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Plant Genetics and Functional Genomics
Xianjun Song     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.
  • Research Topics
  • Lab Members
  • Xianjun Song

  • Leiying Zheng

    Associate Professor
  • Weijing Wang

    Associate Professor
  • Gaojie Wang

    PhD student
  • Peng Cheng

    PhD student
  • Ming Ma

    PhD student
  • Chen Bai

    MSc student
  • Ning Zhang

    MSc student

  • Ying Wang

    MSc student

  • 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, doi: 10.1016/j.molp.2018.03.007 (Co-first author, *Corresponding author)[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 and Lin HX. 2012. The novel quantitative trait locus GL3.1 controls rice grain size and yield by regulating cyclin-T1;3. Cell Research, 22: 1666-80. (* Contributed equally).[more]
  • Miura K, Ikeda M, Matsubara A, Song XJ, Ito M, Asano K, Matsuka M, Kitano H and 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 and Ashikari M. 2009. The ethylene response factors SNORKEL1 and SNORKEL2 allow rice to adapt to deep water. Nature, 460: 1026-1030[more]
  • Song XJ and Matsuoka M. 2009. Bar the windows: an optimized strategy to survive drought and salt adversities. Genes & Development, 23: 1709-1713[more]
  • Song XJ and Ashikari M. 2008. Toward an optimum return from crop plants. Rice, 1: 135-143[more]
  • Song XJ*, Huang W*, Shi M, Zhu MZ and 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 (* Contributed equally)[more]
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