• Bachelor of Science in Biology (2005) - University of the Philippines Los BaƱos


  • Vinarao, R., Proud, C., Zhang, X., Snell, P., Fukai, S., & Mitchell, J. (2021). Stable and novel quantitative trait loci (QTL) confer narrow root cone angle in an aerobic rice (Oryza sativa L.) production system. Rice, 14(1), 28.
  • C. A., Yong, M. T., Vinarao, R., Jena, K., Holford, P., Shabala, L., . . . Chen, Z.-H. (2020). Back to the Wild: On a Quest for Donors Toward Salinity Tolerant Rice. Frontiers in Plant Science, 11, 323.
  • Angeles-Shim, R. B., Shim, J., Vinarao, R. B., Lapis, R. S., & Singleton, J. J. (2020). A novel locus from the wild allotetraploid rice species Oryza latifolia Desv. confers bacterial blight (Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae) resistance in rice (O. sativa). Plos One, 15(2), e0229155.
  • Ali, J., Mahender, A., Prahalada, G. D., Sevilla, M. A. L., Galang, A., Asis, E. J. D., . . . Vinarao, R. (2020). Genomics-Assisted Breeding of Climate-Smart Inbred and Hybrid Rice Varieties. In C. Kole (Ed.), Genomic Designing of Climate-Smart Cereal Crops (pp. 1-43). Cham: Springer International Publishing.
  • Balachiranjeevi, C. H., Prahalada, G. D., Mahender, A., Jamaloddin, M., Sevilla, M. A. L., Marfori-Nazarea, C. M., Vinarao, R., . . . Ali, J. (2019). Identification of a novel locus, BPH38(t), conferring resistance to brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stal.) using early backcross population in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Euphytica, 215(11), 185.
  • Prusty, M. R., Kim, S. R., Vinarao, R., Entila, F., Egdane, J., Diaz, M. G. Q., & Jena, K. K. (2018). Newly Identified Wild Rice Accessions Conferring High Salt Tolerance Might Use a Tissue Tolerance Mechanism in Leaf. Frontiers in Plant Science, 9, 15.
  • Ballesfin, M. L. E., Vinarao, R. B., Sapin, J., Kim, S. R., & Jena, K. K. (2018). Development of an intergeneric hybrid between Oryza sativa L. and Leersia perrieri (A. Camus) Launert. Breeding Science, 68(4), 474-480.
  • Prahalada, G. D., Ramkumar, G., Hechanova, S. L., Vinarao, R., & Jena, K. K. (2017). Exploring Key Blast and Bacterial Blight Resistance Genes in Genetically Diverse Rice Accessions through Molecular and Phenotypic Evaluation. Crop Science, 57(4), 1881-1892.
  • Jena, K. K., Ballesfin, M. L., & Vinarao, R. B. (2016). Development of Oryza sativa L. by Oryza punctata Kotschy ex Steud. monosomic addition lines with high value traits by interspecific hybridization. Theor Appl Genet, 129(10), 1873-1886.
  • Beser, N., Del Valle, M. M., Kim, S.-M., Vinarao, R. B., Surek, H., & Jena, K. K. (2016). Marker-assisted introgression of a broad-spectrum resistance gene, Pi40 improved blast resistance of two elite rice (Oryza sativa L.) cultivars of Turkey. Molecular Plant Breeding,
  • Ramkumar, G., Prahalada, G. D., Hechanova, S. L., Vinarao, R., & Jena, K. K. (2015). Development and validation of SNP-based functional codominant markers for two major disease resistance genes in rice (O. sativa L.). Molecular Breeding, 35(6), 129
  • Angeles-Shim, R. B., Vinarao, R. B., Marathi, B., & Jena, K. K. (2014). Molecular analysis of Oryza latifolia Desv. (CCDD genome)-derived introgression lines and identification of value-added traits for rice (O. sativa L.) improvement. J Hered, 105(5), 676-689.