Welcome to the Jiang Lab

Departments of Plant Biology and Horticulture, MSU



Zhao, H.N., Zhang, W.L., Chen, L.F., Wang, L., Marand, A.P., Wu, Y.F., and Jiang, J.M. (2018) Proliferation of regulatory DNA elements derived from transposable elements in the maize genome. Plant Physiol. (doi: 10.1104/pp.17.01467).


Leisner, C.P., Hamilton, J.P., Crisovan, E., Manrique-Carpintero, N.C., Marand, A.P., Newton, L., Pham, G.M., Jiang, J.M., Douches, D.S., Jansky, S.H., and Buell, C.R. (2018) Genome sequence of M6, a diploid inbred clone of the high glycoalkaloid-producing tuber-bearing potato species Solanum chacoense, reveals residual heterozygosity. Plant J. (doi: 10.1111/tpj.13857).


Zhao, D.Y., Hamilton, J.P., Vaillancourt, B., Zhang, W.L., Eizenga, G.C., Cui, Y.H., Jiang, J.M., Buell, C.R., and Jiang, N. (2018) The unique epigenetic features of Pack-MULEs and their impact on chromosomal base composition and expression spectrum. Nucleic Acids Res. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gky025).


Braz, G.T., He, L., Zhao, H.N., Zhang, T., Semrau, K., Rouillard, J.-M., Torres, G.A., and Jiang, J.M. (2018) Comparative oligo-FISH mapping: an efficient and powerful methodology to reveal karyotypic and chromosomal evolution. Genetics. 208: 513-523.



Marand, A.P., Jansky, S.H., Zhao, H.N., Leisner, C.P., Zhu, X.B., Zeng, Z.X., Crisovan, E., Newton, L., Hamernik, A.J., Veilleux, R.E., Buell, C.R., Jiang, J.M. (2017) Meiotic crossovers are associated with open chromatin and enriched with Stowaway transposons in potato. Genome Biol. 18: 203.


Butler, N.M., Jiang J.M. and Stupar, R.M. (2017) Crop improvement using genome editing. Plant Breeding Reviews 41: 55-101.


Zhao, H.N., Zeng, Z.X., Koo, D.-H., Gill, B.S., Birchler, J.A. and Jiang, J.M. (2017) Recurrent establishment of de novo centromeres in the pericentromeric region of maize chromosome 3. Chromosome Res. 25: 299-311.


Salam, B.B., Malka, S.K., Zhu, X.B., Gong, H.L., Ziv, C., Teper-Bamnolker, P., Ori, N., Jiang, J.M., and Eshel, D. (2017) Etiolated stem branching is a result of systemic signaling associated with sucrose level. Plant Physiol. 175: 734-745.


Liu, Y., Zhang, W.L., Zhang, K., You, Q., Yan, H.Y., Jiao, Y.N., Jiang, J.M., Xu, W.Y., and Su, Z. (2017) Genome-wide mapping of DNase I hypersensitive sites reveals chromatin accessibility changes in Arabidopsis euchromatin and heterochromatin regions under extended darkness. Scientific Rep. 7: 4093.


Bilinski, P., Han, Y.H., Hufford, M.B., Lorant, A., Zhang, P.D., Estep, M.C., Jiang, J.M., and Ross-Ibarra, J. (2017) Genomic abundance is not predictive of tandem repeat localization in grass genomes. PLoS ONE. 12: e0177896.


Xuanyuan, G.C., Lu, C.M., Zhang, R.F., and Jiang, J.M. (2017) Overexpression of StNF-YB3.1 reduces photosynthetic capacity and tuber production, and promotes ABA-mediated stomatal closure in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.).. Plant science. 261:50-59.


Zhao, D.Y., Hamilton, J.P., Hardigan, M., Yin, D.M., He, T., Vaillancourt, B., Reynoso, M., Pauluzzi, G., Funkhouser, S., Cui, Y.H., Bailey-Serres, J., Jiang, J.M., Buell, C.R., and Jiang, N. (2017) Analysis of ribosome-associated mRNAs in rice reveals the importance of transcript size and GC content in translation. G3. 7:203-219.


Marand, A.P., Zhang, T., Zhu, B., and Jiang, J.M. (2017) Towards genome-wide prediction and characterization of enhancers in plants. BBA - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms. 1860:131-139.



Koo, D.-H., Zhao, H.N. and Jiang, J.M. (2016) Chromatin-associated transcripts of tandemly repetitive DNA sequences revealed by RNA-FISH. Chromosome Res. 24: 467-480 (doi: 10.1007/s10577-016-9537-5).


Jansky, S.H., Charkowski, A.O., Douches, D.S., Gusmini, G., Richael, C., Bethke, P.C., Spooner, D.M., Novy, R.G., De Jong, H., De Jong, W.S., Bamberg, J.B., Thompson, A.L., Bizimungu, B., Holm, D.G., Brown, C.R., Haynes, K.G., Sathuvalli, V.R., Veilleux, R.E., Miller, J.C., Bradeen, J.M., and Jiang, J.M. (2016) Reinventing potato as a diploid inbred line-based crop. Crop Sci. 56: 1412-1422.


Zeng, Z.X. and Jiang J.M. (2016) Isolation and proteomics analysis of barley centromeric chromatin using PICh. J. Proteome Res. 15: 1875-1882.


Hardigan, M.A., Crisovan, E., Hamilton, J.P., Kim, J.,  Laimbeer, P., Leisner, C.P., Manrique-Carpintero, N.C., Newton, L., Pham, G.M., Vaillancourt, B., Yang, X.M., Zeng, Z.X., Douches, D.S., Jiang, J.M., Veilleux, R.E., Buell, C.R. (2016) Genomic reduction uncovers a large dispensable genome and adaptive role for copy number variation in asexually propagated Solanum tuberosum. Plant Cell 28: 388-405.


Khrustaleva, L., Jiang, J.M., and Havey, M.J. (2016) High-resolution tyramide-FISH mapping of markers tightly linked to the male-fertility restoration (Ms) locus of onion. Theor. Appl. Genet. 129: 535-545.


Arcibal, E., Gold, K.M., Flaherty, S., Jiang, J.M., Jahn, M., and Rakotondrafara, A.M. (2016) A mutant eIF4E confers differential resistance to potato virus Y strains and is inherited in a dominant manner in the potato varieties Atlantic and Russet Norkotah. Am. J. Potato Res. 93: 64-71.


Zhu, X.B., Gong, H.L., He, Q.Y., Zeng, Z.X., Busse, J.S., Jin, W.W., Bethke, P.C., and Jiang, J.M. (2016) Silencing of vacuolar invertase and asparagine synthetase genes and its impact on acrylamide formation of fried potato products. Plant Biotech. J. 14: 709-718.


Zhao, H.N., Zhu, X.B., Wang, K., Gent, J.I., Zhang, W.L., Dawe, R.K., and Jiang, J.M. (2016) Gene expression and chromatin modifications associated with maize centromeres. G3 6: 183-192.


Zhang, T., Marand, A.P., and Jiang, J.M. (2016) PlantDHS: a database for DNase I hypersensitive sites in plants. Nucleic Acids Res. 44: D1148-D1153.



Zhu, B., Zhang, W.L., Zhang, T., Liu, B., and Jiang, J.M. (2015) Genome-wide prediction and validation of intergenic enhancers in Arabidopsis using open chromatin signatures. Plant Cell 27:2415-2426


Lough, A.N., Faries, K.M., Koo, D.-H., Hussain, A., Roark, L.M., Langewisch, T.L., Backes, T., Kremling, K.A.G., Jiang, J.M., Birchler, J.A., and Newton, K.J. (2015) Cytogenetic and sequence analyses of mitochondrial DNA insertions in nuclear chromosomes of maize. G3 5:2229-2239


Zhang, T., Zhang, W.L., and Jiang, J.M. (2015) Genome-wide nucleosome occupancy and positioning and their impact on gene expression and evolution in plants. Plant Physiol. 168: 1406-1416.


Gent, J.I., Wang, K., Jiang, J.M., and Dawe, R.K. (2015) Stable patterns of CENH3 occupancy through maize lineages containing genetically similar centromeres. Genetics 200: 1105-1116.


Han, Y.H., Zhang, T., Thammapichai, P., Weng, Y.Q., and Jiang, J.M. (2015) Chromosome-specific painting in Cucumis species using bulked oligonucleotides. Genetics 200: 771-779.


Gao, D.Y., Jiang, N., Wing, R.A., Jiang, J.M., and Jackson, S.A (2015) Transposons play an important role in the evolution and diversification of centromeres among closely related species. Front. Plant Sci. 6: 216


Zhang, W.L. and Jiang, J.M. (2015) Genome-wide mapping of DNase I hypersensitive sites in plants. Methods Mol Biol.1284: 71-89.


Jiang, J.M. (2015) The ‘dark matter’ in the plant genomes: non-coding and unannotated DNA sequences associated with open chromatin. Curr. Opin. Plant Biol. 24: 17-23.


Iovene, M., Yu, Q.Y., Ming, R., and Jiang, J.M. (2015) Evidence for emergence of sex-determining gene(s) in a centromeric region in Vasconcellea parviflora. Genetics 199: 413-421.



Zhang, W.L., Zhang, T., Wu, Y.F., and Jiang, J.M. (2014) Open chromatin in plant genomes. Cytogenet. Genome Res.143: 18-27.


Cook, D.E., Bayless, A.M., Wang, K., Guo, X.L., Song, Q.J., Jiang, J.M., Bent, A.F. (2014) Distinct copy number, coding sequence, and locus methylation patterns underlie Rhg1-mediated soybean resistance to soybean cyst nematode. Plant Physiol. 165: 630-647.


Wu, Y.F., Zhang, W.L., and Jiang, J.M. (2014) Genome-wide nucleosome positioning is orchestrated by genomic regions associated with DNase I hypersensitivity in rice. PLoS Genet. 10: e1004378.


Zhang, H.Q., Koblížková, A., Wang, K., Gong, Z.Y., Oliveira, L., Torres, G.A., Wu, Y.F., Zhang, W.L., Novák, P., Buell, C.R., Macas, J., and Jiang, J.M. (2014) Boom-bust turnovers of megabase-sized centromeric DNA in Solanum species: Rapid evolution of DNA sequences associated with centromeres. Plant Cell 26: 1436-1447.


Zhu, X.B., Richael, C., Chamberlain, P., Busse, J.S.,  Bussan, A.J., Jiang, J.M., Bethke, P.C. (2014) Vacuolar invertase gene silencing in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) improves processing quality by decreasing the frequency of sugar-end defects. PLoS ONE 9: e93381.


Wang, L.S., Zeng, Z.X., Zhang, W.L., and Jiang, J.M. (2014) Three potato centromeres are associated with distinct haplotypes with or without megabase-sized satellite repeat arrays. Genetics 196: 397-401.


Wang, K., Wu, Y.F., Zhang, W.L., Dawe, R.K., and Jiang, J.M. (2014) Maize centromeres expand and adopt a uniform size in the genetic background of oat. Genome Res. 24: 107-116.

Faculty of 1000 Biology: http://f1000.com/prime/718135806


Yang, L.M., Koo, D.-H., Li, D.W., Zhang, T., Jiang, J.M., Luan, F.S., Renner, S.S., Hénnaff, E., Sanseverino, W., Garcia-Mas, J., Casacuberta, J., Senalik, D.A., Simon, P.W., Chen, J.F., Weng, Y.Q. (2014) Next-generation sequencing, FISH mapping, and synteny-based modeling reveal mechanisms of decreasing dysploidy in Cucumis. Plant J. 77: 16-30.



Zhang, T., Talbert, P.B., Zhang, W.L., Wu, Y.F., Yang, Z.J., Henikoff, J., Henikoff, S., and Jiang, J.M. (2013) The CentO satellite confers translational and rotational phasing on cenH3 nucleosomes in rice centromeres. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110: E4875-E4883.

Commentary:  Heslop-Harrison, J.S. and Schwarzacher, T. (2013) Nucleosomes and centromeric DNA packaging. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110: 19974-19975.


Duangpan, S., Zhang, W.L., Wu, Y.F., Jansky, S.H., and Jiang, J.M. (2013) Insertional mutagenesis using Tnt1 retrotransposon in potato. Plant Physiol. 163: 21-29.


Iovene, M., Zhang, T., Lou, Q.F., Buell, C.R., Jiang, J.M. (2013) Copy number variation in potato - an asexually propagated autotetraploid species. Plant J. 75: 80-90.


Chen, J.F., Huang, Q.F., Gao, D.Y., Wang, J.Y., Lang, Y.S., Liu, T.Y., Li, B., Bai, Z.T., Goicoechea, J.L., Liang, C.Z., Chen, C.B., Zhang, W.L., Sun, S.H., Liao, Y., Zhang, X.M., Yang, L., Song, C.L., Wang, M.J., Shi, J.F., Liu, G., Liu, J.J., Zhou, H.L., Zhou, W.L., Yu, Q.L., An, N., Chen, Y., Cai, Q.L., Wang, B., Liu, B.H., Min, J.M., Huang, Y., Wu, H.L., Li, Z.Y., Zhang,Y., Yin, Y., Song, W.Q., Jiang, J.M., Jackson, S.A., Wing, R.A., Wang, J. and Chen, M.S. (2013) Whole-genome sequencing of Oryza brachyantha reveals mechanisms underlying Oryza genome evolution. Nat. Commun. 4: 1595.


He, L., Liu, J., Torres, G.A., Zhang, H.Q., Jiang, J.M., and Xie, C.H. (2013) Interstitial telomeric repeats are enriched in the centromeres of chromosomes in Solanum species. Chromosome Res. 21: 5-13.


Zhang, H.K., Bian, Y., Gou, X.W., Zhu, B., Xu, C.M., Qi, B., Li, N., Rustgi, S., Zhou, H., Han, F.P., Jiang, J.M., von Wettstein, D., and Liu, B. (2013) Persistent whole-chromosome aneuploidy is generally associated with nascent allohexaploid wheat. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110: 3447-3452.



Cook, D.E., Lee, T.G., Guo, X.L., Melito, S., Wang, K., Bayless, A., Wang, J.P., Hughes, T.J., Willis, D.K., Clemente, T., Diers, B.W., Jiang, J.M., Hudson, M., Bent, A.F. (2012) Copy number variation of multiple genes at Rhg1 mediates nematode resistance in soybean. Science 338: 1206-1209.


Gong, Z.Y., Wu, Y.F., Koblížková, A., Torres, G.A., Wang, K., Iovene, M., Neumann, P., Zhang, W.L., Novák, P., Buell, C.R., Macas, J., and Jiang, J.M. (2012) Repeatless and repeat-based centromeres in potato: Implications for centromere evolution. Plant Cell 24: 3559-3574.

In Brief: Mach, J. (2012) Rapid centromere evolution in potato: Invasion of the satellite repeats. Plant Cell 24: 3487.


Wang, J.P., Na, J.-K., Yu, Q.Y., Gschwend, A.R., Han, J., Zeng, F.C., Aryal, R., VanBuren, R., Murray, J.E., Zhang, W.L., Navajas-Pérez, R., Feltus, F.A., Lemke, C., Tong, E.J., Chen, C.X., Wai, C.M., Singh, R., Wang, M.-L., Min, X.J., Alam, M., Charlesworth, D., Moore, P.H., Jiang, J.M., Paterson, A.H., and Ming, R. (2012) Sequencing papaya X and Yh chromosomes reveals molecular basis of incipient sex chromosome evolution. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 109: 13710-13715.


Zhang, W.L., Zhang, T., Wu, Y.F., and Jiang, J.M. (2012) Genome-wide identification of regulatory DNA elements and protein-binding footprints using signatures of open chromatin in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 24: 2719-2731.


Yang, L.M., Koo, D.-H., Li, Y.H., Zhang, X.J., Luan, F.S., Havey, M.J., Jiang, J.M., Weng, Y.Q. (2012) Chromosome rearrangements during domestication of cucumber as revealed by high-density genetic mapping and draft genome assembly. Plant J. 71: 895-906.


Pendinen, G., Spooner, D.M., Jiang, J.M., and Gavrilenko, T. (2012) Genomic in situ hybridization reveals both auto- and allopolyploid origins of different North and Central American hexaploid potato (Solanum sect. Petota) species. Genome 55: 407-415.


Na, J.-K., Wang, J.P., Murray, J.E., Gschwend, A.R., Zhang, W.L., Yu, Q.Y., Navajas-Perez, R., Feltus, F.A., Chen, C.X., Kubat, Z., Moore, P.H., Jiang, J.M., Paterson, A.H., and Ming, R. (2012) Construction of physical maps for the sex-specific regions of papaya sex chromosomes. BMC Genomics 13: 176.


Hirsch, C.D. and Jiang, J.M. (2012) Centromeres: sequences, structure, and biology. In: Plant Genome Diversity, Volume 1: Plant Gneomes, Their Residents, and Their Evolutionary Dynamics. Wendel, J.F. et al. (ed.). Springer, pp. 59-70. (Book Chapter)


Walling, J.G. and Jiang, J.M. (2012) DNA and chromatin fiber-based plant cytogenetics. In: Plant Cytogenetics, Genome Structure and Chromosome Function. H.W. Bass & J.A. Birchler (eds.), Springer, pp. 121-130. (Book Chapter)


Zhang, H., Phan, B.H., Wang, K., Artelt, B.A., Jiang, J.M., Parrott, W.A., and Dawe, R.K. (2012) Stable integration of an engineered megabase repeat array into the maize genome. Plant J. 70: 357-365.


Gent, J.I., Dong, Y.Z., Jiang, J.M., and Dawe, R.K. (2012) Strong epigenetic similarity between maize centromeric and pericentromeric regions at the level of small RNAs, DNA methylation, and H3 chromatin modifications. Nucleic Acids Res.40: 1550-1560


Zhang, W.L., Wu, Y.F., Schnable, J.C., Zeng, Z.X., Freeling, M., Crawford, G.E., and Jiang, J.M. (2012) High-resolution mapping of open chromatin in the rice genome. Genome Res. 22: 151-162.



Wu, Y.F., Kikuchi, S., Yan, H.H., Zhang, W.L., Rosenbaum, H., Iniguez, A.L., and Jiang, J.M. (2011) Euchromatic subdomains in rice centromeres are associated with genes and transcription. Plant Cell 23: 4054-4064.


Gao, D.Y., Gong, Z.Y., Wing, R.A., Jiang, J.M., and Jackson, J.A. (2011) Molecular and cytological characterization of centromeric retrotransposons in a wild relative of rice, Oryza granulata. Trop. Plant Biol. 4: 217-227.


Fan, C.Z., Walling, J.G., Zhang, J.W., Hirsch, C.D.,  Jiang, J.M., and Wing, R.A. (2011) Conservation and purifying selection of transcribed genes located in a rice centromere. Plant Cell 23: 2821-2830.


The Potato Genome Sequencing Consortium (2011) Genome sequence and analysis of the tuber crop potato. Nature 475: 189-195.


Torres, G.A., Gong, Z.Y., Iovene, M., Hirsch, C.D., Buell, C.R., Bryan, G.J., Novák, P., Macas, J., and Jiang, J.M. (2011) Organization and evolution of subtelomeric satellite repeats in the potato genome. G3 1: 85-92.


Iovene, M., Cavagnaro, P.F., Senalik, D., Buell, C.R., Jiang, J.M., and Simon, P.W. (2011) Comparative FISH mapping of Daucus species (Apiaceae family). Chromosome Res. 19: 493-506.


Koo, D.-H., Han, F.P., Birchler, J.A. and Jiang, J.M. (2011) Distinct DNA methylation patterns associated with active and inactive centromeres of the maize B chromosome. Genome Res. 21: 908-914


Lin, L., Koo, D.-H., Zhang, W.L., St. Peter, J., and Jiang, J.M. (2011) De novo assembly of potential linear plant artificial chromosome constructs capped with expansive telomeric repeats. Plant Methods 7: 10.


Wu, L., Bhaskar, P.B., Busse, J.S., Zhang, R.F., Bethke, P.C., and Jiang, J.M.(2011) Developing cold-chipping potato varieties by silencing the vacuolar invertase gene. Crop Sci. 51: 981-990.



Bhaskar PB, Wu L, Busse JS, Whitty BR, Hamernik AJ, Jansky SH, Buell CR, Bethke PC, Jiang J. (2010). Suppression of the vacuolar invertase gene prevents cold-induced sweetening in potato. Plant Physiol 154: 939-48


Macas J, Neumann P, Novak P, Jiang J. (2010). Global sequence characterization of rice centromeric satellite based on oligomer frequency analysis in large-scale sequencing data. Bioinformatics 26: 2101-8


Zhang W, Friebe B, Gill BS, Jiang J. (2010). Centromere inactivation and epigenetic modifications of a plant chromosome with three functional centromeres. Chromosoma 119: 553-63


Zhang W, Wai C, Ming R, Yu Q, Jiang J. (2010). Integration of Genetic and Cytological Maps and Development of a Pachytene Chromosome-based Karyotype in Papaya. Tropical Plant Biology 3: 166-70


Yan H, Kikuchi S, Neumann P, Zhang W, Wu Y, Chen F, Jiang J. (2010). Genome-wide mapping of cytosine methylation revealed dynamic DNA methylation patterns associated with genes and centromeres in rice. Plant J


Lou Q, Iovene M, Spooner DM, Buell CR, Jiang J. (2010). Evolution of chromosome 6 of Solanum species revealed by comparative fluorescence in situ hybridization mapping. Chromosoma 119: 435-42


Gaines TA, Zhang W, Wang D, Bukun B, Chisholm ST, Shaner DL, Nissen SJ, Patzoldt WL, Tranel PJ, Culpepper AS, Grey TL, Webster TM, Vencill WK, Sammons RD, Jiang J, Preston C, Leach JE, Westra P. (2010). Gene amplification confers glyphosate resistance in Amaranthus palmeri. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107: 1029-34



Wolfgruber TK, Sharma A, Schneider KL, Albert PS, Koo DH, Shi J, Gao Z, Han F, Lee H, Xu R, Allison J, Birchler JA, Jiang J, Dawe RK, Presting GG. (2009). Maize centromere structure and evolution: sequence analysis of centromeres 2 and 5 reveals dynamic Loci shaped primarily by retrotransposons. PLoS Genet 5: e1000743


Schnable PS, Ware D, Fulton RS, Stein JC, Wei F, et al. (2009). The B73 maize genome: complexity, diversity, and dynamics. Science 326: 1112-5


Hirsch CD, Wu Y, Yan H, Jiang J. (2009). Lineage-specific adaptive evolution of the centromeric protein CENH3 in diploid and allotetraploid Oryza species. Mol Biol Evol 26: 2877-85


Han Y, Zhang Z, Liu C, Liu J, Huang S, Jiang J, Jin W. (2009). Centromere repositioning in cucurbit species: implication of the genomic impact from centromere activation and inactivation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106: 14937-41


Gao D, Gill N, Kim HR, Walling JG, Zhang W, Fan C, Yu Y, Ma J, SanMiguel P, Jiang N, Cheng Z, Wing RA, Jiang J, Jackson SA. (2009). A lineage-specific centromere retrotransposon in Oryza brachyantha. Plant J 60: 820-31


Bhaskar PB, Venkateshwaran M, Wu L, Ane JM, Jiang J. (2009). Agrobacterium-mediated transient gene expression and silencing: a rapid tool for functional gene assay in potato. PLoS One 4: e5812


Groza H, Bowen B, Bussan A, Navarro F, Stevenson W, Palta J, Jiang J. (2009). Freedom Russet—A Dual Purpose Russet Potato Cultivar with Resistance to Common Scab and Good Fry Quality. American Journal of Potato Research 86: 406-14


Koo DH, Jiang J. 2009. Super-stretched pachytene chromosomes for fluorescence in situ hybridization mapping and immunodetection of DNA methylation. Plant J 59: 509-16


Kramer LC, Choudoir MJ, Wielgus SM, Bhaskar PB, Jiang J. (2009). Correlation Between Transcript Abundance of the RB Gene and the Level of the RB-Mediated Late Blight Resistance in Potato. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 22: 447-55


Bradeen JM, Iorizzo M, Mollov DS, Raasch J, Kramer LC, Millett BP, Austin-Phillips S, Jiang J, Carputo D. (2009). Higher copy numbers of the potato RB transgene correspond to enhanced transcript and late blight resistance levels. Mol Plant Microbe Interact 22: 437-46


Kuang H, Padmanabhan C, Li F, Kamei A, Bhaskar PB, Ouyang S, Jiang J, Buell CR, Baker B. (2009). Identification of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements (MITEs) and biogenesis of their siRNAs in the Solanaceae: new functional implications for MITEs. Genome Res 19: 42-56



Yan H, Talbert PB, Lee HR, Jett J, Henikoff S, Chen F, Jiang J. (2008). Intergenic locations of rice centromeric chromatin. PLoS Biol 6: e286


Jin W, Lamb J, Zhang W, Kolano B, Birchler J, Jiang J. (2008). Histone modifications associated with both A and B chromosomes of maize. Chromosome Research 16: 1203-14


Zhang W, Wang X, Yu Q, Ming R, Jiang J. (2008). DNA methylation and heterochromatinization in the male-specific region of the primitive Y chromosome of papaya. Genome Res 18: 1938-43


Iovene M, Wielgus SM, Simon PW, Buell CR, Jiang J. (2008). Chromatin structure and physical mapping of chromosome 6 of potato and comparative analyses with tomato. Genetics 180: 1307-17


Koo DH, Jiang J. (2008). Extraordinary tertiary constrictions of Tripsacum dactyloides chromosomes: implications for karyotype evolution of polyploids driven by segmental chromosome losses. Genetics 179: 1119-23


Pendinen G, Gavrilenko T, Jiang J, Spooner DM. (2008). Allopolyploid speciation of the Mexican tetraploid potato species Solanum stoloniferum and S. hjertingii revealed by genomic in situ hybridization. Genome 51: 714-20


Zhu W, Ouyang S, Iovene M, O’Brien K, Vuong H, Jiang J, Buell CR. (2008). Analysis of 90 Mb of the potato genome reveals conservation of gene structures and order with tomato but divergence in repetitive sequence composition. BMC Genomics 9: 286


Ming R, Hou S, Feng Y, Yu Q, Dionne-Laporte A, Saw JH, Senin P, Wang W, Ly BV, Lewis KL, Salzberg SL, Feng L, Jones MR, Skelton RL, Murray JE, Chen C, Qian W, Shen J, Du P, Eustice M, Tong E, Tang H, Lyons E, Paull RE, Michael TP, Wall K, Rice DW, Albert H, Wang ML, Zhu YJ, Schatz M, Nagarajan N, Acob RA, Guan P, Blas A, Wai CM, Ackerman CM, Ren Y, Liu C, Wang J, Na JK, Shakirov EV, Haas B, Thimmapuram J, Nelson D, Wang X, Bowers JE, Gschwend AR, Delcher AL, Singh R, Suzuki JY, Tripathi S, Neupane K, Wei H, Irikura B, Paidi M, Jiang N, Zhang W, Presting G, Windsor A, Navajas-Perez R, Torres MJ, Feltus FA, Porter B, Li Y, Burroughs AM, Luo MC, Liu L, Christopher DA, Mount SM, Moore PH, Sugimura T, Jiang J, Schuler MA, Friedman V, Mitchell-Olds T, Shippen DE, dePamphilis CW, Palmer JD, Freeling M, Paterson AH, Gonsalves D, Wang L, Alam M. (2008). The draft genome of the transgenic tropical fruit tree papaya (Carica papaya Linnaeus). Nature 452: 991-6


Li X, Wang X, He K, Ma Y, Su N, He H, Stolc V, Tongprasit W, Jin W, Jiang J, Terzaghi W, Li S, Deng XW. (2008). High-resolution mapping of epigenetic modifications of the rice genome uncovers interplay between DNA methylation, histone methylation, and gene expression. Plant Cell 20: 259-76


Zhang W, Lee HR, Koo DH, Jiang J. (2008). Epigenetic modification of centromeric chromatin: hypomethylation of DNA sequences in the CENH3-associated chromatin in Arabidopsis thaliana and maize. Plant Cell 20: 25-34


Houben A, Dawe RK, Jiang J, Schubert I. (2008). Engineered plant minichromosomes: a bottom-up success? Plant Cell 20: 8-10


Bhaskar PB, Raasch JA, Kramer LC, Neumann P, Wielgus SM, Austin-Phillips S, Jiang J. (2008). Sgt1, but not Rar1, is essential for the RB-mediated broad-spectrum resistance to potato late blight. BMC Plant Biol 8: 8


Halterman DA, Kramer LC, Wielgus S, Jiang J. (2008). Performance of Transgenic Potato Containing the Late Blight Resistance Gene RB. Plant Disease 92: 339-43


Yu Q, Hou S, Feltus FA, Jones MR, Murray JE, Veatch O, Lemke C, Saw JH, Moore RC, Thimmapuram J, Liu L, Moore PH, Alam M, Jiang J, Paterson AH, Ming R. (2008). Low X/Y divergence in four pairs of papaya sex-linked genes. Plant J 53: 124-32


Before 2007

Stupar RM, Bhaskar PB, Yandell BS, Rensink WA, Hart AL, Ouyang S, Veilleux RE, Busse JS, Erhardt RJ, Buell CR, Jiang J. (2007). Phenotypic and transcriptomic changes associated with potato autopolyploidization. Genetics 176: 2055-67


Lee HR, Zhang WL, Langdon T, Jin WW, Yan HH, Cheng ZK, Jiang JM. (2005). Chromatin immunoprecipitation cloning reveals rapid evolutionary patterns of centromeric DNA in Oryza species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 102: 11793-8


Nagaki K, Cheng ZK, Ouyang S, Talbert PB, Kim M, Jones KM, Henikoff S, Buell CR, Jiang JM. (2004). Sequencing of a rice centromere uncovers active genes. Nature Genetics 36: 138-45


Song JQ, Bradeen JM, Naess SK, Raasch JA, Wielgus SM, Haberlach GT, Liu J, Kuang HH, Austin-Phillips S, Buell CR, Helgeson JP, Jiang JM. (2003). Gene RB cloned from Solanum bulbocastanum confers broad spectrum resistance to potato late blight. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100: 9128-33


Cheng ZK, Dong FG, Langdon T, Shu OY, Buell CR, Gu MH, Blattner FR, Jiang JM. (2002). Functional rice centromeres are marked by a satellite repeat and a centromere-specific retrotransposon. Plant Cell 14: 1691-704


Cheng ZK, Buell CR, Wing RA, Gu MH, Jiang JM. (2001). Toward a cytological characterization of the rice genome. Genome Research 11: 2133-41


Miller JT, Dong FG, Jackson SA, Song J, Jiang JM. (1998). Retrotransposon-related DNA sequences in the centromeres of grass chromosomes. Genetics 150: 1615-23


Jiang JM, Nasuda S, Dong FG, Scherrer CW, Woo SS, Wing RA, Gill BS, Ward DC. (1996). A conserved repetitive DNA element located in the centromeres of cereal chromosomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 93: 14210-3


Jiang JM, Gill BS, Wang GL, Ronald PC, Ward DC. (1995). Metaphase and Interphase Fluorescence in-Situ Hybridization Mapping of the Rice Genome with Bacterial Artificial Chromosomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 92: 4487-91