Weizhen Liu


Weizhen Liu

Post-doctoral research associate

Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Johnson Hall Room 371
Pullman, WA 99164






Faculty supervisors

Dr. Mike Pumphrey
Dr. Arron Carter

Educational background

Ph.D. Washington State University
B.S. Nanjing Agricultural University

Area of research interest

Wheat breeding and genetics


  1. Weizhen Liu*, Marco Maccaferri, Peter Bulli, Sheri Rynearson, Roberto Tuberosa, Xianming Chen, Michael Pumphrey*. Genome-wide association mapping for seedling and field resistance to Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici in elite durum wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 2016. doi:10.1007/s00122-016-2841-9.
  2. Jiangwei Wang, Ying Zhai, Weizhen Liu, Amit Dhingra, Hanu Pappu*, and Qingzhong Liu*. Structure and genome organization of Cherry virus A (Capillovirus, Betaflexiviridae) from China using small RNA sequencing. Genome Announcements. 2016 (4) e00364-16
  3. Jiangwei Wang, Ying Zhai, Weizhen Liu, Dongzi Zhu, Hanu Pappu*, and Qingzhong Liu*. The complete genomic characterization of plum bark necrosis stem pitting-associated virus (PBNSPaV) infecting sweet cherry in China. Genome Announcements. 2016 (4) e00413-16
  4. Weizhen Liu. Progress of Self-compatibility of Pear. Shandong Agricultural Science. 2010 (5) 26-28, 38 (Chinese with English abstract)