Kenong Xu

Associate Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Robyn Wishna

Contact Information

109 B Surge Laboratory, Cornell University
New York Agricultural Experiment Station, 630 W. North Street
Geneva, NY 14456
p: (315) 787-2496

Kenong Xu

Associate Professor
School of Integrative Plant Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise

Plant genetics; plant genomics

Current Research Interest

Apple genes and gene networks responsible for traits of horticultural and economic importance

Distinction

Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
The Tech Awards-Economic Development

Selected Publications

Dougherty, Laura, Raksha Singh, Susan Brown, Chris Dardick, and Kenong Xu. “Exploring DNA Variant Segregation Types in Pooled Genome Sequencing Enables Effective Mapping of Weeping Trait in Malus.” Journal of Experimental Botany 69, no. 7 (2018): 1499-1516.

El-Sharkawy, Islam, Laura Dougherty, and Kenong Xu. "Transcriptome Analysis of an Apple (Malus × Domestica) Yellow Fruit Somatic Mutation Identifies a Gene Network Module Highly Associated with Anthocyanin and Epigenetic Regulation." Journal of Experimental Botany 66 (2015): 7359-7376.

Cornell Research Website Article

Genetic Editing with CRISPR