Patents by Inventor Zhizeng Liu

Zhizeng Liu has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200291420
    Abstract: The field is related to plant breeding and methods of identifying and selecting plants with resistance to southern corn rust. Provided are methods to identify novel genes that encode proteins providing plant resistance to southern corn rust and uses thereof. These disease resistant genes are useful in the production of resistant plants through breeding, transgenic modification, or genome editing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: April L. LEONARD, Jennifer S. JAQUETH, Shawn THATCHER, Zhizeng LIU, Zhaohui SUN, Bailin LI, Huimin LI, Ce DENG, Meng LV, Junqiang DING
  • Publication number: 20200231982
    Abstract: Compositions and methods useful in identifying and counter-selecting maize plants with having enhanced yield-related traits relative to control plants under abiotic stress conditions such as salt stress and/or drought are provided herein. The methods use molecular genetic markers to identify, select and/or construct salt stress tolerant and/or drought tolerant maize plants. Also provided are methods to enhance tolerance to salt stress and/or drought in crop plants by transforming crop plants with the Zea mays antiporter/sodium ion transporter or by introducing favorable allelic variants of the Zea mays antiporter/sodium ion transporter gene via gene editing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicants: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY, PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: JENNIFER S JAQUETH, BAILIN LI, ZHIZENG LIU
  • Patent number: 10683515
    Abstract: Compositions and methods useful in identifying and counter-selecting maize plants with having enhanced yield-related traits relative to control plants under abiotic stress conditions such as salt stress and/or drought are provided herein. The methods use molecular genetic markers to identify, select and/or construct salt stress tolerant and/or drought tolerant maize plants. Also provided are methods to enhance tolerance to salt stress and/or drought in crop plants by transforming crop plants with the Zea mays antiporter/sodium ion transporter or by introducing favorable allelic variants of the Zea mays antiporter/sodium ion transporter gene via gene editing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY, PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Jennifer S. Jaqueth, Bailin Li, Zhizeng Liu
  • Publication number: 20170268016
    Abstract: Compositions and methods useful in identifying and counter-selecting maize plants with having enhanced yield-related traits relative to control plants under abiotic stress conditions such as salt stress and/or drought are provided herein. The methods use molecular genetic markers to identify, select and/or construct salt stress tolerant and/or drought tolerant maize plants. Also provided are methods to enhance tolerance to salt stress and/or drought in crop plants by transforming crop plants with the Zea mays antiporter/sodium ion transporter or by introducing favorable allelic variants of the Zea mays antiporter/sodium ion transporter gene via gene editing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Inventors: Jennifer S. Jaqueth, Bailin Li, Zhizeng Liu