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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.)
Identification of miRNA-eQTLs in maize mature leaf by GWAS Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, S., Mei-Hsiu, S., Kremling, K.A., Lepak, N.K., Romay, M.C., Sun, Q., Bradbury, P., Buckler IV, E.S., Ku, H. 2020. Identification of miRNA-eQTLs in maize mature leaf by GWAS. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 21(689). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-07073-0.
In-field whole plant maize architecture characterized by Subcanopy Rovers and Latent Space Phenotyping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gage, J.L., Richards, E., Lepak, N.K., Kaczmar, N., Soman, C., Chowdhary, G., Gore, M.A., Buckler IV, E.S. 2019. In-field whole plant maize architecture characterized by Subcanopy Rovers and Latent Space Phenotyping. The Plant Phenome Journal. 2(1):1-11. https://doi.org/10.1101/763342.
Genomic estimation of complex traits reveals ancient maize adaptation to temperate North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.