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Nicholas Lepak
Plant, Soil and Nutrition Research
Agricultural Science Research Technician (Plants)

Phone: (607) 255-1461
Fax: (607) 255-6249
Room 175

CORNELL UNIVERSITY
TOWER ROAD
ITHACA , NY 14853

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genomic estimation of complex traits reveals ancient maize adaptation to temperate North America -
Swartz, K., Gutaker, R.M., Benz, B., Blake, M., Bukowski, R., Holland, J.B., Kruse-Peeples, M., Lepak, N.K., Prim, L., Romay, M.C., Ross-Ibarra, J., Sanchez-Gonzalez, J., Schmidt, C., Schuenemann, V.J., Krause, J., Matson, R.G., Weigel, D., Buckler IV, E.S., Burbano, H.A. 2017. Genomic estimation of complex traits reveals ancient maize adaptation to temperate North America. Science. 357:512-515.
Expanding maize genetic resources with predomestication alleles: maize-teosinte introgression populations Reprint Icon -
Liu, Z., Cook, J., Melia-Hancock, S., Guill, K.E., Bottoms, C., Garcia, A., Ott, O., Nelson, R., Recker, J., Balint-Kurti, P.J., Larsson, S., Lepak, N.K., Buckler, E.S., Trimble, L., Tracy, W., McMullen, M.D., Flint-Garcia, S.A. 2016. Expanding maize genetic resources with predomestication alleles: maize-teosinte introgression populations. The Plant Genome. 9(1). doi:10.3835/plantgenome2015.07.0053.
Expanding maize genetic resources with predomestication alleles: Maize–teosinte introgression populations -
Liu, Z., Cook, J., Melia-Hancock, S., Guill, K.E., Bottoms, C., Garcia, A., Ott, O., Nelson, R., Reckerd, J., Balint Kurti, P.J., Larsson, S., Lepak, N.K., Buckler IV, E.S., Trimble, L., Tracy, W., Mcmullen, M.D., Flint Garcia, S.A. 2016. Expanding maize genetic resources with predomestication alleles: Maize–teosinte introgression populations. The Plant Genome. (9):1.
Genome-wide association study of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in the maize nested association mapping population -
Zhang, N., Gibon, Y., Lepak, N.K., Pinghua, L., Dedow, L., Chen, C., So, Y., Brutnell, T., Sitt, M., Buckler Iv, E.S., Wallace, J.G., Kremling, K., Bradbury, P. 2015. Genome-wide association study of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in the maize nested association mapping population. Plant Physiology. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.0025.
The relationship between parental genetic or phenotypic divergence and progeny variation in the maize nested association mapping population -
Hung, H., Browne, C.J., Guill, K.E., Coles, N., Eller, M., Garcia, A., Lepak, N.K., Melia-Hancock, S., Oropeza-Rosas, M., Salvo, S., Upadyayula, N., Buckler IV, E.S., Flint Garcia, S.A., Mcmullen, M.D., Rocheford, T., Holland, J.B. 2012. The relationship between parental genetic or phenotypic divergence and progeny variation in the maize nested association mapping population. Heredity. 108:490-499.
Fine quantitative trait loci mapping of carbon and nitrogen metabolism enzyme activities and seedling biomass in the intermated maize IBM mapping population -
Zhang, N., Gibon, Y., Gur, A., Chen, C., Lepak, N.K., Hohne, M., Zhang, Z., Kroon, D., Tschoep, H., Sitt, M., Buckler IV, E.S. 2010. Fine quantitative trait loci mapping of carbon and nitrogen metabolism enzyme activities and seedling biomass in the intermated maize IBM mapping population. Plant Physiology. 154:1753-1765.
Genetic Properties of the Maize Nested Association Mapping Population -
Mcmullen, M.D., Kresovich, S., Sanchez-Villeda, H., Bradbury, P., Li, H., Sun, Q., Flint Garcia, S.A., Thornsberry, J., Acharya, C., Bottoms, C., Brown, P., Browne, C.J., Eller, M.S., Guill, K.E., Harjes, C., Kroon, D., Lepak, N.K., Mitchell, S., Peterson, B.E., Pressoir, G., Romero, S.M., Oropeza Rosas, M., Salvo, S.A., Yates, H., Hanson, M., Jones, E., Smith, S., Glaubitz, J., Goodman, M., Ware, D., Holland, J.B., Buckler Iv, E.S. 2009. Genetic Properties of the Maize Nested Association Mapping Population. Science. 325:737-740.
The Genetic Architecture of Maize Flowering Time -
Buckler Iv, E.S., Holland, J.B., Mcmullen, M.D., Kresovich, S., Acharya, C., Bradbury, P., Brown, P., Browne, C.J., Eller, M.S., Ersoz, E., Flint Garcia, S.A., Garcia, A., Glaubitz, J.C., Goodman, M., Haries, C., Guill, K.E., Kroon, D., Larsson, S., Lepak, N.K., Li, H., Mitchell, S.E., Pressoir, G., Peiffer, J., Oropeza Rosas, M., Rocheford, T., Romay, C., Romero, S., Salvo, S.A., Sanchez Villeda, H., Sun, Q., Tian, F., Upadyayula, N., Ware, D., Yates, H., Yu, J., Zhang, Z. 2009. The Genetic Architecture of Maize Flowering Time. Science. 325(5941):714-718.