Dr. Tsui-Jung Wen

Former NSF Genome Team Leader

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 1988
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University, 1998

EXPERIENCE:

  • Research Associate, Academia Sinica, Insitute of Botany, 1988-1990
  • NSF Genome Team Leader, 1998-2005

PUBLICATIONS (19):

* 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, 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 ]
  • 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 ]
  • Hochholdinger F*, TJ Wen*, R Zimmermann, P Chimot-Marolle, O da Costa e Silva, W Bruce, KR Lamkey, U Wienand, PS Schnable (2008) The maize (Zea mays L.) roothairless3 gene encodes a putative GPI-anchored, monocot-specific, COBRA-like protein that significantly affects grain yield. Plant J, 54(5): 888-898.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 06/2008)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2008.03459.x | PMID: 18298667 | Impact Factor: 5.9 | Cited 77 times ]
  • Li J, TJ Wen, PS Schnable (2008) Role of RAD51 in the repair of MuDR-induced double-strand breaks in maize (Zea mays L.). Genetics, 178(1): 57-66.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 02/2008)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.107.080374 | PMID: 18202358 | Impact Factor: 4.6 ]
  • 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, 175(1): 429-439.(Featured in Science (315:302) as in Editor's Choice: Highlights of the recent literature; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 12/2006)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1534/genetics.106.064006 | PMID: 17110490 | Impact Factor: 4.6 | Cited 65 times ]
  • Fu Y, TJ Wen, YI Ronin, HD Chen, L Guo, DI Mester, Y Yang, M Lee, AB Korol, DA Ashlock, PS Schnable (2006) Genetic dissection of intermated recombinant inbred lines using a new genetic map of maize. Genetics, 174(3): 1671-1683.(Epub: 1 Sep 2006)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1534/genetics.106.060376 | PMID: 16951074 | Impact Factor: 4.6 | Cited 92 times ]
  • Maher PM, HH Chou, E Hahn, TJ Wen, PS Schnable (2006) GRAMA: genetic mapping analysis of temperature gradient capillary electrophoresis data. Theor Appl Genet, 113(1): 156-162.(Epub: 20 Apr 2006)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1007/s00122-006-0282-6 | PMID: 16783596 | Impact Factor: 4.1 ]
  • Fu Y*, SJ Emrich*, L Guo, TJ Wen, DA Ashlock, S Aluru, PS Schnable (2005) Quality assessment of maize assembled genomic islands (MAGIs) and large-scale experimental verification of predicted genes. PNAS, 102(34): 12282-12287.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1073/pnas.0503394102 | PMID: 16103354 | Impact Factor: 9.7 | Cited 82 times ]
  • Wen TJ*, F Hochholdinger*, M Sauer, W Bruce, PS Schnable (2005) The roothairless1 gene of maize encodes a homolog of sec3, which is involved in polar exocytosis. Plant Physiol, 138(3): 1637-1643.(Epub: 24 Jun 2005; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 04/2007)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1104/pp.105.062174 | PMID: 15980192 | Impact Factor: 6.5 | Cited 143 times ]
  • 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, 111(2): 218-225.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1007/s00122-005-1997-5 | PMID: 15912345 | Impact Factor: 4.1 ]
  • 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, 57(3): 445-460.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1007/s11103-005-0271-1 | PMID: 15830133 | Impact Factor: 3.4 ]
  • Ashlock DA, SJ Emrich, KM Bryden, SM Corns, TJ Wen, PS Schnable (2004) A comparison of evolved finite state classifiers and interpolated Markov models for Improving PCR primer design. CIBCB'04: 190-197.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1109/CIBCB.2004.1393953 | Impact Factor: 6.3 ]
  • Emrich SJ, S Aluru, Y Fu, TJ Wen, M Narayanan, L Guo, DA Ashlock, PS Schnable (2004) A strategy for assembling the maize (Zea mays L.) genome. Bioinformatics, 20(2): 140-147.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/bth017 | PMID: 14734303 | Impact Factor: 7.3 | Cited 66 times ]
  • Qiu F*, L Guo*, TJ Wen, F Liu, DA Ashlock, PS Schnable (2003) DNA sequence-based "bar codes" for tracking the origins of expressed sequence tags from a maize cDNA library constructed using multiple mRNA sources. Plant Physiol, 133(2): 475-481.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1104/pp.103.025015 | PMID: 14555776 | Impact Factor: 6.5 | Cited 59 times ]
  • 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, 48(5): 751-764.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1023/A:1014870429630 | PMID: 11999848 | Impact Factor: 3.4 | Cited 81 times ]
  • Xu X, CR Dietrich, M Delledonne, Y Xia, TJ Wen, DS Robertson, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (1997) Sequence analysis of the cloned glossy8 gene of maize suggests that it may code for a beta-ketoacyl reductase required for the biosynthesis of cuticular waxes. Plant Physiol, 115(2): 501-510.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1104/pp.115.2.501 | PMID: 9342868 | Impact Factor: 6.5 | Cited 97 times ]
  • Hansen JD, J Pyee, Y Xia, TJ Wen, DS Robertson, PE Kolattukudy, BJ Nikolau, PS Schnable (1997) The glossy1 locus of maize and an epidermis-specific cDNA from Kleinia odora define a class of receptor-like proteins required for the normal accumulation of cuticular waxes. Plant Physiol, 113(4): 1091-1100.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1104/pp.113.4.1091 | PMID: 9112770 | Impact Factor: 6.5 | Cited 69 times ]
  • Wen TJ, PS Schnable (1994) Analyses of mutants of three genes that Influence root hair development in Zea mays (Gramineae) suggest that root hairs are dispensable. Am J Bot, 81: 833-842.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Impact Factor: 3.0 | Cited 102 times ]
  • Schnable PS, PS Stinard, TJ Wen, S Heinen, D Weber, L Zhang, JD Hansen, BJ Nikolau (1994) The genetics of cuticular wax biosynthesis. Maydica (Robertson issue), 39: 279-287.
    [ Abstract | Impact Factor: 0.4 ]