Priya Ranjan

Priya Ranjan

Priya Ranjan

Research Assistant Professor

Bio

I have expertise in plant bioinformatics with 15+ years of research experience in sequence analysis, systems biology and integration of multi-omics datasets for identification of genes and gene networks related to plant traits of interest. 

Publications

  1. Rambani, A., J. H. Rice, J. Liu, T. Lane, P. Ranjan, M. Mazarei, V. Pantalone, C. N. Stewart, M. Staton and T. Hewezi (2015). The methylome of soybean roots during the compatible interaction with the soybean cyst nematode. Plant Physiology 168(4):1364-1377.
  2. Muchero, W., J. Guo, S. P. DiFazio, J.-G. Chen, P. Ranjan, G. T. Slavov, L. E. Gunter, S. Jawdy, A. C. Bryan and R. Sykes (2015). High-resolution genetic mapping of allelic variants associated with cell wall chemistry in Populus. BMC Genomics 16(1):24.
  3. Evans, L. M., G. T. Slavov, E. Rodgers-Melnick, J. Martin, P. Ranjan, W. Muchero, A. M. Brunner, W. Schackwitz, L. Gunter and J.-G. Chen (2014). Population genomics of Populus trichocarpa identifies signatures of selection and adaptive trait associations. Nature Genetics 46:1089-1096.
  4. Myburg, A. A., D. Grattapaglia, G. A. Tuskan, U. Hellsten, R. D. Hayes, J. Grimwood, J. Jenkins, E. Lindquist, H. Tice , P. Ranjan et al. (2014). The genome of Eucalyptus grandis. Nature 510: 356-362. 
  5. Porth, I., J. Klapšte, O. Skyba, J. Hannemann, A. D. McKown, R. D. Guy, S. P. DiFazio, W. Muchero, P. Ranjan and G. A. Tuskan (2013). Genome‐wide association mapping for wood characteristics in Populus identifies an array of candidate single nucleotide polymorphisms. New Phytologist 200(3):710-726.
  6. P. Ranjan, T. Yin, X. Zhang, U. C. Kalluri, X. Yang, S. Jawdy and G. A. Tuskan (2010). Bioinformatics-based identification of candidate genes from QTLs associated with cell wall traits in Populus. BioEnergy Research 3(2):172-182.
  7. Yuan, Y., J.-D. Chung, X. Fu, V. E. Johnson, P. Ranjan, S. L. Booth, S. A. Harding and C.-J. Tsai (2009). Alternative splicing and gene duplication differentially shaped the regulation of isochorismate synthase in Populus and Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106(51):22020-22025.
  8. Rao, M. R., M. D. Halfhill, L. G. Abercrombie, P. Ranjan, J. M. Abercrombie, J. S. Gouffon, A. M. Saxton and C. N. Stewart (2009). Phytoremediation and phytosensing of chemical contaminants, RDX and TNT: identification of the required target genes. Functional & Integrative Genomics 9(4):537-547.
  9. Abercrombie, J. M., M. D. Halfhill, P. Ranjan, M. R. Rao, A. M. Saxton, J. S. Yuan and C. N. Stewart (2008). Transcriptional responses of Arabidopsis thaliana plants to As (V) stress. BMC Plant Biology 8(1)1471-2229.
  10. P. Ranjan, Y.-Y. Kao, H. Jiang, C. P. Joshi, S. A. Harding and C.-J. Tsai (2004). Suppression subtractive hybridization-mediated transcriptome analysis from multiple tissues of aspen (Populus tremuloides) altered in phenylpropanoid metabolism. Planta 219(4):694-704.