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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Daniel Z Skinner (Dan)
Wheat Genetics, Quality Physiology and Disease Research
Research Leader

Phone: (509) 335-8696
Fax: (509) 335-2553
Room 209
JOHNSON HALL
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6420

Projects
Enhance Wheat Quality, Functionality and Marketability in the Western U.S.
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419735
Improved Control of Stripe Rust in Cereal Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422979
Genetic Improvement of Wheat and Barley for Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424575

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Membrane stability of winter wheat plants exposed to subzero temperatures for variable lengths of time - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuevas, C., Bellinger, B.S., Skinner, D.Z. 2014. Membrane stability of winter wheat plants exposed to subzero temperatures for variable lengths of time. Communications in Plant Sciences. 5(1-2):9-14.
Measuring freezing tolerance: Survival and regrowth assays - (Book / Chapter)
Skinner, D.Z., Garland Campbell, K.A. 2014. Measuring freezing tolerance: Survival and regrowth assays. In:Hincha, D.K., Zuther, E., editors. Plant Cold Acclimation. United Kingdom:Humana Press. p. 7-13.
Copy number and haplotype variation at the VRN-A1 and central FR-A2 loci are associated with frost tolerance in hexaploid wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J., Pearce, S., Burke, A., See, D.R., Skinner, D.Z., Dubcovsky, J., Garland Campbell, K.A. 2014. Copy number and haplotype variation at the VRN-A1 and central FR-A2 loci are associated with frost tolerance in hexaploid wheat. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 127(5):1183-1197.
Carbohydrate and lipid dynamics in wheat crown tissue in response to mild freeze-thaw treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Bellinger, B.S., Hansen, J.C., Kennedy, A.C. 2014. Carbohydrate and lipid dynamics in wheat crown tissue in response to mild freeze-thaw treatments. Crop Science. 54:1–8. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2013.09.0604.
Time and temperature interactions in freezing tolerance of winter wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z. 2014. Time and temperature interactions in freezing tolerance of winter wheat. Crop Science. 54:1-7. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2013.09.0623.
Freezing tolerance-associated QTL in the Brundage × Coda wheat recombinant inbred line population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Case, A.J., Skinner, D.Z., Garland Campbell, K.A., Carter, A.H. 2014. Freezing tolerance-associated QTL in the Brundage × Coda wheat recombinant inbred line population. Crop Science. 54:982-992. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2013.08.0526.
Real-time PCR: Advanced technologies and applications Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Skinner, D.Z. 2014. Real-time PCR: Advanced technologies and applications. Crop Science. 24:1:455-456.
Production of reactive oxygen species by freezing stress and the protective roles of antioxidant enzymes in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwang-Hyun, B., Skinner, D.Z. 2012. Production of reactive oxygen species by freezing stress and the protective roles of antioxidant enzymes in plants. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry and Environment. 1:34-40. doi:10.4236/jacen.2012.11006.
Production of reactive oxygen species by freezing stress and the protective roles of antioxidant enzymes in plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K.H., Skinner, D.Z. 2012. Production of reactive oxygen species by freezing stress and the protective roles of antioxidant enzymes in plants. Journal of Agricultural Chemistry. 1:34-40. doi:10.4236/jacen.2012.11006.
Genetics of winter wheat response to two freezing treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z. 2012. Genetics of winter wheat response to two freezing treatments. Crop Science. 131(3):380-384.
Molecular cloning and expression analysis of multiple polyphenol oxidase genes in developing wheat (Triticum aestivum) kernels Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beecher, B.S., Skinner, D.Z. 2011. Molecular cloning and expression analysis of multiple polyphenol oxidase genes in developing wheat (Triticum aestivum) kernels. Journal of Cereal Science 53:371-378.
Differential response of wheat cultivars to components of the freezing process in saturated soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Bellinger, B.S. 2011. Differential response of wheat cultivars to components of the freezing process in saturated soil. Plant and Soil. 51:69-74.
Differential response of wheat cultivars to components of the freezing process in saturated soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Bellinger, B.S. 2010. Differential response of wheat cultivars to components of the freezing process in saturated soil. Plant and Soil. 51(1):69-74.
Induction of defense gene homologues in wheat roots during interactions with pseudomonas fluorescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okubara, P.A., Call, D.R., Kwak, Y., Skinner, D.Z. 2010. Induction of defense gene homologues in wheat roots during interactions with pseudomonas fluorescens. Biological Control. 55:118-125.
Molecular cloning and expression analysis of multiple polyphenol oxidase genes in developing wheat (Triticum aestivum) kernels - (Abstract Only)
Beecher, B.S., Skinner, D.Z. 2010. Molecular cloning and expression analysis of multiple polyphenol oxidase genes in developing wheat (Triticum aestivum) kernels. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings.
Cultivar-dependent root colonization, antifungal metabolite accumulation and gene expression in the wheat-Pseudomonas interaction - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A. 2010. Cultivar-dependent root colonization, antifungal metabolite accumulation and gene expression in the wheat-Pseudomonas interaction. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Pullman, WA May 1, 2010, p.5.
Molecular Cloning and Expression of Sequence Variants of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Genes from Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K., Skinner, D.Z. 2010. Molecular Cloning and Expression of Sequence Variants of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Genes from Wheat. Korean Journal of Environmental Agriculture. 29(1):77-85.
Exposure to subfreezing temperature and a freeze-thaw cycle affect freezing tolerance of winter wheat in saturated soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Bellinger, B.S. 2010. Exposure to subfreezing temperature and a freeze-thaw cycle affect freezing tolerance of winter wheat in saturated soil. Plant and Soil. 332(1):289.
Freezing tolerance of winter wheat plants frozen in saturated soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Mackey, B.E. 2009. Freezing tolerance of winter wheat plants frozen in saturated soil. Field Crops Research 113:335-341.
Post-acclimation transcriptome adjustment is a major factor in freezing tolerance of winter wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z. 2009. Post-acclimation transcriptome adjustment is a major factor in freezing tolerance of winter wheat. Funct Integr Genomics. 9:513–523. DOI 10.1007/s10142-009-0126-y
Logistic Regression Analysis of the Response of Winter Wheat to Components of Artificial Freezing Episodes - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, D.Z. 2008. Logistic Regression Analysis of the Response of Winter Wheat to Components of Artificial Freezing Episodes. ASA/CSSA/SSSA Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. paper 44308.
Phospholipase A2 activity during cold acclimation of wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z. 2009. Phospholipase A2 activity during cold acclimation of wheat. Crop Sci. 49:323-328. DOI:10.2135/cropsci2008.06.0359
The relationship of LT50 to prolonged freezing survival in winter wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Garland Campbell, K.A. 2008. The relationship of LT50 to prolonged freezing survival in winter wheat. Can. J. Plant Sci. 88: 885-889.
Logistic regression analysis of the response of winter wheat to components of artificial freezing episodes - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-08)
Evidence of a Major Genetic Factor Conditioning Freezing Sensitivity in Winter Wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Garland Campbell, K.A. 2008. Evidence of a major genetic factor conditioning freezing sensitivity in winter wheat. Plant Breeding 127:228-234.
Logistic Regression Analysis of Freezing Tolerance in Winter Wheat - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, D.Z., Bellinger, B.S. 2007. Logistic Regression Analysis of Freezing Tolerance in Winter Wheat. International Symposium on Plant Cold Hardiness. Aug 3-9, 2007, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, pg 93.
Using Prevosti's Distance Coefficient for Direct Statistical Analysis of Population Differences - (Abstract Only)
Kisha, T.J., Johnson, R.C., Skinner, D.Z., Greene, S.L. 2006. Using prevosti's distance coefficient for direct statistical analysis of population differences [abstract]. HortScience. 44(4):967-698.
Dissection of Wheat Genes Expressed During Rhizosphere Interactions with Biocontrol Pseudomonas Fluorescens - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A., Kwak, Y., Walter, N., Call, D., Skinner, D.Z. Dissection of wheat genes expressed during rhizosphere interactions with biocontrol pseudomonas fluorescens. Annual Missouri Symposium. Abstract #17, p. 43-44
Plant Abiotic Stress - (Review Article)
Skinner, D.Z. 2006. Plant abiotic stress. Environmental Quality 35:955A.
Service and research for Molecular Marker Development in the USDA-ARS Western Regional Small Grains Genotyping Laboratory Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Ling, P., Garland Campbell, K.A., Little, L.M., Skinner, D.Z. 2006. Service and research for molecular marker development in the usda-ars western regional small grains genotyping laboratory. Plant and Animal Genome Abstracts, page 14, #P203. Plant Animal Genome Conference XIV. January 14-18, 2006. San Diego, CA.
Differential Expression of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Sequence Variants in Near Isogenic Lines of Wheat During Cold Acclimation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K., Skinner, D.Z. 2005. Differential expression of manganese superoxide dismutase sequence variants in near isogenic lines of wheat during cold acclimation. Plant Cell Reports. 25:223-230.
Molecular Structure and Organization of the Wheat Genomic Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K., Skinner, D.Z., Ling, P., Chen, X. 2006. Molecular structure and organization of the wheat genomic manganese superoxide dismutase gene. Genome 49:209-218.
Differential Mrna Stability to Endogenous Ribonucleases of the Coding Region and 3' Untranslated Regions of Wheat (Triticum Aestivum L.) Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K., Skinner, D.Z. 2005. Differential mrna stability to endogenous ribonucleases of the coding region and 3' untranslated regions of wheat (triticum aestivum l.) manganese superoxide dismutase genes. Plant Cell Reports. 25:133-139.
Genetically Modified Planet - (Other)
Skinner, D.Z. 2005. Genetically modified planet. J. Envir. Qual. 34:2335-2336.
Distributions of Cold Tolerance in F3 Wheat Populations - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, D.Z., Garland Campbell, K.A. 2005. Distributions of cold tolerance in f3 wheat populations. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, Nov 6-10, Salt Lake City, UT. 240:15.
Long Oligonucleotide Microarrays in Wheat: Evaluation of Hybridization Signal Amplification and An Oligonucleotide-Design Computer Script - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, D.Z., Okubara, P.A., Hyun-Baek, K., Call, D.R. 2005. Long oligonucleotide microarrays in wheat: evaluation of hybridization signal amplification and an oligonucleotide-design computer script. Functional and Integrative Genomics. Vol 5, Number 2, pgs 70-79.
Elucidation of the Molecular Structure of Manganese Superoxide Dismutase (Mnsod) and the Practical Application of the Gene for Determining Change of the Total Rna Amounts in Wheat - (Research Notes)
Skinner, D.Z., Baek, K. 2004. Elucidation of the molecular structure of manganese superoxide dismutase (mnsod) and the practical application of the gene for determining change of the total rna amounts in wheat. Wheat Newsletter.
Phospholipid Dynamics in Wheat Leaves During Cold Acclimation - (Abstract Only)
Bellinger, B.S., Skinner, D.Z., Halls, S.C., Garland Campbell, K.A., Siems, W. 2004. Phospholipid dynamics in wheat leaves during cold acclimation. Agronomy Abstracts. #4690.
Variance of Molecular Genetic Distances among Alfalfa Synthetic Populations by Marker Type - (Abstract Only)
Kisha, T.J., Johnson, R.C., Skinner, D.Z., Bauchan, G.R., Greene, S.L. 2004. Variance of molecular genetic distances among alfalfa synthetic populations by marker type. Agronomy Abstracts. #5781.
Microarray Expression Profiles of Wheat Roots and Shoots During Cold Stress and Root Colonization by Biocontrol Pseudomonas Fluorescens - (Abstract Only)
Okubara, P.A., Skinner, D.Z. 2004. Microarray expression profiles of wheat roots and shoots during cold stress and root colonization by biocontrol pseudomonas fluorescens. American Society of Plant Biologists Annual Meeting. Plant Biology 2004, Abstract No. 694.
Transformation, a Powerful Tool for Crop Improvement - (Other)
Skinner, D.Z., Muthukrishnan, S., Liang, G.H. 2004. In: Transformation, a powerful tool for crop improvement. In: Skinner, D.Z, Liang, G.H., editors. Genetically Modified Crops . Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press. p. 1-16.
Biotechnology in Public: Quantitative Real-Time Pcr Method to Detect Changes in Specific Transcript and Total Rna Amounts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K.-H. and Skinner, D.Z. 2004. Quantitative real-time pcr method to detect changes in specific transcript and total RNA amounts. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. ISSN0717-3458. Vol. 7:1:55-60.
Alteration of Antioxidant Enzyme Gene Expression During Cold Acclimation of Near Isogenic Wheat Lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baek, K., Skinner, D.Z. 2003. Alteration of antioxidant enzyme gene expression during cold acclimation of near isogenic wheat lines. Plant Science. 165:1221-1227.
Transformation of Monascus Purpureus to Hygromycin B Resistance with Cosmid Pmocosx Reduces Fertility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakrod, K., Chaisrisook, C., Skinner, D.Z. 2003. Transformation of monascus purpureus to hygromycin b resistance with cosmid pmocosx reduces fertility. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. http://www.ejbiotechnology.info/content/vol6/issue2/full/3/index.html
Expression of Pigmentation Genes Following Electroporation of Albino Monascus Purpureus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lakrod, K., Chaisrisook, C., Skinner, D.Z. 2003. Expression of pigmentation genes following electroporation of albino monascus purpureus. Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 30:369-374.
Mechanism of Extreme Genetic Recombinaton in Weedy Amaranthus Hybrids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Steinau, A.N., Skinner, D.Z., Steinau, M. 2003. Mechanism of extreme genetic recombinaton in weedy amaranthus hybrids. Weed Science. 51(5):696-701.
A Phylogeny Study of Medicago Species Based on Ribosomal DNA Its Sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yi, S., Liang, A., Wang, J., Skinner, D.Z. 2003. A phylogeny study of medicago species based on ribosomal dna its sequences. Acta Botanica Sinica 23(2):242-246.
Variances of Genetic Distance Measurements among Alfalfa Accessions Compared from Several Molecular Marker Types - (Other)
Kisha, T.J., Johnson, R.C., Skinner, D.Z., Greene, S.L. Variances of genetic distance measurements among alfalfa accessions compared from several molecular marker types. Crop Science Society of America. 2002. Abstract p. 175620.
Comparison of Molecular Marker Types for Characterization of Alfalfa Accessions - (Other)
Kisha, T.J., R.C. Johnson, D.Z. Skinner, and S.L. Greene. Comparison of molecular markers types for characterization of alfalfa accessions. Crop Science Society of America. 2001. Abstract p. 200136
A Method of Developing a Core Collection from Very Large Germplasm Data Sets - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Sep-98)
Development of a Core Collection for the Australian Annual Medic Collection - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jul-98)
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