grain yield and its components using an “immortalized F2 population”in maize Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2007, 33 (8): 1299-1303
18 Yang XH, Yan JB, Zheng YP, Yu JM, Li JS. Review of Association Analysis for Quantitative Traits in Plants Acta Agronomica Sinica. 2007, 33 (4): 523-530 (Review)
19 Harjes CE, Rocheford T, Bai L, Brutnell T, Kandianis CB, Sowinski S, Stapleton A, Vallabhaneni R, Williams M, Wurtzel E, Yan JB, Buckler ES. Natural genetic variation in lycopene epsilon cyclase can enhance provitamin a biofortification of maize

Science, 2008, 319: 330-333

20 Chander S, Meng YJ, Zhang YR, Yan JB, Li JS. Comparison of Nutritional Traits Variability in Selected Eighty-Seven Inbreds from Chinese Maize (Zea mays L.) Germplasm J Agric Food Chem, 2008, 56 (15), 6506–6511
21 Chander S, Guo YQ, Yang XH, Yan JB, Zhang YR, Song TM, Li JS. Genetic dissection of tocopherol content and composition in maize grain using Quantitative Trait Loci analysis and candidate gene approach Molecular breeding, 2008, 22:353-365
22 Ding JQ, Wang XM, Chander S, Yan JB, Li JS. QTL mapping of resistance to Fusarium ear rot using a RIL population in maize Molecular breeding, 2008, 22:395-408
23 Zhang J, Lu XQ, Song XF, Yan JB, Song TM, Dai JR, Rocheford TR, Li JS. Mapping quantitative trait loci for oil, starch, and protein concentrations in grain with high-oil maize by SSR markers

Euphytica, 2008, 162:335–344

24 Li Q, Li L, Dai JR, Li JS, Yan JB. Identification and Characterization of a Class of CACTA Transposable Elements that can Capture Gene Fragment in Maize Chinese Science Bulletin, 2009, 54:642-651
25 Xu YB, Skinner D, Wu HX, Palacios-Rojas N, Araus JL, Yan JB, Gao SB, Warburton ML, Crouch JH. Advances in maize genomics and their value for enhancing gains from molecular breeding International Journal of Plant Genomics, 2009:957602
26 Ortiz R, Taba S, Chávez Tovar V, Mezzalama M, Xu YB, Yan JB, Crouch JH. Conserving and enhancing maize genetic resources as global public goods-A perspective from CIMMYT Crop Science, 2010, 50:13-28 (review)
27 Lu YL, Yan JB, Guimarães CT, Hao ZF, Gao SB, Chen SJ, Li JS, Zhang SH, Vivek BS, Magorokosho C, Mugo S, Makumbi D, Taba S, Shah T, Rong TZ, Crouch JH, Xu YB. Molecular characterization of a global maize germplasm collection through large-scale single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping

Theor Appl Genet, 2009, 120: 93–115

28 Liu Z, Yang X, Fu Y, Zhang Y, Yan JB, Song T, Rocheford T, Li J. Proteomic analysis of early germs with high-oil and normal inbred lines in maize Mol Biol Rep. 2009, 36:813–821
29 Li L, Li Q, Wang LB, Zhang ZX, Li JS, Yan JB. Genetic analysis of QTL affecting recombination frequency in whole genome of maize and rice Agricultural Sciences in China, 2009, 42(7):2262-2270
30 Tang JH, MA XQ, Teng WT, Yan JB, Dai JR, Li JS. Mapping Unequal Crossing Over Hotspot Region of Simple Sequence Repeat in Maize Acta Agronomica Sinica, 2009, 33 (8): 1299-1303
31 Zhou Y, Fu ZY, Li Q, Xu ST, Subhash C, Yang XH, Li JS, Yan JB. Comparative analysis of carotenoid and tocopherol compositions in high-oil and normal maize (Zea mays L.) inbreds

Acta Agronomica Sinica, 2009, 35: 2073-2084

32 Fu ZY, Yan JB,Zheng YP,Marilyn L,Warburton,Jonathan H. Crouch, Li JS Nucleotide diversity and molecular evolution of the PSY1 gene in Zea mays compared to some other grass species Theor Appl Genet DOI 10.1007/s00122-009-1188-x
33 Yan JB, Kandianis CB, Harjes CE, Bai L, Kim E, Yang XH, Skinner D, Fu ZY, Mitchell S, Li Q, Fernandez MGS, Zaharieva M, Babu R, Fu Y, Palacios N, Li JS, DellaPenna D, Brutnell T, Buckler ES, Warburton ML, Rocheford T. Rare genetic variation at zea mays crtRB1 increases β-carotene in maize grain Nature Genetics, 2010, 42: 322–327
34 Du HW,Liu ZP,Yan JB,Li JS
Tissue Cultural Characterization of Haploid Coleoptilar Node in Maize Scientia Agricultura Sinica.2010,43(15):3098-3105
35 Crossa J, de Los Campos G, Pérez P, Gianola D, Burgueño J, Araus JL, Makumbi D, Singh R, Dreisigacker S, Yan JB, Arief V, Banziger M, Braun HJ. Prediction of genetic values of quantitative traits in plant breeding using pedigree and molecular markers Genetics, 2010, 186: 713–724
36 Li Q, Li L, Yang XH, Bai GH, Warburton M, Dai JR, Li JS, Yan JB Function, relationship, and evolutionary fate of two maize genes orthologous to rice GW2 associated with kernel size and weight BMC plant biology, 2010, 10:143
37 Yang XH, Yan JB, Shah T, Warburton M, Li Q, Li L, Gao Y F, Chai YC, Fu ZY, Zhou Y, Xu ST, Bai GH, Meng YJ, Zheng YP, Li JS. Genetic analysis and characterization of a new maize association mapping panel for quantitative trait loci dissection

Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 121: 417-431

38 Yan JB, Yang XH, Shah T, Sánchez H, Li JS, Warburton M, Zhou Y, Crouch J, Xu YB. High-throughput SNP genotyping with the GoldenGate assay in maize Molecular breeding, 2010 25:441–451
39 Fu zhiyuan, Yan JB, Zheng YP, Warburton M, Crouch J, Li JS. Genetic Diversity and Molecular Evolution analysis of PSY1 Gene among Grasses Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:709–720
40 Li Q, Yang XH, Bai GH, Warburton M, Mahuku G, Gore M, Dai JR, Li JS, Yan JB. Cloning and characterization of a putative GS3 ortholog involved in maize kernel development Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:753–763
41 Li L, Li H, Li JY, Xu ST, Yang XH, Li JS, Yan JB. A genome-wide survey of maize lipid-related genes: candidate genes mining, digital gene expression profiling and co-location with QTL for maize kernel oil Science China: life science, 2010, 53: 690-700
42 Yang XH, Guo YQ, Yan JB, Zhang J, Song TM, Rocheford T, Li JS. Major and Minor QTL and Epistasis Contribute to Fatty Acid Composition and Oil Concentration in High-oil Maize Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:665–678
43 Tang J, Yan JB, Ma X, Teng W, Wu W, Dai J, Dhillon BS, Melchinger AE, Li J. Dissection of the genetic basis of heterosis in an elite maize hybrid by QTL mapping in an immortalized F(2) population Theor Appl Genet, 2010, 120:333–340
44 Du HW, Wu HX, Yan JB, Li JS Effects of basal media, salt concentrations, antioxidant supplements and coeffects on the Agrobacteriummediated transformation efficiency in maize African Journal of Biotechnology Vol.9(8),pp.1135-1143,22 February,2010
45 Yan JB,Warburton M,Crouch J. Association mapping for enhancing maize genetic improvement

Crop Science,2011,51:433-449

46 Setter TL, Yan JB,Warburton M,Ribaut JM,Xu Y,Sawkins M,Buckler ES,Zhang Z,Gore MA. Genetic association mapping identifies single nucleotide polymorphisms in genes that affect abscisic acid levels in maize floral tissues during drought Journal of Experimental Botany, 2011, 62: 701-716
47 Zhou JQ, Guo YQ, Gao YF, Li JS, Yan JB A SSR Linkage Map of Maize×Teosinte F2 Population and Analysis of Segregation Distortion Agricultural Sciences in China, 2011, 10: 166-174
48 Wei WW, Taba S, Shah T, Chavez V, Yan JB Detection on genetic integrity of conserved maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm in genebank using SNP markers Genet Resour Crop Ev, 2011, 58: 189–207
49 Liu Y, Chander S, Yan JB, Song CP,Zhao JR, Li JS Maize leaf temperature responses to drought: Thermal imaging and quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping Environmental and Experimental Botany, 71 (2011) 158–165
50 Zhou LL, Zhang JY, Yan JB, Song RT Two transposable element insertions are causative mutations for the major domestication gene teosinte branched 1 in modern maize Cell Research advance online publication ,21 June 2011
51 Yang XH, Xu YB, Shah T, Li HH, Han ZH, Li JS, Yan JB Comparison of SSRs and SNPs in assessment of genetic relatedness in maize Genetica, DOI 10.1007/s10709-011-9606-9
52 Li L, Li H, Li Q, Yang XH, Zheng DB, Warburton M, Chai YC, Zhang P, Guo YQ,Yan JB, Li JS. An 11-bp Insertion in Zea mays fatb Reduces the Palmitic Acid Content of Fatty Acids in Maize Grain PLoS ONE September 2011 | Volume 6 | Issue 9 | e24699
53 Wen WW, Araus JL, Shah T, Cairns J, Mahuku G, Bänziger M, Torres JL, Sánchez C, and Yan JB Molecular Characterization of a Diverse Maize Inbred Line Collection and its Potential Utilization for Stress Tolerance Improvement Crop Sciencedoi: 10.2135/cropsci2010.08.0465
54 Chai YC, Hao XM, Yang XH, WB Allen, Li JM, Yan JB, Shen B, Li JS Validation of DGAT1-2 polymorphisms associated with oil content and development of functional markers for molecular breeding of high-oil maize Mol BreedingDOI 10.1007/s11032-011-9644-0
55 Yang XH, Gao SB, Xu ST, Zhang ZX, Prasanna BM, Li L, Li JS, Yan JB Characterization of a global germplasm collection and its potential utilization for analysis of complex quantitative traits in maize Molecular Breeding,DOI 10.1007/s11032-010-9500-7
56 Meng YJ,Yan JB,Teng WT,Li JS
Trends in Genetic Diversity Among Widely used Inbreds from 1991 to 2001 in China and Application of Three Major Germplasm Groups in Maize Breeding Scientia Agricultura Sinica,2010,43(4):670-679
57 Wen WW, Guo TT, Tovar VHC, Li HH, Yan JB, Taba S The strategy and potential utilization of temperate germplasm for tropical germplasm improvement: a case study of maize (Zea mays L.)

Mol Breeding,07 January 2012

58 Wen WW, Franco J, Chavez-Tovar VH, Yan JB, Taba S Genetic Characterization of a Core Set of a Tropical Maize Race Tuxpen˜o for Further Use in Maize Improvemen PLoS ONE, March 2012 | Volume 7
59 Ali F, Yan JB Disease Resistance in Maize and the Role of Molecular Breeding in Defending Against Global Threat.

Journal of Integrative Plant Biology ,2012, 54(3): 134–151

60 Zhou Y, Han YJ, Li ZG, Fu Y, Fu ZY, Xu ST, Li JS, Yan JB and Yang XH. ZmcrtRB3 Encodes a Carotenoid Hydroxylase that Affects the A ccumulation of α-carotene in Maize Kernel. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology , 2012, 54(4): 260–269
61 Li Q, Yang XH, Xu ST, Cai Y, Zhang DL, Han YJ, Li L, Zhang ZX, Gao SB, Li JS, Yan JB. Genome-Wide Association Studies Identified Three Independent Polymorphisms Associated with a-Tocopherol Content in Maize Kernels.

PLoS ONE 7(5): e36807.

62 Yang XH, Ma HL, Zhang P, Yan JB, Guo YQ, Song TM, Li JS. Characterization of QTL for oil content in maize kernel. Theor Appl Genet , 2012 Jun 6.
63 Zhang P, Allen WB, Nagasawa N, Ching AS, Heppard EP, Li H, Hao XM, Li XW, Yang XH, Yan JB, Nagato Y, Sakai H, Shen B, Li JS. A transposable element insertion within ZmGE2gene is associated with increase in embryo to endosperm ratio in maize.

Theor Appl Genet July 7,2012

64 Wang M, Yan JB, Zhao JR, Song W, Zhang XB, Xiao YN, Zheng YL. Genome-wide association study(GWAS) of resistance to head smut in maize. Plant Science Aug 14,2012
65 Guo TT, Li HH, Yan JB, Tang JH, Li JS, Zhang ZW, Zhang LY, Wang JK. Performance prediction of F1 hybrids between recombinant inbred lines derived from two elite maize inbred lines.

Theor Appl Genet , 2012 Sep 13.

66 Babu R, Rojas NP, Gao SB, Yan JB & Pixley K. Validation of the effects of molecular marker polymorphisms in LcyE and CrtRB1 on provitamin A concentrations for 26 tropical maize populations. Theor Appl Genet Oct 02,2012
67 Xu ST, Zhang DL, Cai Y, Zhou Y, Shan T, Ali F, Li Q, Li ZG, Wang WD, Li JS, Yang XH, Yan JB. Dissecting tocopherols content in maize (Zea mays L.), using two segregating populations and high-density single nucleotide polymorphism markers.

BMC Plant Biology , 2012 NOV 02.

68 Fu ZY, Chai YC, Zhou Y, Yang XH, Warburton ML, Xu ST, Cai Y, Zhang DL, Li JS, Yan JB. Natural variation in the sequence ofPSY1and frequency of favorable polymorphisms among tropical and temperate maize germplasm. Theor Appl Genet Dec 13,2012
69 Li H, Peng ZY, Yang XH, Wang WD, Fu JJ, Wang JH, Han YJ, Chai YC, Guo TT, Yang N, Liu J, Warburton ML, Cheng YB, Hao XM, Zhang P, Zhao JY, Liu YJ, Wang GY, Li JS & Yan JB. Genome-wide association study dissects the genetic architecture of oil biosynthesis in maize kernels.

Nature Genetics , 2012 DEC 17.

70 Pan QC, Ali F, Yang XH, Li JS, Yan JB. Exploring the Genetic Characteristics of Two Recombinant Inbred Line Populations via High-Density SNP Markers in Maize. PLOS ONE , Dec 27,2012
71 Ali F, Pan QC, Chen GS, Zahid KR, Yan JB. Evidence of Multiple Disease Resistance (MDR) and Implication of Meta-Analysis in Marker Assisted Selection.

PLoS ONE,8(7): e68150.

72 Xue YD, Warburton ML, Sawkins M, Zhang XH, Setter T, Xu YB, Grudloyma P, Gethi J, Ribaut JM, Li WC, Zhang XB, Zheng YL, Yan JB. Genome-wide association analysis for nine agronomic traits in maize under well-watered and water-stressed conditions Theor Appl Genet, July 2013
73 Liu SX, Wang XL, Wang HW, Xin HB, Yang XH, Yan JB, Li JS, Tran LP, Shinozaki K, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K, Qin F. Genome-Wide Analysis of ZmDREB Genes and Their Association with Natural Variation in Drought Tolerance at Seedling Stage of Zea mays L.

PLOS Genetics,9(9): e1003790.

74 Yang Q, Li Z, Li WQ, Ku LX, Wang C, Ye JR, Li K, Yang N, Li YP, Zhong T, Li JS, Chen YH, Yan JB, Yang XH, Xu ML. CACTA-like transposable element in ZmCCT attenuated photoperiod sensitivity and accelerated the postdomestication spread of maize. PNAS, October 2013
75 Fu JJ, Cheng YB, Linghu JJ, Yang XH, Kang L, Zhang ZX, Zhang J, He C, Du XM, Peng ZY, Wang B, Zhai LH, Dai CM,Xu JB, Wang WD,Li XR, Zheng J,Chen L, Luo LH, Liu JJ,Qian XJ, Yan JB, Wang J, Wang GY. RNA sequencing reveals the complex regulatory network in the maize kernel.

Nat Commun.,4:2832

玉蜀黍属超级泛基因组助力玉米遗传改良

August 24,2022

近日,我校作物遗传改良全国重点实验室和洪山实验室玉米团队利用721份玉蜀黍属材料的基因组数据,构建了首个玉蜀黍属“超级泛基因组(super pan-genome)”图谱,解析了玉蜀黍属基因组特征并探究了其对玉米表型变异的贡献。相关成果发表在Genome Biology杂志上。

我校揭示玉米单向杂交不亲和的奥秘

August 4,2022

近日,Nature Communications在线发表了华中农业大学作物遗传改良国家重点实验室和洪山实验室玉米团队题为“Three types of genes underlying the Gametophyte factor1 locus cause unilateral cross incompatibility in maize”的研究论文。

我校在解决玉米南方锈病问题中取得新进展

July 30,2022

近日,我校玉米团队在《自然通讯》发表题为“Cloning southern corn rust resistant gene RppK and its cognate gene AvrRppK from Puccinia polysora”的研究论文。该研究成功克隆了广谱持久抗玉米南方锈病基因RppK。

解析玉米单倍体诱导分子机制 创新单倍体诱导方法

April 6,2022

近日,我校严建兵教授团队和中国科学院李响研究员团队共同解析了玉米单倍体诱导关键基因ZmPLA1导致单倍体发生的分子机制,并实现了科技成果转化。相关研究成果在Molecular Plant期刊在线发表。

严建兵教授荣获L. Stadler Mid-Career Award国际学术奖

April 2,2022

近日,我校严建兵教授获L. Stadler Mid-Career Award(刘易斯•斯塔德勒中期职业生涯奖)。他是该奖项自2016年设立以来,第七位获奖者,也是第一位由来自美国之外的科学家获奖。

New genetic tricks for boosting crop yield take clues from ancient farmers.

March 25,2022

A gene that increases the number of grains in both rice and maize could be modified for greater harvests

Identified: Genes that can boost maize and rice yields

March 24,2022

Researchers comparing domestication pathways between maize and rice–two of the world’s most economically important crops–identified a gene involved in kernel row number in maize, manipulation of which resulted in an increase in maize yield.

Rice and maize yields boosted up to 10 per cent by CRISPR gene editing

March 24,2022

Turning off a particular gene in maize and rice could enhance grain yields by 10 per cent and 8 per cent respectively, according to a new study. By exploring similar genes in other cereal grains, global crop production could be boosted.

Corn and Rice Genes Identified That Can Increase Crop Yields

March 25,2022

Recently, in a new study published in the journal Science ("Convergent selection of a WD40 protein that enhances grain yield in maize and rice"), researchers have compared a genetic region in two of the world’s most economically important crops, corn and rice, that regulates a quantitative trait─ the number of rows of kernels on an ear of corn or a stalk of paddy.

【特别关注】一场跨越18年的科研“长跑”

March 25,2022

近日,中国农大与我校玉米研究团队共同的科研成果在美国《科学》杂志发表。这是一场持续18年的科研“长跑”,几代学人为了实现这一重大突破,不断激扬梦想、追求卓越,为了探寻科学真理孜孜不倦……

【中国科学报】殊途同归:玉米和水稻趋同选择的奥秘

March 28,2022

近日,《科学》在线发表了中国农业大学教授杨小红、李建生与华中农业大学教授严建兵联合团队的研究论文。经过三代科学家18年的研究发现,玉米基因KRN2和水稻基因OsKRN2受到趋同选择,并通过相似的途径调控玉米和水稻产量。该团队进一步在全基因组层面阐明了趋同进化的遗传规律。

【湖北日报】我国科学家18年研究发现关键基因

March 27,2022

近日,我校严建兵教授团队联合中国农业大学科研团队,历经18年研究,发现了一个在玉米和水稻中都存在的关键基因,通过对该基因的编辑改良,有望将玉米、水稻产量分别提高10%、8%左右。

【科学网】殊途同归:玉米和水稻趋同选择的奥秘

March 25,2022

近日,《科学》杂志在线发表了我校严建兵团队联合中国农业大学李建生和杨小红团队的研究论文。研究发现玉米KRN2和水稻OsKRN2受到趋同选择并通过相似的途径调控玉米和水稻的产量,并通过全基因组选择分析解析了玉米和水稻趋同选择的遗传规律。该研究为作物驯化的机理解析和未来作物育种奠定了重要理论基础。

殊途同归:揭示玉米和水稻趋同选择的奥秘

March 25,2022

近日,《科学》杂志在线发表了我校严建兵团队联合中国农业大学李建生和杨小红团队的研究论文。研究发现玉米KRN2和水稻OsKRN2受到趋同选择并通过相似的途径调控玉米和水稻的产量,并通过全基因组选择分析解析了玉米和水稻趋同选择的遗传规律。该研究为作物驯化的机理解析和未来作物育种奠定了重要理论基础。

机器学习和生物大数据交叉融合助力智能育种

March 5,2022

近日,我校玉米团队开发了一套基于理想目标材料识别的机器学习算法:目标导向的优选技术,该算法可整合组学数据实现多个性状的协同选择,在保证育种目标整体一致的基础上,特定性状实现更优,为作物智能设计育种提供了技术支撑。

杂种优势如何用?玉米有把“新钥匙”

May 14,2021

近日,通过机器学习模型决策鉴定杂种优势基因、寻找性状改良基因的最优组合模式,同时利用基因编辑技术创制优异变异,将极大降低育种成本、加速育种进程。

玉米杂种优势利用“新钥匙”找到

May 14,2021

近日,《基因组生物学》在线发表了我国科学家组成的交叉学科团队最新成果,他们创建了一套迄今为止植物中最大规模的杂交遗传设计群体,利用基因组大数据、机器学习和全基因组关联分析方法系统解析探明了玉米杂种优势产生的新机制,为完善杂种优势假说、高效利用玉米杂种优势提供了一把“新钥匙”。

我校玉米团队跨学科合作开发出玉米杂种优势利用“新钥匙”

May 12,2021

近日,我校玉米团队联合国内相关团队运用基因组大数据、机器学习和全基因组关联分析方法,开发出玉米杂种优势利用“新钥匙”。

严建兵教授接受The Plant Journal专访

Apr 22,2021

近日,The Plant Journal(《植物学杂志》)以“FROM THE MIND OF A PLANT SCIENTIST”为题刊登了对我校严建兵教授的长篇专访。

“宝藏”基因助力玉米籽粒快速脱水

Jan 18,2021

近日,华中农业大学玉米团队在《植物生物技术》杂志发表最新成果,揭示了玉米籽粒含水量动态变化的遗传结构,并首次克隆了一个影响玉米籽粒脱水的主效基因GAR2,为选育快速脱水玉米提供宝贵的基因资源。

功能性玉米被端上餐桌 这个数据库帮了大忙

August 18,2020

华中农业大学严建兵教授团队称他们历时10年创建的玉米数据库(ZEAMAP)第三版上线,可供国内外科学家利用这里的数据进行玉米育种研究。

玉米多组学数据库上线了

July 21,2020

近日,华中农业大学教授严建兵课题组成功整合了来自同一玉米群体的多组学数据,构建了玉米属综合数据库ZEAMAP。该数据库内嵌了基因组“浏览器”和“搜索引擎”,从而实现了对相关组学生物大数据的高度集成、快速检索和智能分析。

玉米团队受邀发表植物单细胞基因组学前沿综述

June 10, 2020

我校严建兵教授课题组受国际植物学权威综述期刊Trends in Plant Science邀请,撰写并发表了题为“Single-Cell Genomics and Epigenomics: Technologies and Applications in Plants”的综述文章。该文章从方法学的角度总结归纳了快速发展的单细胞基因组和表观基因组前沿技术,并总结和展望了该技术在回答植物生物学关键科学问题的研究思路和进展。

”从头驯化“:创造人类所需个性化“新”食物

Mar 8, 2020

如何产出完美、个性化的食物?严建兵提出了”再驯化“处于半驯化状态的作物,以及”从头驯化“产生新作物的解决方案。

我校科研团队揭示利用高通量靶向基因编辑可加速玉米功能基因挖掘

Feb 26, 2020

近日,我校严建兵教授及国内外多家合作单位研究成果以“High throughput CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis streamlines trait gene identification in maize”为题在The Plant Cell期刊发表,研究提出构建基于先验知识的靶向突变体库(knowledge-driven targeted mutagenesis),可以大大加速功能基因的挖掘。

玉米团队利用CUBIC群体推进定制化玉米遗传改良

Jan 25, 2020

近日,来自华中农业大学、北京农林科学院、河北农业大学等多个单位的研究人员在开放获取期刊Genome Biology 在线发表题为“CUBIC: an atlas of genetic architecture promises directed maize improvement”的研究论文。

解码一间实验室的育人基因

July 23, 2019

核心提示: 今年,严建兵课题组师生的系列高水平研究成果先后在《Nature Genetics》《Nature communications》发表。近日,记者走进严建兵教授课题组,以素描笔法采写了几位同学的故事。这一个个鲜活的个体故事,构成了一个朝气蓬勃的群体形象,并可以从中领悟和解码出这间实验室的文化基因和育人密码。

我校学者联手绘制玉米高分辨三维基因组图谱

June 14, 2019

核心提示: 近日,我校李兴旺教授、严建兵教授和李国亮教授团队合作,首次利用Long-read ChIA-PET技术,绘制了玉米活跃表达基因参与的高分辨率三维基因组图谱,鉴定了基因组顺式调控元件三维互作模式,揭示了玉米三维基因组结构调控基因的表达进而影响表型变异的潜在机理。

提升玉米产量关键基因找到

June 11, 2019

科技日报武汉6月10日电 (记者刘志伟 通讯员蒋朝常 杨宁)记者10日从华中农业大学获悉,由该校严建兵教授主导、华大基因等参与的科研团队成功构建热带玉米基因组及高精度结构变异图谱,结合这些信息首次克隆到影响籽粒重量自然变异的关键基因。据悉,这是迄今为止质量最高的热带玉米参考基因组,相关研究成果近日在国际权威期刊《自然·基因》发表

我国科学家找到影响热带玉米产量关键基因

June 6, 2019

新华社武汉6月5日电(记者李伟)华中农业大学严建兵教授课题组主导、华大基因等参与的科研团队成功构建热带玉米基因组及高精度结构变异图谱,找到影响热带玉米产量关键基因。相关研究成果近日在国际权威期刊《自然·基因》发表。

绘制结构变异组图谱 助力玉米遗传改良

May 31, 2019

2019年5月31日,《Nature Genetics 》在线发表了由华中农业大学严建兵团队主导,华大基因等单位参与的玉米基因组研究成果: “Genome assembly of a tropical maize inbred line provides insights into structural variation and crop improvement”。该研究公布了迄今为止质量最高的热带玉米参考基因组,并公布了首份玉米结构变异图谱,结合这些信息首次克隆到影响籽粒重量自然变异的关键基因。

从头驯化新作物满足未来个性化需求

May 5, 2019

近日,华中农业大学严建兵教授与德国马普分子植物生理研究所的AlisdairR. Fernie教授在Molecular Plant 上发表了题“Denovo domestication: An alternative route toward new crops for the future”的观点文章,就能否从头驯化新作物以满足未来个性化需求这一问题做了阐述。“再驯化”和“从头驯化”从新的视角提供了实现农业可持续化发展的一个解决方案。

玉米团队运用单细胞测序技术揭示玉米雌雄减数分裂重组交换的不同

Feb 16, 2019

2月15日,我校严建兵教授团队在NatureCommunications杂志上发表了题为Single Gametophyte Sequencing Reveals that Crossover Events Differbetween Sexes in Maize的论文。该研究开发了玉米单个雌配子体的分离方法,并扩增测序了其基因组

【学习强国】严建兵:站在世界玉米研究前沿的“种田农民”

Feb 10, 2019

“我的人生梦想就是通过遗传改良提高玉米的产量和品质,为人们的美好生活、为国家的粮食安全出力,以实实在在的成果让广大的种田农民受益。”在一次报告中,严建兵这样描绘他的梦想。

我校科研团队开发单细胞DNA甲基化测序新方法

Jan 22, 2019

2019年01月22日,我校玉米团队开发了一种能广泛应用于不同物种组织、不依赖于DNA甲基化状态的单细胞DNA甲基化测序技术。

华中农大严建兵团队发表作物GWAS综述文章

Oct 29, 2018

2018年10月28日,The Plant Journal在线发表了华中农业大学作物遗传改良国家重点实验室严建兵教授和刘海军博士为通讯作者的题为“Crop genome-wide association study: A harvest of biological relevance”的综述文章。

4组“豪杰”揣新招 角逐玉米杂种优势预测总决赛

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Dec 24, 2017

2017年12月23日,首届玉米杂种优势预测挑战赛 “e-Maize Challenge”冬令营暨总决赛在我校作物遗传改良国家重点实验室举行,4支队伍脱颖而出应邀参加最后冠军的角逐。

我校玉米团队与生物信息团队合作解析玉米野生近缘种大刍草对现代玉米遗传改良的贡献

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Nov 30, 2017

2017年11月30日,我校玉米团队严建兵教授课题组与生物信息团队陈玲玲教授课题组合作在Nature Communications杂志在线发表了题为“Contributions of Zea mays ssp. mexicanahaplotypes to modern maize”的研究论文。该研究借助一种创新的遗传设计,巧妙组装了玉米和大刍草的基因组,解析了玉米野生近缘种大刍草对现代玉米遗传改良的贡献。

研究背后的故事:“文无第一,武无第二。”

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Oct 10, 2017

在2017年1月24日时,严建兵教授发了条微信朋友圈:“文无第一,武无第二。”10月23日,严建兵团队进一步解析了玉米单倍体诱导机制,相关研究成果在Nature Communications发表,给“文无第一,武无第二”加了最好的注脚。

我校玉米团队初步解析单倍体诱导机制

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Oct 10, 2017

2017年10月23日,我校玉米团队严建兵课题组与中国农业大学金危危课题组合作在Nature Communications杂志在线发表了题为“Singlenucleus sequencing reveals spermatid chromosome fragmentation as a possiblecause of maize haploid induction”的研究论文。该研究利用单核测序技术,初步解析了玉米单倍体诱导的机制。

玉米团队系统解析玉米产量与株型遗传机理

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Dec 08, 2017

2017年8月,我校玉米团队严建兵课题组分别与李青课题组、李林课题组合作在Plant Physiology在线发表了题为“The conserved and unique genetic architecture of kernel size and weight in maize and rice” “The genetic basis of plant architecture in 10 maize recombinant inbred line populations”的两篇背靠背研究论文。该玉米团队通过系统的高通量遗传剖析,分别揭示了玉米产量和株型的遗传变异机理,为玉米高产育种和株型改良提供了重要线索。

玉米团队解析玉米籽粒代谢遗传基础

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Dec 08, 2015

2015年11月10日,《植物生理学》杂志在线发表了作物遗传改良国家重点实验室玉米团队严建兵教授课题组的研究论文。这项工作以两个玉米重组自交系群体为基础,结合数量遗传学和基因表达网络分析方法解析了成熟籽粒中155种代谢物质含量变异的遗传基础...

基因转录和网络调控是玉米适应性进化的关键动力

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 JUN 18, 2015

过去的几十年,研究者主要关注焦点在于包括玉米在内的作物的驯化改良,但物种对多变环境的适应过程在近些年引起人们越来越大的兴趣。本研究结合多层次组学数据系统性探究了玉米适应性过程,揭示了转录调控是玉米适应性进化的关键动力。相关成果近期以封面文章形式发表在《Molecular Plant》期刊六月份的Plant Genomics专辑上...

严建兵教授课题组首次实现玉米单细胞测序

华中农业大学·南湖新闻网 Mar 25, 2015

严建兵教授课题组通过对24个玉米四分体的单细胞分析获得多个创新性的科学发现,对玉米重组规律有了新认识,丰富了遗传学理论,为作物的遗传育种提供了有价值的信息...

玉米团队在代谢�