Jorge Dubcovsky

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Plant Sciences

Offices and Labs

281 Hunt Hall

Profile Introduction

My research is focused on wheat geneticas and wheat improvement


Ph.D. - University of Buenos Aires

Research Interests

My research is focused on wheat geneticas and wheat improvement


American Assocaition for the Advancement of Science (Fellow)
Crop Science Society of America

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Integrated Genetics and Genomics
Plant Biology

Specialties / Focus

Integrated Genetics and Genomics
  • Plant Breeding
Plant Biology
  • Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Genomics

Graduate Groups not Housed in CBS

Agronomy and Horticulture


Wheat molecular genetics laboratory website
  • Five postdocs and 3 PhD students

Field Sites

Field Head Quarters

Teaching Interests

Experimental design and ANOVA (PLS205)
Applied Bioinformatics (BIT150)


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  • Dubcovsky J, and J Dvorak. 2007. Genome plasticity a key factor in the success of polyploid wheat under domestication. Science 316: 1862-1866
  • Yan, L., D. Fu, C. Li, A. Blechl, G. Tranquilli, M. Bonafede, A. Sanchez, M. Valarik, and J. Dubcovsky. 2006. The wheat and barley vernalization gene VRN3 is an orthologue of FT. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 103: 19581-19586.
  • Uauy C., A. Distelfeld, T. Fahima, A. Blechl, J. Dubcovsky. 2006. A NAC gene regulating senescence improves grain protein, zinc and irons content in wheat. Science 314:1298-1300.
  • Yan, L., A. Loukoianov, A. Blechl, G. Tranquilli, W. Ramakrishna, P. SanMiguel, J.L. Bennetzen, V. Echenique, and J. Dubcovsky. 2004. The wheat VRN2 gene is a flowering repressor down-regulated by vernalization. Science 303:1640-1644.
  • Yan, L., A. Loukoianov, G. Tranquilli, M. Helguera, T. Fahima, and J. Dubcovsky. 2003. Positional cloning of wheat vernalization gene VRN1. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. US 100:6263-6268.
  • Valárik, M., A. M. Linkiewicz, and J. Dubcovsky. 2006. A microcolinearity study at the earliness per se gene Eps-Am1 region reveals an ancient duplication that preceded the wheat - rice divergence. Theor Appl Genet 112: 945 - 957.
  • Miller A. K., G. Galiba, and J. Dubcovsky. 2006. A cluster of eleven CBF transcription factors is located at the frost tolerance locus Fr-Am2 in Triticum monococcum. Mol. Gen. Genomics. 275: 193-203
  • Dubcovsky, J. , A. Loukoianov, D. Fu, M. Valarik, A. Sanchez & L. Yan. 2005. Effect of photoperiod on the regulation of wheat vernalization genes VRN1 and VRN2. Plant Molecular Biology. 60:469-480
  • Loukoianov, A, L Yan, A Blechl, A Sanchez, and J Dubcovsky, 2005. Regulation of VRN-1 vernalization genes in normal and transgenic polyploid wheat. Plant Physiol. 138:2364-2373
  • Fu D, P. Szucs, L. Yan, M. Helguera, J. S. Skinner, P. Hayes P, and J. Dubcovsky. 2005. Large deletions in the first intron of the VRN-1 vernalization gene are associated with spring growth habit in barley and polyploid wheat. Mol. Gen. Genomics. 273: 54 - 65.
  • Fu, D., M. Dunbar, J. Dubcovsky. 2006. Wheat VIN3-like PHD finger genes are up-regulated by vernalization. Mol. Gen. Genomics 277: 301-313
  • Dubcovsky J, W Ramakrishna, P SanMiguel, CS Busso, L Yan, BA Shiloff and JL Bennetzen. 2001. Comparative sequence analysis of colinear barley and rice BACs. Plant Physiology. 125:1342-1353