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Plant Molecular Developmental Physiology
Kang Chong     Professor
1984, BC, Lanzhou university.
1988, MS, Lanzhou university.
1993, PhD, Lanzhou university.
1993-1997, Postdoc, Lanzhou University, CAS and Tohoku University.
1984-1995, Assistant, Lecturer, Lanzhou University.
1995-present, Associate Professor, Professor, Institute of Botany, CAS and UCAS.
Prof. Chong collaborated with Dow Agrosciences LLC and Pudure University, and Hong Kong University of Science & technology in molecular biology. He obtained NSFC funding as a distinguished young scholar. He was enrolled as a national member of "New Century Hundreds and Thousands of Talents Project" and “One-Hundred Talents Program of Chinese Academy of Sciences”. He was also the national correspondent of the International Association of Plant Biotechnology and the president of the chromosome genome protein branch of the Chinese Society for Cell Biology. He has published more than 60 papers on national journals, such as Cell、 Nature Communications、PNAS、EMBO J、Plant Cell etc.
Tel:010-62836517 E-mail:chongk@ibcas.ac.cn
  • Research Topics
  • Lab Members
  • Kang Chong

    Professor
    chongk@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836517
  • Yunyuan Xu

    Professor
    xuyy@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836683
  • Jingyu Zhang

    Professor
    jingyuzhang@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836695
  • Lijing Xing

    Associate Professor
    xinglijing@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836695
  • Dongfeng Liu

    Research Associate
    dfliu@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836695
  • Yuan Zhao

    Senior Engineer
    yzhao@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836213
  • Yuda Niu

    Engineer
    niuyuda@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836213
  • Ke Li

    Engineer
    li-ke@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836213
  • Wei Luo

    Engineer
    luowei@ibcas.ac.cn
    010-62836695
  • Yongyan Tang

    Postdoc
    tangyongyan8826@163.com
    010-62836214
  • Shujuan Xu

    Postdoc
    qingxu.1989@163.com
    010-62836214
  • Qiang Ge

    PhD student
    geqiang11111@sina.com
    010-63836214
  • Xiaoqyu Guo

    PhD student
    guoxiaoyu91@126.com
    010-62836214
  • Changxuan Xia

    PhD student
    634599754@qq.com
    010-62836214
  • Wensi Yang

    PhD student
    yangwensi0720@126.com
    010-62836214
  • Jinglei Feng

    PhD student
    jingleif@163.com
    010-62836214
  • Zhitao Li

    PhD student
    Lzt92616@sina.cn
    010-62836214
  • Hong Zhao

    PhD student
    zhaohong0714@163.com
    010-62836214
  • Hanwen Deng

    PhD student
    hanwendeng001@163.com
    010-62836214
  • Pengfang Yang

    PhD student

  • Yundan Wang

    MSc student
    wangyundan15@mails.ucas.ac.cn
    010-62836214
  • Ying Gao

    PhD student
    gaoying1192464226@163.com
    010-62836214
  • Shengtao Luo

    PhD student
    1250229530@qq.com
    010-62836214
  • Ruiqi Lu

    MSc student
    121896958@qq.com
    010-62836214
  • Yahui Li

    MSc student

    010-62836214
  • Qi Dong

    MSc student

    010-62836214
  • Zhiqun Lv

    MSc student

    010-62836214
  • Pingping Liu

    MSc student

    010-62836214
  • Shuangshuang Zheng

    PhD student

  • Shenli Sun

    MSc student

  • Yandong Zhang

    MSc student

Publications
  • Xu SJ, Chong K. 2018. Remembering winter through vernalisation. Nature Plants, doi.org/10.1038/s41477-018-0301-z[more]
  • Huan Q, MaoZW, Chong K*, Zhang JY*. 2018. Global analysis of H3K4me3/H3K27me3 in Brachypodium distachyon reveals VRN3 as critical epigenetic regulation point in vernalization and provides insights into epigenetic memory. New Phytologist, doi: org/10.1111/nph.15288(*Corresponding author)[more]
  • Xing LJ, Liu Y, Xu SJ, Xiao J, Wang B, Deng HW, Lu Z, Xu YY, Chong K. Arabidopsis O-GlcNAc transferase SEC activates histone methyltransferase ATX1 to regulate flowering. EMBO Journal, doi: 10.15252/embj.201798115 (#Co-first Author)[more]
  • Chen LP, Zhao Y, Xu SJ, Zhang ZY, Xu YY, Zhang JY,  Chong K. 2018. OsMADS57 together with OsTB1 coordinates transcription of its target OsWRKY94 and D14 to switch its organogenesis to defense for cold adaptation in rice. New Phytologist, 218: 219-231
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  • Zhang ZY, Li JH, Li L, Liu HH, Yang WS, Chong K*, Xu YY*. 2017. OsMAPK3 phosphorylates OsbHLH002/OsICE1 and inhibits its ubiquitination to activate OsTPP1 and enhances rice chilling tolerance. Developmental Cell, 43: 731-743 (*Corresponding author)

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  • Tang YY#, Liu HH#, Guo SY, Wang B, Li ZT, Chong K*, Xu YY*. 2017. OsmiR396d miRNA affects gibberellin and brassinosteroid signaling to regulate plant architecture. Plant Physiology, 175:  1-44(#Co-first author, *Corresponding author)[more]
  • Guo XY, Xu SJ, Chong K. 2017. Cold signal shuttles from membrane to nucleus. Molecular Cell, 66: 7-8[more]
  • Zhang JY, Luo W, Zhao Y, Xu YY, Song SH, Chong K. 2016. Comparative metabolomic analysis reveals a reactive oxygen species-dominated dynamic model underlying chilling environment adaptation and tolerance in rice. New Phytologist, 211: 1295-1310[more]
  • Wang L, Chong K. 2016. The essential role of cytokin in signaling in root apical meristem formation during somatic embryogenesis. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6: 1196-1200[more]
  • Ma Y#, Dai XY#, Xu YY#, Luo W#, Zheng XM, Zeng DL, Pan YJ, Lin XL, Liu HH, Zhang DJ, Xiao J, Guo XY, Xu SJ, Niu YD, Jin JB, Zhang H, Xu X, Li LG, Wang W, Qian Q, Ge S, Chong K. 2015. COLD1 confers chilling tolerance in rice. Cell, 160: 1209-1221(#These authors contributed equally to this Work)[more]
  • Xiao J, Xu SJ, Li CH, Xu YY, Xing LJ, Niu YD Huan Q, Tang Y, Zhao CP, Wagner D, Gao CX, Chong K. 2014. O-GlcNAc-mediated interaction between VER2 and TaGRP2 elicits TaVRN1 mRNA accumulation during vernalization in winter wheat. Nature Communications, 5: 4572[more]
  • Chong K and Xu ZH. 2014. Investment in plant research and development bears fruit in China. Plant Cell Reports, 33: 541-550[more]
  • Zhang JY, Mao ZW, Chong K. 2013. A global profiling of uncapped mRNAs under cold stress reveals specific decay patterns and endonucleolytic cleavages in Brachypodium distachyon. Genome Biology, 14: R92[more]
  • Zhang YY, Li BB, Xu YY, Li H, Li SS, Zhang DJ, Mao ZW, Guo SY, Yang CH, Weng YW and Chong K.2013. The cyclophilin CYP20-2 modulates the conformation of BRASSINAZOLE-RESISTANT1, which binds the promoter of FLOWERING LOCUS D to regulate flowering in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 25: 2504-2521[more]
  • Guo SY*, Xu YY*, Liu HH, Mao ZW, Zhang C, Ma Y, Zhang QR, Meng Z and Chong K. 2013. The interaction between OsMADS57 and OsTB1 modulates rice tillering via DWARF14. Nature Communications, 4: 1566-1574 (*These authors contributed equally to this Work)[more]
  • Zhang C, Xu YY, Guo SY, Zhu JY, Huan Q, Liu HH, Wang L, Luo GZ, Wang XJ and Chong K. 2012. Dynamics of brassinosteroid response modulated by negative regulator LIC in rice. PLoS Genetics, 8: e1002686[more]
  • Li CJ, Liu ZJ, Zhang QR, Wang RZ, Xiao LT, Ma H, Chong K and Xu Y. 2012. SKP1 is involved in abscisic acid signalling to regulate seed germination, stomatal opening and root growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell and Environment, 35: 952-965[more]
  • Li J, Xu Y and Chong K. 2012. The novel functions of kinesin motor proteins in plants. Protoplasma, 249: 95-100[more]
  • Du C, Chong K. 2011. ARF-GTPase activating protein mediates auxin influx carrier AUX1 early endosome trafficking to regulate auxin dependent plant development. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 6: 1-3[more]
  • Yong W, Xu Y, Xu W, Li N, Wu J, Liang T and Chong K. 2003. Zhihong Xu and Kehui Tan. Vernalization-induced flowering in wheat is mediated by a lectin-like gene VER2. Planta, 217: 261-270[more]
  • Ge L, Chen H, Jiang J, Zhao Y, Xu M, Xu Y, Tan K, Xu Z, and Chong K. 2004. Overexpression of OsRAA1 causes pleiotropic phenotypes in transgenic rice plants, including altered leaf, flower and root development and root response to gravity. Plant Physiology, 135: 1502-1513[more]
  • Xu Y, Wang X, Li J, Li J, Wu J, John C. Walker, Xu Z and Chong K. 2005. Activation of the WUS gene induces ectopic initiation of foral meristems on mature stem surface in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology, 57: 773-784[more]
  • Zhuang X, Xu Y, Chong K, Lan L, Xue Y and Xu Z. 2005. OsAGAP, an ARF-GAP from rice, regulates root development dependent mediated by auxin in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell and Environment, 28: 147–156[more]
  • Wang Z, Liang Y, Li C, Xu Y, Lan L, Chen C, Xu Z, Xue Y and Chong K. 2005. Identification of another development-related genes by gene expression profiling with a 10-K cDNA microarray in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Molecular Biology, 58: 721-737[more]
  • Wang X, Xu Y, Han Y, Bao S, Du J, Yuan M, Xu Z and Chong K. 2006. Overexpression of RAN1 in rice and Arabidopsis alters primordial meristem, mitotic progress and sensitivity to auxin. Plant Physiology, 140: 91-101[more]
  • Zhuang X, Jiang J, Li J, Ma Q, Xu Y, Xue Y, Xu Z and Chong K. 2006. Overexpression of OsAGAP, an ARF-GAP, interferes with auxin influx, vesicle trafficking and root development. Plant Journal, 48: 581-591[more]
  • Wang X, Zhang Y, Ma Q, Zhang Z, Xue Y, Bao S and Chong K. 2007. SKB1-mediated symmetric dimethylation of histone H4R3 controls flowering time in Arabidopsis. The EMBO Journal, 26: 1934-1941[more]
  • Dai XY, Xu YY, Ma QB, Xu WY, Wang T, Xue YB and Chong K. 2007. Overexpression of a R1R2R3 MYB Gene,OsMYB3R-2,Increases Tolerance to Freezing,Drought,and Salt Stress in Transgenic Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology, 143: 1739-1751[more]
  • Han Y, Cao H, Jiang J, Xu Y, Du J, Wang X, Yuan M, Wang Z, Xu Z and Chong K. 2008. The rice ROOT ARCHITECTURE ASSOCIATED1 binds the proteasome subunit RPT4 and is degraded in a D-box and proteasome dependent manner. Plant Physiology, 148: 843-855[more]
  • Ma Q, Dai X, Xu Y, Guo J, Liu Y, Chen N, Xiao J, Zhang D, Xu Z, Zhang X and Chong K. 2009. Enhanced tolerance to chilling stress in OsMYB3R-2 transgenic rice is mediated by alteration in cell cycle and ectopic expression of stress genes. Plant Physiology, 150: 244-256[more]
  • Li D, Wang L, Wang M, Xu Y, Luo W, Liu Y, Xu Z, Li J and Chong K. 2009. Engineering OsBAK1 gene as a molecular tool to improve rice architecture for high yield. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 7: 791–806[more]
  • Wang L, Wang Z, Xu Y, Joo SH, Kim SK, Xue Z, Xu Z, Wang Z and Chong K. 2009. OsGSR1 is involved in cross-talk between gibberellins and brassinosteroids in rice. Plant Journal, 57: 498-510[more]
  • Xing L, Li J, Xu Y, Xu Z and Chong K. 2009. Phosphorylation modification of wheat lectin VER2 is associated with vernalization-induced O-GlcNAc signaling and intracellular motility. PLoS ONE, 4: e4854[more]
  • Li B, Xu W, Xu Y, Zhang Y, Wang T, Bai Y, Han C, Zhang A, Xu Z and Chong K. 2010. Integrative study on proteomics, molecular physiology and genetics reveals an accumulation of cyclophilin-like protein, TaCYP20-2, leads to increase of Rht protein and dwarf in a novel GA-insensitive mutant (gaid) in wheat. Journal of Proteome Research, 8: 4242-4253[more]
  • Chen N, Xu Y, Wang X, Du C, Du J, Yuan M, Xu Z and Chong K. 2011. OsRAN2, essential for mitosis, enhances cold tolerance in rice by promoting export of intranuclear tubulin and maintaining cell division under cold stress. Plant Cell and Environment, 34: 52-64[more]
  • Liu Y, Xu Y, Xiao J, Ma Q, Li D, Xue Z and Chong K. 2011. OsDOG, a gibberellin-induced A20 / AN1 zinc-finger protein, negatively regulates gibberellin-mediated cell elongation in rice. Journal of Plant Physiology, 10: 1098-1105[more]
  • Li W, Han Y, Tao F and Chong K. 2011. Knockdown of SAMS genes encoding S-adenosyl-l-methionine synthetases causes methylation alterations of DNAs and histones and leads to late flowering in rice. Journal of Plant Physiology, 168: 1837–1843[more]
  • Du C, Xu Y, Wang Y and Chong K. 2011. Adenosine diphosphate ribosylation factor-GTPase-activating protein stimulates the transport of AUX1 endosome, which relies on actin cytoskeletal organization in rice root development. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology, 53: 698–709[more]
  • Cao H, Guo S, Xu Y, Jiang K, Jones AM and Chong K. 2011. Reduced expression of a gene encoding a Golgi localized monosaccharide transporter (OsGMST1) confers hypersensitivity to salt in rice (Oryza sativa). Journal of Experimental Botany, 62: 4595-4604[more]
  • Du C and Chong K. 2011. ARF-GTPase activating protein mediates auxin influx carrier AUX1 early endosome trafficking to regulate auxin dependent plant development. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 11: 1-3[more]
  • Li C, Liu Z, Zhang Q, Wang R, Xiao L, Ma H, Chong K and Xu Y. 2012. SKP1 is involved in ABA signaling to regulate seed germination, stomatal opening and root growth in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Cell and Environment, 35: 952-965[more]
  • Li J, Jiang J, Qian Q, Xu Y, Zhang C, Xiao J, Du C, Luo W, Zou G, Chen M, Huang Y, Feng Yi, Cheng Z, Yuan M and Chong K. 2011. Mutation of rice BC12/GDD1, which encodes a kinesin-like protein that binds to a GA biosynthesis gene promoter, leads to dwarfism with impaired cell elongation. Plant Cell, 2: 628-640[more]
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