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Zhen Zhu

1985-1989       Ph.D., Institute of Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.
1980-1983       M.S., Peking University.
1975-1979       Undergraduate Student, Department of Biology, Peking University. Major: Biochemistry.
2007-2009       Deputy Director of Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
2001-2007       Deputy Director General of Bureau of Life Sciences and Biotechnology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
1999-2001       Deputy Director of Institute of Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
1995-Present   Adviser for Ph.D. degree students, Institute of Genetics, Chinese Beijing, China.
1993-Present   Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
1992-Present   Professor, Department of Biology, Graduate School, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
1985-1991       Research Associate and Visiting Research Professor, Department of Botany, University of Tennessee, USA.
1983-1985       Research Assistant, Laboratory of Plant Genetic Manipulation, Institute of Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

1. Ni, M., Ma, W., Wang, Xiaofang, Gao, M., Dai, Y., Wei, X., Zhang, L., Peng, Y., Chen, S., Ding, L., Tian, Y., Li, J., Wang, H., Wang, Xiaolin, Xu, G., Guo, W., Yang, Y., Wu, Y., Heuberger, S., Tabashnik, B., Zhang, T., Zhu, Z. (2017). Next generation transgenic cotton: pyramiding RNAi and Bt counters insect resistance. Plant Biotechnol J. DOI:10.1111/pbi.12709.
2. Song, H., He, X., Zou, S., Zhang, T., Luo, Y., Huang, K., Zhu, Z.*, and Xu, W. (2015). A 90-day subchronic feeding study of genetically modified rice expressing Cry1Ab protein in Sprague-Dawley rats. Transgenic Res 24, 295-308. (co-corresponding author)
3. Zhang, L., Peng, Y., Wei, X., Dai, Y., Yuan, D., Lu, Y., Pan, Y., and Zhu, Z. (2014). Small RNAs as important regulators for the hybrid vigour of super-hybrid rice. J Exp Bot 65, 5989-6002.
4. Peng, Y., Wei, G., Zhang, L., Liu, G., Wei, X., and Zhu, Z. (2014). Comparative transcriptional profiling of three super-hybrid rice combinations. Int J Mol Sci 15, 3799-3815.
5. Chang, Y., Zhang, L., Lu, X., Zhao, C., Zhu, Z.*, Wang, F., Zhang, J., Chen, S., Zhao, Y., and Xu, G. (2014). A simultaneous extraction method for metabolome and lipidome and its application in cry1Ac and sck-transgenic rice leaf treated with insecticide based on LC–MS analysis. Metabolomics 10, 1197-1209. (co-corresponding author)
6. Zhang, L., Peng, Y., Dong, Y., Li, H., Wang, W., and Zhu, Z. (2013). Progress of Genomics and Heterosis Studies in Hybrid Rice. In Polyploid and Hybrid Genomics, Z.J. Chen, and J.A. Birchler, eds. (New York, USA: Wiley-Blackwell), pp. 117-135.
7. Zhou, J., Zhang, L., Li, X., Chang, Y.W., Gu, Q., Lu, X., Zhu, Z.*, and Xu, G.W. (2012). Metabolic profiling of transgenic rice progeny using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry: the effects of gene insertion, tissue culture and breeding. Metabolomics 8, 529-539. (co-corresponding author)
8. Zhou, J., Zhang, L., Chang, Y., Lu, X., Zhu, Z.*, and Xu, G. (2012). Alteration of leaf metabolism in Bt-transgenic rice (Oryza sativa L.) and its wild type under insecticide stress. J Proteome Res 11, 4351-4360. (co-corresponding author)
9. Wu, B., Zhang, B., Dai, Y., Zhang, L., Shang-Guan, K., Peng, Y., Zhou, Y., and Zhu, Z. (2012). Brittle culm15 encodes a membrane-associated chitinase-like protein required for cellulose biosynthesis in rice. Plant Physiol 159, 1440-1452.
10. Sun, A., Dai, Y., Zhang, X., Li, C., Meng, K., Xu, H., Wei, X., Xiao, G., Ouwerkerk, P.B., Wang, M., and Zhu, Z. (2011). A transgenic study on affecting potato tuber yield by expressing the rice sucrose transporter genes OsSUT5Z and OsSUT2M. J Integr Plant Biol 53, 586-595.
11. Song, G.S., Zhai, H.L., Peng, Y.G., Zhang, L., Wei, G., Chen, X.Y., Xiao, Y.G., Wang, L., Chen, Y.J., Wu, B., Chen, B., Zhang, Y., Chen, H., Feng, X.J., Gong, W.K., Liu, Y., Yin, Z.J., Wang, F., Liu, G.Z., Xu, H.L., Wei, X.L., Zhao, X.L., Ouwerkerk, P.B., Hankemeier, T., Reijmers, T., van der Heijden, R., Lu, C.M., Wang, M., van der Greef, J., and Zhu, Z. (2010). Comparative transcriptional profiling and preliminary study on heterosis mechanism of super-hybrid rice. Mol Plant 3, 1012-1025.
12. Wei, G., Tao, Y., Liu, G., Chen, C., Luo, R., Xia, H., Gan, Q., Zeng, H., Lu, Z., Han, Y., Li, X., Song, G., Zhai, H., Peng, Y., Li, D., Xu, H., Wei, X., Cao, M., Deng, H., Xin, Y., Fu, X., Yuan, L., Yu, J., Zhu, Z.*, and Zhu, L. (2009). A transcriptomic analysis of superhybrid rice LYP9 and its parents. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106, 7695-7701. (co-corresponding author)
13. Wang, Y.Q., Wei, X.L., Xu, H.L., Chai, C.L., Meng, K., Zhai, H.L., Sun, A.J., Peng, Y.G., Wu, B., Xiao, G.F., and Zhu, Z. (2008). Cell-wall invertases from rice are differentially expressed in Caryopsis during the grain filling stage. J Integr Plant Biol 50, 466-474.
14. Wang, Y., Xiao, Y., Zhang, Y., Chai, C., Wei, G., Wei, X., Xu, H., Wang, M., Ouwerkerk, P.B., and Zhu, Z. (2008). Molecular cloning, functional characterization and expression analysis of a novel monosaccharide transporter gene OsMST6 from rice (Oryza sativa L.). Planta 228, 525-535.
15. Sun, A.J., Xu, H.L., Gong, W.K., Zhai, H.L., Meng, K., Wang, Y.Q., Wei, X.L., Xiao, G.F., and Zhu, Z. (2008). Cloning and expression analysis of rice sucrose transporter genes OsSUT2M and OsSUT5Z. J Integr Plant Biol 50, 62-75.
16. Wang, Y., Xu, H., Wei, X., Chai, C., Xiao, Y., Zhang, Y., Chen, B., Xiao, G., Ouwerkerk, P.B., Wang, M., and Zhu, Z. (2007). Molecular cloning and expression analysis of a monosaccharide transporter gene OsMST4 from rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Mol Biol 65, 439-451.
17.Zhou, M., Xu, H., Wei, X., Ye, Z., Wei, L., Gong, W., Wang, Y., and Zhu, Z. (2006). Identification of a glyphosate-resistant mutant of rice 5-enolpyruvylshikimate 3-phosphate synthase using a directed evolution strategy. Plant Physiol 140, 184-195