Selected Publications

  1. Zhiyong Yang, Zhengxing Shen, Hannah Tetreault, Loretta Johnson, Bernd Friebe, Taylor Frazier, Lin-kai Huang, Bin Xu, Caitlin Burklew, Xin-Quan  Zhang, Bingyu Zhao, 2013. Production of autopolyploid lowland switchgrass lines through in vitro chromosome doubling. Bioenergy Research (10.1007/s12155-013-9364-x).

  2. Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh, Bin Xu, Bingyu Zhao, and Y.-H. Percival Zhang, 2013. Overcoming biomass recalcitrance by combining genetically modified switchgrass and cellulose solvent-based lignocellulose pretreatment, PLoS One 8(9): e73523.

  3. Taylor Frazier, Zhengxing Shen, Elizabeth Bush, Bingyu Zhao, 2012. First report of Puccinia emaculata infection on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) in Virginia. Plant Disease 97(3):424.

  4. Bin Xu, Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh, Yuhong Tang, Michael K. Udvardi, Ji-Yi Zhang, Zhengxing Shen, Maria Balota, Kim Harich, Percival Y-H Zhang, Bingyu Zhao, 2012. Overexpression of AtLOV1 in switchgrass alters plant architecture, lignin content, and flowering time, PLoS One, 7(12): e47399.

  5. Michael P. Torrens-Spencea, Glenda Gillaspy, Bingyu Zhao, Kim Harich, Robert H. White, Jianrong Li, 2012. Biochemical evaluation of a parsley tyrosine decarboxylase results in a novel 4 hydroxyphenylacetaldehyde synthase enzyme, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 2012, 418 (2): 211-216.

  6. Hong Zhu, Rui Xia, Bingyu Zhao, Yongqiang An, Chris D Dardick, Ann M Callahan and Zongrang Liu. 2012. Unique expression, processing regulation, and regulatory network of peach (Prunus persica) miRNAs, BMC Plant Biology, 2012,12:149,doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-149.

  7. Shuchi Wu and Bingyu Zhao, 2012. The selection of recombinant binary plasmids generated by gateway LR cloning in the Escherichia coli strain C2110, Molecular Biotechnology, 2012, DOI 10.1007/s12033-012-9548-1.

  8. Sy M. Traore and Bingyu Zhao, 2011. A novel Gateway(R)-compatible binary vector allows direct selection of recombinant clones in A. tumefaciens. Plant methods, 2011, 7(1): 42.

  9. Bingyu Zhao, Douglas Dahlbeck, Karina Krasileva, Rick Fong, and Brian Staskawicz, 2011. Computational and biochemical analysis of the Xanthomonas effector AvrBs2 and its role in the modulation of Xanthomonas type three effector delivery. PLoS Pathogens, 2011, 7(12): e1002408.

  10. Bing Xu, Louis Escamilla-Trevino, Sathitsuksanoh Noppadon, Zhengxing Shen, Percival H. Zhang, Rick A. Dixon, and Bingyu Zhao, 2011. Silencing of 4-coumarate:coenzyme A ligase in switchgrass leads to reduced lignin content and improved fermentable sugar yields for biofuel production. The New Phytologist, 2011, 192: 611-625.

  11. Bin Xu, Lingkai Huang, Zhengxing Shen, Gregory E. Welbaum, Xunzhong Zhang, and Bingyu Zhao, 2011. Selection and characterization of a new switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) line with high somatic embryogenic capacity for genetic transformation. Scientia Horticulturae, 2011, 129(4): 854-861.

  12. Maike Rentel, Lauriebeth Leonelli, Dahlbeck Douglas, Bingyu Zhao, Brian J. Staskawicz, 2008. Recognition of the Hyaloperonospora parasitica effector ATR13 triggers resistance against oomycete, bacterial, and viral pathogens. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, 2008, 105(3): 1091-1096.

  13. Bingyu Zhao, Xinghua Lin, Jessie Poland, Harold N. Trick, Jan E. Leach, Scot H. Hulbert, 2005. A maize non-host resistance gene provides resistance to bacterial streak disease in rice. Proceedings of National Academy of Science, 2005, 102 (42): 15383-15388.

  14. Bingyu Zhao, Edna Y Ardales, Alice Raymundo, Jianfa Bai, Harold N Trick, Jan E Leach, Scot H Hulbert, 2004. The avrRxo1 gene from the rice pathogen Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola confers a nonhost defense reaction on maize with resistance gene Rxo1. Molecular Plant Microbe Interactions, 2004, 17(7):771-9.

  15. Bingyu Zhao, Xinghua Lin, Harold N. Trick, Jan E. Leach, Scot H. Hulbert, 2004. The Rxo1/Rba1 locus of maize controls resistance reactions to pathogenic and non-host bacteria Identification. Theory Applied Genetics, 2004 109(1):71-9.

  16. Jianfa Bai, Lourdes Pennill, Jianchang Ning, Se Weon Lee, Jegadeesan Ramalingam, Craig Webb, Bingyu Zhao, Qing Sun, James Nelson, Jan Leach, and Scot Hulbert, 2002. Diversity in Nucleotide Binding Site-Leucine-Rich Repeat Genes in Cereals. Genome Research, 2002, 12(12): 1871-1884.