Shanshan Zhang

Assistant Staff Scientist - School of Plant Sciences
520-621-9095

Research Lab/Affiliation

Dr. Ramin Yadegari Lab

Educational Background

  • B.S., Science in Agriculture, Zhejiang University, China
  • Ph.D., Science in Genetics, Fudan University, China

Research Interests

Gene regulatory networks in early seed development
Endosperm development in maize and Arabidopsis

Selected Publications

  • Zhang S, Zhan J, Yadegari R (2018) Maize opaque mutants are no longer so opaque. Plant reproduction doi:10.1007/s00497-018-0344-3
  • Zhang S, Wang D, Zhang H, Skaggs MI, Lloyd A, Ran D, An L, Schumaker KS, Drews GN, Yadegari R. (2018) FERTILIZATION-INDEPENDENT SEED-Polycomb Repressive Complex 2 plays a dual role in regulating type I MADS-box genes in early endosperm development. Plant Physiol. pp.00534.2017. doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00534. PMID: 29523711
  • Zhang S, Thakare D, and Yadegari R (2018) Laser-Capture Microdissection of Maize Kernel Compartments for RNA-Seq-Based Expression Analysis. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1676:153-163. PMID: 28986909 DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-7315-6_9
  • Li G, Wang D, Yang R, Logan K, Chen H, Zhang S, Skaggs MI, Lloyd A, Burnett WJ, Laurie JD, Hunter BG, Dannenhoffer JM, Larkins BA, Drews GN, Wang X, Yadegari R (2014) Temporal patterns of gene expression in developing maize endosperm identified through transcriptome sequencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111: 7582-7587. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1406383111
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