• 1. Edgell M.H. Laboratory directed evolution via HG-Selection. Patent number: 10,858,648. Grant date: December 8, 2020.
  • 2. Trick H.N., Li J. and Timothy T.C. Compositions and methods for controlling parasitic nematodes. Patent number: 9,297,022. Grant date: March 29, 2016.

Peer-reviewed publications:

  • 1. Tian B, Li J, Vodkin LO, Todd TC, Finer JJ, Trick HN. 2019. Host-derived gene silencing of parasite fitness genes improves resistance to soybean cyst nematodes in stable transgenic soybean. Theor Appl Genet. 132(9):2651-2662.
  • 2. Lim W, Li J. 2017. Synergetic effect of the Onion CHI gene on the PAP1 regulatory gene for enhancing the flavonoid profile of tomato skin. Sci Rep, 7(1):12377. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-12355-x.
  • 3. Lim W, Li J. 2017. Co-expression of onion chalcone isomerase in Del/Ros1-expressing tomato enhances anthocyanin and flavonol production. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC) 128 (1), 113-124.
  • 4. Tian B, Li J, Oakley T, Todd T, and Trick N. 2016. Host-derived artificial microRNA as an alternative method to improve the resistance to soybean cyst nematode. Genes, 7(12). pii: E122
  • 5. Yu Y, Zhen S, Wang S, Wang Y, Cao H, Zhang Y, Li J, Yan Y. 2016. Comparative transcriptome analysis of wheat embryo and endosperm responses to ABA and H2O2 stresses during seed germination. BMC Genomics, 17:97. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-2416-9.
  • 6. Liu S, Sehgal SK, Lin M, Li J, Trick HN, Gill BS, Bai G. 2015. Independent mis-splicing mutations in TaPHS1 causing loss of preharvest sprouting (PHS) resistance during wheat domestication. New Phytol, 208(3):928-935.
  • 7. He M, Zhu C, Dong K, Zhang T, Cheng Z, Li J, Yan Y. 2015. Comparative proteome analysis of embryo and endosperm reveals central differential expression proteins involved in wheat seed germination. BMC Plant Biol, 15:97. doi: 10.1186/s12870-015-0471-z.
  • 8. Zhu C., Luo N., He M., Chen G., Zhu J., Yin G., Li X., Hu Y., Li J., Yan Y. 2014. Molecular characterization and expression profiling of the protein disulfide isomerase gene family in Brachypodium distachyon L. PLoS One, 9(4):e94704.
  • 9. Zhu X., Qi L., Liu X., Cai S., Xu H., Huang R., Li J., Wei X., Zhang Z. 2014. The wheat ethylene response factor transcription factor pathogen-induced ERF1 mediates host responses to both the necrotrophic pathogen Rhizoctonia cerealis and freezing stresses. Plant Physiol, 164(3):1499-514.
  • 10. Yu Y., Guo G., Lv D., Hu Y., Li J., Li X., Yan Y. 2014. Transcriptome analysis during seed germination of elite Chinese bread wheat cultivar Jimai 20. BMC Plant Biol, 14:20. doi: 10.1186/1471-2229-14-20.
  • 11. Liu X., Khajuria C., Li J., et al. 2013. The Mds-1 Gene in Wheat Encodes a Small Heat-Shock Protein and Governs Susceptibility towards the Hessian Fly Gall Midge. Nature Communications, 4:2070. doi: 10.1038/ncomms3070.
  • 12. Liu S., Sehgal S.K., Li J., Lin M., Trick H.N., Yu J., Gill B.S., Bai G. 2013. Cloning and characterization of a critical regulator for preharvest sprouting in wheat. Genetics, 195(1):263-73.
  • 13. Zhou X., Wang K., Lv D., Wu C., Li J., Zhao P., Lin Z., Du L., Yan Y., Ye X. 2013. Global analysis of differentially expressed genes and proteins in the wheat callus infected by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. PLoS One, 8(11):e79390.
  • 14. Yang K., Rong W., Qi L., Li J., Wei X., Zhang Z. 2013. Isolation and characterization of a novel wheat cysteine-rich receptor-like kinase gene induced by Rhizoctonia cerealis. Sci Rep, 3:3021. doi: 10.1038/srep03021.
  • 15. She M., Yin G., Li J., Du L., Li X., Feng C., Xu H. 2013. Efficient regeneration potential is closely related to auxin exposure time and hydrogen peroxide metabolism during the somatic embryogenesis of immature embryos in Triticum aestivum L. Molecular Biotechnology, 54(2):451-460.
  • 16. Wang K., Wang S., Zhou X., Lin Z., Li J., etc. 2013. Development, identification, and genetic analysis of a quantitative dwarfing somatic variation line in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Crop Science, 53: 1032-1041.
  • 17. Lin Z., Li X., Shannon L.M., Yeh C.T.,Wang M. L., Bai G., Peng Z, Li J., Trick H. N., Clemente T.E., Doebley J., Schnable P.S., Tuinstra M. R., Tesso T. T., Frank White F., Yu J. 2012. Parallel Domestication of SHATTERING1 Gene in Crops. Nature Genetics, 44: 720-724.
  • 18. Wu Y., Li X., Xiang W., Zhu C., Lin Z., Wu Y., Li J., Pandravada S., Ridder D., Guihua Bai, Wang M.L., Trick H.N., Bean S., Tuinstra M., Tesso T.T., and Yu J. 2012. Presence of Tannins in Sorghum Grains Is Conditioned by Different Natural Alleles of Tan1. PNAS, 109 (26): 10281-10286.
  • 19. Bie X., Wang K., She M., Du L., Zhang S., Li J., Gao X., Lin Z., Ye X. 2012. Combinational transformation of three wheat genes encoding fructan biosynthesis enzymes confers increased fructan content and tolerance to abiotic stresses in tobacco. Plant Cell Reports, 31(12):2229-2238.
  • 20. Li J., Ye X., An B., Du L. and Xu H. 2012. Genetic transformation of wheat: current status and future prospects. Plant Biotechnology , 6(3): 183-193.
  • 21. Brady R.C., Li J., Todd T. C., Oakley T. R. and Trick H.N. 2012. Compatibility of foliar insecticides and Heterodera glycines bioassays. Plant Health Progress, doi:10.1094/PHP-2012-0409-01-BR..
  • 22. Li J., Todd T.C., and Trick H.N. 2011. Biotechnological application of functional genomics towards plant parasitic nematode control. Plant Biotechnol Journal, 9(9):936-944.
  • 23. Lee J., Welti R., Roth M., Schapaugh W.T., Li J., and Trick H.N. 2011. Enhanced seed viability and lipid compositional changes during natural aging by suppressing phospholipase Dα in soybean seed. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 10(2):164-173.
  • 24. Li J., Todd T.C., Oakley T.R., Lee J. and Trick H.N. 2010. Host derived suppression of nematode reproductive and fitness genes decreases fecundity of Heterodera glycines. Planta, 232(3):775-785.
  • 25. Li J., Todd T.C., Trick H.N. 2010. Rapid in planta evaluation of root expressed transgenes in chimeric soybean plants. Plant Cell Reports, 29(2): 113-123.
  • 26. Zhao X., Liu M., Li J., Guan C., and Zhang X. 2005. The wheat TaGI1, involved in photoperoidic flowering, encodes an Arabidopsis GI ortholog. Plant Molecular Biology, 58(1): 53-64.
  • 27. Li J., Zhao W., Li Q., Ye X., An B., Li X. and Zhang X. 2005. RNA silencing of Waxy gene results in low levels of amylose in the seeds of transgenic wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Journal of Genetics and Genomics, 32 (8): 846-854.
  • 28. Li J., Wang F., Zhao X., Dong Y., Zhang L., An B. and Zhang X. 2004. Analysis of seed-expressed sequence tags in Triticum aestivum. Journal of integrative plant biology, 3: 363-370.
  • 29. Boyer JA, Clay CJ, Luce KS, M.H. Edgell MH, and Lee AL. 2010. Detection of native-state non-additivity in double mutant cycles via hydrogen exchange. J Am Chem Soc. 132 8010-9.
  • 30. Edgell MH, Sims D, Pielak GJ, and Yi F. 2003. High-precision, high-throughput stability determinations facilitated by robotics and a semi-automated fluorometer. Biochemistry 42: 7587-7593.
  • 31. Waldner JC, Lahr S, Edgell MH and Pielak GJ. 1999. Non-ideality and protein thermal denaturation. Biopolymers 49 471-479.
  • 32. Lahr SJ, Broadwater A, Carter CW, Collier ML, Hensley L, Waldner JC, Pielak GJ, and Edgell MH. 1999. Patterned library analysis: a method for the quantitative assessment of hypotheses concerning the determinants of protein structure. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 96 14860-14865.

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