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Shahryar F Kianian
Cereal Disease Lab
Research Leader

Phone: (612) 624-4155
Fax: (651) 649-5054
Room CDL 6

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
1551 LINDIG
SAINT PAUL , MN 551086086
Projects
Fusarium Head Blight of Cereals: Pathogen Biology, Associated Phytobiome, and Host Resistance
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431321
Cereal Rust: Pathogen Biology and Host Resistance
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431808
Cooperative Agreement on Institutional Biological Safety Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 433065
Enhancing Fusarium Head Blight Resistance by Epigenetic Modification of Durum Cultivars
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435166
Cereal Rust Fungi: Genetics, Population Biology, and Host-Pathogen Interactions
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428964
Understanding Stem Rust Resistance in Barley and Germplasm Enhancement
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429338

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A novel approach to assess salt stress tolerance in wheat using hyperspectral imaging -
Moghimi, A., Yang, C., Miller, M.E., Kianian, S., Marchetto, P.M. 2018. A novel approach to assess salt stress tolerance in wheat using hyperspectral imaging. Frontiers in Plant Science. 9(1182). https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01182.
Mapping QTL for Fusarium head blight resistance in a Tunisian-derived durum wheat population -
New sources of adult plant and seedling resistance to Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae identified among Avena sativa accessions of the national small grains collection -
Yimer, B., Gordon, T.C., Harrison, S., Kianian, S., Bockelman, H.E., Bonman, J.M., Esvelt Klos, K.L. 2018. New sources of adult plant and seedling resistance to Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae identified among Avena sativa accessions of the national small grains collection. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-04-18-0566-RE.
High-resolution crossover mapping reveals similarities and differences in the patterns of male and female recombination in maize -
Kianian, P.M., Wang, M., Simons, K.J., Ghavami, F., He, Y., Dukowic-Schulze, S., Sundararajan, A., Sun, Q., Pillardy, J., Mudge, J., Chen, C., Kianian, S., Pawlowski, W. 2018. High-resolution crossover mapping reveals similarities and differences in the patterns of male and female recombination in maize. Nature Communications. 9(1):2370. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-04562-5.
Comparative analysis of transcriptome in two wheat genotypes with contrasting levels of drought tolerance -
Kumar, J., Gunapati, S., Kianian, S., Singh, S.P. 2018. Comparative analysis of transcriptome in two wheat genotypes with contrasting levels of drought tolerance. Protoplasma. 255(5):1487-1504. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00709-018-1237-x).
De novo assembly and phasing of dikaryotic genomes from two isolates of Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae, the causal agent of oat crown rust -
Miller, M.E., Zhang, Y., Omidvar, V., Sperschneider, J., Schwessinger, B., Raley, C., Palmer, J.M., Garnica, D., Upadhyaya, N., Rathjen, J., Tayler, J., Park, R.F., Dodds, P.N., Hirsch, C., Kianian, S., Figueroa, M. 2018. De novo assembly and phasing of dikaryotic genomes from two isolates of Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae, the causal agent of oat crown rust. mBio. 9(1):1-21. https://doi: 10.1128/mBio.01650-17.
Development of genetic and genomic resources to evaluate wheat organellar genome variants and their functional implications -
Liberatore, K.L., Miller, M.E., Kianian, S. 2018. Development of genetic and genomic resources to evaluate wheat organellar genome variants and their functional implications. Plant and Animal Genome Conference [abstract]. Paper No. 31800.
Identification, introgression, and molecular marker genetic analysis and selection of a highly effective novel oat crown rust resistance from diploid oat, Avena strigosa -
Rines, H.W., Miller, M.E., Carson, M.L., Chao, S., Tiede, T., Wiersma, J., Kianian, S. 2017. Identification, introgression, and molecular marker genetic analysis and selection of a highly effective novel oat crown rust resistance from diploid oat, Avena strigosa. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131(3):721-733. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00122-017-3031-0.
Genomic features shaping the landscape of meiotic double-strand break hotspots in maize -
He, Y., Wang, M., Dukowic-Schulze, S., Zhou, A., Tiang, C., Shilo, S., Sidh Sidhu, G., Eichten, S., Bradbury, P., Springer, N., Buckler IV, E.S., Levy, A., Sun, Q., Pillardy, J., Kianian, P., Kianian, S., Chen, C., Pawlowski, W. 2017. Genomic features shaping the landscape of meiotic double-strand break hotspots in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114(46):12231-12236.
Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae: a threat to global oat production -
Nazareno, E.S., Li, F., Madeleine, S., Park, R.F., Kianian, S., Figueroa, M. 2017. Puccinia coronata f. sp. avenae: a threat to global oat production. Molecular Plant Pathology. http://doi.org/10.1111/mpp.12608.
Hyperspectral imaging to identify salt-tolerant wheat lines -
Moghimi, A., Yang, C., Miller, M.E., Kianian, S.F., Marchetto, P. 2017. Hyperspectral imaging to identify salt-tolerant wheat lines. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2262388.
Evaluation of grain dimension and weight using backcross recombinant inbred lines (BRILs) between wild and domesticated Emmer wheat -
Miyazaki, Y., Ngoc, P., Liberatore, K.L., Kianian, S., Vladutu, C., Mori, N. 2017. Evaluation of grain dimension and weight using backcross recombinant inbred lines (BRILs) between wild and domesticated Emmer wheat. Crop Research. 62:31-36.
Evaluation of grain dimension and weight using backcross recombinant inbred lines (BRILs) between wild and domesticated emmer wheat -
Miyazaki, Y., Ngoc, P., Liberatore, K.L., Kianian, S., Vladutu, C., Mori, N. 2017. Evaluation of grain dimension and weight using backcross recombinant inbred lines (BRILs) between wild and domesticated emmer wheat. Crop Research. 62:31-36.
Optimization and comparative analysis of plant organellar DNA enrichment methods suitable for next generation sequencing -
Miller, M.M., Liberatore, K.L., Kianian, S.F. 2017. Optimization and comparative analysis of plant organellar DNA enrichment methods suitable for next generation sequencing. Journal of Visualized Experiments. https://doi.org/10.3791/55528.
A high resolution radiation hybrid map of wheat chromosome 4A -
Balcarkova, B., Frenkel, Z., Skopova, M., Abrouk, M., Kumar, A., Chao, S., Kianian, S., Akhunov, E., Korol, A., Dolezel, J., Valarik, M. 2017. A high resolution radiation hybrid map of wheat chromosome 4A. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:2063. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.02063.
Gene evolutionary trajectories and GC patterns driven by recombination in Zea mays -
Sundararajan, A., Dukowic-Schulze, S., Kwicklis, M., Engstrom, K., Garcia, N., Oviedo, O., Ramaraj, T., Gonzales, M., He, Y., Minghui, W., Sun, Q., Pillardy, J., Kianian, S., Pawlowski, W., Chen, C., Mudge, J. 2016. Gene evolutionary trajectories and GC patterns driven by recombination in Zea mays. Frontiers in Plant Science. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01433.
Identification and validation of a major cadmium accumulation locus and closely associated SNP markers in North Dakota durum wheat cultivars -
Abuhammad, W.A., Mamidi, S., Kumar, A., Pirseyedi, S., Kianian, S., Alamri, M., Mergoum, M., Elias, E. 2016. Identification and validation of a major cadmium accumulation locus and closely associated SNP markers in North Dakota durum wheat cultivars. Molecular Breeding. 36:112. doi: 10.1007/S11032-016-0536-1.
Methods in molecular biology: plant cytogenetics -
Kianian, P., Kianian, S. 2016. Methods in molecular biology: Plant cytogenetics. In: Kianian, S.F., Penny, M.A. Plant Cytogenics. New York, NY: Springer Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3622-9.
Engineering resistance to plant viruses: Present status and future prospects -
Kumar, J., Singh, S.P., Kianian, S. 2016. Engineering resistance to plant viruses: Present status and future prospects. In: Kumar S.D., Pandey, A., Sangwan, R.S. Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering. Amsterdam, Denmark: Elsevier Science Ltd. pp. 75-101.
A population of deletion mutants and an integrated mapping and Exome-seq pipeline for gene discovery in maize -
Jia, S., Li, A., Avoles-Kianian, P., Kianian, S., Zhang, C., Holding, D. 2016. A population of deletion mutants and an integrated mapping and Exome-seq pipeline for gene discovery in maize. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.030528.
Novel meiotic miRNAs and indications for a role of phasiRNAs in meiosis -
Dukowic-Schulze, S., Sundararajan, A., Thiruvarangan, R., Kianian, S., Pawlowski, W., Mudge, J., Chen, C. 2016. Novel meiotic miRNAs and indications for a role of phasiRNAs in meiosis. Frontiers in Plant Science. 7:762. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00762.
Dissecting plant chromosomes by the use of ionizing radiation -
Kianian, P., Liberatore, K.L., Miller, M., Hegstad, J., Kianian, S. 2016. Dissecting plant chromosomes by the use of ionizing radiation. In: Kianian, S.K., Kianian, P.M.A. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Springer Publishing. p. 91-102.
The role of mitochondria in plant development and stress tolerance -
Liberatore, K.L., Dukowic-Schulze, S., Miller, M., Chen, C., Kianian, S. 2016. The role of mitochondria in plant development and stress tolerance. Free Radical Biology and Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2016.03.033.
A rhomboid gene controls speciation through regulation of nuclear-mitochondrial compatibility in Triticum -
Bassi, F.M., Ghavami, F., Hayden, M.J., Wang, Y., Forrest, K., Kong, S., Dizon, R.G., Michalak De Jimenez, M.K., Meinhardt, S., Mergoum, M., Gu, Y.Q., Kianian, S. 2016. A rhomboid gene controls speciation through regulation of nuclear-mitochondrial compatibility in Triticum. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 14(8):1716-26.
A whole-genome, radiation hybrid map of wheat -
Tiwari, V., Heesacker, A., Riera-Lizarazu, O., Gunn, H., Wang, S., Wang, Y., Gu, Y.Q., Paux, E., Koo, D.H., Luo, M.C., Lazo, G.R., Akhunov, E., Friebe, B., Poland, J.A., Gill, B., Kianian, S., Leonard, J. 2016. A whole-genome, radiation hybrid map of wheat. Plant Journal. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13513.
Novel nuclear-cytoplasmic interaction in wheat (Triticum aestivum) induces vigorous plants -
Soltani, A., Kumar, A., Mergoum, M., Pirseyedi, S., Hegstad, J.B., Mazaheri, M., Kianian, S. 2016. Novel nuclear-cytoplasmic interaction in wheat (Triticum aestivum) induces vigorous plants. The Plant Genome. 16(2):171-182. doi: 10.1007/s10142-016-0475-2.
Dissection of genetic factors underlying wheat kernel shape and size in an elite x nonadapted cross using a high density SNP linkage map -
Kumar, A., Mantovani, E.A., Seetan, R., Soltani, A., Echeverry-Solarte, M., Jain, S., Simsek, S., Doehlert, D., Alamari, M.S., Elias, E., Kianian, S., Mergoum, M. 2016. Dissection of genetic factors underlying wheat kernel shape and size in an elite x nonadapted cross using a high density SNP linkage map. The Plant Genome. 9(1):2-22. doi: 10.3835/plantgenome2015.09.0081.
Toward a better understanding of the genomic region harboring Fusarium head blight resistance QTL Qfhs.ndsu-3AS in durum wheat Reprint Icon -
Zhu, X., Zhong, S., Chao, S., Gu, Y.Q., Kianian, S.F., Elias, E., Cai, X. 2016. Toward a better understanding of the genomic region harboring Fusarium head blight resistance QTL Qfhs.ndsu-3AS in durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 129:31-43.
Development of a D genome specific marker resource for diploid and hexaploid wheat -
Wang, Y., Drader, T., Tiwari, V.K., Dong, L., Kumar, A., Huo, N., Ghavami, F., Iqbal, M.J., Lazo, G.R., Gill, B., Kianian, S., Luo, M., Gu, Y.Q. 2015. Development of a D genome specific marker resource for diploid and hexaploid wheat. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. doi: 10.11861S12864-015-1852-2.
Radiation hybrid map of barley chromosome 3H Reprint Icon -
Mazaheri, M., Kianian, P., Kumar, A., Mergoum, M., Seetan, R., Soltani, A., Lund, L., Pirseyedi, S., Denton, A., Kianian, S. 2015. Radiation hybrid map of barley chromosome 3H. The Plant Genome. 8(2):1-11.
Genome-wide mapping of spike-related and agronomic traits in a common wheat population derived from a supernumerary parent and an elite parent Reprint Icon -
Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Mantovani, E., McClean, P., Deckard, E., Elias, E., Simsek, S., Alamari, M., Schatz, B., Mergoum, M. 2015. Genome-wide mapping of spike-related and agronomic traits in a common wheat population derived from a supernumerary parent and an elite parent. The Plant Genome. 8(2):1-20.
New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary x non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes Reprint Icon -
Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Simsek, S., Alamari, M.S., Mantovani, E., McClean, P., Deckard, E., Elias, E., Schatz, B., Xu, S.S., Mergoum, M. 2015. New QTL alleles for quality-related traits in spring wheat revealed by RIL population derived from supernumerary x non-supernumerary spikelet genotypes. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 128:893-912.
Genome-wide genetic dissection of supernumerary spikelet and related traits in common wheat -
Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Mantovani, E.E., Simsek, S., Alamari, M., Mergoum, M. 2016. Genome-wide genetic dissection of supernumerary spikelet and related traits in common wheat. The Plant Genome. 7(3):1-16.
Genome-wide genetic dissection of supernumerary spikelet and related traits in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) -
Echeverry-Solarte, M., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., Mantovani, E.E., Simsek, S., Mergoum, M., Alamari, M.S. 2014. Genome-wide genetic dissection of supernumerary spikelet and related traits in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). The Plant Genome. Available: https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/files/publications/tpg/first-look/tpg-2014-03-0013.pdf.
Reliable Radiation Hybrid Maps: An Efficient Scalable Clustering-based Approach -
Seetan, R., Denton, A., Al-Azzam, O., Iqbal, J., Kianian, S. 2014. Reliable Radiation Hybrid Maps: An Efficient Scalable Clustering-based Approach. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. Available: http://www.computer.org/csdl/trans/tb/preprint/06827170.pdf.
Utilization of deletion bins to anchor and order sequences along the wheat 7B chromosome -
Belova, T., Gronvold, L., Kumar, A., Kianian, S., He, X., Lillemo, M., Springer, N.M., Lien, S., Olson, O., Sandve, S.R. 2014. Utilization of deletion bins to anchor and order sequences along the wheat 7B chromosome. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127:2029-2024.
Analysis of ATP6 sequence diversity in the Triticum-Aegilops group of species reveals the crucial role of rearrangement in mitochondrial genome evolution -
Soltani, A., Ghavami, F., Mergoum, M., Hegstad, J., Noyszewski, A., Meinhardt, S., Kianian, S. 2014. Analysis of ATP6 sequence diversity in the Triticum-Aegilops group of species reveals the crucial role of rearrangement in mitochondrial genome evolution. Genome. 57(5):279-288.
Mitochondrial dynamics and the cell cycle -
Kianian, P., Kianian, S. 2014. Mitochondrial dynamics and the cell cycle. Frontiers in Plant Science. Availeable: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fpls.2014.00222/full.
The transcriptome landscape of early maize meiosis -
Dukowic-Schulze, S., Sundararajan, A., Mudge, J., Ramaraj, T., Farmer, A.D., Wang, M., Sun, Q., Pillardy, J., Kianian, S., Retzel, E.F., Pawlowski, W.P., Chen, C. 2014. The transcriptome landscape of early maize meiosis. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 14:118.
Transposable element junctions in marker development and genomic characterization of barley -
Maazaheri, M., Kianian, P., Mergoum, M., Valentini, G., Seetan, R., Pirseyedi, S., Kumar, A., Gu, Y.Q., Stein, N., Kubalakova, M., Dolezel, J., Denton, A., Kianian, S. 2014. Transposable element junctions in marker development and genomic characterization of barley. The Plant Genome. 7:1-8.
Deletion mutagenesis identifies a haploinsufficient role for gamma-zein in opaque-2 endosperm modification -
Yuan, L., Dou, Y., Kianian, S., Zhang, C., Holding, D.R. 2014. Deletion mutagenesis identifies a haploinsufficient role for gamma-zein in opaque-2 endosperm modification. Plant Physiology. 164:119-130.
Iterative framework radiation hybrid mapping -
Seetan, R.I., Denton, A.M., Al-Azzam, O., Kumar, A., Sturdivan, J., Kianian, S. 2014. Iterative framework radiation hybrid mapping. Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Available: http://www.siam.org/meetings.sdm14.
Developing improved durum wheat germplasm by altering the cytoplasmic genome -
Ghavami, F., Bassi, F., Burciaga, R., Soltani, A., Noyszewski, A., Michalak, D., Gu, Y.Q., Meinhardt, S., Elias, E., Kianian, P., Mergoum, M., Mann, S., Kianian, S. 2014. Developing improved durum wheat germplasm by altering the cytoplasmic genome. Symposium Proceedings. 110:177-188.
Physical mapping resources for large plant genomes: radiation hybrids for wheat D-genome progenitor aegilops tauschii accession AL8/78 -
Kumar, A., Simons, K., Iqbal, M.J., Jimenez, M., Bassi, F.M., Ghavami, F., Al, A., Wang, Y., Luo, M., Gu, Y.Q., Denton, A., Xu, S.S., Dvorak, J., Kianian, P., Kianian, S.F. 2012. Physical mapping resources for large plant genomes: radiation hybrids for wheat D-genome progenitor aegilops tauschii. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 13:597.
PIECE: A database for plant gene structure comparison and evolution -
Wang, Y., You, F., Lazo, G.R., Luo, M., Thilmony, R.L., Gordon, S.P., Gu, Y.Q., Kianian, S. 2012. PIECE: A database for plant gene structure comparison and evolution. Nucleic Acids Research. D1159-D1166.
DNA repair and crossing over favor similar chromosome regions as discovered in radiation hybrid of Triticum -
Kumar, A., Bassi, F.M., Gu, Y.Q., Dogramaci, M., Kianian, S. 2012. DNA repair and crossing over favor similar chromosome regions as discovered in radiation hybrid of Triticum. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. doi 10.1186/1471-2164-13-339.