Center for Plant Cell Biology

Shizhong Xu

Shizhong XuShizhong Xu

Professor of Genetics

Mailing Address:

Botany and Plant Sciences
Batchelor Hall /3134
University of California
Riverside, CA 92521

Phone: (951) 827-5898
Fax: (951) 827-4437
Email: shizhong.xu@ucr.edu


PhD 1989 Purdue University
MS 1984 Northeast Agricultural University
BS 1981 Shenyang Agricultural University

College/Division Affiliation:

College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

Center/Inst Affiliation(s):

Center for Plant Cell Biology
Center for Conservation Biology

Areas Of Expertise:

Quantitative Genetics; Plant Breeding; Bioinformatics; Statistical Genomics

Awards / Honors:

2000-01 President Chair of UC

Research Summary:

My research interests are focused on the following areas:
  • Classic quantitative genetics and plant breeding, including estimating genetic parameters, index selection and multistage selection for multiple trait genetic improvement.
  • Statistical Genomics: statistical methods for identifying genes controlling economically important traits in crops using DNA markers. We have developed a random model approach to gene mapping in outbred populations.
  • Bioinformatics

Selected Publications:

List of publications from HubMed

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Center Information

Center for Plant Cell Biology
Botany & Plant Sciences Department
2150 Batchelor Hall

Tel: (951) 827-7177
Fax: (951) 827-5155
E-mail: genomics@ucr.edu