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Ziqiang Zhu Associate Professor

Research Interests: 
Signal Transduction in Plants

Educational Background

PhD, Botany, Peking University (2011)

MS, Botany, Beijing Normal University (2006)

BA, Life Science, Nanjing Normal University (2003)

Research Projects

  • Jasmonate signaling in Arabidopsis

Journal Articles

  • Zhu Z* and Lin C (2016) Photomorphogenesis: When blue meets red. Nature Plants 2: 16019. doi: 10.1038/nplants.2016.19 (* corresponding author)
  • Zhu Z, Xian Z, Guo H*, and Li Z*. (2016) Ethylene biology blooms from fundamental research to post harvest applications. Mol Plant 9: 187-188 (* corresponding   author)
  • Zheng Y and Zhu Z* (2016) Relaying the ethylene signal: new roles for EIN2. Trends in Plant Sci 21: 2-4 (* corresponding author)
  • Ke M, Zheng Y and Zhu Z* (2015) Rethinking the origin of auxin biosynthesis in plants. Frontiers in Plant Sci 6: 1093. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.01093 (* corresponding author)
  • Zhu Z* and Lee B (2015) Friends or Foes: New Insights in Jasmonate and Ethylene Co- Actions. Plant Cell Phys 56: 414-420 (* corresponding author)
  • Zhu Z*. (2014) Molecular basis for jasmonate and ethylene signal interactions in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot 65: 5743-5748 (* corresponding author)
  • Zhang X*, Zhu Z*, An F, Hao D, Li P, Song J, Yi C, Guo H (2014) Jasmonate-Activated MYC2 Represses ETHYLENE INSENSITIVE3 Activity to Antagonize Ethylene Promoted  Apical Hook Formation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 26: 1105-1117 (* equal contribution)
  • Wang Q, Zhu Z, Ozkardesh K, Lin C (2013) Phytochromes and Phytohormones: The Shrinking Degree of Separation. Mol Plant 6(1): 5-7
  • An F, Zhang X, Zhu Z, Ji Y, He W, Jiang Z, Li M, Guo H (2012) Coordinated regulation of apical hook development by gibberellins and ethylene in etiolated  Arabidopsis seedlings. Cell Res 22(5): 915-927
  • Hua D, Wang C, He J, Liao H, Duan Y, Zhu Z, Guo Y, Chen Z, Gong Z (2012) A plasma membrane receptor kinase, GHR1, mediates abscisic acid- and hydrogen peroxide-  regulated stomatal movement in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 24(6): 2546-2561
  • Zhu Z*, An F*, Feng Y, Li P, Xue L, A M, Jiang Z, Kim JM, To TK, Li W, Zhang X, Yu Q, Dong Z, Chen WQ, Seki M, Zhou JM, Guo H (2011) Derepression of ethylene-  stabilized transcription factors (EIN3/EIL1) mediates jasmonate and ethylene signaling synergy in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108(30): 12539-12544 (*  equal contribution)
  • Zhu Z, Guo H (2008) Genetic basis of ethylene perception and signal transduction in Arabidopsis. J Integr Plant Biol 50(7): 808-815
  • Books
  • Zhu Z* and Guo H*. (2015) “Interactions of ethylene and other signals.” In Ethylene in Plants, (C.-K. Wen Ed), Springer Netherlands. 135-152  (*corresponding author)

Academic Title

Chinese Society for Cell Biology, member

Society for Experimental Biology, member

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), member