Aaron Kusmec

Graduate Student

EDUCATION:

  • B.S., Biology, Truman State University, Aug 2014
  • Ph.D. Student, Interdepartmental Genetics & Genomics, Iowa State University, Aug 2014-Present

EXPERIENCE:

  • REU Program Participant, May 2013-Aug 2013

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PUBLICATIONS (9):

* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Zhou Y*, A Kusmec*, SV Mirnezami*, L Attigala, S Srinivasan, T Jubery, JC Schnable, MG Salas-Fernandez, B Ganapathysubramanian, PS Schnable (2021) Identification and utilization of genetic determinants of trait measurement errors in image-based, high-throughput phenotyping. The Plant Cell, in press.
    [ Abstract | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/plcell/koab134 | PMID: 34015121 ]
  • Kusmec A, Z Zheng, SV Archontoulis, B Ganapathysubramanian, G Hu, L Wang, J Yu, PS Schnable (2021) Interdisciplinary strategies to enable data-driven plant breeding in a changing climate. One Earth, 4(3): 372-383.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1016/j.oneear.2021.02.005 ]
  • Kusmec A, CT Yeh, The Genomes to Fields Initiative, PS Schnable (2020) Data-driven identification of environmental variables influencing phenotypic plasticity to facilitate breeding for future climates: a case study involving grain yield of hybrid maize. SSRN, 3684755
  • Moeinizade S, A Kusmec, G Hu, L Wang, PS Schnable (2020) Multi-trait genomic selection methods for crop improvement. Genetics, 215(4): 931-945.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1534/genetics.120.303305 | PMID: 32482640 | Impact Factor: 3.6 ]
  • Zhou Y, S Srinivasan, SV Mirnezami, A Kusmec, Q Fu, L Attigala, MG Salas-Fernandez, B Ganapathysubramanian, PS Schnable (2019) Semiautomated feature extraction from RGB images for sorghum panicle architecture GWAS. Plant Physiol, 179(1): 24-37.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1104/pp.18.00974 | PMID: 30389784 | Impact Factor: 6.3 ]
  • Kusmec A, N de Leon, PS Schnable (2018) Harnessing phenotypic plasticity to improve maize yields. Front Plant Sci, 9: 1377.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.01377 | PMID: 30283485 | Impact Factor: 4.1 ]
  • Kusmec A, PS Schnable (2018) FarmCPUpp: Efficient large-scale genomewide association studies. Plant Direct, 2(4): e00053.
  • Kusmec A, S Srinivasan, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2017) Distinct genetic architectures for phenotype means and plasticities in Zea mays. Nat Plants, 3(9): 715-723.(Selected by journal editors for a commentary written by Bruce Walsh (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41477-017-0012-x; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 10/2017 ; Epub 4 Sep 2017)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1038/s41477-017-0007-7 | PMID: 29150689 | Impact Factor: 13.3 | Cited 51 times ]
  • Goiffon M, A Kusmec, L Wang, G Hu, PS Schnable (2017) Improving response in genomic selection with a population-based selection strategy: optimal population value selection. Genetics, 206(3): 1675-1682.(Selected by journal editors as an "Issue Highlight")
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1534/genetics.116.197103 | PMID: 28526698 | Impact Factor: 3.6 ]