Aaron Kusmec

Graduate Student


  • B.S., Biology, Truman State University, Aug 2014
  • Ph.D. Student, Interdepartmental Genetics & Genomics, Iowa State University, Aug 2014-Present


  • REU Program Participant, May 2013-Aug 2013



* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Kusmec A, S Srinivasan, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2017) Distinct genetic architectures for phenotype means and plasticities in Zea mays. Nat Plants, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1038/s41477-017-0007-7 ]
  • Goiffon M, A Kusmec, L Wang, G Hu, PS Schnable (2017) Improving response in genomic selection with a population-based selection strategy: optimal population value selection. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.116.197103 | PMID: 28526698 ]