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Guosheng XIONG
Contact person: Release date: 2019-03-25


Guosheng Xiong. Professor.  He Joined the faculty of Plant Phenomics Research Center, Nanjing Agricultural University since 2018. He is working on the plant functional genomics, focusing on dissecting the genetic network regulate formation of important agronomic traits in rice and the molecular mechanism of plant hormone signal transduction. He systematically studied and made important progress on revealing the molecular basis of the formation of important agronomic traits in rice. These works had been published in the high profile journals, such as Nature, Nature Genetics, Plant Cell and Molecular Plant.


2000-2006.    Ph.D. Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China
2006-2007.    Postdoc Fellow, Medical College of Georgia. USA
2007-2009.    Postdoc Fellow, University of Southern California, USA
2009-2013.   Assistant Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS
2013-2014.   Associate Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS
2015-2018.   Professor, Agricultural genomics Institute at Shenzhen, CAAS


Selected recent publications:

1.Xiong G, Li J, Smith SM. (2016) Evolution of strigolactone perception by seeds of parasitic plants: reinventing the wheel. Molecular Plant, 9: 493-495
2.Wang Y, Xiong G, Hu J, Jiang L, Yu H, Xu J, Fang Y, Zeng L, Xu E, Xu J, Ye W, Meng X, Liu R, Chen H, Jing Y, Wang Y, Zhu X, Li J, Qian Q. (2015) Copy number variation at the GL7 locus contributes to grain size diversity in rice. Nature Genetics, 47, 944-948.
3.Jiang L, Liu X, Xiong G, Liu H, Chen F, Wang L, Meng X, Liu G, Yu H, Yuan Y, Yi W, Zhao L, Ma H, He Y, Wu Z, Melcher K, Qian Q, Xu H, Wang Y and Li J (2013) DWARF 53 acts as a repressor of strigolactone signaling in rice. Nature, 504: 401-405.
4.Lu Z, Yu H, Xiong G, Wang J, Jiao Y, Guifu Liu G, Jing Y, Meng X, Hu X, Qian Q, Fu X, Wang Y and Li J (2013) Genome-wide binding analysis of the transcription activator IPA1 reveals a complex network regulating rice plant architecture. Plant Cell, 25: 3743-3759.
5.Chen L, Xiong G, Cui X, Yan Y, Xu T, Qian Q, Xue Y, Li J and Wang Y (2013) OsGRAS19 may be a novel component involved in the brassinosteroid signaling pathway in rice. Molecular Plant, 6: 988-991.
6.Li J, Yuan Y, Lu Z, Yang L, Gao R, Lu J, Li J and Xiong G (2012) Glabrous Rice 1, encoding a homeodomain protein, regulates trichome development in rice. Rice, 5: 32.



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