Yang Zhang

Yang Zhang

Yang was the very first member of the Schnable lab and was a postdoc in our lab from 2014 to 2017. Prior to moving to Nebraska, Yang was a postdoc with our collaborator Pinghua Li from Shandong Agricultural University, having completed her PhD studying cassava at the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences in Hainan, China.

During her time in the she worked primarily on analysis of comparative transcriptional responses to cold stress in maize, sorghum and related species, publishing the first portion of her work in The Plant Cell in 2017. In 2017, Yang accepted a position as a bioinformatics staff research scientist at St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

ORCID: 0000-0003-1712-7211

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Papers As A Member Of The Schnable Lab:

  • Washburn JD, Schnable JC, Brutnell TP, Shao Y, Zhang Y, Ludwig M, Davidse G, Pires JC. (2017) “Genome-Guided Phylo-Transcriptomics.Scientific Reports doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-13236-z