Delin Li

Former Graduate Student


  • B.S., Biology Science, Inner Mongolia Agriculture University, Jul 2010
  • M.S., China Agricultural University, May 2013
  • Ph.D., China Agricultural University, Jun 2021


  • Graduate Student, Schnable Lab @ China Agricultural University (CAU), Jul 2010-May 2013
  • Graduate Student, Schnable Lab @ China Agricultural University (CAU), Aug 2016-Jun 2021


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Li D, Q Liu, PS Schnable (2021) TWAS results are complementary to and less affected by linkage disequilibrium than GWAS. Plant Physiol, in press.
    [ Abstract | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/plphys/kiab161 | PMID: 33823025 ]
  • Li J*, D Li*, C Zavala Espinosa, V Trejo Pastor, A Rasheed, N Palacios Rojas, J Wang, A Santacruz Varela, NC de Almeida Silva, PS Schnable, DE Costich, H Li (2021) Genome-wide analyses reveal footprints of divergent selection and popping-related traits in CIMMYT's maize inbred lines. J Exp Bot, 72(4): 1307-1320.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1093/jxb/eraa480 | PMID: 33070191 | Impact Factor: 5.4 ]
  • Li YH, D Li, YQ Jiao, JC Schnable, YF Li, H Li, HZ Chen, HL Hong, T Zhang, B Liu, ZX Liu, QB You, Y Tian, Y Guo, RX Guan, LJ Zhang, RZ Chang, Z Zhang, J Reif, XA Zhou, PS Schnable, LJ Qiu (2020) Identification of loci controlling adaptation in chinese soya bean landraces via a combination of conventional and bioclimatic GWAS. Plant Biotechnol J, 18(2): 389-401.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/pbi.13206 | PMID: 31278885 | Impact Factor: 6.8 ]
  • Li J*, GB Chen*, A Rasheed, D Li, K Sonder, C Zavala Espinosa, J Wang, DE Costich, PS Schnable, SJ Hearne, H Li (2019) Identifying loci with breeding potential across temperate and tropical adaptation via EigenGWAS and EnvGWAS. Mol Ecol, 28(15): 3544-3560.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/mec.15169 | PMID: 31287919 | Impact Factor: 5.9 ]
  • Zou C, L Li, D Miki, D Li, Q Tang, L Xiao, S Rajput, P Deng, L Peng, W Jia, R Huang, M Zhang, Y Sun, J Hu, X Fu, PS Schnable, Y Chang, F Li, H Zhang, B Feng, X Zhu, R Liu, JC Schnable, JK Zhu, H Zhang (2019) The genome of broomcorn millet. Nat Commun, 10(1): 436.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1038/s41467-019-08409-5 | PMID: 30683860 | Impact Factor: 11.9 ]
  • Ali J, UM Aslam, R Tariq, V Murugaiyan, PS Schnable, D Li, CM Marfori-Nazarea, JE Hernandez, M Arif, J Xu, Z Li (2018) Exploiting the genomic diversity of rice (Oryza sativa L.): SNP-typing in 11 early-backcross introgression-breeding populations. Front Plant Sci, 9: 849.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.00849 | PMID: 29988489 | Impact Factor: 4.1 ]
  • 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: 5.7 ]
  • 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, 8(12): e82333.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082333 | PMID: 24324772 | Impact Factor: 2.8 | Cited 66 times ]