Li Li

Former Graduate Student


  • B.S., Agronomy, Tarim University, XinJiang, China, Jul 2007
  • M.S., Seed Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China, Jun 2010
  • Ph.D., ISU/Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University Sandwich Student, Iowa State University, Mar 2014
  • Ph.D., Crop Genetics and Breeding, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China, Sep 2010-Present

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4013-7568


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • 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, in press.
  • 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, in press.
  • 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, in press.
  • 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, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082333 | PMID: 24324772 ]