Jinliang Yang

Former Graduate Student


  • B.S., Bioengineering, China Agricultural University, Jun 2005
  • M.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, China Agricultural University, Jun 2008
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University, Sep 2014

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0999-3518


* 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, in press.
  • Leiboff S, X Li, HC Hu, N Todt, J Yang, X Li, X Yu, GJ Muehlbauer, MC Timmermans, J Yu, PS Schnable, MJ Scanlon (2015) Genetic control of morphometric diversity in the maize shoot apical meristem. Nat Commun, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1038/ncomms9974 | PMID: 26584889 ]
  • Yang J, H Jiang, CT Yeh, J Yu, JA Jeddeloh, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2015) Extreme-phenotype genome-wide association study (XP-GWAS): a method for identifying trait-associated variants by sequencing pools of individuals selected from a diversity panel. Plant J, in press.
  • 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, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05087.x | PMID: 22731681 ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Koesterke L, D Stanzione, MW Vaughn, SM Welch, W Kusnierczyk, J Yang, CT Yeh, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2011) An efficient and scalable implementation of SNP-Pair interaction testing for genetic association studies. IEEE International Workshop on High Performance Computational Biology, in press.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1109/IPDPS.2011.190 ]