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Xianjun Song
Plant Genetics and Functional Genomics     Professor
1999, BS, Northwest Agricultural University . 2002, MS, Northwest A & F University . 2007, PhD, Institute of Plant Physiology & Ecology, Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences, CAS . 2007,4-2013,12, Bioscience & Technology Center, Nagoya University, Japan . 2014,1-present, Principal Investigator, Key Laboratory of Plant Molecular Physiology, CAS. He has received several awards including the National Outstanding Doctorial Dissertation in 2009. Progresses made by Dr. X.J. SONG are published in top tier journals, including Nature, Nature Genetics, Genes & Development, and Cell Research.
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  • Xianjun Song

  • Leiying Zheng

    Associate Professor
  • Weijing Wang

    Associate Professor
  • Qiong Gao

    Research Associate

  • Zheng LY#, Wu HL#, Wang AB#, Zhang YY, Liu ZP, Ling HQ*, Song XJ*, Li YH*. 2023. The SOD7/DPA4–GIF1 module coordinates organ growth and iron uptake in Arabidopsis. Nature Plants,
  • Ma M#, Shen SY#, Bai C#, Wang WQ, Feng XH, Ying JZ, Song XJ*. 2023. Control of grain size in rice by TGW3 phosphorylation of OsIAA10 through potentiation of OsIAA10-OsARF4-mediated auxin signaling. Cell Reports, [more]
  • Wang WQ, Xu DY, Sui YP, Ding XH, Song XJ*.2022. A multiomic study uncovers a bZIP23-PER1A–mediated detoxification pathway to enhance seed vigor in rice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 119 (9): e2026355119
  • Gao Q#, Zhang N#, Wang WQ, Shen SY, Bai C, Song XJ*. 2021. The ubiquitin-interacting motif-type ubiquitin receptor HDR3 interacts with and stabilizes the histone acetyltransferase GW6a to control grain size in rice. Plant Cell, 33: 3331-3347 [下载]
  • Ying JZ, Ma M, Bai C, Huang XH, Liu JL, Fan YY, Song XJ*. 2018. TGW3, a major QTL that negatively modulates grain length and weight in rice. Molecular Plant, 11: 750-753[more]
  • Song XJ*. 2017. Crop seed size: BR matters. Molecular Plant, 10: 668-669[more]
  • Song XJ, Kuroha T, Ayano M, Furuta T, Nagai K, Komeda N, Segami S, Miura K, Ogawa D, Kamura T, Suzuki T, Higashiyamai T, Yamasaki M, Mori H, Inukai Y, Wu JZ, Kitano H, Sakakibara H, Jacobsen S, Ashikari M*. 2015. Rare allele of a novel histone H4 acetyltransferase enhances grain weight, yield and plant biomass in rice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 112:76-81[more]
  • Seki M, Feugier F, Song XJ, Ashikari M, Nakamura H, Ishiyama K, Yamaya T, Inari-Ikeda M, Kitano H, Satake A*. 2015. A mathematical model of phloem sucrose transport as a new tool for designing rice panicle structure for high grain yield. Plant Cell Physiology, 56: 605-619[more]
  • Qi P#, Lin YL#, Song XJ#, Shen JB, Huang W, Shan JX, Zhu MZ, Jiang LW, Gao JP, Lin HX*. 2012. The novel quantitative trait locus GL3.1 controls rice grain size and yield by regulating cyclin-T1;3. Cell Research, 22: 1666-1680[more]
  • Miura K, Ikeda M, Matsubara A, Song XJ, Ito M, Asano K, Matsuka M, Kitano H, Ashikari M*. 2010. OsSPL14 promotes panicle branching and higher grain productivity in rice. Nature Genetics, 42: 545-550[more]
  • Hattori Y, Nagai K, Furukawa S, Song XJ, Kawano R, Sakakibara H, Wu JZ, Matsumoto T, Yoshimura A, Kitano H, Matsuoka M, Mori H, Ashikari M*. 2009. The ethylene response factors SNORKEL1 and SNORKEL2 allow rice to adapt to deep water. Nature, 460: 1026-1030[more]
  • Song XJ, Matsuoka M*. 2009. Bar the windows: an optimized strategy to survive drought and salt adversities. Genes & Development, 23: 1709-1713[more]
  • Song XJ, Ashikari M*. 2008. Toward an optimum return from crop plants. Rice, 1: 135-143[more]
  • Song XJ#, Huang W#, Shi M, Zhu MZ, Lin HX*. 2007. A QTL for rice grain width and weight encodes a previously unknown RING-type E3 ubiquitin ligase. Nature Genetics, 39: 623-630[more]
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