Marna Yandeau-Nelson

Former Graduate Student


  • B.S., Biology, Drake University, 1998
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University, 2005


  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Penn State University, Guiltinan Lab, 2005-Present


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Emrich SJ*, L Li*, TJ Wen, MD Yandeau-Nelson, Y Fu, L Guo, HH Chou, S Aluru, DA Ashlock, PS Schnable (2007) Nearly identical paralogs: implications for maize (Zea mays L.) genome evolution. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1534/genetics.106.064006 | PMID: 17110490 | Cited 65 times ]
  • Yandeau-Nelson MD, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (2006) Effects of trans-acting genetic modifiers on meiotic recombination across the a1-sh2 interval of maize. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.105.049270 | PMID: 16816431 ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Yandeau-Nelson MD, Y Xia, J Li, MG Neuffer, PS Schnable (2006) Unequal sister chromatid and homolog recombination at a tandem duplication of the a1 locus in maize. Genetics, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.105.052712 | PMID: 16751673 ]
  • Hsia AP, TJ Wen, HD Chen, Z Liu, MD Yandeau-Nelson, Y Wei, L Guo, PS Schnable (2005) Temperature gradient capillary electrophoresis (TGCE)--A tool for the high-throughput discovery and mapping of SNPs and IDPs. Theor Appl Genet, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1007/s00122-005-1997-5 | PMID: 15912345 ]
  • Dietrich CR, MA Perera, MD Yandeau-Nelson, RB Meeley, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (2005) Characterization of two gl8 paralogs reveals that the 3-ketoacyl reductase component of fatty acid elongase is essential for maize (Zea mays L.) development. Plant J, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2005.02418.x | PMID: 15941398 | Cited 73 times ]
  • 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
  • Skibbe DS, F Liu, TJ Wen, MD Yandeau-Nelson, X Cui, J Cao, CR Simmons, PS Schnable (2002) Characterization of the aldehyde dehydrogenase gene families of Zea mays and Arabidopsis. Plant Mol Biol, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1023/A:1014870429630 | PMID: 11999848 | Cited 78 times ]