Jinliang Yang

Principal Investigator

Contact Information:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
363 Keim Hall,
1825 N 38th St,
Lincoln, NE 68583-0915


jinliang.yang at unl dot edu
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Research Interests:

My research focuses on quantitative genetics and statistical genomics of maize and its wild relatives, from historical domestication to future improvement. In particular, we study the genetic and epigenetic inheritance patterns during the maize domestication and improvement processes.

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  • Ph.D. in Interdepartmental Genetics, Iowa State University
  • M.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, China Agricultural University
  • B.S. in Bio-engineering, China Agricultural University