Jorge Dubcovsky


Principal Investigator


Elementary school teacher. Tertiary School Mariano Acosta, 1977.
BS in Biological Sciences. University of Buenos Aires. 1984.
PhD in Biological Sciences. University of Buenos Aires. 1989.
Postdoctoral training. Molecular Biology Institute. INTA. 1991.
Postdoctoral training. Dept. Agronomy and Range Sciences, Univ. Calif. Davis. 1992-1994.



2001. National Assoc. Wheat Growers. Excellence in Research.
2007. USDA-NRI “Discovery Award” best research program.
2009. American Society of Plant Biology “Hoagland Award”.
2011. Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator (2011-2016).
2011. USDA Secretary’s Honor Award.
2013. "Konex Award" Argentina, Genetics & Genomics 2003-2013.
2013. Fellow ASA and CSSA.
2013. Member National Academy of Science of the USA.
2014. Wolf World Award in Agriculture.
2015. USDA-NIFA Partnership Award.
2017. University of California, Davis Innovator of the Year Award.




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Average Citations per Article: 65.3
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*223. Zhang, W., S. Chen, Z. Abate, J. Nirmala, M. Rouse, and J. Dubcovsky. 2017. Identification and characterization of Sr13, a tetraploid wheat gene that confers resistance to the Ug99 stem rust race group. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. In Press.

222. Qureshi, N., H. Bariana, P. Zhang, R. McIntosh, D. Wong, M. Shankar, M.J. Hayden, J. Dubcovsky, and U. Bansal. 2017. Genetic relationship of stripe rust resistance genes Yr34 and Yr48 in wheat and identification of linked KASP markers. Plant Disease. In press.

221. Lan, C., I. Lowe Hale, S. Herrera, B. R. Basnet, M. Randhawa, J.H. Espino, J. Dubcovsky, R.P. Singh. 2017. Characterization and mapping of leaf rust and stripe rust resistance loci in hexaploid wheat lines UC1110 and PI610750 under Mexican environments. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 8:1450

*220. Uauy, C., B.B.H.Wulff, and and J. Dubcovsky. 2017. Combining traditional mutagenesis with new high-throughput sequencing and genome editing to reveal hidden variation in polyploid wheat. Annu. Rev. Genet. 51:X—X.

*219. Dong, Z, J. Zhang, J. M. Hegarty, W. Zhang, S. Chao, X. Chen, Y. Zhou, and J. Dubcovsky. 2017. Validation and characterization of a QTL for adult plant resistance to stripe rust on wheat chromosome arm 6BS (Yr78). Theor. Appl. Genet. 130:2127–2137.

*218. Dibernardi, M. H. Li, G. Chuck, J. Farris, and J. Dubcovsky. 2017. miR172 plays a critical role in wheat grain threshability. Development. 144: 1966-1975.

*217. Pearce, S., H. Lin, C. Li and J. Dubcovsky. Night-break experiments shed light on the PPD1-mediated photoperiodic response in wheat. Plant Physiology. 174: 1139-1150.

*216. Krasileva, K.V., H. Vasquez-Gross, T. Howell1, P. Bailey, F. Paraiso, L. Clissold, J. Simmonds, R. H. Ramirez-Gonzalez, X. Wang, P. Borrill, C. Fosker, S. Ayling, A. Phillips, C. Uauy, J. Dubcovsky. 2017. Uncovering hidden variation in polyploid wheat. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 114: E913–E921.

*215. Schönhofen, A., X. Zhang, and J. Dubcovsky. 2017. Combined mutations in five wheat Starch Branching Enzyme II genes increase resistant starch but affect grain yield and bread-making quality. Journal of Cereal Science. 75: 165-174.


*214. Wang, X., B. Yang, K. Li, Z. Kang, D. Cantu, J. Dubcovsky. 2016. Conserved Puccinia striiformis effector interacts with wheat NPR1 and reduces induction of Pathogenesis-Related genes in response to pathogens. Mol. Plant Microbe Int. 29:977-989.


213. Qin, X., K. Fischer, S. Yu, J. Dubcovsky, L. Tian. 2016. Distinct expression and function of carotenoid metabolic genes and homoeologs in developing wheat grains. BMC Plant Biology 16:155. Open access.

*212. Pearce, S., N. Kippes, A. Chen, J.M. Debernardi1 and J. Dubcovsky. 2016.Replicated RNA-seq studies using wheat PHYTOCHROME B and PHYTOCHROME C mutants reveal shared and specific functions in the regulation of flowering and shade-avoidance pathways. BMC Plant Biology 16:141. Open access. PMC4915087.

*211. Kippes, N., A. Chen, X. Zhang, A. J. Lukaszewski, J. Dubcovsky. 2016. Development and characterization of a spring hexaploid wheat line with no functional VRN2 genes.Theor Appl Genet. 129:1417-1428

210. Checovich, M. L., A. Galatro, J. Moriconi, M. Simontacchi, J. Dubcovsky, G. E. Santa-María. 2016. The stay-green phenotype of TaNAM-RNAi wheat plants is associated with maintenance of chloroplast structure and high enzymatic antioxidant activity. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 104:257-265.

*209. Alvarez, M. A., G. Tranquilli, S. Lewis, N. Kippes, J. Dubcovsky. 2016. Genetic and physical mapping of the earliness per se locus Eps-Am1 in Triticum monococcum identifies EARLY FLOWERING 3 (ELF3) as a candidate gene. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 16:365-382. Open Access.

208. Simmonds, J., P. Scott, J. Brinton, T.C. Mestre, M. Bush, A. Del Blanco, J. Dubcovsky, C. Uauy. 2016 A splice acceptor site mutation in TaGW2-A1 increases thousand grain weight in tetraploid and hexaploid wheat through wider and longer grains Theor Appl Genet. 129:1099-1112. Open access

*207. Schönhofen, A., B. Hazard, X. Zhang, and J. Dubcovsky. 2016. Registration of common wheat germplasm with mutations in SBEII genes conferring increased grain amylose and resistant starch content. J. Crop Reg. 10:200-205. Open access.

*206. Li, K., J. Hegarty, C. Zhang, A. Wan, J. Wu,  G.Brown-Guedira, X. Chen, M. Muñoz-Amatriaín,  D. Fu , and J. Dubcovsky. 2016. Fine mapping of barley locus Rps6 conferring resistance to wheat stripe rust. Theor Appl Genet. 129:845-859 Open Access

205. Cruz, C.D., G.L. Peterson, W.W. Bockus, P. Kankanala, J. Dubcovsky, K.W. Jordan, E. Akhunov, F. Chumley, D.F. Baldelomar, and B. Valent. 2015. The 2NS translocation from Aegilops ventricosa confers resistance to the Triticum Pathotype of Magnaporthe oryzae. Crop Science 56:1-11.


204. Pearce, S., H. Vazquez-Gross, S.Y. Herin, D. Hane, Y. Wang, Y.Q. Gu, J. Dubcovsky. 2015. WheatExp: an RNA-seq expression database for polyploid wheat. BMC Plant Biology. 15:299. PMC4690421

203. Kippes N., J.M. Debernardi, H. Vasquez-Gross, B.A. Akpinar, B.H., K. Kato, S. Chao, E. Akhunov and J. Dubcovsky.  2015. Identification of the VERNALIZATION 4 gene reveals the origin of spring growth habit in ancient wheats from South Asia.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 112: E5401–E5410

202. Li, C., H. Lin, J. Dubcovsky. Factorial combinations of protein interactions generate a multiplicity of florigen activation complexes in wheat and barley. 2015. The Plant Journal. 84:70-82.

201 Hazard B., X. Zhang, M. Naemeh, M.K.Hamilton, B. Rust, H.E. Raybould, J.W. Newman, R. Marti, and J. Dubcovsky. 2015. Mutations in durum wheat SBEII genes conferring increased amylose and resistant starch affect grain yield components, semolina and pasta quality and fermentation responses in rats. Crop Sci. 55:2813-2825.

200. Guo, J.-Y., K. Li, K. Wu, X. Wang, H. Lin, D. Cantu, C. Uauy, A. Dobon-Alonso, T. Midorikawa, K. Inoue, J. Sánchez, D. Fu, A. Blechl, E. Wallington, T. Fahima, M. Meeta, L. Epstein, and J. Dubcovsky. 2015. Wheat stripe rust resistance protein WKS1 reduces the ability of the thylakoid-associated ascorbate peroxidase to detoxify reactive oxygen species. Plant Cell. 27: 1755–1770. Cover Article

199. Pearce, S.P., K. A.K. Huttly, I.M. Prosser, Y.-D. Li, S.P. Vaughan, B. Gallova, A. Patil, J.A. Coghill, J. Dubcovsky, P. Hedden and A.L. Phillips. 2015 Heterologous expression and transcript analysis of gibberellin biosynthetic genes of grasses reveals novel functionality in the GA3ox family. BMC Plant Biology 15:130.

198. Jordan, K.W., S. Wang, Y. Lun, L. Gardiner, R. MacLachlan, P. Hucl, K. Wiebe, D. Wong, K.L. Forrest, A.G. Sharpe, C.H.D. Sidebottom, N. Hall, C. Toomajian, T. Close, J. Dubcovsky, A. Akhunova, L. Talbert, U.K. Bansal, H.S. Bariana, M.J. Hayden, C. Pozniak, J.A. Jeddeloh, A. Hall, E. Akhunov, IWGS Consortium. 2015. A haplotype map of allohexaploid wheat reveals distinct patterns of selection on homoeologous genomes Genome Biology 16:48

197. Bonafede, M.D., G. Tranquilli, L.A.  Pflüger, R.J. Peña, and J. Dubcovsky. 2015. Effect of allelic variation at the Glu-3/Gli-1 loci on breadmaking quality parameters in hexaploid wheat (T. aestivum L.). Journal of Cereal Science 62:143-150.

196.   Briggs J., S. Chen, W. Zhang, S. Nelson, J. Dubcovsky, M.N. Rouse. 2015. Genetic mapping of SrTm4, a recessive stem rust resistance gene from diploid wheat effective to Ug99. Plant Diseases 105: 1347-1354.

195. Maccaferri, M., J. Zhang, P. Bulli, Z. Abate, S. Chao, D. Cantu, E. Bossolini, X. Chen, M. Pumphrey, and J. Dubcovsky. 2015. A genome-wide association study of resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici) in a worldwide collection of hexaploid spring wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). G3 5:449-465.

194. Goodwin, S.B., J.R. Cavaletto, I.L. Hale, I. Thompson, S.S. Xu, T.B. Adhikari, J. Dubcovsky. 2015. A new map location of gene Stb3 for resistance to septoria tritici blotch in wheat. Crop Science 55:1-9.

193. Chen S., M.N. Rouse, W. Zhang, Y. Jin, E. Akhunov, Y. Wei, J. Dubcovsky. 2015. Fine mapping and characterization of Sr21, a temperature-sensitive diploid wheat resistance gene effective against the Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici Ug99 race group. Theor Appl Genet. 128:645-656.

192. Yaniv, E., D. Raats, Y. Ronin, A.B. Korol, A. Grama, H. Bariana, J. Dubcovsky, A.H. Schulman, T. Fahima. Evaluation of marker-assisted selection for the stripe rust resistance gene Yr15, introgressed from wild emmer wheat. Molecular Breeding 35:43, DOI 10.1007/s11032-015-0238-0.

191. Pearce, S., F. Tabbita, D. Cantu, V. Buffalo, R. Avni, H. Vazquez-Gross, R. Zhao, C.J. Conley, A. Distelfeld, and J. Dubcovsky. 2015. Regulation of Zn and Fe transporters by the GPC1 gene during early wheat monocarpic senescence. BMC Plant Biol. 14:368.

190. Maccaferri, M., A. Ricci, S. Salvi, S. Milner, E. Noli; P. Martelli, R. Casadio, A. Eduard,  S. Scalabrin, V. Vendramin, K. Ammar, A. Blanco, F. Desiderio, A. Distelfeld, J.  Dubcovsky, T. Fahima, J. Faris, A. Korol, A. Massi, A. Mastrangelo, M. Morgante, C. Pozniak, S. Xu, R. Tuberosa. 2015. A high-density, SNP-based consensus map of tetraploid wheat as a bridge to integrate durum and bread wheat genomics and breeding. Plant Biotechnology Journal 13: 648-663


189. Howell, T., I. Hale, D. L. Jankuloski, M. Bonafede, M. Gilbert, J. Dubcovsky. 2014 Mapping a region within the 1RS.1BL translocation in common wheat affecting grain yield and canopy water status. Theor Appl Genet 127: 2695-2709.

188. Wang, X., X. Wang, L. Deng, H. Chang, J. Dubcovsky, H. Feng, Q. Han, L. Huang, Z. Kang. 2014. Wheat TaNPSN SNARE homologues are involved in vesicle-mediated resistance to stripe rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici). J. Exp. Bot. 65: 4807-4820.

187. Nitcher, R., S. Pearce, G. Tranquilli, X. Zhang, J. Dubcovsky. 2014. Effect of the Hope FT-B1 allele on wheat heading time and yield components. J. Heredity 105:666-675.

186. Hazard B., X. Zhang, M. Naemeh, J. Dubcovsky. 2014. Registration of Durum Wheat germplasm lines with combined mutations in SBEIIa and SBEIIb genes conferring increased amylose and resistant starch. J. Crop Reg. 8:334–338.

185. Chen, A., C. Li,, W. Hu, M. Lau, H. Lin, N.C. Rockwell, S.S. Martin, J.A. Jernstedt, J.C. Lagarias, and J. Dubcovsky. 2014. PHYTOCHROME C plays a major role in the acceleration of wheat flowering under long days. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 111:10037-10044.

184. Henry I.M., U. Nagalakshmi, M.C. Lieberman, K.J. Ngo, K.V. Krasileva, H. Vasquez-Gross, A. Akunova, E. Akhunov, J. Dubcovsky, T. H. Tai, L. Comai. 2014. Efficient genome-wide detection and cataloging of EMS-induced mutations using next-generation sequencing and exome capture. Plant Cell 26:1382–1397

183. Lv B., R. Nitcher, X. Han, S. Wang, F. Ni, K. Li, S. Pearce, J. Wu, J. Dubcovsky, D. Fu. 2014. Characterization of FLOWERING LOCUS T1 (FT1) gene in Brachypodium and wheat. PLoS One 9:e94171

182. Zhu J., S. Pearce, A. Burke, D.R. See, D.Z. Skinner, J. Dubcovsky, K. Garland-Campbell. 2013. Copy number variation at VRN-A1 and central FR-A2 loci are associated with frost tolerance in hexaploid wheat. Theor Appl Genet 127:1183–1197.

181. del Blanco I.A., J. Hegarty, L. Gallagher, B. W. Falk, G. Brown-Guedira, E. Pellerin, J. Dubcovsky. 2014. Mapping of QTL for tolerance to Cereal Yellow Dwarf Virus in two-rowed spring barley. Crop Sci 54:1468-14758.

180. Avni R., R. Zhao, S. Pearce, Y. Jun, C. Uauy, F. Tabbita, T. Fahima, A. Slade, J. Dubcovsky, A. Distelfeld. 2014. Functional characterization of GPC-1 genes in hexaploid wheat. Planta 239:313–324.

179. Kippes N., J. Zhu, A. Chen. L.S. Vanzetti, A. Lukaszewski, H. Nishida, K. Kato, J. Dvorak, J. Dubcovsky  (2014) Fine mapping and epistatic interactions of the vernalization gene VRN-D4 in hexaploid wheat. Mol. Genet. Genomics 289: 47–62

178. Wang S., Wong D., Forrest K., Allen A., Chao S., Huang B., Maccaferri M., Salvi S., Milner S., Cattivelli L., Mastrangelo A., Whan A., Stephen S., Barker G., Wieseke R., Plieske J., IWGSC., Lillemo M., Mather D., Appels R., Dolferus R., Brown-Guedira G., Korol A., Akhunova A., Feuillet C., Salse J., Morgante M., Pozniak C., Luo M.-C., Dvorak J., Morell M., Dubcovsky J., Ganal M., Tuberosa R., Lawley C., Mikoulitch I., Cavanagh C., Edwards K., Hayden M., Akhunov E. (2014) Characterization of polyploid wheat genomic diversity using a high-density 90,000 SNP array. Plant Biotechnol. J. 12:787-796.


177. Pearce, S., L.S. Vanzetti, J. Dubcovsky. 2013. Exogenous gibberellins induce wheat spike development under short days only in the presence of VERNALIZATION 1. Plant Phys. 163: 1433–1445.

176. Zhao, Y., M. Gowda, T. Würschum, C. Friedrich, H. Longin, V. Korzun, S. Kollers, R. Schachschneider, J. Zeng, R. Fernando, J. Dubcovsky, and J. C. Reif1. 2013. Dissecting the genetic architecture of frost tolerance in Central European winter wheat. J. Exp. Bot. 64: 4453–4460.

175 Saintenac, C., W. Zhang, A. Salcedo, M. Rousse, H. Trick, E. Akhunov, and J. Dubcovsky. 2013. Identification of wheat gene Sr35 that confers resistance to Ug99 stem rust race group. Science 341:783-786.

174 Krasileva, K.V.,  V. Buffalo, P. Bailey, S. Pearce, S. Ayling, F. Tabbita, M. Soria, S. Wang, IWGS consortium , E. Akhunov, C. Uauy, and J. Dubcovsky*. 2013. Separating homeologs by phasing in the tetraploid wheat transcriptome. Genome Biology 14:R66 doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-r66

173 Yang, B., R. Ruan, D. Cantu, X. Wang, W. Ji, P.C. Ronald, J. Dubcovsky. 2013. A comparative approach expands the protein-protein interaction node of the immune receptor XA21 in wheat and rice. Genome 56:315-326.

172 Pearce, S.,  J. Zhu, Á. Boldizsár, A. Vágújfalvi, A. Burke, K. Garland-Campbell, G. Galiba, and J. Dubcovsky.2013. Large deletions in the CBF gene cluster at the Fr-B2 locus are associated with reduced frost tolerance in wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 126:2683–2697.

171. Cavanagha C., S. Chao, S. Wang, B.E. Huangd, S. Stephena, S. Kianic, K. Forreste, C. Saintenac, G. Brown-Guedira, A. Akhunova, D. See, G. Bai, M. Pumphrey, L. Tomar, D. Wong, S. Kong, M. Reynolds, M. Lopez da Silva, H. Bockelman, L.E. Talbert, J.A. Anderson, S. Dreisigacker, P.S. Baenziger, A.H. Carter, V. Korzun, P.L. Morrell, J. Dubcovsky, M. Morell, M. Sorrells, M. Hayden, and E. Akhunov. 2013. Genome-wide comparative diversity uncovers multiple targets of selection for improvement in hexaploid wheat landraces and cultivars.Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 110:8057–8062.

170. Williamson, V.M., T. Varghese, F. Howard and J. Dubcovsky. 2013. A translocation from Aegilops ventricosa transferred to common wheat carries a resistance gene against root-knot nematodes. Crop Sci. 53:1412–1418.

169. Cantu, D., V. Segovia D. MacLean, R. Bayles, X. Chen, S. Kamoun, J. Dubcovsky, D. G.O. Saunders, C. Uauy C. 2013. Genome analyses of the wheat yellow (stripe) rust pathogen Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici reveal polymorphic and haustorial expressed secreted proteins as candidate effectors.BMC Genomics. 14:270.

168. Nitcher R., A. Distelfeld, C.T. Tan, L. Yan, J. Dubcovsky. 2013. Increased copy number at the FT-H1 locus is associated with accelerated flowering time in barley. Molecular  Genetics and Genomics. 288:261-275.

167. Cantu, D., B. Yang, R. Ruan, K. Li, V. Menzo, D. Fu, M. Chern, P.C. Ronald, and J. Dubcovsky. 2013. Comparative analysis of protein-protein interactions in the defense response of rice and wheat. BMC Genomics. 14:166. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-166


166. Akhunov, E., S. Chao, C. Saintenac, S. Kiani, D. See, G. Brown-Guedira, M. Sorrells, A. Akhunova, J. Dubcovsky, C. Cavanagh, and M. Hayden. 2012. High-throughput approaches to genome-wide analysis of genetic variation in polyploid wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 92:596-596.

165.  Chen,A., and J. Dubcovsky. 2012. The wheat gene VERNALIZATION1 is required for the down-regulation of the VRN2 flowering repressor in the leaves and for timely flowering in spring. PLoS Genetics. 8:e1003134.

164. Qin, X., W. Zhang, J. Dubcovsky, and L. Tian. 2012. Cloning and comparative analysis of carotenoid b-hydroxylase genes provides new insights into carotenoid metabolism in tetraploid (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum) and hexaploid (Triticum aestivum L.) wheat grains. Plant Molecular Biology. 80: 631-646.

163. Hale I., X. Zhang, D. Fu, and J. Dubcovsky. 2012. Registration of wheat lines carrying the partial stripe rust resistance gene Yr36 without the Gpc-B1 high grain protein content allele. Journal of Plant Registrations 7:108-112

162. Hazard B., X. Zhang, P. Colasuonno, C. Uauy, D.M. Beckles, and J. Dubcovsky. 2012. Induced mutations in the Starch Branching Enzyme II (SBEII) genes increase amylose and resistant starch content in pasta wheat Crop Sci. 52:1754-1766.

161. Distelfeld, A, S. P. Pearce, R. Avni, B. Scherer, C. Uauy, F. Piston, A. Slade, R. Zhao, J. Dubcovsky. Divergent functions of orthologous NAC transcription factors in wheat and rice. 2012. Plant Molecular Biology. 78:515–524.


160. Cantu, D., M. Govindarajulu, A. Kozik, M. Wang, X. Chen, K. Kojima, J. Jurka, R.W. Michelmore, and J. Dubcovsky. 2011. Next generation sequencing provides rapid access to the genome of Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici, the causal agent of wheat stripe rust. Plos One.  PLoS ONE 6(8): e24230.

159. Cantu D., S.P. Pearce, A. Distelfeld1, M. Wagner Christiansen, C. Uauy, E. Akhunov, T. Fahima, and J. Dubcovsky. 2011.Effect of the down-regulation of the high Grain Protein Content (GPC) genes on the wheat transcriptome during monocarpic senescence. BMC Genomics 12:492.

158. Chengxia L., A. Distelfeld, A. Comis, and J. Dubcovsky. 2011. Wheat flowering repressor VRN2 and promoter CO2 compete for interactions with NUCLEAR FACTOR-Y complexes. Plant Journal 67:763-773.

157. Tsai, H., T. Howell1, R. Nitcher, V. Missirian, B. Watson, K. Ngo, M. Lieberman, J. Fass, C. Uauy, R.K. Tran, A.A. Khan, V. Filkov, T.H. Tai, J. Dubcovsky, and L. Comai. 2011. Discovery of rare mutations in populations: TILLING by sequencing. Plant Physiology. 156: 1257-1268.

156. Lowe, I., D. L. Jankuloski, S. Chao, X. Chen, D. See and J. Dubcovsky. 2011. Mapping and validation of QTL which confer partial resistance to broadly virulent post-2000 North American races of stripe rust in hexaploid wheat. Theor Appl Genet. 123:143–157.

155. Simons, C., Z. Abate, S. Chao, W. Zhang, M. Rouse, Y. Jin, E.Elias, and J. Dubcovsky. 2011.  Genetic mapping of stem rust resistance gene Sr13 in tetraploid wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 122:649–658

154. Lowe, I., D. Cantu, and J. Dubcovsky. 2011. Durable resistance to the wheat rusts: integrating systems biology and traditional phenotype-based research methods to guide the deployment of resistance genes. Euphytica 179:69-79.


153. Chao, S., J. Dubcovsky, J. Dvorak, M.C. Luo, P.S. Baenziger, R. Matnyazov, D.R. Clark, L.E. Talbert, J.A. Anderson, S. Dreisigacker, K. Glover, J. Chen, K. Campbell, P.L. Bruckner, J.C. Rudd, S. Haley, B.F. Carver, S. Perry, M.E. Sorrells, and E. Akhunov. 2010. Population- and genome-specific patterns of linkage disequilibrium and SNP variation in spring and winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). BMC Genomics 11:727.

152. Akhunov E.D., A.R. Akhunova, O.D. Anderson, J.A. Anderson, N. Blake, M.T. Clegg, D. Coleman-Derr, E.E. Conley, C.C. Crossman, K.R. Deal, J. Dubcovsky, B.S. Gill, Y.Q. Gu, J. Hadam, H. Heo, N. Huo, G.R. Lazo, M.C. Luo, Y.Q. Ma, D.E. Matthews, P.E. McGuire, P.L. Morrell, C.O. Qualset, J. Renfro, D. Tabanao, L.E. Talbert, C. Tian, D.M. Toleno, M. Warburton, F.M. You, W. Zhang, and J. Dvorak. 2010 Nucleotide diversity maps reveal variation in diversity among wheat genomes and chromosomes. BMC Genomics. 11:702.

151. Cantu, D., L.S. Vanzetti, A. Sumner, M. Dubcovsky, M. Matvienko, A. Distelfeld, R. Michelmore, J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Small RNAs, DNA methylation and transposable elements in wheat. BMC Genomics. 11: 408

150. Dhillon, T., S.P. Pearce, E.J. Stockinger, A. Distelfeld, C. Li, A.K. Knox, I. Vashegyi, A. Vágújfalvi, G. Galiba, and J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Freezing tolerance and flowering regulation in cereals: the VRN-1 connection. Plant Physiology 153: 1846-1858.

149. Zhang, W., E. Olson, C. Saintenac, M. Rouse, Z. Abate, Y. Jin, E.D. Akhunov, M. Pumphrey, and J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Genetic maps of stem rust resistance gene Sr35 in diploid and hexaploid wheat. Crop Science. 50: 2464-2474.

148. Brevis, J.C., C. F. Morris, F. Manthey, and J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Effect of the grain protein content locus Gpc-B1 on bread and pasta quality. Journal of Cereal Science 51 357-365.

147. Yu, L.-X., S. Liu, J.A. Anderson, R.P. Singh, Y. Jin, J. Dubcovsky, G. Brown-Guidera, S. Bhavani, A. Morgounov, Z. He, J. Huerta-Espino, and M.E. Sorrells. 2010. Haplotype diversity of stem rust resistance loci in uncharacterized wheat lines. Molecular Breeding 26:667-680.

146.Olson, E.L., G. Brown-Guedira, D.S. Marshall, Y. Jin, M. Mergoum, I. Lowe, J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Genotyping of U.S. wheat germplasm for presence of stem rust resistance genes Sr24, Sr36 and Sr1RSAmigo. Crop Science 50:668–675.

145. Brevis, J.C., and J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Effects of the chromosome region including the grain protein content locus Gpc-B1 on wheat grain and protein yield. Crop Science 50:59-66.

144. Distelfeld A., J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Characterization of the maintained vegetative phase (mvp) deletions from einkorn wheat and their effect on VRN2 and FT transcript levels. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 283: 223-232.

143. Piston-Piston F., C. Uauy, L. Fu, J. Langston, J. Labavitch, J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Down-regulation of four putative arabinoxylan feruloyl transferase genes from family PF02458 reduces ester-linked ferulic acid content in rice cell walls. Planta 231: 677-691

142. Faricelli M.E., M. Valarik, and J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Control of flowering time and spike development in cereals: the earliness per se Eps-Am1 region in wheat, rice, and Brachypodium. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 10:293–306

141 Yoshida T., H. Nishida, J. Zhu, R. Nitcher, A. Distelfeld, Y. Akashi, K. Kato, J. Dubcovsky. 2010. Vrn-D4 is a vernalization gene located on the centromeric region of chromosome 5D in hexaploid wheat. Theor Appl Genet. 120: 543-552.


140. Luo MC, Deal KR, Akhunov ED, Akhunova AR, Anderson OD, Anderson JA, Blake N, Clegg MT, Coleman-Derr D, Conley EE, Crossman CC, Dubcovsky J, Gill BS, Gu YQ, Hadam J, Heo H, Huo N, Lazo G, Lundy KE, Ma Y, Matthews DE, McGuire PE, Morrell PL, Nicolet CM, Qualset CO, Renfro J, Tabanao D, Talbert LE, Tian C, Toleno DM, Warburton ML, You FM, Zhang W, Dvorak J. 2009. Grass genome comparisons reveal the dominant mechanism of chromosome number reduction and accelerated genome evolution in the large Triticeae genomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 37:15780-15785.

139. Waters B.M., C. Uauy, J. Dubcovsky, and M.A. Grusak. 2009.   Wheat (Triticum aestivum) NAM proteins regulate the translocation of iron, zinc, and nitrogen compounds from vegetative tissues to grain. Journal of Experimental Botany. 60: 4263 - 4274.

138. Uauy C., F. Paraiso, P. Colasuonno, R. K. Tran, H. Tsai, S. Berardi, L. Comai, J. Dubcovsky. 2009. A modified TILLING approach to detect induced mutations in tetraploid and hexaploid wheat BMC Plant Biology. 9:115-128.

137. Yoshida T., H. Nishida, J. Zhu, R. Nitcher, A. Distelfeld, Y. Akashi, K. Kato, J. Dubcovsky. 2009. Vrn-D4 is a vernalization gene located on the centromeric region of chromosome 5D in hexaploid wheat. Theor Appl Genet. DOI 10.1007/s00122-009-1174-3.

136. Bainotti, C.,  J. Fraschina, J. H. Salines, J. E. Nisi, J. Dubcovsky, S. M. Lewis, L. Bullrich, L. Vanzetti, M. Cuniberti, P. Campos, M. B. Formica, B. Masiero, E. Alberione and M. Helguera. 2009. Registration of 'BIOINTA 2004' wheat. Journal of Plant Registration. 3:165–169.

135. Garbus, I., A.D. Carrera, J. Dubcovsky, and V. Echenique. 2009. Physical mapping of durum wheat lipoxygenase genes. Journal of Cereal Science 50:67-73.

134. Fu, D., C. Uauy, A. Distelfeld, A. Blechl, L. Epstein, X. Chen, H. Sela, T. Fahima, and J. Dubcovsky. 2009. A kinase-START gene confers temperature-dependent resistance to wheat stripe rust. Science. 323:1357-1360.

133. Distelfeld A., C. Li, and J. Dubcovsky. 2009. Regulation of flowering in temperate cereals. Current Opinion in Plant Biology 12:178-184.

132. Pidal B., L. Yan, D. Fu, F. Zhang, G. Tranquilli, J. Dubcovsky. 2009. The CArG-box in the promoter region of wheat vernalization gene VRN1 is not necessary to mediate the vernalization response, J. Hered. 100: 355-364.  

131 Distelfeld A., G. Tranquilli, C. Li, L. Yan, J. Dubcovsky. 2009. Genetic and molecular characterization of the VRN2 loci in tetraploid wheat. Plant Physiology 149:245-257.

130. Galiba G., A. Vágújfalvi, C. Li, A. Soltész, J. Dubcovsky. 2009. Regulatory genes involved in the determination of frost tolerance in temperate cereals. Plant Science. 176:12-19.

129. Chao S., W. Zhang, E. Akhunov, J. Sherman, Y. Ma, M. Luo, and J. Dubcovsky. 2009. Analysis of gene-derived SNP marker polymorphism in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Molecular Breeding. 23:23-33.


128. Zhang,W., S. Chao, F. Manthey, O. Chicaiza, J.C. Brevis, V. Echenique, J. Dubcovsky. 2008. QTL analysis of pasta quality using a composite microsatellite - SNP map of durum wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 117:1361–1377.

127. Lewis S., M.E. Faricelli, M.L. Appendino, M. Valarik, and J. Dubcovsky. 2008. The chromosome region including the earliness per se locus Eps-Am1 affects the duration of early developmental phases and spikelet number in diploid wheat, J. Exp. Bot. 59: 3595-3607.

126. Li, C. and J. Dubcovsky. 2008. Wheat FT protein regulates VRN1 transcription through interactions with FDL2. The Plant Journal 55:543-554.

125. Bonafede, M., O. Chicaiza, G. Tranquilli, and J. Dubcovsky. 2008. Registration of an hexaploid wheat translocation line carrying a short segment of chromosome 5Am including softness genes Pina and Pinb from Triticum monococcum. Journal of Plant Registration. 2:165-166.

124. Brevis, J.C., I.A. Khan, O. Chicaiza, C.F. Morris, L. Jackson, and J. Dubcovsky. 2008. Agronomic and quality evaluation of common wheat near-isogenic lines carrying the leaf rust resistance gene Lr47. Crop Science. 48:1441-1451.  

123. Vágújfalvi, A., A. Soltész, T. Kellős, J. Dubcovsky, L. Cattivelli, and G. Galiba. 2008. Frost tolerance in cereals – from a molecular point of view. Current Topics in Plant Biology. 8:71-80.

122.  Distelfeld A., A. Korol, J. Dubcovsky, C. Uauy, T. Blake, and T. Fahima. 2008. Colinearity between the barley grain protein content (GPC) QTL on chromosome arm 6HS and the wheat Gpc-B1 region. Molecular Breeding 22:25-38.

121. Zhang, W. and J. Dubcovsky. 2008. Association between allelic variation at the Phytoene synthase 1 gene and yellow pigment content in the wheat grain. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 116:635-645.

120. Knox, A.K., C. Li, A. Vágújfalvi, G. Galiba, E.J. Stockinger, and J. Dubcovsky.2008.  Identification of candidate CBF genes for the frost tolerance locus Fr-Am2 in Triticum monococcum. Plant Molecular Biology. 67:257-270.

119. Zhang X.K., X. C. Xia, Y.G. Xiao, J. Dubcovsky, and Z. H. He. 2008. Allelic variation at the vernalization genes Vrn-A1Vrn-B1, Vrn-D1 and Vrn-B3 in Chinese common wheat cultivars and their association with growth habit. Crop Science 48:458–470.


118 Fu D., C. Uauy, A. Blechl, and J. Dubcovsky. 2007. RNA Interference for Wheat Functional Gene Analysis. Transgenic Research 16: 689-701.

117  Dubcovsky J, and J Dvorak. 2007. Genome plasticity a key factor in the success of polyploid wheat under domestication. Science 316: 1862-1866

116 Carrera A., V. Echenique, W. Zhang, M. Helguera, F. Manthey, A. Picca, G. Cervigni and J. Dubcovsky. A deletion at the Lpx-B1 locus is associated with low lipoxygenase activity and improved pasta color in durum wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum). J. Cereal Sci. 45: 67-77.

115 Chao S., W. Zhang, J. Dubcovsky, and M. Sorrells. 2006. Evaluation of genetic diversity and genome-wide linkage disequilibrium among US wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) germplasm representing different market classes.2007.  Crop Sci. 47: 1018-1030.

114 Fu, D., M. Dunbar, J. Dubcovsky. 2007. Wheat VIN3-like PHD finger genes are up-regulated by vernalization. Mol. Gen. Genomics 277: 301-313.

113 Bonafede, M., L. Kong, G. Tranquilli, H. Ohm,and  J. Dubcovsky. 2007. Reduction of a Triticum monococcum chromosome segment carrying the softness genes Pina and PinbCrop Sci. 47: 821-826.


112 Uauy C., A. Distelfeld, T. Fahima, A. Blechl, J. Dubcovsky. 2006. A NAC gene regulating senescence improves grain protein, zinc and irons content in wheat. Science 314:1298-1300.

111 Yan, L., D. Fu, C. Li, A. Blechl, G. Tranquilli, M. Bonafede, A. Sanchez, M. Valarik, and J. Dubcovsky. 2006. The wheat and barley vernalization gene VRN3 is an orthologue of FTProc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103: 19581-19586..

110 Uauy C., J.C. Brevis, and J. Dubcovsky. 2006. The high grain protein content gene Gpc-B1 accelerates senescence and has pleiotropic effects on protein content in wheat. Journal of Experimental Botany 57: 2785-2794

109 Bregitzer P., D. Fiedler, A.E. Blechl, J. Lin, P. Sebesta, J. Fernandez De Soto, O. Chicaiza, J. Dubcovsky (2006) Changes in high molecular weight glutenin subunit composition can be genetically engineered without impacting wheat agronomic performance. Crop Sci. 46:1553–1563.

108 Chao, S., G.R. Lazo, F. You, C.C. Crossman, D.D. Hummel, N. Lui, D. Laudencia-Chingcuanco, J.A. Anderson, T.J. Close, J. Dubcovsky, B.S. Gill, K.S. Gill, J.P. Gustafson, S.F. Kianian, N.L.V. Lapitan, H.T. Nguyen, M.E. Sorrells, P.E. McGuire, C.O. Qualset, and O.D. Anderson. 2006. Use of a large-scale Triticeae EST resource to reveal gene expression profiles in hexaploid wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Genome 49:531-544.

107. Valárik, M., A. M. Linkiewicz, and J. Dubcovsky. A microcolinearity study at the earliness per se gene Eps-Am1 region reveals an ancient duplication that preceded the wheat - rice divergence. Theor Appl Genet 112: 945 – 957.

106 Distelfeld A., C. Uauy, T. Fahima, and J. Dubcovsky. 2006. Physical map of the wheat high-grain protein content gene Gpc-B1 and development of a high-throughput marker. New Phytologist. 169:753-763.

105 Miller A. K., G. Galiba, and J. Dubcovsky. A cluster of eleven CBF transcription factors is located at the frost tolerance locus Fr-Am2 in Triticum monococcum. Mol. Gen. Genomics. 275: 193–203.


104 Dubcovsky, J. , A. Loukoianov, D. Fu, M. Valarik, A. Sanchez & L. Yan. 2005. Effect of photoperiod on the regulation of wheat vernalization genes VRN1 and VRN2. Plant Molecular Biology. 60:469-480.

103 Uauy, C., J.C. Brevis, X. Chen, I.A. Khan, L. Jackson, O. Chicaiza, A. Distelfeld, T. Fahima, and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. High-temperature adult plant (HTAP) stripe rust resistance gene Yr36 from Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccoides is closely linked to the grain protein content locus Gpc-B1. Theor. Appl. Genet. 112-97-105.

102 Vágújfalvi, A., A. Aprile, A. Miller, J. Dubcovsky, G. Delugu, G. Galiba, L. Cattivelli. 2005. The expression of several Cbf genes at the Fr-A2 locus is linked to frost resistance in wheat.  Mol. Gen. Genomics. 274: 506-514.

101 vonZitzewitz J., P. Szűcs , J. Dubcovsky, L. Yan, E. Francia, N. Pecchioni, A. Casas, T. H.H. Chen, P.M. Hayes, J.S. Skinner. 2005. Structural and functional characterization of barley vernalization genes. Plant Molecular Biology. 59: 449-467.

100 Loukoianov, A, L Yan, A Blechl, A Sanchez, and J Dubcovsky, 2005. Regulation of VRN-1 vernalization genes in normal and transgenic polyploid wheat. Plant Physiolog 138:2364-2373.

99 Chicaiza, O., I.A. Khan, X. Zhang, J.C. Brevis, L. Jackson, X. Chen, and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. Registration of five wheat isogenic lines for leaf rust and stripe rust resistance genes. Crops Science 46: 485-487.

98 Zhang W., A. Lukaszewski, J. Kolmer, M. Soria, S. Goyal, J. Dubcovsky. 2005.  Molecular characterization of durum and common wheat recombinant lines carrying leaf rust resistance (Lr19) and yellow pigment (Y) genes from Lophopyrum ponticum. Theor. Appl. Genet. 111: 573 – 582.

97 Chicaiza O., L. Jackson, and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. Registration of “Clear White” wheat. Crop Science in press

96. Yan L., J. von Zitzewitz, J. Skinner, P.M. Hayes, and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. Molecular characterization of the duplicated meristem identity genes HvAP1a and HvAP1b in barley. Genome. In press

95. Kade, M. A. J. Barneix, S. Olmos and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. Nitrogen uptake and remobilization in tetraploid Langdon durum wheat and a recombinant substitution line with the high grain protein gene Gpc-B1. Plant Breeding. 124: 343-349.

94. Fu D, P. Szucs, L. Yan, M. Helguera, J. S. Skinner, P. Hayes P, and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. Large deletions in the first intron of the VRN-1 vernalization gene are associated with spring growth habit in barley and polyploid wheat. Mol. Gen. Genomics. 273: 54 - 65.

93. Helguera, M., L. Vanzetti, M. Soria, I. A. Khan, J. Kolmer, J. Dubcovsky. 2005. PCR markers for Triticum speltoides leaf rust resistance gene Lr51 and their use to develop isogenic hard red spring wheat lines. Crop Science. 45: 728-734.

92. Dubcovsky, J., C.-L. Chen, and L. Yan. 2005. Molecular characterization of the allelic variation at the VRN-H2 vernalization locus in barley. Mol Breeding. 15:395-407.


91. Yan, L., M. Helguera, K. Kato, S. Fukuyama, J. Sherman, and J. Dubcovsky. 2004. Allelic variation at the VRN-1 promoter region in polyploid wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 109: 1677–1686.

90. Gieco, J. O.; J. Dubcovsky and L. E. A. Camargo. 2004. Aggressiveness and physiological specialization among isolates of Septoria tritici Rob. Scientia Agricola: 61: 414-421.

89. Adhikari, T.B., J.R. Cavaletto, J. Dubcovsky, J. Gieco, A.R. Schlatter, and S.B. Goodwin. 2004. Molecular mapping of the Stb4 gene for resistance to septoria tritici blotch in wheat. Phytopathology 94:1198-1206.

88. Linkiewicz, A.M., L.L. Qi, B.S. Gill, B. Echalier, S. Chao, G.R. Lazo, D. Hummel , O.D. Anderson, E.D. Akhunov, J. Dvorak, M.S. Pathan, H.T. Nguyen, J.H. Peng, N.L.V. Lapitan, Miftahudin, J.P. Gustafson, C.M. La Rota, M.E. Sorrells, K. Hossain, V. Kalavacharla, S.F. Kianian, M. Dilbirligi, K.S. Gill, E. Wennerlind,  J.A. Anderson, R.D. Fenton, T.J. Close, P.E. McGuire, C.O. Qualset, and J. Dubcovsky . 2004. A 2500-loci bin map of wheat homoeologous group 5 provides insights on gene distribution and colinearity with rice. Genetics.  168665–676.

87. Qi, L., B. Echalier, S. Chao, G. Lazo, O.D. Anderson, E.D. Akhunov, J. Dvorak, A.M. Linkiewicz, A. Ratnasiri, J. Dubcovsky, et al. 2004 A chromosome bin map of 16,000 EST loci and distribution of genes among the three genomes of polyploid wheat. Genetics 168: 701-712.

86. Gieco, J. O.; J. Dubcovsky and L. E. A. Camargo. 2004. Interaction between resistance to Septoria tritici and phenological stages in wheat. Scientia Agricola 61: 422-426.

85. Dubcovsky, J. 2004. Marker Assisted Selection in Public Breeding Programs: The Wheat Experience. Crop Science 44: 1895-1898

84. Sherman, J.D., L. Yan, L. Talbert, and J. Dubcovsky. 2004.A PCR marker for growth habit in common wheat based on allelic variation at the Vrn-A1 gene. Crop Science. 44:1832-1838.

83. Cenci, A., S. Somma, N. Chantret, J. Dubcovsky, and A. Blanco. PCR identification of durum wheat BAC clones containing genes coding for carotenoid biosynthesis enzymes and their chromosome localization. Genome. 47:911-917.

82. Chantret, N., A. Cenci, F. Sabot, O.D. Anderson, and J. Dubcovsky. 2004. Sequencing of Triticum monococcum Hardness locus reveals good microcolinearity with rice. Mol. Gen.Genomics. . 271:377-386.

81. Gu, Y.Q., C. Crossman, X. Kong, M. Luo, F.M. You, D. Coleman-Derr, J. Dubcovsky, and O.D. Anderson 2004. Genomic organization of the complex a-gliadin gene loci in wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet.. 109: 648-657.

80. Yan, L., A. Loukoianov, A. Blechl, G. Tranquilli, W. Ramakrishna, P. SanMiguel, J.L. Bennetzen, V. Echenique, and J. Dubcovsky. 2004. The wheat VRN2 gene is a flowering repressor down-regulated by vernalization. Science 303:1640-1644.

79. Kong, X.Y., Y.Q. Gu, F.M. You, J. Dubcovsky, and O.D. Anderson. 2004. Dynamics of the evolution of orthologus and paralogous portions of a complex locus region in two genomes of allopolyploid wheat. Pl. Mol. Biol. 54:55-69.

78. Distelfeld A, C Uauy, S Olmos, AR Schlatter, J Dubcovsky* and T Fahima. Microcolinearity between a 2-cM region encompassing the grain protein content locus Gpc-6B1 on wheat chromosome 6 and a 350-kb region on rice chromosome 2. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 4:59-66.


77. Crosatti, C., C. Marè, E. Mazzucotelli, S. Belloni, S. Barilli, R. Bassi, J. Dubcovsky, G. Galiba, A.M. Stanca, and L. Cattivelli. 2003. Genetic analysis of the expression of the cold-regulated gene cor14b: a way toward the identification of components of the cold response signal transduction in Triticeae.Canadian Journal of Botany. 81:1162-1167.

76. Akhunov E.D., A.R. Akhunov, A.M. Linkiewicz, J. Dubcovsky, D. Hummel, G. Lazo, S. Chao, O.D. Anderson, J. David, L. Qi, B. Echalier, B.S. Gill, Miftahudin, J.P. Gustafson, M. La Rota, M.E. Sorrells, D. Zhang, H.T. Nguyen, V. Kalavacharla, K. Hossain, S.F. Kianian, J. Peng, N.L.V. Lapitan, E.J.Wennerlind, V. Nduati, J.A. Anderson, D. Sidhu, K.S. Gill, P.E. McGuire, C.O. Qualset, and J. Dvorak. 2003. Synteny perturbations between wheat homoeologous chromosomes caused by locus duplications and deletions correlate with recombination rates along chromosome arms.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. US. 100:10836-10841.

75. Olmos S., A. Distelfeld, O. Chicaiza, A.R. Schlatter, T. Fahima, V. Echenique, and J. Dubcovsky. 2003. Precise mapping of a locus affecting grain protein content in durum wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:1243-1251.

74. Sorrells, M.E., C. M. La Rota, C. E. Bermudez-Kandianis, R. A. Greene, R. Kantety, J. D. Munkvold,  Miftahudin, A. Mahmoud, P. P. Gustafson, L. L. Qi, B. E. Echalier, B. S. Gill, D. E. Matthews, G. R. Lazo, S. Chao, O. D. Anderson, H. Edwards, A. M. Linkiewicz, J. Dubcovsky, E. D. Akhunov, J. Dvorak, D. Zhang, H. T. Nguyen, J. Peng, N. L.V. Lapitan, J. L. Gonzalez-Hernandez, J. A. Anderson, K. G. Hossain, V. Kalavacharla, S. F. Kianian, D. W. Choi, T. J. Close, M. Dilbirligi, K. S. Gill, C. Steber, M. K. Walker-Simmons, P. E. McGuire, and C. O. Qualset. 2003. Comparative DNA Sequence Analysis of Wheat and Rice Genomes. Genome Research. 13:1818-1827.

73. Helguera, M., I. A. Khan, J. Kolmer, D. Lijavetzky, L. Zhong-qi, J. Dubcovsky. 2003. PCR assays for the Lr37-Yr17-Sr38 cluster of rust resistance genes and their use to develop isogenic hard red spring wheat lines. Crop Science. 43:1839-1847.

72. Chen, X., M.A. Soria, G. Yan, J. Sun, and J. Dubcovsky. Development of user-friendly PCR markers for wheat stripe rust resistance gene Yr5. 2003. Crop Science. 43:2058-2064

71. Wicker T., N. Yahiaoui, R. Guyot, E. Schlagenhauf, Z.-D. Liu, J. Dubcovsky, and B. Keller. 2003. Rapid genome divergence at orthologous LMW Glutenin loci of the A and Am genomes of wheat. The Plant Cell 15: 1186-1197.

70. Akhunov E.D.,  J.A. Goodyear, S. Geng, L. Qi, B. Echalier, B.S. Gill,  G. Lazo, S. Chao, O.D. Anderson, A.M. Linkiewicz, J. Dubcovsky,  M. La Rota,  M.E. Sorrells, Miftahudin, D. Zhang, H.T. Nguyen, J.P. Gustafson, V. Kalavacharla, K. Hossain, S.F. Kianian, J. Peng,  N.L.V. Lapitan,  J.L. Gonzalez-Hernandez, J.A. Anderson,  D.-W Choi, T.J. Close,  M. Dilbirligi, K.S. Gill, M.K. Walker-Simmons, C. Steber, P.E. McGuire, C.O. Qualset, and J. Dvorak. 2003. The organization and rate of evolution of the wheat transcriptome are correlated with recombination rates along chromosome arms. Genome Research. 13: 753-763.

69. Yan, L., A. Loukoianov, G. Tranquilli, M. Helguera, T. Fahima, and J. Dubcovsky. 2003. Positional cloning of wheat vernalization gene VRN1Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. US 100:6263-6268.

68. Cenci, A., N. Chantret, K. Xy, Y. Gu, O.D. Anderson, T. Fahima, A. Distelfeld, and J. Dubcovsky. 2003. Construction and characterization of a half million clones Bacterial Artificial Chromosome (BAC) library of durum wheat. Theor Appl Genet 107:931-939.

67. Vágújfalvi A., G. Galiba, L. Cattivelli, J. Dubcovsky. 2003. The cold regulated transcriptional activator Cbf3 is linked to the frost-tolerance gene Fr-A2 on wheat chromosome 5A. Mol Gen Genomics. 269:60-67.


66. Yan L., V. Echenique, C. S. Busso, P. SanMiguel, W. Ramakrishna, J.L. Bennetzen, S. Harrington, and J. Dubcovsky. 2002. Cereal genes similar to Snf2 define a new subfamily that includes human and mouse genes. Molecular and General Genomics 268:488-499.

65. Ramakrishna W., J. Dubcovsky, Park Y.-J., Busso C. S., Emberton J., SanMiguel P., and Bennetzen J. L 2002. Different types and rates of genome evolution detected by comparative sequence analysis of orthologous segments from four cereal genomes. Genetics 1389-1400.

64. Gianibelli, M.C., M. Echaide, O.R. Larroque, J.M. Carrillo, and J. Dubcovsky. 2002. Molecular Characterisation of Glu-1 Loci in Argentinean Wheat Cultivars. Euphytica 128:61-73.

63. Tranquilli G., J. Heaton, O. Chicaiza and J. Dubcovsky. Substitutions and deletions of genes related to grain hardness in wheat and their effect on grain texture. 2002. Crop Science. 42:1812-1817.

62. Bullrich L., M.L. Appendino, G. Tranquilli, S. Lewis, and J. Dubcovsky. 2002.  Mapping of a thermo-sensitive earliness per se gene on Triticum monococcum chromosome 1Am. Theor. Appl. Genet. 105: 585-593.

61. SanMiguel, P., W. Ramakrishna, J. L. Bennetzen, C. Busso, and J. Dubcovsky. 2002. Transposable elements, genes and recombination in a 215-kb contig from wheat chromosome 5A. Functional and Integrative Genomics. 2: 70-80.

60. Gupta, P.K., H.S. Balyan, K.J. Edwards, P. Isaac, V. Korzun, M. Röder, M. Gautier, P. Joudrier, A.R. Schlatter, J. Dubcovsky, R.C. De la Peña, M. Khairallah, G. Penner, M. Jordan, M.J. Hayden, P. Sharp, B. Keller, R.C.C. Wang, J.P. Hardouin, P. Jack, B. Charef, P. Leroy. 2002. Genetic mapping of sixty-three new microsatellite loci in bread wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet 105: 413-422.

59. Tranquilli, G., M. Cuniberti, M. C. Gianibelli, L. Bullrich, O. Larroque, F. MacRitchie and J. Dubcovsky. 2002. Effect of Triticum monococcum glutenin loci on bread-making and cookie quality. J. of Cereal Science. 36: 9-18.

58. Echenique, V.C., B. Stamova, P. Wolters, G. R. Lazo, V. L. Carollo, and J. Dubcovsky. 2002. Frequencies of Ty1-copia and Ty3-gypsy retroelements within the Triticeae EST databases. Theor. Appl. Genet. 104: 840-844.


57. Lagudah, E., J. Dubcovsky, and W. Powell. 2001. Wheat Genomics. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 39:335-344.

56. Galiba, G., I. Kerepesi, A. Vagujfalvi, G. Kocsy, L. Cattivelli, J. Dubcovsky, J.W. Snape, and J. Sutka. 2001. Mapping of genes involved in glutathione, carbohydrate and COR14b cold induced protein accumulation during cold hardening in wheat. Euphytica 119: 173-177.

55. Rousset, M., P. Brabant, R.S. Kota, J. Dubcovsky, and J. Dvorak. 2001. Use of recombinant substitution lines for gene mapping and QTL analysis of bread making quality in wheat. Euphytica 119: 81-87.

54. Dubcovsky, J., W. Ramakrishna, P. SanMiguel, C. S. Busso, L. Yan, B. A. Shiloff, and J. L. Bennetzen. 2001. Comparative sequence analysis of colinear barley and rice BACs. Plant Physiology. 125:1342-1353.

53.  Manifesto, M. M., A.R. Schlatter, H.E. Hopp, E.Y. Suárez, and J. Dubcovsky. 2001. Quantitative evaluation of genetic diversity in wheat germplasm using molecular markers. Crop Science. 41: 682-690.


52. Dubcovsky, J., L. Bullrich, M. Echaide, A. R. Schlatter, M. Manifesto, G. Tranquilli, L. Pfluger, S. Feingold, A. J. Barneix, E. H. Hopp, E. Y. Suárez. 2000. Genetic determinants of bread making quality of Argentinean wheats. RIA 29: 1-30.

51. Tranquilli, G., and J. Dubcovsky. 2000. Epistatic interaction between vernalization genes Vrn-Am1 and Vrn-Am2 in Triticum monococcum. The J. of Heredity. 91:304-306.

50. Vágúfalvi, A., C. Crosatti, G. Galiba, J. Dubcovsky, and L. Cattivelli. 2000. Two loci on wheat chromosome 5A regulate the differential cold-dependent expression of the cor14b gene in frost tolerant and sensitive genotypes.  Mol. Gen. Gen. 263: 194-200.

49. Helguera, M., I. A Khan, and J. Dubcovsky. 2000. Development of PCR markers for wheat leaf rust resistance gene Lr47. Theor. Appl. Genet. 100: 1137-1143.

48. Khan, I. A., J. D. Procunier, D. G. Humphreys, G. Tranquilli, A. R. Schlatter, S. Marcucci-Poltri, R. Frohberg, and J. Dubcovsky. 2000. Development of PCR based markers for a high grain protein content gene from Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccoides transferred to bread wheat. Crop Science 40: 518-524.

47. Dubcovsky, J., G. Tranquilli, I. A. Khan, L. A. Pflüger, E. Suárez, M. Rousset, and J. Dvorak. 2000. Comparisons of recombination frequencies in hybrids involving telocentric and bibrachial wheat chromosomes. Theor. Appl. Genet.100: 308-314.

46. Lukaszewski, A. J., D.R. Porter , E. F. Antonelli, and J. Dubcovsky. 2000. Registration of two germplasms of common wheat with interstitial translocations of Triticum speltoides carrying leaf rust and greenbug resistance genes. Crop Sci. 40:590.


45. Tranquilli, G., D. Lijavetzky, G. Muzzi, and J. Dubcovsky. 1999. Genetic and physical characterization of grain texture-related loci in diploid wheat. Molecular and General Genetics. 262: 846-850.

44. Jimenez, M. and J. Dubcovsky. 1999. Chromosome location of genes affecting polyphenol oxidase activity in seeds of common and durum wheat. Plant Breeding. 118: 395-398.

43. Lijavetzky, D., G. Muzzi, T. Wicker, B. Keller, R. Wing, and J. Dubcovsky. 1999. Construction and characterization of a bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) library for the A genome of wheat. Genome. 42:1176-1182.

42. Devos, K.M., M.E. Sorrells, J.A. Anderson, T.E. Miller, S. M. Reader, A.J. Lukaszewski, J. Dubcovsky, P. Sharp, J. Faris, M.D. Gale. 1999. Chromosome aberrations in wheat nullisomic-tetrasomic and ditelosomic lines. Cereal Research Communications. 27: 231-239.


41. Dubcovsky, J., A. J. Lukaszewski, M. Echaide, E. F. Antonelli and D.R. Porter. 1998. Molecular characterization of two Triticum speltoides interstitial translocations carrying leaf rust and green bug resistance genes. Crop Science. 38:1655-1660.

40. Dubcovsky, J., D. Lijavetzky, L. Appendino, and G. Tranquilli. 1998. Comparative RFLP mapping of Triticum monococcum genes controlling vernalization requirement. Theor Appl Genet 97: 968-975.

39. Tranquilli G., M. Cuniberti, C. Gianibelli, L. Bullrich, O. Larroque, F. MacRitchie and J. Dubcovsky. 1998. Effect of Triticum monococcum glutenin loci on bread making quality. Proceedings of the 9th International Wheat Genetic Symposium. Saskatoon, Canada. 4:282-284.

38. Manifesto, M.M., S. Feingold, H.E. Hopp, A.R. Schlatter, and J. Dubcovsky. 1998. Molecular markers associated with differences in breadmaking quality in a cross between bread wheat cultivars with the same high Mr glutenins. Journal of Cereal Science. 27: 217-227.


37. Santa-María, G., F. Rubio, J. Dubcovsky, and A. Rodríguez-Navarro.1997. The HAK1 gene of barley is a member of a large gene family and encodes a high-affinity potassium transporter. Plant Cell. 9: 2281-2289.

36. Gorham, J., J. Bridges, J. Dubcovsky, J. Dvorak, P.A. Hollington, M.-C. Luo, and J. A. Khan. 1997. Genetic analysis and physiology of a trait for enhanced K+/Na+ discrimination in wheat. The New Phytologist. 137-109-116

35. Sorrells, ME; O.D. Anderson; P. S. Baenziger; R. J. Cook; P. B. Cregan; J. Dubcovsky;           J. Dvorak; B.S. Gill; G.E. Hart; P.M. Hayes; E.M. Herman; A. Kleinhofs; R.F. Line; C.O. Qualset; and P.E. McGuire.  1997. Corn genome initiative. Science 277: 884-885. (letter)

34. Dubcovsky, J. , M. Echaide, S. Giancola, M. Rousset, M.-C. Luo, and J. Dvorak. 1997. Seed storage protein loci in RFLP maps of diploid, tetraploid, and hexaploid wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 95:1169-1180.

33. Dubcovsky, J., A. R. Schlatter, and M. Echaide. 1997. Genome analysis of South American Elymus (Triticeae) and Leymus (Triticeae) species based on variation in repeated nucleotide sequences. Genome. 40: 505-520.


32. Resta, P., H.-B. Zhang, J. Dubcovsky and  J. Dvorák. 1996. The origin of the genomes of Triticum biunciale, T. ovatum, T. neglectum, T. columnare, and T. rectum based on variation in repeated nucleotide sequences.  Am. J. Bot. 83: 1556-1565.

31. Luo, M.-C., J. Dubcovsky, S. Goyal, and J. Dvorak. 1996. Engineering of interstitial foreign chromosome segments containing the K+/ Na+ selectivity gene Kna1 by sequential homoeologous recombination in durum wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 93: 1180-1184

30. Luo, M.-C., J. Dubcovsky, and J. Dvorak. 1996.Recognition of homoeology by the wheat Ph1  locus. Genetics. 144: 1195-1203.

29. Manifesto, M. M., B. E. Tanos, S. Feingold, M. Echaide, H. E. Hopp, and J. Dubcovsky. 1996. Association between RFLP and SSR markers and bread -making quality parameters in Argentine wheats. Annual Wheat Newsletter, 42: 42.

28. Manifesto, M. M., A. R. Schlatter, M. Echaide, H. E. Hopp, and J. Dubcovsky. 1996. Use of SSR markers in Argentine wheat germplasm characterization. Annual Wheat Newsletter, 42. 41-42.

27. Dubcovsky, J., M. C. Luo, G. Y. Zhong, R. Bransteitter, A. J. Desai, A. Kilian. A. Kleinhofs, and J. Dvorak.  1996. Genetic map of diploid wheat, Triticum monococcum L., and its comparison with maps of Hordeum vulgare L. Genetics. 143: 983-999.

26. Lewis, S. M., A. J. Martínez, and J. Dubcovsky. 1996. Karyotype variation in South American Elymus (Triticeae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 157(1): 142-150.

25. Dubcovsky, J., G. E. Santa María, E. Epstein, M.-C. Luo, and J. Dvorak. 1996. Mapping of the K+/Na+ discrimination locus Kna1 in wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 92 (3-4): 448-454.


24. Dvorak, J., J. Dubcovsky , M.-C. Luo, K. M. Devos, and  M. D. Gale. 1995. Differentiation between wheat chromosomes 4B and 4D Genome. Genome. 38:1139-1147.

23. Dubcovsky, J., M.-C. Luo, and J. Dvorak. 1995. Linkage relationships among stress-induced genes in wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 91: 795-801.

22. Devos, K. M.,  J. Dubcovsky, J. Dvorak, C. N. Chinoy, and M.D. Gale. 1995. Structural evolution of wheat chromosomes 4A, 5A, and 7B and its impact on recombination. Theor. Appl. Genet. 91: 282-288.

21. Dubcovsky, J., and J. Dvorak. 1995. Ribosomal DNA multigene loci are nomads in the Triticeae genomes. Genetics. 140: 1367-1377.

20. Van Deynze, A. E., J. Dubcovsky, K. S.Gill, J. C Nelson., M. E. Sorrells, J. Dvorak, B. S. Gill, E. S. Lagudah, S. R. McCouch, and R. Appels. 1995.  Molecular-genetic maps for chromosome 1 in Triticeae species and their relation to chromosomes in rice and oats. Genome 38: 45-59.

19. Dubcovsky, J., M.-C. Luo, and J. Dvorak. 1995. Differentiation between homoeologous chromosomes 1A of wheat and 1Am of Triticum monococcum and recognition of homology by the Ph1 locus of wheat. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 92: 6645-6649.


18. Dubcovsky, J., and J. Dvorak.  1994. Genome identification of the T. crassa complex with the restriction patterns of repeated nucleotide sequences. Am. J. Bot. 82(2): 131-140.

17. Dubcovsky, J., and J. Dvorak. 1994. Genome origins of T. cylindricum, T. triunciale, and T. ventricosum. (Poaceae) inferred from variation in restriction patterns of repeated nucleotide sequences: a methodological study. Am. J. Bot. 81:1327-1335.

16. Dubcovsky, J., A. F. Galvez, and J. Dvorak. 1994. Comparison of the genetic organization of the early salt stress response gene system in salt‑tolerant L. elongatum and salt‑sensitive wheat. Theor. Appl. Genet. 87: 957-964.


15. Oliva, G., A. Martínez, M. Collantes, and J. Dubcovsky. 1993. Phenotipic plasticity and contrsating habitat colonization in F. pallescens. Can. J. Bot. 71: 970-977.

14. Bertoni, M. D., D. Cabral, N. Romero, and J. Dubcovsky. 1993. Endofitos fungicos en especies sudamericanas de Festuca (Poaceae). Bol. Soc. Argent. Bot. 29(1-2): 25-34.

13. Morrone, O., T. S. Filgueiras, F. O. Zuloaga, and J. Dubcovsky. 1993. Revision of Anthaenantiopsis (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae). Systematic Botany. 18(3): 434-453.


12. Dubcovsky, J., and A. J. Martínez. 1992. Distribución geográfica de los niveles de ploidía en Festuca. Parodiana 7 (1‑2): 91‑99.

11. Zuloaga, F. O., J. Dubcovsky, and O. Morrone. 1993. Infrageneric phenetic relations in new world Panicum (Poaceae: Panicoideae: Paniceae): a numerical analysis. Can. J. Bot.  71: 1312-1327.

10. Dubcovsky, J., S. M. Lewis, and E. H. Hopp. 1992. Variation in the restriction fragments of 18S ‑26S rRNA loci in South American Elymus (Triticeae). Genome 35: 881‑885.

9.   Dubcovsky, J., and A. J. Martínez. 1992. Cytotaxonomy of the Festuca spp. from Partagonia. Can. J. Bot. 70: 1134‑1140.


8.   Dubcovsky, J., and  F. O.  Zuloaga. 1991. Números cromosómicos en  especies sudamericanas de Panicum (Poaceae: Paniceae). Bol. Soc. Arg. de Botánica. 27: 201-206

7.   Dubcovsky, J., and A. Martínez. 1991. Chromosome complement and nucleolar variation in the Festuca pallescens alliance. Can. J. Bot. 69: 2756‑2761.


6.   Dubcovsky, J., and Z. E. Rúgolo de Agrasar. 1990. Festuca roigii  (Poaceae) nov. sp. Diferencias morfológicas y citológicas con F. simpliciuscula. Bol. Soc. Arg. de Botánica 26(3‑4): 235‑242.


5.   Dubcovsky, J., M. A. Soria and A. Martínez. 1989. Karyotype analysis of the Patagonian Elymus (Poaceae). Botanical Gazette 150(4): 462‑468.

4.   Zuloaga, F. O., O. Morrone and J. Dubcovsky. 1989. Exomorphological, anatomical and cytological studies in Panicum validum (Poaceae : Panicoideae : Paniceae). Its systematic position within the genus. Systematic Botany 14(2): 220‑230.


3.   Dubcovsky, J., and A. Martínez. 1988. Cariotipos y comportamiento meiótico de las especies de Festuca (Poaceae) endémicas de Sierra de la Ventana. Bol. Soc. Arg. de Botánica 25 (3‑4): 415‑423.

2.   Dubcovsky, J., and A. Martínez. 1988. Phenetic relationships in the Festuca spp. from Patagonia. Can. J. Bot. 66: 468‑478.


1.   Dubcovsky, J., and A. J. Martínez. 1987. Cariotipos y comportamiento meiótico de los cromosomas de Festuca pallescens (Poaceae).  Darwiniana  28(1‑4): 153‑161.


Varieties and Germplasm released

Eleven UCD wheat varieties: Kern (HRS), Clear White (HWS), Lassik (HRS), Patwin (HWS), Desert King (durum), Tipai (durum), Patwin 515 (HWS), Desert King-High Protein (durum), Miwok (durum), Yurok (HRS), Patwin-515HP, malting barley variety Tahoe.

Five wheat varieties developed by J. Dubcovsky lab in collaboration with industry: Blanca Grande 515, Summit 515, Expresso, New Dirkwin, Westmore.

60 new germplasm: PI 638738 - PI 638742, PI 603918, PI 603919, PI 651012, GSTR 13606, GSTR 13634, GSTR 13600, GSTR 13664, GSTR 13504, GSTR 13618, GSTR 13501-13687 (186 RILs), PI 656793, PI 664549; SbeII mutants tetraploid: PI 670159-PI 670161; 9 FT-B1: PI 671995 - PI 672004. 1RS: PI 672837 - PI 672839; GPC-B1 mutants: PI 673410 - PI 673415. 10 NILs Glu-A3 & Glu-B3 alleles: PI 674000 - PI 674009. 6 Gw2 mutants grain size: PI 675010-675015.  3 Glu-D12+12 isogenic lines in durum wheat: PI 672996 (UC 1113-GpcB1-Glu-D12+12), PI 672997 (UC1171-Glu-D12+12), PI 672998 (UC1308-Glu-D12+12). Synthetic vrn2-null PI 676269. SbeII mutants hexaploid: PI 675644-675647

Graduate students

25 PhD students (9 in progress)

2000-2006 Major Professor, PhD, Gabriela Tranquilli (UCD-Argentina). Researcher INTA
2001-2005 Co-director, PhD, Sofia Olmos (UCD-Argentina). Professor Argentina
2002-2006 Major Professor, Ph D, Cristobal Uauy (UCD). Project Leader John. Innes UK
2004-2009 Major Professor, Ph D, Juan Brevis (UCD). Now Breeder private company
2005-2010 Major Professor, Ph D, Malena Faricelli (UCD). Now Breeder private company
2006-2011 Major Professor, Ph D, Iago Lowe (UCD). Now Professor U. of New England
2007-2011 Major Professor, Ph D, Marcos Bonafede (UCD-Argentina). Researcher INTA
2007-2011 Major Professor, Ph D, Baoju Yang (UCD-China). Postdoc UCD.
2009-2013 Major Professor, Ph D, Rebecca Nitcher (UCD). May 2014.
2010-2015 Co-director, Ph D, Facundo Tabbita (UBA). March 2015.
2011-2015 Major Professor, Ph D, Brittany Hazard (UCD). June 2015.
2012-2015 Co-Director, Ph D Shisheng Chen, Sichuan Agricultural University, May 2015
2011-2015 Major Professor, Ph D, Nestor Kippes, (Univ. of Bs. As., Argentina), Dec. 2015.
2012-2016 Co-Director, Ph D Kun Li, Shandong Agricultural University, Jan 2016.
2011-2016 Major Professor, Ph D, Tyson Howell (UCD). In progress.
2011-2016 Major Professor, Ph D, Alejandra Alvarez (Univ. San Martin Arg.), May 2016
2012-2015 Co-Director, PhD Xiaodong Zhang, Professor Ag. Univ. Hebei
2011-2016 Major Professor, Ph D, Josh Hegarty (UCD). In progress.
2011-2016 Major Professor, Ph D, Nicolas Cobo (UCD). In progress.
2014-2018 Major Professor, Ph D, Stephen Bolus (UCD). In progress.
2014-2018 Major Professor, Ph D, Youngjun Mo (UCD). In progress.
2014-2018 Major Professor, Ph D, André Schönhofen (UCD). In progress.
2015-2019 Major Professor, Ph D, Chen Dang (UCD). In progress.
2014-2018 Major Professor, Ph D, Hans Vasquez-Gross (UCD). In progress.
2014-2016 Co director, PhD, Zhenzhen Dong, (China Ag. Univ., China). In progress.
2015-2019 Co director, PhD, Guo Yan, (China Ag. Univ., China). In progress.
2016-2020 Major Professor, PhD, Saarah Kuzay. In progress.

9 MS students (1 in progress)

1990-1991 Co-director, MS, Silvina Marta Lewis (Argentina). Now Scientist INTA
1997-1999 Major Professor, MS, Martha Jimenez (UCD). Now Teacher
1999- 2002 Major Professor, MS, Chialing Chan (UCD).
1999-2001 Major Professor, MS, Boryana Stamova (UCD). Now Researcher USDA
1999-2004 Co-director, MS, Laura Appendino (Argentina). Now Professor Univ. of Bs.As.
2002-2005 Major Professor, MS, Andrea Miller (UCD). Now researcher Monsanto
2008-2010 Major Professor, MS. Kati Wu (UCD). Now associate scientist at Amyris Biotech.
2014-2015 Co-Director, MS. Felix Dubach (ETH Zurich)UCD). Unknown.
2015-2017 Major Professor, MS. Francine Paraiso (UCD).