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name : YANG Zujun Gender: male phone: 028-83206556
email: office-address: Main Building West-218, Shahe Campus
PH.D  Supervisor: Yes Master Supervisor Yes
major: Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
research interst: Plant Molecular Cytogenetics, Plant Breeding
Biography: Dr. YANG received his Ph.D. degree from the Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) in 1999. He had post-doc experiences in University of Haifa (Israel) at 2001-2002, and Rutgers University (USA) at 2002-2004. He joined the Lab of molecular and Cell Biology, University of Electronic Science and Technology (UESTC). He has published more than fifty papers. He won New Century Excellent Talent of Ministry of Education, China (2007) and Youth Scholar Awards of Sichuan, China (2009).
Teaching Schedule: Genetics for undergraduate (Spring)
Developmental Genetics for graduate student (Fall)
Selected Publications: [1] Li GR, Liu C, Li CH, Zhao JM, Zhou L, Dai G, Yang EN, Yang ZJ*. 2013. Introgression of a novel Thinopyrum intermedium St-chromosome-specific HMW-GS gene into wheat. Molecular Breeding 31(4): 843-853.
[2] Zhang T, Talbert PB, Zhang W, Wu Y, Yang Z, Henikoff J, Henikoff S*, Jiang J*. 2013. The CentO satellite confers translational and rotational phasing on CENH3 nucleosomes in rice centromeres. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 110 (50): E4875-E4883.
[3] Yang Z*, Zhang T, Lang T, Li G, Chen G, Nevo E. 2013. Transcriptome comparative profiling of barley eibi1 mutant reveals pleiotropic effects of HvABCG31 gene on cuticle biogenesis and stress responsive pathways. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 14(10): 20478-20491.
[4] Lei MP, Li GR, Zhou L, Li CH, Liu C, Yang ZJ*. 2013. Identification of wheat-Secale africanum chromosome 2Rafr introgression lines with
[5] Liu J, Chang Z*, Zhang X, Yang Z, Li X, Jia J, Zhan H, Guo H, Wang J. 2013. Putative Thinopyrum intermedium-derived stripe rust resistance gene Yr50 maps on wheat chromosome arm 4BL. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 126(1):265-274.
[6] Yang Z*, Zhang T, Li G, Nevo E. 2011. Adaptive microclimatic evolution of the dehydrin 6 gene in wild barley at “Evolution Canyon”, Israel. Genetica 139(11-12): 1429–1438.
[7] Hu LJ, Li GR, Zeng ZX, Chang ZJ, Liu C, Zhou JP, Yang ZJ*. 2011. Molecular cytogenetic identification of a new wheat-Thinopyrum substitution line with stripe rust resistance. Euphytica, 177:169–177.
[8] Liu C, Li G, Yan H, Zhou J, Hu L, Lei M, Ran L, Yang Z*. 2011. Molecular and cytogenetic identification of new wheat- D. breviaristatum additions conferring resistance to stem rust and powdery mildew. Breeding Science 61(4): 366–372.
[9] Yang Z, Zhang T, Bolshov, A, Beharav A, Nevo E*. 2009. Adaptive microclimatic structural and expressional dehydrin 1 evolution in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, at ‘Evolution Canyon’, Mount Carmel, Israel. Molecular Ecology 18(9): 2063-2075.
[10] Yang ZJ*, Li GR, Jia JQ, Zeng X, Lei MP, Zeng ZX, Zhang T, Ren ZL. 2009. Molecular cytogenetic characterization of wheat- Secale africanum amphiploids and the introgression lines for stripe rust resistance. Euphytica 167(2): 197-202.

Books: [1] Liu C, Li GR,Yang ZJ. 2013. Utilization of Dasypyrum chromatin in wheat breeding. Chinese Agriculture Press. Beijing China, ISBN 978-7-5116-1280-9
[2] Jia JQ, Yang ZJ. 2012. Utilization of Secale africanum in wheat breeding. Chinese Agriculture Press. Beijing China, ISBN 978-7-5116-0912-0.
[3] Tang ZX*, Ross K, Ren ZL, Yang ZJ, Zhang HY, Chikmawati T, Miftahudin, Gustafson JP. 2011. Wealth of wild species: Role in plant genome elucidation and improvement -- Secale. in: Kole, Chittaranjan (Ed.), Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resources Cereals, Springer ISBN: 978-3-642-14227-7.pp367-395.