Dr. Sanzhen Liu
(εˆ˜δΈ‰ιœ‡)

Former Post-Doctoral Research Associate

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., Microbiology, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, 1997
  • M.S., Microbiology, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, 2000
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University, Apr 2010

EXPERIENCE:

  • Shanghai Biostar Genechip Inc., R&D Department, 2000-2004
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Schnable Lab, May 2010-Jul 2013

PUBLICATIONS (22):

* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Lin HY, Q Liu, X Li, J Yang, S Liu, Y Huang, MJ Scanlon, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2017) Substantial contribution of genetic variation in the expression of transcription factors to phenotypic variation revealed by eRD-GWAS. Genome Biol, 18(1): 192.(Epub 2017 Oct 10)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1186/s13059-017-1328-6 | PMID: 29041960 | Impact Factor: 11.9 ]
  • Ott A*, S Liu*, JC Schnable, CT Yeh, KS Wang, PS Schnable (2017) tGBS® genotyping-by-sequencing enables reliable genotyping of heterozygous loci. Nucleic Acids Res, gkx853
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/nar/gkx853 | PMID: 29036322 | Impact Factor: 10.2 ]
  • Mei W, S Liu, JC Schnable, CT Yeh, NM Springer, PS Schnable, WB Barbazuk (2017) A comprehensive analysis of alternative splicing in paleopolyploid maize. Front Plant Sci, 8: 694.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.3389/fpls.2017.00694 | PMID: 28539927 | Impact Factor: 4.3 ]
  • Ye H, S Liu, B Tang, J Chen, Z Xie, TM Nolan, H Jiang, H Guo, HY Lin, L Li, Y Wang, H Tong, M Zhang, C Chu, Z Li, M Aluru, S Aluru, PS Schnable, Y Yin (2017) RD26 mediates crosstalk between drought and brassinosteroid signalling pathways. Nat Commun, 8: 14573.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1038/ncomms14573 | PMID: 28233777 | Impact Factor: 12.1 ]
  • Li L*, S Hey*, S Liu, Q Liu, C McNinch, HC Hu, TJ Wen, C Marcon, A Paschold, W Bruce, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger (2016) Characterization of maize roothairless6 which encodes a D-type cellulose synthase and controls the switch from bulge formation to tip growth. Sci Rep, 6: 34395.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 11/2016)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1038/srep34395 | PMID: 27708345 | Impact Factor: 4.5 ]
  • Li L*, S Hill-Skinner*, S Liu, D Beuchle, HM Tang, CT Yeh, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2015) The maize brown midrib4 (bm4) gene encodes a functional folylpolyglutamate synthase. Plant J, 81(3): 493-504.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/tpj.12745 | PMID: 25495051 | Impact Factor: 5.9 ]
  • Zhang Y, A Paschold, C Marcon, S Liu, H Tai, J Nestler, CT Yeh, N Opitz, C Lanz, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger (2014) The Aux/IAA gene rum1 involved in seminal and lateral root formation controls vascular patterning in maize (Zea mays L.) primary roots. J Exp Bot, 65(17): 4919-4930.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/jxb/eru249 | PMID: 24928984 | Impact Factor: 5.8 ]
  • Nestler J*, S Liu*, TJ Wen, A Paschold, C Marcon, HM Tang, D Li, L Li, RB Meeley, H Sakai, W Bruce, PS Schnable, F Hochholdinger (2014) Roothairless5, which functions in maize (Zea mays L.) root hair initiation and elongation encodes a monocot-specific NADPH oxidase. Plant J, 79(5): 729-740.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 07/2014)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/tpj.12578 | PMID: 24902980 | Impact Factor: 5.9 ]
  • Wang X, J Chen, Z Xie, S Liu, TM Nolan, H Ye, M Zhang, H Guo, PS Schnable, Z Li, Y Yin (2014) Histone lysine methyltransferase SDG8 is involved in brassinosteroid-regulated gene expression in Arabidopsis thaliana. Mol Plant, 7(8): 1303-1315.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/mp/ssu056 | PMID: 24838002 | Impact Factor: 8.8 ]
  • Cai W, C Wang, Y Li, C Yao, L Shen, S Liu, X Bao, PS Schnable, J Girton, J Johansen, KM Johansen (2014) Genome-wide analysis of regulation of gene expression and H3K9me2 distribution by JIL-1 kinase mediated histone H3S10 phosphorylation in Drosophila. Nucleic Acids Res, 42(9): 5456-5467.(Epub 2014 Mar 5)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/nar/gku173 | PMID: 24598257 | Impact Factor: 10.2 ]
  • Tang HM*, S Liu*, S Hill-Skinner, W Wu, D Reed, CT Yeh, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2014) The maize brown midrib2 (bm2) gene encodes a methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase that contributes to lignin accumulation. Plant J, 77(3): 380-392.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/tpj.12394 | PMID: 24286468 | Impact Factor: 5.9 ]
  • Li L*, D Li*, S Liu, X Ma, CR Dietrich, HC Hu, G Zhang, Z Liu, J Zheng, G Wang, PS Schnable (2013) The maize glossy13 gene, cloned via BSR-Seq and Seq-Walking encodes a putative ABC transporter required for the normal accumulation of epicuticular waxes. PLoS One, 8(12): e82333.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082333 | PMID: 24324772 | Impact Factor: 2.8 ]
  • Liu S, AP Hsia, PS Schnable (2013) Digestion-ligation-amplification (DLA): a simple genome walking method to amplify unknown sequences flanking mutator (Mu) transposons and thereby facilitate gene cloning. Methods Mol Biol, 1057: 167-176.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1007/978-1-62703-568-2_12 | PMID: 23918428 | Impact Factor: 0.8 ]
  • Li L, KA Petsch, R Shimizu, S Liu, WW Xu, K Ying, J Yu, MJ Scanlon, PS Schnable, MC Timmermans, NM Springer, GJ Muehlbauer (2013) Mendelian and non-mendelian regulation of gene expression in maize. PLoS Genet, 9(1): e1003202.(Epub: 2013 Jan 17; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 02/2013; "Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003202 | PMID: 23341782 | Impact Factor: 6.1 ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Liu S, K Ying, CT Yeh, J Yang, RA Swanson-Wagner, W Wu, T Richmond, DJ Gerhardt, J Lai, NM Springer, D Nettleton, JA Jeddeloh, PS Schnable (2012) Changes in genome content generated via segregation of non-allelic homologs. Plant J, 72(3): 390-399.("Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05087.x | PMID: 22731681 | Impact Factor: 5.9 ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Liu S, CT Yeh, HM Tang, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2012) Gene mapping via Bulked Segregant RNA-Seq (BSR-Seq). PLoS One, 7(5): e36406.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 06/2012; Among the top 10% most cited PLOS ONE articles)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0036406 | PMID: 22586469 | Impact Factor: 2.8 | Cited 90 times ]
  • 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, 7(11): e1002372.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 01/2012; "Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002372 | PMID: 22125494 | Impact Factor: 6.1 | Cited 107 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Eichten SR, JM Foerster, N de Leon, K Ying, CT Yeh, S Liu, JA Jeddeloh, PS Schnable, SM Kaeppler, NM Springer (2011) B73-Mo17 near-isogenic lines demonstrate dispersed structural variation in maize. Plant Physiol, 156(4): 1679-1690.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 09/2011)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1104/pp.111.174748 | PMID: 21705654 | Impact Factor: 6.5 ]
  • Liu S, HD Chen, I Makarevitch, R Shirmer, SJ Emrich, CR Dietrich, WB Barbazuk, NM Springer, PS Schnable (2010) High-throughput genetic mapping of mutants via quantitative single nucleotide polymorphism typing. Genetics, 184(1): 19-26.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 04/2010)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1534/genetics.109.107557 | PMID: 19884313 | Impact Factor: 4.6 | Cited 66 times ]
  • Liu S, CR Dietrich, PS Schnable (2009) DLA-based strategies for cloning insertion mutants: cloning the gl4 locus of maize using Mu transposon tagged alleles. Genetics, 183(4): 1215-1225.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 11/2009)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1534/genetics.109.108936 | PMID: 19805815 | Impact Factor: 4.6 ]
  • 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, 326(5956): 1112-1115.(Cover image; a commentary on this manuscript solicited by journal editors and written by C. Feuillet and K. Eversole was provided in 326: 1071-1072; cited in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maize; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 12/2009; selected as a "must read" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1126/science.1178534 | PMID: 19965430 | Impact Factor: 37.2 | Cited 2,451 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Liu S, CT Yeh, T Ji, K Ying, H Wu, HM Tang, Y Fu, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2009) Mu transposon insertion sites and meiotic recombination events co-localize with epigenetic marks for open chromatin across the maize genome. PLoS Genet, 5(11): e1000733.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 12/2009)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1000733 | PMID: 19936291 | Impact Factor: 6.1 | Cited 137 times ]