Wang, L., Beissinger, T.M., Lorant, A., Ross-Ibarra, C., Ross-Ibarra, J., Hufford, M. The interplay of demography and selection during maize domestication and expansion.. Bioarxiv.


Beissinger, T.M., Morota, G. 2017. Medical subject heading (MeSH) annotations illuminate maize genetics and evolution Plant Methods. DOI: 10.1186/s13007-017-0159-5.


Morota, G, Beissinger, T.M., Penagaricano, F. MeSH annotation of the chicken genome: MeSH-informed enrichment analysis and MeSH-guided semantic similarity among functional terms and gene products Genes Genomes Genetics. DOI: 10.1534/g3.116.031096.

Beissinger, T.M., Wang, L., Crosby, K., Durvasula, A., Hufford, M.B., Ross-Ibarra, J. 2016. Recent demography drives changes in linked selection across the maize genome. Nature Plants. DOI: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.84.


Beissinger, T.M., Gholami, M., Erbe, M., Weigend, S., Weigend, A., de Leon, N., Gianola, D., Simianer, H. 2015. Using the variability of linkage disequilibrium between subpopulations to infer sweeps and epistatic selection in a diverse panel of chickens. Heredity. DOI: 10.1038/hdy.2015.81.

Haase, N.J., Beissinger, T.M., Hirsch, C.N., Vaillancourt, B., Deshpande, S., Barry, K., Buell, C.R., Kaeppler, S., de Leon, N. 2015. Genetic Dissection of quantita- tive traits using a bulked segregant analysis (BSA)-sequencing method on a large segregating population of maize. Genes Genomes Genetics. DOI: 10.1534/g3.115.017665.

Beissinger, T.M., Rosa, J.G.M., Kaeppler, S.M., de Leon, N., Gianola, D. 2015. Defining window-boundaries for genomic analyses using smoothing spline techniques. Genetics Selection Evolution. 47(30). DOI: 10.1186/s12711-015-0105-9.

Lorenz, A. J., Beissinger, T.M., Rodrigues, R., de Leon, N. 2015. Selection for silage yield and composition did not affect genomic diversity within the Wisconsin QualitySynthetic maize population. Genes Genomes Genetics. DOI: 10.1534/g3.114.015263.

Foerster, J.M., Beissinger, T.M., de Leon, N., Kaeppler, S.M. 2015. Large effectQTL explain natural phenotypic variation for the developmental timing of vegetative phase change in maize (Zea mays L.). Theoretical and Applied Genetics. DOI: 10.1007/s00122-014-2451-3.


Hirsch, C.N., Flint-Garcia, S.A., Beissinger, T.M., Eichten, S.R., Deshpande, S., Barry, K., McMullen, M.D., Holland, J.B., Buckler, E.S., Springer, N.M., Buell, C.R., de Leon, N., Kappler, S.M. 2014. Insights into the effects of long-term artificial selection on seed size in maize. Genetics. 198(1): 409-421.

Beissinger, T.M., Hirsch, C.N., Vaillancourt, B., Deshpande, S., Barry, K., Buell, C. R., Kaeppler, S. M., Gianola, D., de Leon, N. 2014. A genome-wide scan for evidence of selection in a maize population under long-term artificial selection for ear number. Genetics. 196(3): 829-840.

2013 and earlier

*Beissinger, T.M., Hirsch, C.N., Sekhon, R.S., Foerster, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Muttoni, G., Vaillancourt, B., Buell, C.R., Kaeppler, S.M., de Leon, N. 2013. Marker density and read-depth for genotyping populations using genotyping-by-sequencing. Genetics. 193: 1073-1081.
* Selected as a highlighted article by the editorial board.

Wu, X., Chuanyu, S., Beissinger, T.M., Rosa, G., Weigel, K., de Leon, N., Gianola, D. 2012. Parallel Markov chain Monte Carlo - bridging the gap to high performance Bayesian computation in animal breeding and genetics. Genet Sel Evol. 44:29.

Wu, X., Beissinger, T.M., Bauck, S., Woodward, B., Rosa, G., Weigel, K., de Leon, N., Gianola, D. 2011. A primer on high-throughput computing for genomic selection. Frontiers in Genetics. 2, 4.