Hong Yao

Former Graduate Student


  • M.S., Genetics, Academia Sinica, 1996
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University, 2004


  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Missouri, Birchler Lab, 2004-Present


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Yao H, PS Schnable (2005) Cis-effects on meiotic recombination across distinct a1-sh2 intervals in a common Zea genetic background. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.104.034454 | PMID: 15937141 ]
  • Yao H, L Guo, Y Fu, LA Borsuk, TJ Wen, DS Skibbe, X Cui, BE Scheffler, J Cao, SJ Emrich, DA Ashlock, PS Schnable (2005) Evaluation of five ab initio gene prediction programs for the discovery of maize genes. Plant Mol Biol, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1007/s11103-005-0271-1 | PMID: 15830133 ]
  • Yandeau-Nelson MD, Q Zhou, H Yao, X Xu, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (2005) MuDR transposase increases the frequency of meiotic crossovers in the vicinity of a Mu insertion in the maize a1 gene. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.104.035089 | PMID: 15489518 ]
  • Yao H, Q Zhou, J Li, H Smith, MD Yandeau-Nelson, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (2002) Molecular characterization of meiotic recombination across the 140-kb multigenic a1-sh2 interval of maize. PNAS, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1073/pnas.082562199 | PMID: 11959909 | Cited 110 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article