Current Lab Members
Recent Lab Members
Position: Visiting Scholar
Areas of interest: gene expression changes in synthetic hybrid and polyploid plant, the occurrence and functional consequences of epigenetic modifications associated with plant hybridization and polyploidization
MD in Genetics at Northeast Normal University (China)
PhD (stutdent) in Botany at Northeast Normal University (China)
List of Publications:
- Frederic Ngezahayo, Chunming Xu, Yunyang Zhao, Xiaoli Wang, and Bao Liu* (2009) Tissue culture-induced transpositional activity of mPing is correlated with alteration in cytosine methylation in rice. BMC Plant Biology 9: art 91
- Hongyan Wang, Xiucheng Chu, Yang Chai, Yunyang Zhao, Ying Wu, Jihong Zhao, Frederic Ngezahayo, Chunming Xu, and Bao Liu* (2009) Molecular characterization of a rice mutator-phenotype derived from an incompatible cross-pollination reveals transgenerational mobilization of multiple transposable elements and extensive epigenetic instability. BMC Plant Biolog 9:art 63.
- Bao Liu, Chunming Xu, Na Zhao,Bao Qi, Josphert N. Kimatu, Jinsong Pang, Fangpu Han (2009) Rapid genomic changes in polyploid wheat and related species: implications for genome evolution and genetic improvement J. Genet. Genomics 36(9):519-528
- Meishan Zhang , Chunming Xu , Hongyan Yan , Na Zhao , Diter von Wettstein, and Bao Liu (2008) Limited tissue culture-induced mutations and linked epigenetic modifications in F1 hybrids of sorghum pure lines are accompanied by increased transcription of DNA methyltransferases and 5-methylcytosine glycosylases The Plant Journal 57: 666-679.