Thomas H. Tai

Associate in the Agricultural Experiment Station


Plant Sciences

Offices and Labs



1995 PhD Plant Biology University of California, Berkeley
1990 BS Cornell University

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Plant Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics


4/30/2012 3:18:36 PM
  • • Monson-Miller, J., Sanchez-Mendez, D.C., Fass, J., Henry, I.M., Tai, T.H., and Comai, L. (2012) Reference genome-independent assessment of mutation density using restriction enzyme-phased sequencing. BMC Genomics 13:72
  • • Kim, S.I. and Tai, T.H. (2011) Identification of genes necessary for wild-type levels of seed phytic acid in Arabidopsis thaliana using a reverse genetics approach. Mol Genet Genomics 286:119-133
  • • Kim, S.I., Andaya, V.C., and Tai, T.H. (2011) Cold sensitivity in rice (Oryza sativa L.) is strongly correlated with a naturally occurring I99V mutation in the multifunctional glutathione transferase isoenzyme GSTZ2. Biochem J 435: 373-380
  • • Tsai, H., Howell, T., Nitcher, R., Missirian, V., Watson, B., Ngo, K., Lieberman, M., Fass, J., Uauy, C., Tran, R., Khan, A.A., Tai, T., Dubcovsky, J., and Comai, L. (2011) Discovery of rare mutations in populations: TILLING by sequencing. Plant Physiol 156:1257-1268
  • • Kim, S.I. and Tai, T.H. (2011) Evaluation of seedling cold tolerance in rice cultivars: a comparison of visual ratings and quantitative indicators of physiological changes. Euphytica, 178:437-447
  • • Kim S.I., Andaya C.B., Goyal S.S., and Tai, T.H. (2008) The rice OsLpa1 gene encodes a novel protein involved in phytic acid metabolism. Theor Appl Genet 117: 769-779