Current Lab Members

Jinliang Yang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. CV
Laxman Karki is a PostDoc Scholar working on statistical modeling to boost the power of GWAS. CV

Open Positions

We are recruiting enthusiatic individuals, i.e. undergraduate, PhD student or PostDoc, to join the lab. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Yang (via jinliang.yang at with your most recent CV.

PostDoc position

The Jinliang Yang Lab is seeking for enthusiastic individuals to join the lab in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The starting dates are flexible with a preference for fall, 2017.

We are looking for a candidate who will develop statistical approaches to enhance genomic selection by leveraging existing genomics data in maize and apply the developed approaches to conduct empirical genomic selection using UNL’s state-of-the-art greenhouse facility. The ideal candidate will be familiar with at least one coding language, i.e. R or python, and be proficient in at least one of the areas, i.e. quantitative/population genetics, statistical genomics or bioinformatics. To be successful in this role, the candidate should hold a PhD degree or equivalent in genetics, genomics, plant sciences or related area. If interested, please send a cover letter and the most recent resume to Dr. Jinliang Yang (jinliang.yang at

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