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Jason D Gillman
Plant Genetics Research
Research Geneticist (Plants)

Phone: (573) 882-7210
Fax: (573) 884-7850
Room 204

CURTIS HALL
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
COLUMBIA, MO 65211
Projects
Improving on Perfection; Gene Editing to Reduce or Eliminate Anti-Nutritional Factors in Soybean Seeds that have been Shown to Reduce Economic Value
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 437448
Gene Discovery and Designing Soybeans for Food, Feed, and Industrial Applications
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 434147
Institutional Biological Safety Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418654
Utilizing Genes from the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 437378
Utilizing Genes From the Soybean Germplasm Collection to Mitigate Drought Stress
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 439451

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of heat stress on seed protein composition and ultrastructure of protein storage vacuoles in the cotyledonary parenchyma cells of soybean genotypes that are either tolerant or sensitive to elevated temperatures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Kim, W., Oehrle, N.W., Smith, J.R., Gillman, J.D. 2020. Effect of heat stress on seed protein composition and ultrastructure of protein storage vacuoles in the cotyledonary parenchyma cells of soybean genotypes that are either tolerant or sensitive to elevated temperatures. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 21:4775. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms21134775.
Genome-wide association mapping of dark green color index using a diverse panel of soybean accessions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaler, A., Abdel-Haleem, H.A., Fritschi, F.B., Gillman, J.D., Ray, J.D., Smith, J.R., Purcell, L.C. 2020. Genome-wide association mapping of dark green color index using a diverse panel of soybean accessions. Scientific Reports. 10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-62034-7.
Nested association mapping of important agronomic traits in three interspecific soybean populations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beche, E., Gillman, J.D., Song, Q., Nelson, R.L., Beissinger, T., Decker, J., Shannon, G., Scaboo, A.M. 2020. Nested association mapping of important agronomic traits in three interspecific soybean populations. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 133:1039-1054. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-019-03529-4.
Comparing different statistical models and multiple testing corrections for association mapping in soybean and maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaler, A.S., Gillman, J.D., Beissinger, T., Purcell, L.C. 2020. Comparing different statistical models and multiple testing corrections for association mapping in soybean and maize. Frontiers in Plant Science. 10:1794. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01794.
Proteomic comparison of three extraction methods reveals the abundance of protease inhibitors in the seeds of grass pea, a unique orphan legume Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miranda, C.A., Xu, Q., Oehrle, N.W., Islam, N., Garrett, W.M., Natarajan, S.S., Gillman, J.D., Krishnan, H.B. 2019. Proteomic comparison of three extraction methods reveals the abundance of protease inhibitors in the seeds of grass pea, a unique orphan legume. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 67(37):10296-10305. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b04307.
A seed germination transcriptomic study contrasting two soybean genotypes that differ in terms of their tolerance to the deleterious impacts of elevated temperatures during seed fill Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Biever, J.J., Ye, S., Spollen, W.G., Givan, S.A., Lyu, Z., Joshi, T., Smith, J.R., Fritschi, F.B. 2019. A seed germination transcriptomic study contrasting two soybean genotypes that differ in terms of their tolerance to the deleterious impacts of elevated temperatures during seed fill. BMC Research Notes. 12:522. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13104-019-4559-7.
Demonstration of highly efficient dual gRNA CRISPR/Cas9 editing of the homeologous GmFAD2-1A and GmFAD2-1B genes to yield a high oleic, low linoleic and a-linolenic acid phenotype in soybean Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Do, P.T., Nguyen, C.X., Bui, H.T., Tran, L.T., Stacey, G., Gillman, J.D., Zhang, Z.J., Stacey, M.G. 2019. Demonstration of highly efficient dual gRNA CRISPR/Cas9 editing of the homeologous GmFAD2-1A and GmFAD2-1B genes to yield a high oleic, low linoleic and a-linolenic acid phenotype in soybean. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 19:311. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12870-019-1906-8.
Transcriptomic profiling of Lathyrus sativus L. metabolism of ß-ODAP, a neuroexcitatory amino acid associated with neurodegenerative lower limb paralysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Q., Liu, F., Qu, R., Gillman, J.D., Bi, C., Hu, X., Chen, P., Krishnan, H.B. 2018. Transcriptomic profiling of Lathyrus sativus L. metabolism of ß-ODAP, a neuroexcitatory amino acid associated with neurodegenerative lower limb paralysis. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 36(5-6):832-843. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11105-018-1123-x.
Context-specific genomic selection strategies outperform phenotypic selection for soybean quantitative traits in the progeny row stage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smallwood, C., Saxton, A., Gillman, J.D., Bhandari, H., Wadl, P.A., Fallen, B., Hyten, D., Song, Q., Pantalone, V. 2019. Context-specific genomic selection strategies outperform phenotypic selection for soybean quantitative traits in the progeny row stage. Crop Science. 59(1):54-67. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.03.0197.
Characterization of a USDA core collection of wild soybean (Glycine soja Siebold & Zucc.) accessions for seed composition and agronomic traits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
La, T., Large, E., Taliercio, E.W., Song, Q., Gillman, J.D., Xu, D., Nguyen, H., Shannon, G., Scaboo, A. 2018. Characterization of a USDA core collection of wild soybean (Glycine soja Siebold & Zucc.) accessions for seed composition and agronomic traits. Frontiers in Plant Science. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2017.08.0514.
Properties of oleogels formed with high-stearic soybean oils and sunflower wax Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H.-S., Gillman, J.D., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Kim, S., Singh, M., Byars, J.A., Evangelista, R.L. 2018. Properties of oleogels formed with high-stearic soybean oils and sunflower wax. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 95(5):557-569. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12060.
Genomewide association study of ionomic traits on diverse soybean populations from germplasm collections Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziegler, G.R., Nelson, R.L., Granada, S., Krishnan, H.B., Gillman, J.D., Baxter, I.R. 2018. Genomewide association study of ionomic traits on diverse soybean populations from germplasm collections. Plant Direct. 2(1):1-14. https://doi.org/10.1002/pld3.33.
Identifying and exploring significant genomic regions associated with soybean yield, seed fatty acids, protein, and oil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smallwood, C.J., Gillman, J.D., Saxton, A.M., Bhandari, H.S., Wadl, P.A., Fallen, B.D., Hyten, D.L., Song, Q., Pantalone, V.R. 2017. Identifying and exploring significant genomic regions associated with soybean yield, seed fatty acids, protein, and oil. Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology. 20(4):243-253. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12892-017-0020-0.
Properties of organogels of high stearic soybean oil - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Gillman, J.D., Singh, M., Moser, J.K., Evangelista, R.L. 2017. Properties of organogels of high stearic soybean oil [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists.
The Path for the Development and Release of Heat Tolerant Soybean Lines - (Abstract Only)
Whole-genome resequencing identifies the molecular genetic cause for the absence of a Gy5 glycinin protein in soybean PI 603408 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Kim, W., Song, B., Oehrle, N.W., Tawari, N.R., Liu, S., Krishnan, H.B. 2017. Whole-genome resequencing identifies the molecular genetic cause for the absence of a Gy5 glycinin protein in soybean PI 603408. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 7(7):2345-2352. doi:10.1534/g3.117.039347.
Genetic analysis of teosinte alleles for kernel composition traits in maize Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karn, A., Gillman, J.D., Flint Garcia, S.A. 2017. Genetic analysis of teosinte alleles for kernel composition traits in maize. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 7(4):1157-1164. doi:org/10.1534/g3.117.039529.
Genotyping-by-sequencing-based investigation of the genetic architecture responsible for a ~sevenfold increase in soybean seed stearic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heim, C.B., Gillman, J.D. 2017. Genotyping-by-sequencing-based investigation of the genetic architecture responsible for a ~sevenfold increase in soybean seed stearic acid. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 7:299-308. doi:10.1534/g3.116.035741.
Development of rigorous fatty acid near-infrared spectroscopy quantitation methods in support of soybean oil improvement Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karn, A., Heim, C., Flint Garcia, S.A., Bilyeu, K.D., Gillman, J.D. 2017. Development of rigorous fatty acid near-infrared spectroscopy quantitation methods in support of soybean oil improvement. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 94:69-76. doi:10.1007/s11746-016-2916-4.
Deletion of the SACPD-C locus alters the symbiotic relationship between Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 and soybean, resulting in elicitation of plant defense response and nodulation defects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnan, H.B., Alaswad, A.A., Oehrle, N.W., Gillman, J.D. 2016. Deletion of the SACPD-C locus alters the symbiotic relationship between Bradyrhizobium japonicum USDA110 and soybean, resulting in elicitation of plant defense response and nodulation defects. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions. 29(11):862-877.
Impact of heat stress during seed development on soybean seed metabolome Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chebrolu, K., Fritschi, F., Ye, S., Krishnan, H.B., Smith, J.R., Gillman, J.D. 2016. Impact of heat stress during seed development on soybean seed metabolome. Metabolomics. 12(2):28.
Identification of a new soybean Kunitz trypsin inhibitor mutation and its effect on Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor content in soybean seed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Kim, W., Krishnan, H.B. 2015. Identification of a new soybean Kunitz trypsin inhibitor mutation and its effect on Bowman-Birk protease inhibitor content in soybean seed. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63:1352-1359.
Deletions of the SACPD-C locus elevate seed stearic acid levels but also result in fatty acid and morphological alterations in nitrogen fixing nodules Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Stacey, M.G., Cui, Y., Berg, H., Stacey, G. 2014. Deletions of the SACPD-C locus elevate seed stearic acid levels but also result in fatty acid and morphological alterations in nitrogen fixing nodules. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 14:143. DOI:10.1186/1471-2229-14-143.
Effect of high oleic acid soybean on seed oil, protein concentration, and yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
La, T.C., Pathan, S.M., Vuong, T., Lee, J., Scaboo, A.W., Smith, J.R., Gillen, A.M., Gillman, J.D., Ellersieck, M.R., Nguyen, H.T., Shannon, G. 2014. Effect of high oleic acid soybean on seed oil, protein concentration, and yield. Crop Science. doi:10/2135/cropsci2013.12.0819.
Identification of the molecular genetic basis of the low palmitic acid seed oil trait in soybean mutant line RG3 and association analysis of molecular markers with elevated seed stearic acid and reduced seed palmitic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Tetlow, A., Hagely, K., Boersma, J.G., Cardinal, A., Rajcan, I., Bilyeu, K.D. 2014. Identification of the molecular genetic basis of the low palmitic acid seed oil trait in soybean mutant line RG3 and association analysis of molecular markers with elevated seed stearic acid and reduced seed palmitic acid. Molecular Breeding. 34:447-455.
Mapping the low palmitate fap1 mutation and validation of its effects on soybean oil and agronomic traits in three soybean populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cardinal, A., Whetten, R., Wang, S., Auclair, J., Hyten, D., Cregan, P.B., Bachlava, E., Gillman, J.D., Dewey, R., Upchurch, R.G., Miranda, L.M., Burton, J.W. 2014. Mapping the low palmitate fap1 mutation and validation of its effects on soybean oil and agronomic traits in three soybean populations. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Genetics, 127:97-111.
Identification of a plant introduction soybean line with genetic lesions affecting two distinct glycinin subunits and evaluation of impacts on protein content and composition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, W., Gillman, J.D., Krishnan, H.B. 2013. Identification of a plant introduction soybean line with genetic lesions affecting two distinct glycinin subunits and evaluation of impacts on protein content and composition. Molecular Breeding. 32(2):291-298.
New mutation in Delta-9-Stearoyl-Acyl Carrier Protein desaturase gene associated with enhanced stearic acid levels in soybean seed Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boersma, J.G., Ablett, G.R., Grainger, C., Gillman, J.D., Bilyeu, K.D., Rajcan, I. 2012. New mutation in Delta-9-Stearoyl-Acyl Carrier Protein desaturase gene associated with enhanced stearic acid levels in soybean seed. Crop Science. 52:1736-1742.
Loss-of-function mutations affecting a specific Glycine max R2R3 MYB transcription factor result in brown hilum and brown seed coats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Tetlow, A., Deong-Lee, J., Shannon, G.J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2011. Loss-of-function mutations affecting a specific Glycine max R2R3 MYB transcription factor result in brown hilum and brown seed coats. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 11:155. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2229/11/155.
Genes and alleles for quality traits on the soybean genetic/physical map ()
Gillman, J.D., Bilyeu, K.D. 2012. Genes and alleles for quality traits on the soybean genetic/physical map. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. Wilson, RF., editors. Designing Soybeans for 21st Century Markets. Urbana, IL: AOCS Press. p.63-92.
Intricate environment-modulated genetic networks control isoflavone accumulation in soybean seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez-Gonzalez, J.J., Wu, X., Gillman, J.D., Lee, J., Zhong, R., Shannon, J., Yu, O., Nguyen, H.T., Sleper, D.A. 2010. Intricate environment-modulated genetic networks control isoflavone accumulation in soybean seeds. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10(1):105. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2229/10/105.
Novel FAD3 mutant allele combinations produce soybeans containing 1% linolenic acid in the seed oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilyeu, K.D., Gillman, J.D., Leroy, A. 2011. Novel FAD3 mutant allele combinations produce soybeans containing 1% linolenic acid in the seed oil. Crop Science. 51:259-264.
Soybean Seed Lipoxygenase Genes: Molecular Characterization and Development of Molecular Marker Assays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lenis, J., Gillman, J.D., Lee, J., Shannon, J., Bilyeu, K.D. 2010. Soybean Seed Lipoxygenase Genes: Molecular Characterization and Development of Molecular Marker Assays. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 120(6):1139-1149.
Identification of the Molecular Basis of the Seed Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 - (Abstract Only)
Identification of the Molecular Basis of the Seed Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 - (Abstract Only)
Identification of the Molecular Basis of the Seed Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 - (Abstract Only)
The Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 is Due to Mutations in Two Homologues of the Maize Low Phytic Acid Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillman, J.D., Pantalone, V.R., Bilyeu, K.D. 2009. The Low Phytic Acid Phenotype in Soybean Line CX1834 is Due to Mutations in Two Homologues of the Maize Low Phytic Acid Gene. The Plant Genome. 2(2):179-190.