Yi Jia

Former Graduate Student


  • B.S., Analytical Chemistry, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 1999
  • M.S., Biomedical Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, 2002
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Plant Physiolology, Iowa State University, Aug 2010


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Paschold A, Y Jia, C Marcon, S Lund, NB Larson, CT Yeh, S Ossowski, C Lanz, D Nettleton, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger (2012) Complementation contributes to transcriptome complexity in maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids relative to their inbred parents. Genome Res, in press.
  • Eichten SR, RA Swanson-Wagner, JC Schnable, AJ Waters, PJ Hermanson, S Liu, CT Yeh, Y Jia, K Gendler, M Freeling, PS Schnable, MW Vaughn, NM Springer (2011) Heritable epigenetic variation among maize inbreds. PLoS Genet, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002372 | PMID: 22125494 | Cited 105 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Schnable PS*, D Ware*, RS Fulton, JC Stein, F Wei, S Pasternak, C Liang, J Zhang, LA Fulton, TA Graves, P Minx, AD Reily, L Courtney, SS Kruchowski, C Tomlinson, C Strong, K Delehaunty, C Fronick, W Courtney, SM Rock, E Belter, F Du, K Kim, RM Abbott, M Cotton, A Levy, P Marchetto, K Ochoa, SM Jackson, B Gillam, W Chen, L Yan, J Higginbotham, M Cardenas, J Waligorski, E Applebaum, L Phelps, J Falcone, K Kanchi, T Thane, A Scimone, N Thane, J Henke, T Wang, J Ruppert, N Shah, K Rotter, J Hodges, E Ingenthron, M Cordes, S Kohlberg, J Sgro, B Delgado, K Mead, A Chinwalla, S Leonard, K Crouse, K Collura, D Kudrna, J Currie, R He, A Angelova, S Rajasekar, T Mueller, R Lomeli, G Scara, A Ko, K Delaney, M Wissotski, G Lopez, D Campos, M Braidotti, E Ashley, W Golser, H Kim, S Lee, J Lin, Z Dujmic, W Kim, J Talag, A Zuccolo, C Fan, A Sebastian, M Kramer, L Spiegel, L Nascimento, T Zutavern, B Miller, C Ambroise, S Muller, W Spooner, A Narechania, L Ren, S Wei, S Kumari, BP Faga, MJ Levy, L McMahan, P Van Buren, MW Vaughn, K Ying, CT Yeh, SJ Emrich, Y Jia, A Kalyanaraman, AP Hsia, WB Barbazuk, RS Baucom, TP Brutnell, NC Carpita, C Chaparro, JM Chia, JM Deragon, JC Estill, Y Fu, JA Jeddeloh, Y Han, H Lee, P Li, DR Lisch, S Liu, Z Liu, DH Nagel, MC McCann, P San Miguel, AM Myers, D Nettleton, J Nguyen, BW Penning, L Ponnala, KL Schneider, DC Schwartz, A Sharma, C Soderlund, NM Springer, Q Sun, H Wang, M Waterman, R Westerman, TK Wolfgruber, L Yang, Y Yu, L Zhang, S Zhou, Q Zhu, JL Bennetzen, RK Dawe, J Jiang, N Jiang, GG Presting, SR Wessler, S Aluru, RA Martienssen, SW Clifton, WR McCombie, RA Wing, RK Wilson « view remaining 107 author(s) » (2009) The B73 maize genome: complexity, diversity, and dynamics. Science, in press.
  • Jia Y, DR Lisch, K Ohtsu, MJ Scanlon, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2009) Loss of RNA-dependent RNA Polymerase 2 (RDR2) function causes widespread and unexpected changes in the expression of transposons, genes, and 24-nt small RNAs. PLoS Genet, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000737 | PMID: 19936292 ]
  • Swanson-Wagner RA, R DeCook, Y Jia, T Bancroft, T Ji, X Zhao, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2009) Paternal dominance of trans-eQTL influences gene expression patterns in maize hybrids. Science, in press.
  • Springer NM*, K Ying*, Y Fu, T Ji, CT Yeh, Y Jia, W Wu, T Richmond, J Kitzman, H Rosenbaum, AL Iniguez, WB Barbazuk, JA Jeddeloh, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2009) Maize inbreds exhibit high levels of copy number variation (CNV) and presence/absence variation (PAV) in genome content. PLoS Genet, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000734 | PMID: 19956538 | Cited 316 times ]
  • Jung KH, CD Dardick, LE Bartley, P Cao, J Phetsom, P Canlas, YS Seo, M Shultz, S Ouyang, Q Yuan, BC Frank, E Ly, L Zheng, Y Jia, AP Hsia, K An, HH Chou, DM Rocke, GC Lee, PS Schnable, G An, CR Buell, PC Ronald (2008) Refinement of light-responsive transcript lists using rice oligonucleotide arrays: evaluation of gene-redundancy. PLoS One, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003337 | PMID: 18836531 | Cited 105 times ]
  • Lu R, GC Lee, M Shultz, CD Dardick, KH Jung, J Phetsom, Y Jia, RH Rice, Z Goldberg, PS Schnable, PC Ronald, DM Rocke (2008) Assessing probe-specific dye and slide biases in two-color microarray data. BMC Bioinformatics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-314 | PMID: 18638416 ]
  • Swanson-Wagner RA*, Y Jia*, R DeCook, LA Borsuk, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2006) All possible modes of gene action are observed in a global comparison of gene expression in a maize F1 hybrid and its inbred parents. PNAS, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1073/pnas.051043010 | PMID: 16641103 | Cited 311 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article