Diane R. Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher

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Degree Field Institution Year(s) Advisor
Ph.D. Plant Breeding and Genetics Cornell University 2011 - 2017 Susan R. McCouch
BSc. Cellular and Molecular Biology Cornell University 2006 - 2010


Position Field Institution Year(s) Advisor
Postdoctoral Researcher Geography University at Buffalo 2017 - Present D. Scott Mackay


  • Thomson MJ, Singh N, Dwiyanti MS, Wang DR, Wright MH, et al. (2017). Large-scale deployment of a rice 6 K SNP array for genetics and breeding applications. Rice (N Y) 10(1): 40. PubMed Rice (N Y)

  • Wang DR, Han R, Wolfrum EJ, McCouch SR (2017). The buffering capacity of stems: genetic architecture of nonstructural carbohydrates in cultivated Asian rice, Oryza sativa. New Phytol 215(2): 658-671. PubMed New Phytol

  • Bessho-Uehara K, Wang DR, Furuta T, Minami A, Nagai K, et al. (2016). Loss of function at RAE2, a previously unidentified EPFL, is required for awnlessness in cultivated Asian rice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(32): 8969-74. PubMed Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A

  • Kang H, Wang Y, Peng S, Zhang Y, Xiao Y, et al. (2016). Dissection of the genetic architecture of rice resistance to the blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae. Mol Plant Pathol 17(6): 959-72. PubMed Mol Plant Pathol

  • Wang DR, Bunce JA, Tomecek MB, Gealy D, McClung A, et al. (2016). Evidence for divergence of response in Indica, Japonica, and wild rice to high CO2 × temperature interaction. Glob Chang Biol 22(7): 2620-32. PubMed Glob Chang Biol

  • Wang DR, Wolfrum EJ, Virk P, Ismail A, Greenberg AJ, et al. (2016). Robust phenotyping strategies for evaluation of stem non-structural carbohydrates (NSC) in rice. J Exp Bot 67(21): 6125-6138. PubMed J Exp Bot

  • Furuta T, Komeda N, Asano K, Uehara K, Gamuyao R, et al. (2015). Convergent Loss of Awn in Two Cultivated Rice Species Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima Is Caused by Mutations in Different Loci. G3 (Bethesda) 5(11): 2267-74. PubMed G3 (Bethesda)

  • Hua L, Wang DR, Tan L, Fu Y, Liu F, et al. (2015). LABA1, a Domestication Gene Associated with Long, Barbed Awns in Wild Rice. Plant Cell 27(7): 1875-88. PubMed Plant Cell