Qiang Liu

Former Student


  • B.S., Bioscience, Hebei Normal University of Science & Technology, Jun 2013
  • M.S., Crop Genetics & Breeding, China Agricultural University, Jun 2015
  • Ph.D. Student, Interdepartmental Genetics & Genomics, Iowa State University, Aug 2015-Present


  • Student, Schnable Lab @ China Agricultural University (CAU), Aug 2013-Jun 2015

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9402-0226


* 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, 18(1): 192.(Epub 2017 Oct 10)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1186/s13059-017-1328-6 | PMID: 29041960 | Impact Factor: 11.9 ]
  • 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 ]