Full time faculty

Adjunct professor

Chair professor

Administration

Qiao Zhao

Qiao Zhao, Ph.D.
 
Principal Investigator
 
EDUCATION
 
1998 - 2002  BSc, Department of Chemistry, China Agricultural University, Beijing,    China     
 
2002 -2008  PhD, Department of Plant Cellular and Molecular Biology, Ohio State     University, Columbus, OH    
 
Professional Experience
 
2008-2013    Postdoctoral Fellow, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA
 
2014.01-2014.04    Senior Research Associate, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA
 
2014.5-present    Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
                   

EDITORIAL BOARDS

Editorial Board, Journal of Experimental Botany. 2015-

Editorial Board, Plant Cell Reports. 2010-

Editorial Board, Plant Signaling & Behavior. 2010-

Editorial Board, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 2010-

 

PUBLICATIONS

1. Qiao Zhao (2016) Lignification: flexibility, biosynthesis and regulation. Trends in Plant Science £¨In Press£©

2. Qiao Zhao and Richard A. Dixon (2014) Altering the cell wall and its impact on plant disease: from forage to bioenergy. Annual Review of Phytopathology. 52£º4.1-4.23

3. Qiao Zhao, Yuki Tobamitsu, Rui Zhou, Sivakumar Pattathil, Yanbin Yin, Lina Gallego-Giraldo, Chunxiang Fu, Lisa A. Jackson, Michael G. Hahn, Hoon Kim, John Ralph, Fang Chen, and Richard A. Dixon. (2013). Loss of Function of Cinnamyl Alcohol Dehydrogenase 1 Leads to Unconventional Lignin and a Temperature-Sensitive Growth Defect in Medicago truncatula. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 110: 13660-5

4. Qiao Zhao, Jin Nakashima, Fang Chen, Yanbin Yin, Chunxiang Fu, Jianfei Yun, Hui Shao, Xiaoqiang Wang, Zeng-Yu Wang and Richard A. Dixon. (2013). LACCASE is necessary and non-redundant with PEROXIDASE for lignin polymerization during vascular development in Arabidopsis thaliana.  Plant Cell 25(10): 3976-87

5. Qiao Zhao* and Richard A. Dixon. (2011). Transcriptional network for lignin biosynthesis: more complex than we thought? Trends in Plant Science 16: 227-233. (*corresponding author)

6.  Qiao Zhao, Huanzhong Wang, Yanbin Yin, Ying Xu, Fang Chen and Richard A. Dixon. (2010). Syringyl-Lignin Biosynthesis is directly regulated by A Secondary Wall Master Transcription Factor NST1. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107: 14496-501 



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