ORCID ID: 0000-0002-9963-8631
Zhikai comes from Inner Mongolia, one of the most beautiful provinces in Northern China. In 2011, he earned his BA from Nanjing Agricultural University in major of agronomy (Nanjing, Jiangsu, China). Then he started his research in rice molecular biology at MSstate University in America (Starkville, MS). In 2014, he joined the Schnable lab as a PhD student. His research focuses on phenomics and NGS data analysis.
- Lai X,* Behera S,* Liang Z, Lu Y, Deogun JS, Schnable JC. "STAG-CNS: An order-aware conserved noncoding sequence discovery tool for arbitrary numbers of species." bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/120428
- Zhang Y, Ngu DW, Carvalho D, Liang Z, Qiu Y, Roston RL, Schnable JC. "Differentialy regulated orthologs in sorghum and the subgenomes of maize." bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/120303
- Liang Z, Schnable JC. "RNA-seq based analysis of population structure within the maize inbred B73." PLoS One doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157942 bioRxiv preprint doi: 10.1101/043513
- Chaudhury SD, Steorger V, Samal A, Schnable JC, Liang Z, Yu J. (2016) "Automated vegetative stage phenotyping analysis of maize plants using visible light images." KDD: Data Science for Food, Energy, and Water (Conference Proceedings)