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Department of Plant Pathology

Dr. Sanzhen Liu

Dr. Sanzhen Liu

Assistant Professor

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Kansas State University
4022 Throckmorton PSC
1712 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66506

Ph: +1-785-532-1379
Fx: +1-785-532-5692

Education

  • Ph.D. Genetics with a minor in Statistics, Iowa State University, 2010
  • M.S. Molecular Microbiology, Xiamen University, 2000
  • B.S. Microbiology with minor in Computer Science, Xiamen University, 1997

Research

Cloning and characterization of pathogen resistant genes, drought resistant genes and other important crop genes via efficient mapping and cloning strategies. Assembly and annotation of plant and microbe's genomes. Kmer analysis to characterize genome features. Adaption of cutting-edge genomic technologies to facilitate plant genetic and genomic studies.

Staff & Students

  • Cheng He, Fellow (Post-Doc)
  • Ha Le, Ph.D. Student
  • Guifang Lin, Ph.D. Student
  • Yangfan Hao, Visiting Scientist
  • Jill Porkorny, Student Research Assistant

Teaching

  • PPTH613: Bioinformatics Applications, Spring