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李家洋


李家洋,博士,研究员,博士生导师
 
        男,1956年7月出生于安徽肥西,植物分子遗传学家。1982年初获安徽农业大学学士学位,1984年获中科院遗传研究所硕士学位,1991年获美国布兰代斯大学博士学位,并进入美国康乃尔大学汤普逊植物研究所从事博士后研究;1994年至2011年,历任中国科学院遗传研究所研究员、所长助理、所长;2001年至2016年历任遗传与发育生物学研究所所长,中国科学院副院长、党组成员,中国农业科学院院长、农业部副部长、党组成员,第十八届中央候补委员;2001年起任遗传与发育生物学研究所研究员。
 
        先后获得国家杰出青年基金、中国科学院“百人计划”、国家自然科学委员会优秀团队研究基金;1998年享受国务院政府特殊津贴,2001年被评为863计划先进个人,2003年获中央组织部、宣传部、统战部、人事部、教育部与科学技术部联合授予的“留学回国人员成就奖”;2004年获全球华人生物科学家大会生命科学成就奖和何梁何利生命科学奖,2005年获国家自然科学奖二等奖、发展中国家科学院讲演奖、长江学者成就二等奖,2011年获“十一五”国家科技计划执行突出贡献奖、美国植物生物学家协会终身会员奖,2013年获中国科学院2013年度杰出科技成就奖,2014年获汤森路透高被引科学家;2001年当选中国科学院院士,2004年当选发展中国家科学院院士,2011年当选美国科学院外籍院士,2012年当选为德国科学院院士,2013年当选欧洲分子生物学组织外籍成员,2014年当选国际欧亚科学院院士,2015年当选英国皇家学会外籍会员。


        研究领域:高等植物生长发育与代谢的分子遗传学。
 
        研究方向:主要以粮食作物水稻和模式植物拟南芥等为材料,着重研究植物生长素和独脚金内脂的合成途径与作用机理和高等植物株型形成的分子基础,并致力于水稻的分子品种设计,培育高产、优质、高抗、高效新品种。

代表性论文与著作
 
A.     Selected Peer-Reviewed Articles
 
Lin T, Xu X, Ruan J, Liu S, Wu S, Shao X, Wang X, Gan L, Qin B, Yang Y, Cheng Z, Yang S, Zhang Z, Xiong G, Huang S, Yu H, Li J (2017). Genome analysis of Taraxacum kok-saghyz Rodin provides new insights into rubber biosynthesis, Natl Sci Rev https://doi.org/10.1093/nsr/nwx101
 
Song X, Lu Z, Yu H, Shao G, Xiong J, Meng X, Jing Y, Liu G, Xiong G, Duan J, Yao XF, Liu CM, Li H, Wang Y, and Li J (2017). IPA1 functions as a downstream transcription factor repressed by D53 in strigolactone signaling in rice. Cell Res 27, 1128-1141.
 
Meng X, Yu H, Zhang Y, Zhuang F, Song X, Gao S, Gao C, and Li J (2017). Construction of a Genome-Wide Mutant Library in Rice Using CRISPR/Cas9. Mol Plant 10, 1238-1241.
 
Ma H, Duan J, Ke J, He Y, Gu X, Xu TH, Yu H, Wang Y, Brunzelle JS, Jiang Y, Rothbart SB, Xu HE, Li J, and Melcher K (2017). A D53 repression motif induces oligomerization of TOPLESS corepressors and promotes assembly of a corepressor-nucleosome complex. Sci adv 3, e1601217.
 
Hu X, Meng X, Liu Q, Li J, and Wang K (2017). Increasing the efficiency of CRISPR-Cas9-VQR precise genome editing in rice. Plant Biotechnol J https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12771
 
Zhang L, Yu H, Ma B, Liu G, Wang J, Wang J, Gao R, Li J, Liu J, Xu J, Zhang Y, Li Q, Huang H, Xu J, Li J, Qian Q, Han B, He Z & Li J (2017) A natural tandem aray alleviates epigenetic repression of PA1 and leads to superior yielding in rce. Nat Commun 8, 14789.
 
Zeng D, Tian Z, Rao Y, Dong G, Yang Y, Huang L, Leng Y, Xu J, Sun C, Zhang G, Hu J, Zhu L, Gao Z, Hu X, Guo L, Xiong G, Wang Y, Li J, Qian Qian (2017) Rational design of high-yield and superior-quality rice. Nat Plants 3, 17031.
 
Wang J, Yu H, Xiong G, Lu Z, Jiao J, Meng X, Liu G, Chen X, Wang Y and Li J (2017) Tissue-specific Ubiquitination by IPA1 INTERACTING PROTEIN 1 Modulates IPA1 Protein Levels to Regulate Plant Architecture in Rice. The Plant Cell 29, 697-707.
 
Zhou H, Wang L, Liu G, Meng X, Jing Y, Shu X, Kong X, Sun J, Yu H, Smith SM, Wu D and Li J (2016) Critical roles of soluble starch synthase SSIIIa and granule-bound starch synthase Waxy in synthesizing resistant starch in rice. PNAS USA 113, 12844–12849.
 
Jia W, Li B, Li S, Liang Y, Wu X, Ma M, Wang J, Gao J, Cai Y, Zhang Y, Wang Y, Li J, Wang Y (2016) Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Cascade MKK7-MPK6 Plays an Important Role in Plant Development and Regulates Shoot Branching by Phosphorylating PIN1 in Arabidopsis. PLOS BIOL 14, e1002550. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.100255.
 
Yao R, Ming Z, Yan L, Li S, Wang F, Ma S, Yu C, Yang M, Chen L, Chen L, Li Y, Yan C, Miao D, Sun Z, Yan J, Sun Y, Wang L, Chu J, Fan S, He W, Deng H, Nan F, Li J, Rao Z, Lou Zand Xie D (2016) Allosteric activation of the non-canonical hormone receptor DWARF14 by strigolactone. Nature 536, 469-473.
 
Xie T, Chen D, Wu J, Huang X, Wang Y, Tang K, Li J, Sun M, and Peng X. (2016) Growing Slowly 1 locus encodes a PLS-type PPR protein required for RNA editing and plant development in Arabidopsis. J Exp Bot 67, 5687-5698.
 
Li J, Meng X, Zong Y, Chen K, Zhang H, Liu J, Li J and Gao C (2016) Gene replacement and insertions in rice by intron targeting using CRISPR/Cas9. Nat Plants DOI: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2016.139.
 
Huang S, Weigel D, Beachy RN, and Li J. (2016) A proposed regulatory framework for genome-edited crops. Nat Genet 48, 109-111.
 
Ke J, Ma H, Gu X, Thelen A, Brunzelle J, Li J, Xu H, and Melcher K. (2015). Structural basis for recognition of diverse transcriptional repressors by the TOPLESS family of corepressors. Science Adv 1, e1500107.
 
Wang L, Wang B, Jiang L, Liu X, Li X, Lu Z, Meng X, Wang Y, Smith S, and Li J. (2015). Strigolactone Signaling in Arabidopsis Regulates Shoot Development by Targeting D53-Like SMXL Repressor Proteins for Ubiquitination and Degradation. The Plant cell 27, 3128-3142.
 
Hu J, Wang Y, Fang Y, Zeng,L, Xu J, Yu H, Shi Z, Pan J, Zhang D, Kang S, Zhu L, Dong G, Guo L, Zeng D, Zhang G, Xie L, Xiong G, Li J, and Qian Q. (2015). A Rare Allele of GS2 Enhances Grain Size and Grain Yield in Rice. Molecular Plant 8, 1455-1465.
 
Liu L, Tong H, Xiao Y, Che R, Xu F, Hu B, Liang C, Chu J, Li J, and Chu C. (2015). Activation of Big Grain1 significantly improves grain size by regulating auxin transport in rice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 112, 11102-11107.
 
Zhao L, Zhou X, Yi W, Wu Z, Liu Y, Kang Y, Hou L, de Waal P, Li S, Jiang Y, Scaffidi A, Flematti G, Smith S, Lam V, Griffin P, Wang Y, Li J, Melcher K, and Xu H (2015). Destabilization of strigolactone receptor DWARF14 by binding of ligand and E3-ligase signaling effector DWARF3. Cell Res 25, 1219-1236.
 
Wang Y, Xiong G, Hu J, Jiang L, Yu H, Xu J, Fang Y, Zeng L, Xu E, Xu J, Ye W, Meng X, Liu R, Chen H, Jing Y, Wang Y, Zhu X, Li J, Qian Q. (2015) Copy number variation at the GL7 locus contributes o grain size diversity in rice. Nat Genet 47, 944-948.
 
Yu H, and Li J (2015). Plant and animal organelles in cell death. Oncotarget 6, 13852-13853.
 
Jing H, Yang X, Zhang J, Liu X, Zheng H, Dong G, Nian J, Feng J, Xia B, Qian Q, Li J, and Zuo, J (2015). Peptidyl-prolyl isomerization targets rice Aux/IAAs for proteasomal degradation during auxin signalling. Nat Commun 6, 7395.
 
Wu J, Sun Y, Zhao Z, Zhang J, Luo L, Li M, Wang J, Yu H, Liu G, Yang L, Xiong G, Zhou J, Zuo J, Wang Y, Li J (2015) Deficient plastidic fatty acid synthesis triggers cell death by modulating mitochondrial reactive oxygen species. Cell Research 25, 621-633.
 
Wang B, Chu J, Yu T, Xu Q, Sun X, Yuan J, Xiong G, Wang G, Wang Y and Li J (2015) Tryptophan-independent auxin biosynthesis contributes to early embryogenesis in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 112, 4821-4826.
 
Lu Z, Shao G, Xiong J, Jiao Y, Wang J, Liu G, Meng X, Liang Y, Xiong G, Wang Y, and Li J (2015) MONOCULM 3, ortholog of WUSCHEL in rice, is required for tiller bud formation. J Genet Genomics 42. 71-78.
 
Huang X, Yang S, Gong J, Zhao Y, Feng Q, Gong Hao, Li W, Zhan Q, Cheng B, Xia J, Chen N, Hao Z, Liu K, Zhu C, Huang T, Zhao Q, Zhang L, Fan D, Zhou C, Lu Y, Weng Q, Wang Z, Li J & Han B (2015) Genomic analysis of hybrid rice varieties reveals numerous superior alleles that contribute to heterosis. Nat Commun 6, 6258.
 
Sang D, Chen D, Liu G, Liang Y, Huang L, Meng X, Chu J, Sun X, Dong G, Yuan Y, Qian Q, Li J, and Wang Y. (2014). Strigolactones regulate rice tiller angle by attenuating shoot gravitropism through inhibiting auxin biosynthesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111, 11199-11204.
 
Cardoso C, Zhang Y, Jamil M, Hepworth J, Charnikhova T, Dimkpa S, Meharg C, Wright M, Liu J, Meng X, Wang Y, Li J, McCouch S, Leyser O, Price A, Bouwmeester H and Ruyter-Spira C (2014) Natural variation of rice strigolactone biosynthesis is associated with the deletion of two MAX1 orthologs. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 111: 2379–2384.
 
Jiang L, Liu X, Xiong G, Liu H, Chen F, Wang L, Meng X, Liu G, Yu H, Yuan Y, Yi W, Zhao L, Ma H, He Y, Wu Z, Melcher K, Qian Q, Xu H, Wang Y and Li J (2013) DWARF 53 acts as a repressor of strigolactone signaling in rice. Nature 504: 401-405.
 
Lu Z, Yu H, Xiong G, Wang J, Jiao Y, Guifu Liu G, Jing Y, Meng X, Hu X, Qian Q, Fu X, Wang Y and Li J (2013) Genome-wide binding analysis of the transcription activator IPA1 reveals a complex network regulating rice plant architecture. Plant Cell 25: 3743-3759.
 
Zhu Y, Guo G, Zhang Z, Liu C, Hu Q, Lam H, Cheng H, Xue Y, Li J and Li N (2013) Stable isotope metabolic labelingbased quantitative phosphorproteomic analysis of Arabidopsis mutants reveals ethyleneregulated time-dependent phosphorproteins and putative substrates of Constitutive Triple Response 1 kinase. Mol Cell Proteomics 12, 3559-3582.
 
Jia G, Huang X, Zhi H, Zhao Y, Zhao Q, Li W, Chai Y, Yang L, Liu K, Lu H, Zhu C, Lu Y, Zhou C, Fan D, Weng Q, Guo Y, Huang T, Zhang L, Lu T, Feng Q, Hao H, Liu H, Lu P, Zhang N, Li Y, Guo E, Wang S, Wang S, Liu J, Zhang W, Chen G, Zhang B,
Li W, Wang X, Li H, Zhao B, Li J, Diao X and Han B (2013) A haplotype map of genomic variations and genome-wide association studies of agronomic traits in foxtail millet (Setaria italica). Nat Genet doi:10.1038/ng.2673.
 
Gao Z, Zhao S, He W, Guo L, Wang J, Peng Y, Guo X, Zhang X, Rao Y, Zhang C, Dong G, Zheng F, Lu C, Hu J, Zhou Q, Liu H,Hu X, Xu J, Zeng D, Liu D, Tian P, Gong L, Li Y, Zhang G, Wang J, Tian F, Xue D, Liao Y, Chen M, Li J, Cheng S, Zhang G, WangJ, Qian Q (2013) Uncovering yield-associated loci in super-hybrid rice by resequencing recombinant inbred lines while improving its parental genome sequences. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110: 14492-14497.
 
Liu L, Shang-Guan K, Zhang B, Liu X, Yan M, Lanjun Zhang L, Shi Y, Zhang M, Qian Q, Li J and Zhou Y (2013) Brittle Culm1, a COBRA-Like Protein, Functions in Cellulose Assembly through Binding Cellulose Microfibrils. PLoS Genet 9: e1003704.
 
Zhao L, Zhou X, Wu Z, Yi W, Xu Y, Li S, Xu T, Liu Y, Chen R, Kovach A, Kang Y, Hou L, He Y, Xie C, Song W, Zhong D, Xu Y, Wang Y, Li J, Zhang C, Melcher K and Xu H (2013) Crystal structures of two phytohormone signal-transducing α/β hydrolases: karrikin-signaling KAI2 and strigolactonesignaling DWARF14. Cell Res 23:436-439.
 
Chen L, Xiong G, Cui X, Yan Y, Xu T, Qian Q, Xue Y, Li J and Wang Y (2013) OsGRAS19 may be a novel component involved in the brassinosteroid signaling pathway in rice. Mol Plant 6: 988-991.
 
Zhang X, Wang J, Huang J, Lan H, Wang C, Yin C, Wu Y, Tang H, Qian Q, Li J, and Zhang H (2012) Rare allele of OsPPKL1 associated with grain length causes extra-large grain and a significant yield increase in rice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109: 21534-21539.
 
Huang X, Kurata N, Wei X, Wang Z, Wang A, Zhao Q, Zhao Y, Lu H, Li W, Guo Y, Lu Y, Liu K, Zhou C, Fan D, Weng Q, Zhu C, Huang T, Zhang L, Wang Y, Feng L, Furuumi H, Kubo T, Miyabayashi T, Yuan X, Xu Q, Dong G, Zhan Q, Li C, Fujiyama A, Toyoda A, Lu T, Feng Q, Qian Q, Li J and Han B (2012) A map of rice genome variation reveals the origin of cultivated rice and domestication-associated genes. Nature 490: 497-502.
 
Xu C, Wang Y, Yu Y, Duan J, Liao L, Xiong G, Meng X, Liu G, Qian Q and Li J (2012) Degradation of MONOCULM 1 (MOC1) by APC/CTAD1 regulates rice tillering. Nat CommunDOI: 10.1038/ncomms1743.
 
Huang X, Zhao Y, Wei X, Li C, Wang A, Zhao Q, Li W, Guo Y, Deng L, Zhu C, Fan D, Lu Y, Weng Q, Liu K, Zhou T, Jing Y, Si L, Dong G, Huang T, Lu T, Feng Q, Qian Q, Li J and Han B (2012) Genome-wide association study of flowering time and grain yield traits in a worldwide collection of rice germplasm Nat Genet 44: 32-39.
 
Huang X, Wei X, Sang T, Zhao Q, Feng Q, Zhao Y, Li C, Zhu C, Lu T, Zhang Z, Li M, Fan D, Guo Y, Wang A, Wang L, Deng L, Li W, Lu Y, Weng Q, Liu K, Huang T, Zhou T, Jing Y, Li W, Lin Z, Bucker ES, Qian Q, Zhang Q, Li J and Han B (2010) Genome-wide association studies of 14 agronomic traits in rice landraces. Nat Genet 42: 961-967.
 
Jiao Y, Wang Y, Xue D, Wang J, Yan M, Liu G, Dong G, Zeng D, Lu Z, Zhu X, Qian Q and Li J (2010) Regulation of OsSPL14by OsmiR156 defines ideal plant architecture in rice. Nat Genet 42, 541-544.
 
Cui X, Ge C, Wang R, Wang H, Chen W, Fu Z, Jiang X, Li J, Wang Y (2010) The BUD2 mutation affects plant architecture through altering response to cytokinin and auxin in Arabidopsis. Cell Res 20: 576-586.
 
Melcher K, Ng LM, Zhou X, Soon FF, Xu Y, Suino-Powell KM, Park SY, Weiner JJ, Fujii H, Chinnusamy V, Kovach A, Li J, Wang Y, Li J, Peterson FC, Jensen DR, Yong EL, Volkman BF, Cutler SR, Zhu J, and Xu E (2009). A gate-latch-lock mechanism for hormone signalling by abscisic acid receptors. Nature 462: 602-608.
 
Wang H, Zhu Y, Fujioka S, Asami T, Li J, and Li J (2009). Regulation of Arabidopsis brassinosteroid signaling by atypical basic helix-loop-helix proteins. Plant Cell 21: 3781-3791.
 
Lin H, Wang R, Qian Q, Yan M, Meng X, Fu Z, Yan C, Jiang B, Su Z, Li J, and Wang Y (2009). DWARF27, an iron-containing protein required for the biosynthesis of strigolactones, regulates rice tiller bud outgrowth. Plant Cell 21: 1512-1525.
 
Huang X, Qian Q, Liu Z, Sun H, He S, Luo D, Xia G, Chu C, Li J, and Fu X. (2009) Natural variation at the DEP1 locus enhances grain yield in rice. Nat Genet 41: 494-497.
 
Li S, Qian Q, Fu Z, Zeng D, Meng X, Kyozuka J, Maekawa M, Zhu X, Zhang J, Li J and Wang Y (2009) Short panicle1 encodes a putative PTR transporter and determines rice panicle size. Plant J 58: 592-605.
 
Zhou Y, Li S, Qian Q, Zeng D, Zhang M, Guo L, Liu XL, Zhang B, Deng L, Liu XF, Luo G, Wang X and Li J (2009) BC10, a DUF266-containing and golgi-located type II membrane protein, is required for cell wall biosynthesis in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Plant J 57: 446-462.
 
Tian Z, Qian Q, Liu Q, Yan M, Liu X, Yan C, Liu G, Gao Z, Tang S, Zeng D, Wang Y, Yu J, Gu M and Li J (2009) Allelic diversities in rice starch biosynthesis lead to a diverse array of rice eating and cooking qualities. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 106: 21760–21765.
 
Yu Y, Tang T, Qian Q, Wang Y, Yan M, Zeng D, Han B, Wu Chung-I, Shi S and Li J (2008) Independent losses of function in a polyphenol oxidase in rice: differentiation in grain discoloration between subspecies and the role of positive selection under domestication. Plant Cell 20: 2946-2959.
 
Li P, Wang Y, Qian Q, Fu Z, Wang M, Zeng D, Li B, Wang X, and Li J ( (2007) LAZY1 controls rice shoot gravitropism through regulating polar auxin transport. Cell Res 17: 402-410.
 
Dai Y, Wang H, Li B, Huang J, Liu X, Zhou Y, Mou Z and Li J (2006) Increased expression of MAPKK7 causes deficiency in polar auxin transport and leads to plant architectural abnormality in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 18: 308-320.
 
Xiong G, Hu X, Jiao Y, Yu Y, Chu C, Li J, Qian Q and Wang Y (2006) LEAFY HEAD2, which encodes a putative RNA-binding protein, regulates shoot development of rice. Cell Res 16: 267-276.
 
Ge C, Cui X, Wang Y, Hu Y, Fu Z, Zhang D, Cheng Z, and Li J (2006) BUD2, encoding an S-adenosylmethionine decarboxylase, is required for Arabidopsis growth and development. Cell Res 16: 446-456.
 
Hu Y, Wang Y, Liu X, Li J (2004) Arabidopsis RAV1 is down-regulated by brassinosteroid and may act as a negative regulator during plant development. Cell Res 14: 8-15.
 
Li Y, Qian Q, Zhou Y, Yan M, Sun L, Zhang M, Fu Z, Wang Y, Han B, Pang X, Chen M and Li J (2003) BRITTLE CULM 1, which encodes a COBRA-like protein, affects the mechanical properties of rice plants. Plant Cell 15: 2020-2031.
 
Li X, Qian Q, Fu Z, Wang Y, Xiong G, Zeng D, Wang X, Liu X, Teng S, Hiroshi F, Yuan M, Luo D, Han B and Li J (2003) Control of tillering in rice. Nature 422: 618-621.
 
Feng Q, Zhang Y, Hao P, Wang S, Fu G, Huang Y, Li Y, Zhu J, Liu Y, Hu X, Jia P, Zhang Y, Zhao Q, Ying K, Yu S, Tang Y, Weng Q, Zhang L, Lu Y, Mu J, Lu Y, Zhang LS, Yu Z, Fan D, Liu X, Lu T, Li C, Wu Y, Sun T, Lei H, Li T, Hu H, Guan J, Wu M, Zhang R, Zhou B, Chen Z, Chen L, Jin Z, Wang R, Yin H, Cai Z, Ren S, Lv G, Gu W, Zhu G, Tu Y, Jia J, Zhang Y, Chen J, Kang H, Chen X, Shao C, Sun Y, Hu Q, Zhang X, Zhang W, Wang L, Ding C, Sheng H, Gu J, Chen S, Ni L, Zhu F, Chen W, Lan L, Lai Y, Cheng Z, Gu M, Jiang J, Li J, Hong G, Xue Y and Han B (2002) Sequence and analysis of rice chromosome 4. Nature 420: 316-320.
 
Mou Z, Wang X, Fu Z, Dai Y, Han C, Ouyang J, Bao F, Hu Y, and Li J (2002) Silencing of phosphoethanolamine N-methyltransferase results in temperature-sensitive male sterility and salt hypersensitivity in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 14: 2031-2043.
 
Hu Y, Bao F and Li J (2000) The promotive effect of brassinosteroids on cell division involves a distinct cycD3-induction pathway in Arabidopsis. Plant J 24: 693-701.
 
Ouyang J, Shao X and Li J (2000) Indole-3-glycerol phosphate, a branchpoint of indole-3-acetic acid biosynthesis from tryptophan biosynthetic pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant J 24: 327-333.
 
Mou Z, He Y, Dai Y, Liu X and Li J (2000) Deficiency in fatty acid synthase leads to premature cell death and dramatic alterations in plant morphology. Plant Cell 12: 405-417.
 
Li J and Last RL (1996) The Arabidopsis thaliana trp5 mutant has a feedback-resistant anthranilate synthase and elevated soluble tryptophan. Plant Physiol 110: 51-59.
 
Li J, Zhao J, Rose AB, Schmidt R and Last RL (1995) Arabidopsis phosphoribosyl anthranilate isomerase: molecular genetic analysis of triplicate tryptophan pathway genes. Plant Cell 7: 447-461.
 
Li J, Ou-Lee T, Raba R, Amundson RG and Last RL (1993) Arabidopsis flavonoid mutants are hypersensitive to UVB irradiation. Plant Cell 5: 171-179.
 
B. Selected Invited Articles
 
Li J (2016) Rice breeding: never off the table. Natl Sci Rev 3, 275.
 
Qian Q, Guo L, Smith SM, and Li J. (2016) Breeding high-yield superior-quality hybrid super-rice by rational design. Natl Sci Rev 3, 283-294.
 
Xiong G, Li J, and Smith SM. (2016) Evolution of strigolactone perception by seeds of parasitic plants – reinventing the wheel. Mol Plant 9, 493-495.
 
Smith S, and Li J (2014). Signalling and responses to strigolactones and karrikins. Curr Opin Plant Biol 21C, 23-29.
 
Zuo J, and Li J (2014). Molecular genetic dissection of quantitative trait loci regulating rice grain size. Annu Rev Genet 48, 99-118.
 
Zuo J and Li J (2013) Molecular Dissection of Complex Agronomic Traits of Rice: A Team Effort by Chinese Scientists in Recent Years. National Sci Rev doi:10.1093/nsr/nwt004.
 
Li J and Chua N-H (2011) A comprehensive understanding of plant growth and development. Curr Opin Plant Biol 14: 1-3.
 
Wang Y and Li J (2011) Branching in rice. Curr Opin Plant Biol 14: 94-99.
 
Wang Y and Li J (2008). Rice, rising. Nat Genet 40, 1273-1275.
 
Wang Y and Li J (2008). Molecular basis of plant architecture. Annu Rev Plant Biol 59: 253-279.
 
Han B, Xue Y, Li J, Deng X, and Zhang Q (2007) Rice functional genomics research in China. Phil Trans R Soc B 362: 1009–102.
 
Wang Y and Li J (2006) Genes controlling plant architecture. Curr Opin Biotech 17: 123-129.
 
Wang Y, Xue Y and Li J (2005) Towards molecular breeding and improvement of rice in China. Trends Plant Sci 10: 610-614.
 
C. Selected Invited Book Chapters
 
Sang T and Li J (2013) Molecular genetic basis of the domestication syndrome in cereals. In Cereal Genomics-II (Gupta PK, Varshney RK, eds), Springer Science pp. 319-340.
 
Yu Y, Wing RA and Li J (2013) Understanding genetic molecular basis of rice grain quality. In Genetics and Genomics of Rice(Zhang Q and Wing RA, eds), Springer New York Heidelberg Dordrecht London, pp. 237-254.
 
Wang Y and Li J (2012) Regulation of plant architecture. In Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology (Chen X, Xue H, eds), Higher Education Press, Beijing, pp. 418-432.
 
Wang Y, Chen M and Li J (2007) Rice. In Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry Vol. 59 Transgenic Crops IV (E.C. Pua and M.R.Davey, eds), Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 35-54