Jessica D. Rey, Ph.D.

PhD Genetics
Genetics Academic Group Member
PhD Genetics minor Plant Pathology, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2008
Molecular Plant Genetics, in-charge of Molecular Ecology and Systematics Lab







    Kurniawan R. Trijatmiko, Conrado Dueñas, Nikolaos Tsakirpaloglou, Lina Torrizo, Felichi Mae Arines, Cheryl Adeva, Jeanette Balindong, Norman Oliva, Maria V. Sapasap, Jaime Borrero, Jessica Rey, Perigio Francisco, Andy Nelson, Hiromi Nakanishi, Enzo Lombi, Elad Tako, Raymond P. Glahn, James Stangoulis, Prabhjit Chadha-Mohanty, Alexander A. T. Johnson, Joe Tohme, Gerard Barry & Inez H. Slamet-Loedin. 2016. Biofortified indica rice attains iron and zinc nutrition dietary targets in the field. Sci. Rep. 6, 19792; doi: 10.1038/srep19792.

    Michael J. Thomson, Keyan Zhao, Mark Wright, Kenneth L. McNally, Jessica Rey, Chih-Wei Tung, Andy Reynolds, Brian Scheffer, Georgia Eizenga, Anna McClung, Hyunjung Kim, Abdelbagi M. Ismail, Marjorie de Ocampo, Chromewell Mojica, Ma. Ymber Reveche, Christine Jade Dilla-Ermita, Ramil Mauleon, Hei Leung, Carlos Bustamante and Susan R. McCouch. 2011. High-throughput single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping for breeding applications in rice using the BeadXpress platform. Mol Breeding. DOI 10.1007/s11032-011-9663-x.

    Zang Jinping, Sun Yong, Wang Yun, Yang Jing, Li Fang, Zhou Yongli, Zhu Linghua, Rey(s) Jessica, Fotokian Mohammadhosein, Xu Jianlong And Li Zhikang. 2008. Dissection of genetic overlap of salt tolerance QTLs at the seedling and tillering stages using backcross introgression lines in rice. Sci China Ser C-Life Sci 51(7): 583-591.

    Li, Z. K., M. Arif, D. B. Zhong, B. Y. Fu, J. L. Xu, J. Domingo-Rey, J. Ali, C. H. M. Vijayakumar, S. B. Yu And G. S. Khush. 2006. Complex genetic networks underlying the defensive system of rice (Oryza sativa L.) to Xanthomonas oryzae pv.oryza. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 103: 7994-7999.

    H. R. Lafitte, Z .K. Li, C. H. M. Vijayakumar, Y. M. Gao, Y. Shi, J. L. Xu, B. Y. Fu , S. B. Yu, A. J. Ali, J. Domingo, R. Torres, D. Mackill,. 2006. Improvement of rice drought tolerance through backcross breeding: Evaluation of donors and selection in drought nurseries. Field Crops Res 97: 77-86.
    Ali, A .J., J. L. Xu, A. M. Ismail, B. Y. Fu, C. H. M. Vijayakumar, Y. M. Gao, J. Domingo, R. Maghirang, S. B. Yu, G. Gregorio, S. Yanagihara, M. Cohen, C. Bernal, D. Mackill, Z-K. Li. 2006. Hidden diversity for abiotic and biotic stress tolerances in the primary gene pool of rice revealed by a large backcross breeding program. Field Crops Res 97: 66-76.

    Li, Zhi-Kang, Bin-Ying Fu, Yong-Ming Gao, Jian-Long Xu, J. Ali, R. Lafitte, Yun-Zhu Jiang, J. Domingo-Rey, C. H. M. Vijayakumar, D. Dwivedi, R. Maghirang, Tian-Qing Zheng, and Ling-Hua Zhu. 2005. Genome-wide introgression lines and a forward genetics strategy for genetic and molecular dissection of complex phenotypes in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Mol. Biol. 59(1): 33-52.

    Yu, S. B., W. J. Xu, C. H. M. Vijayakumar, J. Ali, B. Y. Fu, J. L. Xu, Y. Z. Jiang, R. Maghirang, J. Domingo, C. Aquino, S. S. Virmani and Z. K. Li. 2003. Molecular diversity and multilocus organization of the parental lines used in the International Molecular Breeding Program. Theor. Appl Genet 108: 131-140.

    Li, Z.K., A. Sanchez, E. Angeles, S. Singh, N. Huang, J. Domingo and G. S. Khush. 2001. Are the dominant and recessive plant resistance genes similar? – A case study between rice R genes and Xanthomonas oryzae pv. Oryzae races . Genetics 159: 757-765.

    Xu, J., D. Yang, J. P. Domingo, J. Ni and N. Huang. 1998. Screening for overlapping bacterial artificial chromosome clones by PCR analysis with an arbitrary primer. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 95:5661-5666.

    Huang, N., E. R. Angeles, J. P. Domingo, G. B. Magpantay, S. Singh, J. Bennett and G. S. Khush. 1997. Pyramiding of bacterial blight resistance genes in rice: marker-aided selection using RFLP and PCR. Theor. Appl. Genet. 95:313-320.

    Zheng, K. L., P. K. Subudhi, J. P. Domingo, G. B. Magpantay and N. Huang. 1995. Rapid DNA isolation for marker-assisted selection in rice breeding, Rice Genet Newsl 12:255-258.