Shinhan Shiu

Red Cedar Distinguished Prof, Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering
Red Cedar Distinguished Prof, Plant Biology
Regular Faculty, Molecular Plant Sciences Program
Professor, Ecology, Evolution & Behavior Program
Faculty, Genetics & Genome Sciences Program
Faculty, Cell & Molecular Biology Program
Pronouns: He/His/Him
Location: 2265 Plant Biology Lab
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Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, Madison

###Research Interests
Genome evolution, stress biology, bioinformatics, systems and predictive biology.

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  • CMSE 891: Independent Study in CMSE

Selected Publications

  • Azodi CB, Pardo J, VanBuren R, de los Campos G, Shiu SH (2020) Transcriptome-based prediction of complex traits in maize. Plant Cell 32:139-151 View Publication
  • Cusack SA, Wang P, Lotreck SG, Moore BM, Meng F, Conner JK, Krysan PJ, Lehti-Shiu MD, Shiu SH (2021) Predictive models of genetic redundancy in Arabidopsis thaliana. Molecular Biology and Evolution 38(8):3397-3414 View Publication
  • Moore BM, Lee Y S, Wang PP, Azodi C, Grotewold E, Shiu SH. Modeling temporal and hormonal regulation of plant transcriptional response to wounding. Plant Cell 34(2):867-888 View Publication
  • Moore BM, Wang P, Fan P, Leong B, Schenck C, Lloyd J, Lehti-Shiu MD, Last R, Pichersky E, Shiu SH (2019) Robust predictions of specialized metabolism genes through machine learning. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA 116(6):2344-2353 View Publication
  • Wang P, Meng F, Donaldson P, Horan S, Panchy NL, Vischulis E, Winship E, Conner JK, Shiu SH, Lehti-Shiu MD (2022) High throughput measurement of plant fitness traits with an object detection method using Faster R-CNN. New Phytologist 234:1521–1533 View Publication