Wenhao Yan
  • Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam, Germany
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D, Huazhong Agricultural University, China, 2012

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam, Germany


  1. Yan, W., Chen, D. and Kaufmann, K. (2016). Efficient multiplex mutagenesis by RNA-guided Cas9 and its use in the characterization of regulatory elements in the AGAMOUS gene. Plant Methods 12: 23.
  2. Yan, W., Chen, D. and Kaufmann, K. (2016). Molecular mechanisms of floral organ specification by MADS domain proteins. Curr Opin Plant Biol 29: 154-162.
  3. Zhang, J., Zhou, X., Yan, W., Zhang, Z., Lu, L., Han, Z., Zhao, H., Liu, H., Song, P., Hu, Y., Shen, G., He, Q., Guo, S., Gao, G., Wang, G. and Xing, Y. (2015). Combinations of the Ghd7, Ghd8 and Hd1 genes largely define the ecogeographical adaptation and yield potential of cultivated rice. New Phytol 208(4): 1056-1066.
  4. Yan, W., Liu, H., Zhou, X., Li, Q., Zhang, J., Lu, L., Liu, T., Liu, H., Zhang, C., Zhang, Z., Shen, G., Yao, W., Chen, H., Yu, S., Xie, W. and Xing, Y. (2013). Natural variation in Ghd7.1 plays an important role in grain yield and adaptation in rice. Cell Res 23(7): 969-971.
  5. Lu, L., Yan, W., Xue, W., Shao, D. and Xing, Y. (2012). Evolution and association analysis of Ghd7 in rice. PLoS One 7(5): e34021.
  6. Yan, W. H., Wang, P., Chen, H. X., Zhou, H. J., Li, Q. P., Wang, C. R., Ding, Z. H., Zhang, Y. S., Yu, S. B., Xing, Y. Z. and Zhang, Q. F. (2011). A major QTL, Ghd8, plays pleiotropic roles in regulating grain productivity, plant height, and heading date in rice. Mol Plant 4(2): 319-330.
  7. Yan, W., Han, Z. and Xing, Y. (2013). Molecular diagnostics in rice (Oryza sativa). In: Lübberstedt, T. and Varshney,  R. K. (eds). Diagnostics in Plant Breeding, Springer Netherlands.
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