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  • Ray Ming, Robert VanBuren, Yanling Liu, Mei Yang, Yuepeng Han, Lei-Ting Li, Qiong Zhang, Min-Jeong Kim, Michael C. Schatz, Michael Campbell, Jingping Li, John E. Bowers, Haibao Tang, Eric Lyons, Ann A. Ferguson, Giuseppe Narzisi, David R. Nelson, Crysten E. Blaby-Haas, Andrea R. Gschwend, Yuannian Jiao, Joshua P. Der, Fanchang Zeng, Jennifer Han, Xiangjia Min, Karen A. Hudson, Ratnesh Singh, Aleel K.Grennan, Steven J. Karpowicz, Jennifer R. Watling, Kikukatsu Ito, Sharon A. Robinson, Matthew E. Hudson, Qingyi Yu, Todd C. Mockler, Andrew Carroll, Yun Zheng, Ramanjulu Sunkar, Ruizong Jia, Nancy Chen, Jie Arro, Ching Man Wai, Eric Wafula, Ashley Spence, Yanni Han, Liming Xu, Jisen Zhang, Rhiannon Peery, Miranda J. Haus, Wenwei Xiong, James A. Walsh, Jun Wu, Ming-Li Wang, Yun J. Zhu, Robert E. Paull, Anne B. Britt, Chunguang Du, Stephen R. Downie, Mary A. Schuler, Todd P. Michael, Steve P. Long, Donald R. Ort, J. William Schopf, David R. Gang, Ning Jiang, Mark Yandell, Claude W. dePamphilis, Sabeeha S. Merchant, Andrew H. Paterson, Bob B. Buchanan, Shaohua Li, Jane Shen-Miller. 2013. Genome of the long-living sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.). Accepted by Genome Biology.
  • Du, C.G., A. Hoffman, L. He, J. Carrona, H.K. Dooner. 2011. The Complete Ac/Ds Transposon Family of Maize. BMC Genomics. 12:588
  • Du, C.G. 2011. Helitron – The Driving Force for Maize Genome Organization. Forests in a Changing World. Published by China Forestry Publishing House. Page 203 to 212.
  • Shaffer, C.D., C. Alvarez, C. Bailey, D. Barnard,  S. Bhalla, C. Chandrasekaran, V. Chandrasekaran, H.-M. Chung, D.R. Dorer, C. Du, et al. 2010. The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions. CBE Life Sci. Educ. Vol. 9, 55-69.
  • Du, C.G., N. Fefelova, J. Caronna, L. He, H.K. Dooner. 2009. The polychromatic Helitron landscape of the maize genome. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA Vol. 106: 19916-19920
  • Lopatto, D., C. Alvarez, D. Barnard, C Chandrasekaran, H.-M. Chung, C. Du, et al. 2008. Genomics Education Partnership.  Science. Vol. 322: 684-685
  • Du, C.G., J. Caronna, L. He, H.K. Dooner. 2008. Computational Prediction and Molecular Confirmation of Helitron transposons in the Maize Genome. BMC Genomics. 9:51
  • Skuse, G.R. and C.G. Du. 2008. Bioinformatics Tools for Plant Genomics. International Journal of Plant Genomics. doi:10.1155/910474
  • He, L.M., C.G. Du, Y. Li, C. Scheuring, H.B. Zhang. 2007. Chapter 13 Construction of Large-insert Bacterial Clone Libraries and Their Applications. Aquaculture Genome Technologies. Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: 9781405126106.
  • Du, C.G., S. Swigonova, J. Messing. 2006. Retrotranspositions in orthologous regions of closely related species. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 6:62
  • Rémy Bruggmann, Arvind K. Bharti, Heidrun Gundlach, Jinsheng Lai, Ana C. Pontaroli, Georg Haberer, Galina Fuks, Chunguang Du, Fusheng Wei, Sarah Young, Christina Raymond, Matt C. Estep, Renyi Liu, Jeffrey L. Bennetzen, Agnes P. Chan, Pablo D. Rabinowicz, John Quackenbush, W. Brad Barbazuk, Rod A. Wing, Steve Rounsley, Bruce Birren, Chad Nusbaum, Klaus F.X. Mayer, and Joachim Messing. 2006. Uneven chromosome contraction and expansion in the maize genome. Genome Research. 10.1101/gr.5338906
  • The Rice Chromosomes 11 and 12 Sequencing Consortia
  • 2005. The sequence of rice chromosomes 11 and 12, rich in disease resistance genes and recent gene duplications. BMC Biology. 3:20
  • Wezenter, J. andC.G. Du. 2005. Identification of DNA Sequences of Long Terminal Repeat Retrotransposons in Maize. Journal of Young Investigator. Vol 13, Issue 3. (Wezenter was my independent research undergraduate student) (http://www.jyi.org/research/re.php?id=423)
  • Campanella, J.J, Q. Vega, C.G. Du, W. Graff, and O. Gomes. 2005. A microarray analysis of gene regulation in radiation-induced plant tumor and Arabidopsis thaliana tissues. In Vivo. Vol. 27(1): 4-14.
  • He, L., C.G. Du, L. Covaleda, Z. Xu, A. F. Robinson, J. Z. Yu, R. J. Kohel, and H.-B. Zhang. 2004. Cloning, Characterization, and Evolution of the NBS-LRR-encoding Resistance Gene Analogue Family in Polypolid Cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 17: 1234-1241.
  • Umer, M.A.,C.G. Du, and J. Dyer. 2004. A computational analysis of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) glyoxysomal 3-oxoacyl-CoA thiolase. Journal of Young Investigators, Vol. 11, No. 3.(Umer was my independent research undergraduate student)
  • Nelson, L.R. and C.G. Du. 2004. Texas wheat program and breeding for stagonospora nodorum resistance in wheat. Proceedings of the International Conference on Superwheat Genetics and Breeding, Kafeng, China.
  • Du, C.G., E. Buckler, and S.V. Muse. 2003. Development of a maize molecular evolutionary genomics database. Comparative and Functional Genomics. 4:246-249.
  • Du, C.G. and L.R. Nelson. 1999.Diallel analysis of gene effects conditioning resistance to Stagonospora nodorum (Berk.) in wheat. Crop Science, Vol.39, No. 3
  • Ioerger, T.R., C.G. Du, and D.S. Linthicum. 1999. Conservation of the cys-trp-cys structural triads and their geometry in the protein domains of super immunoglobulin family members.  Molecular Immunology, 36: 373-386
  • Gao, D.Y., C.G. Du, and Z.W. Li. 1998. Cytological studies on microspore abortion in thermo-sensitive males sterile wheat C49s. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ. Vol. 20(1): 16-18
  • He, L.R., Z.W. Li, D.B. Zhong, L. Hou, C.G. Du, and J.G. Yu. 1994. Comparing studies on genetic characteristics of wet-stress resistance in wheat and barley. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ. Vol. 16(2): 131-135.
  • Xu, Z.H., L.M. He, and C.G. Du. 1993. Factorial Analysis of Soybean Varieties in Sichuan. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ.  15(4): 299-302.
  • He, L.M., Z.H. Xu, F.L. Lu, and C.G. Du. 1993. Principal component analysis of somaclonal progenies in soybean. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ.  15(2): 115-117.
  • Zeng, J.G., L.R. He, Z.W. Li, C.G. Du, J.C. Lu, and J.Q. Yu. 1993. The effects of high-yield and loading-resistance of MET on barley and mathematical models for comprehensive cultural practices. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ. Vol. 15(2): 101-105.
  • Du, C.G., L. Hou, Z.W. Li, L.R. He, and X.J. Wang. 1992. Multivariate analysis of twelve traits in two-rowed barley. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ. Vol. 14(4): 340-342.
  • Du, C.G. and Z.W. Li. 1991. Parent mating and early generation selection in malting barley. J. Of Southwest Agri. Univ. 13(2): 197-200.
  • Du, C.G. and Z.W. Li. 1991. Specific genetic trait analysis of some economic characters in barley. Acta Agri. Boreali-Sinica 6(4): 6-11.
  • Du, C.G., L.M. He, and Z.W. Li. 1991. Factor analysis of genetics and breeding in malting barley. Acta Agri.Boreali-Sinica 6(4): 18-22.