Yan Zhou

Graduate Student


  • B.S., Plant Science, Agricultural University of Hebei, China , Jun 2009
  • M.S., Genetics, Nanjing Agricultural University, China, Jun 2012
  • Ph.D. Student, Genetics, Iowa State University, Aug 2015-Present


  • Research Associate, Department of Molecular Breeding, State Key Laboratory of Main Crop Germplasm Innovation, Beijing, China, Apr 2013-Mar 2014
  • Research Associate, Department of Molecular Breeding and Functional Genetics, Beijing Shou Jia Li Hua Technology Ltd., Beijing, China, Apr 2014-Jan 2015


ORCID ID: 0000-0003-0347-0027


* Authors contributed equally to the article
  • Li M*, L Cao*, M Mwimba, Y Zhou, L Li, M Zhou, PS Schnable, JA O'Rourke, X Dong, W Wang (2019) Comprehensive mapping of abiotic stress inputs into the soybean circadian clock. PNAS, 116(47): 23840-23849.
    [ Abstract | Full Text PDF | Supplemental Materials | doi:10.1073/pnas.1708508116 | PMID: 31676549 | Impact Factor: 9.6 ]
  • 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 ]