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Ping   Lang

Ping Lang


Ph.D. in Horticulture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL., 2004

Current Position

Research Associate, Department of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe, Cornell University


Published articles

  1. Cornejo, O. E., Lefebure, T., Bitar, P. D., Lang, P., Richards, V. P., Eilertson, K., Do, T., Beighton, D., Zeng, L., Ahn, S. J., Burne, R. A., Siepel, A., Bustamante, C. D. and Stanhope, M. J. (2013). Evolutionary and population genomics of the cavity causing bacteria Streptococcus mutans. Mol Biol Evol 30(4): 881-893.
  2. Richards, V. P., Zadoks, R. N., Pavinski Bitar, P. D., Lefebure, T., Lang, P., Werner, B., Tikofsky, L., Moroni, P. and Stanhope, M. J. (2012). Genome characterization and population genetic structure of the zoonotic pathogen, Streptococcus canis. BMC Microbiol 12: 293.
  3. Lefebure, T., Richards, V. P., Lang, P., Pavinski-Bitar, P. and Stanhope, M. J. (2012). Gene repertoire evolution of Streptococcus pyogenes inferred from phylogenomic analysis with Streptococcus canis and Streptococcus dysgalactiae. PLoS One 7(5): e37607.
  4. Richards, V. P., Lang, P., Bitar, P. D., Lefebure, T., Schukken, Y. H., Zadoks, R. N. and Stanhope, M. J. (2011). Comparative genomics and the role of lateral gene transfer in the evolution of bovine adapted Streptococcus agalactiae. Infect Genet Evol 11(6): 1263-1275.
  5. Suzuki, H., Lefebure, T., Hubisz, M. J., Pavinski Bitar, P., Lang, P., Siepel, A. and Stanhope, M. J. (2011). Comparative genomic analysis of the Streptococcus dysgalactiae species group: gene content, molecular adaptation, and promoter evolution. Genome Biol Evol 3: 168-185.
  6. Lang, P., Lefebure, T., Wang, W., Pavinski Bitar, P., Meinersmann, R. J., Kaya, K. and Stanhope, M. J. (2010). Expanded multilocus sequence typing and comparative genomic hybridization of Campylobacter coli isolates from multiple hosts. Appl Environ Microbiol 76(6): 1913-1925.
  7. Lang, P., Lefebure, T., Wang, W., Zadoks, R. N., Schukken, Y. and Stanhope, M. J. (2009). Gene content differences across strains of Streptococcus uberis identified using oligonucleotide microarray comparative genomic hybridization. Infect Genet Evol 9(2): 179-188.
  8. Stanhope, M. J., Lefebure, T., Walsh, S. L., Becker, J. A., Lang, P., Pavinski Bitar, P. D., Miller, L. A., Italia, M. J. and Amrine-Madsen, H. (2008). Positive selection in penicillin-binding proteins 1a, 2b, and 2x from Streptococcus pneumoniae and its correlation with amoxicillin resistance development. Infect Genet Evol 8(3): 331-339.
  9. Stanhope, M. J., Walsh, S. L., Becker, J. A., Miller, L. A., Lefebure, T., Lang, P., Bitar, P. D. and Amrine-Madsen, H. (2007). The relative frequency of intraspecific lateral gene transfer of penicillin binding proteins 1a, 2b, and 2x, in amoxicillin resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae. Infect Genet Evol 7(4): 520-534.
  10. Lang, P., Dane, F., Kubisiak, T. L. and Huang, H. (2007). Molecular evidence for an Asian origin and a unique westward migration of species in the genus Castanea via Europe to North America. Mol Phylogenet Evol 43(1): 49-59.
  11. Lang, P., Dane, F. and Kubisiak, T. L. (2006). Phylogeny of Castanea (Fagaceae) based on chloroplast trnT-LF sequence data. Tree Genetics & Genomes 2(3): 132-139.
  12. Lang, P., Zhang, C. K., Ebel, R. C., Dane, F. and Dozier, W. A. (2005). Identification of cold acclimated genes in leaves of Citrus unshiu by mRNA differential display. Gene 359: 111-118.
  13. Zhang, C. K., Lang, P., Dane, F., Ebel, R. C., Singh, N. K., Locy, R. D. and Dozier, W. A. (2005). Cold acclimation induced genes of trifoliate orange (Poncirus trifoliata). Plant Cell Rep 23(10-11): 764-769.
  14. Zhang, C. K., Lang, P., Dane, F., Ebel, R. C., Singh, N. K., Locy, R. D. and Dozier, W. A. (2005). Cold acclimation down regulated genes in Poncirus trifoliata. Can. J. Plant Sci. 85: 417-424.
  15. Dane, F. and Lang, P. (2004). Sequence variation at cpDNA regions of watermelon and related wild species: implications for the evolution of Citrullus haplotypes. American journal of botany 91(11): 1922-1929.
  16. Dane, F., Lang, P. and Bakhtiyarova, R. (2004). Comparative analysis of chloroplast DNA variability in wild and cultivated Citrullus species. Theor Appl Genet 108(5): 958-966.
  17. Dane, F., Lang, P., Huang, H. and Fu, Y. (2003). Intercontinental genetic divergence of Castanea species in eastern Asia and eastern North America. Heredity (Edinb) 91(3): 314-321.
  18. Li, Z., Lang, P., Huang, H. (2002). Spatial pattern of allozyme variation of Chinese chestnut (C. mollissima). Journal of Wuhan Botanical Research, 20 (3): 165 (in Chinese).
  19. Dane, F., Fu, Y. and Lang, P. (2002). Allegheny and Ozark chinkapins (Castanea pumila var. pumila and var. ozarkensis). NNGA 93rd Annual report: 43-52.
  20. Lang, P. and Huang, H. (1999). Genetic diversity and geographic variation in natural populations of the endemic Castanea species in China. Acta Botanica Sinica 41(6): 651-657.
  22. Lang, P. (1998). Genetic variation and population structure of three endemic Castanea species in China. II International Symposium on Chestnut 494.
  23. Huang, H., Li, J., Lang, P. and Wang, S. (1999). Systematic relationships in Actinidia as revealed by cluster analysis of digitized morphological descriptors. IV International Symposium on Kiwifruit 498.

Book Chapters

  1. Dane, F., and P. Lang. 2008. Plant Genome. Biodiversity and evolution. Volume 1, part E. Biodiversity and evolution of Castanea. Sharma, A.K., and A. Sharma (Eds). Science Publishers, Enfield (NH). pp 79-100.
  2. Huang H., Ping Lang. 1997. Importance of Chinese native Castanea species. In: Niu Deshui eds., Agricultural biological research and sustainable development. Beijing: Sciences press. 317-323 (in Chinese).

Protocols by Ping Lang
  1. Potato Transformation
  2. In vitro Nematode Infection on Potato Plant