Mihai Miclăuș, Ph.D.

Interests: Genomics, Genetics, Bioinformatics, Gene families, Gene expression, Gene regulation, Maize endosperm, Heterosis, Maize hybrids, Local maize germplasm.

ORCiD: 0000-0001-7969-2393

ReasearcherID: G-5571-2011

Member of:

Ad Astra, an online project for the Romanian Scientific Community

Ongoing project(s):

(Principal Investigator)

Completed projects:

(As leader of Task 5 - Multi-trophic diversity - in a consortium of French and Romanian teams, led by Dr. Philippe Choler, of Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique – University J. Fourier, and Dr. Mihai Pușcaș, of "Babeș-Bolyai" University, respectively) - PN-II-ID-JRP-RO-FR-2012, no. 15/01.01.2014

(As PI of a consortium that includes the Agricultural Research and Development Station, Turda and the Oncology Institute "Prof. Dr. Ion Chiricuta", Cluj-Napoca.)

- PN-II-PT-PCCA-2011-3.1-0511-103/2012

  • Insights into the Romanian maize transcriptome (InRoMaTran)


Miclaus, M., Balacescu, O., Has, I., Balacescu, L., Has, V., Suteu, D., Neuenschwander, S., Keller, I., and Bruggmann, R. Maize Cytolines Unmask Key Nuclear Genes That Are under the Control of Retrograde Signaling Pathways in Plants, Genome Biology and Evolution, doi:10.1093/gbe/evw245 Advance Access publication October 3, 2016

Xu, J. -H., Wang, R., Li, X., Miclăuş, M., Messing, J. Locus- and Site-Specific DNA Methylation of 19 kDa Zein Genes in Maize, PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0146416, 2016

Șuteu, D., Băcilă, I., Haș, V., Haș, I., Miclăuș, M. Romanian Maize (Zea mays) Inbred Lines as a Source of Genetic Diversity in SE Europe, and Their Potential in Future Breeding Efforts, PLoS One 8(12): e85501. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085501, 2013

Miclaus, M., Wu, Y., Xu, J-H., Dooner, H. K., and Messing, J. The Maize High-lysine Mutant opaque7 is Defective in an acyl-CoA Synthetase-like Protein. Genetics, 10.1534/genetics.111.133918, 2011.

Miclaus, M., Xu, J-H., and Messing, J. Differential Gene Expression and Epiregulation of Alpha Zein Gene Copies in Maize Haplotypes. PLoS Genetics, 7(6): e1002131. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002131, 2011.

Calviño, M., Miclaus, M., Bruggmann, R., and Messing, J. Molecular Markers for Sweet Sorghum Based on Microarray Expression Data. Rice, 2, pp. 129-142, 2009.

Lab members:

Ioan Bacila, Ph.D. - Research associate

Dana Suteu-Miresan, Ph.D. - Research associate

Carmen D. Vana, Postdoc

Roxana Gherman, Ph.D. student