Ruth Swanson-Wagner

Former Graduate Student


  • B.A., St. Mary's Univ. of Minnesota, 2003
  • Ph.D., Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University, Aug 2009


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • 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, 72(3): 390-399.("Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2012.05087.x | PMID: 22731681 | Impact Factor: 5.7 ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Waters AJ*, I Makarevitch*, SR Eichten*, RA Swanson-Wagner, CT Yeh, WW Xu, PS Schnable, MW Vaughn, M Gehring, NM Springer (2011) Parent-of-origin effects on gene expression and DNA methylation in the Maize endosperm. The Plant Cell, 23(12): 4221-4233.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1105/tpc.111.092668 | PMID: 22198147 | Impact Factor: 8.6 | Cited 184 times ]
  • Eichten SR*, RA Swanson-Wagner*, JC Schnable, AJ Waters, PJ Hermanson, S Liu, CT Yeh, Y Jia, K Gendler, M Freeling, PS Schnable, MW Vaughn, NM Springer (2011) Heritable epigenetic variation among maize inbreds. PLoS Genet, 7(11): e1002372.(Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 01/2012; "Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002372 | PMID: 22125494 | Impact Factor: 5.2 | Cited 149 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Fu Y, NM Springer, DJ Gerhardt, K Ying, CT Yeh, W Wu, RA Swanson-Wagner, M D'Ascenzo, T Millard, L Freeberg, N Aoyama, J Kitzman, D Burgess, T Richmond, TJ Albert, WB Barbazuk, JA Jeddeloh, PS Schnable (2010) Repeat subtraction-mediated sequence capture from a complex genome. Plant J, 62(5): 898-909.(Epub: 4 Mar 2010; Cover image; Selected by journal editors as a "Featured Article"; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 09/2010)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1111/j.1365-313X.2010.04196.x | PMID: 20230488 | Impact Factor: 5.7 | Cited 96 times ]
  • Swanson-Wagner RA, R DeCook, Y Jia, T Bancroft, T Ji, X Zhao, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2009) Paternal dominance of trans-eQTL influences gene expression patterns in maize hybrids. Science, 326(5956): 1118-1120.(A commentary on this manuscript solicited by the editors of Science and written by C. Feuillet and K. Eversole was provided in 326: 1071-1072; Selected as an Editors' Choice by MaizeGDB, 12/2009; "Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology)
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1126/science.1178294 | PMID: 19965432 | Impact Factor: 41.0 | Cited 113 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Swanson-Wagner RA*, Y Jia*, R DeCook, LA Borsuk, D Nettleton, PS Schnable (2006) All possible modes of gene action are observed in a global comparison of gene expression in a maize F1 hybrid and its inbred parents. PNAS, 103(18): 6805-6810.(Epub: 25 Apr 2006; "Recommended" by the Faculty of 1000 Biology; Identified by Thomson Reuters Scientific's Essential Science Indicators as the most highly cited paper in the research front map "On Applying Genome-Wide Selection"; podcast solicited by Download MP3 (5.7 MB) | WMA (2.5 MB))
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1073/pnas.0510430103 | PMID: 16641103 | Impact Factor: 9.6 | Cited 408 times ] Faculty1000 Recommeded Article
  • Ashlock DA, RA Swanson-Wagner, PS Schnable (2005) Selection of genetically diverse recombinant inbreds with an ordered gene evolutionary algorithm. CIBCB'05: 237-242.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | doi:10.1109/CIBCB.2005.1594923 ]