Profile

Longjiang Fan

Professor of Crop Genetics and Breeding
Director, Department of Agronomy,
Zhejiang University

Vice-Director, Sino-US Crop Molecular Breeding Joint Laboratory, Zhejiang University

Professor of Bioinformatics
James D. Watson Institute of Genome Sciences & Institute of Bioinformatics, Zhejiang University
Hangzhou 310058, China

Vice-President, Association of Bioinformatics, Zhejiang Province

Lab website: http://ibi.zju.edu.cn/bioinplant/


Teaching
 
Bioinformatics, Plant Genomics and Progress in Biology

 
My current research interests focus on: 
(1) Evolutionary genomics of cereals;
(2) Molecular diversity analysis of domestication or phenotype-candidate genes; 
(3) Approaches to bridge the gap between genomics and applied crop improvement.  
Awards  
 
S&T Progress Award (second class), Department of Education, China, 1991
S&T Progress Award (third class), Department of Agriculture, China, 1999
S&T Progress Award (third class), Zhejiang Province, China, 2001
“151” Scientist Award, Zhejiang Province, China, 2004
 Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University, Department of Education, China, 2005
DAAD Fellowship, 2005, 2010
Pao Yu-Kong and Pao Zhao-long Scholarship, 2006
 
Professional Services
 
Ad hoc reviewer for Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics, BMC Evolutionary Biology, DNA Research, Plant Journal, Gene, Breeding Science, Journal of Integrated Plant Biology, etc.

Ten presentative publications ( *correspondence author)

1.    Wang Yu, Xuefiebai, Chenghai Yan, Yiejie Gui, Xinghua Wei, Qianhao Zhu, Longbiao Guo*, Longjiang Fan*. 2012. Genomic dissection of small RNAs in wild rice (O. rufipogon): lessons for rice domestication. New Phytologist 196: 914

2.    Hung Chiu-Yueh, Longjiang Fan, Farooqahmed S Kittur, Bronwyn M Holliday, Bingguang Xiao, She Tang, Jie Qiu, Lowell P Bush, Mark A Conkling and Jiahua Xie.2012. Alteration of the alkaloid profile in genetically modified tobacco reveals a role of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase in nicotine N-demethylation. Plant Physiology 161(2):1049-1060

3.    Bao Jiandong, Jianqiang Yao, Jinqing Zhu, Weiming Hu, Daguang Cai, Yu Li, Qingyao Shu, Longjiang Fan*. 2012. Identification of glutinous maize landraces and inbred lines with altered transcription of waxy gene. Molecular Breeding 30:1707-1714

4.    Li Zefeng, Sanling Wu, Xuefei Bai, Yun Liu, Jianfei Lu, Yong Liu, Bingguang Xiao, Xiuping Lu, Longjiang Fan*. 2011. Genome sequence of the tobacco bacterial wilt pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum. Journal of Bacteriology 193(21):6088-9

5.    Tang She, Yu Wang, Zefeng Li, Yijie Gui, Bingguang Xiao, Jiahua Xie, Qian-Hao Zhu, Longjiang Fan*. 2012. Identification of wounding and topping responsive small RNAs in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). BMC Plant Biology 12:28

6.        Wang Yu, Dan Shen, Shiping Bo, Jian Zheng, Daguang Cai, Qian-Hao Zhu, Chris Helliwell and Longjiang Fan*. 2010. Sequence variation and selection of small RNAs in domesticated rice. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:119

7.        Fan Longjiang*, Jiandong Bao, Yu Wang, Jianqiang Yao, Jinqing Zhu, Weiming Hu, Mengqian Zeng, Yu Li, Yunbi Xu. 2009. Post-domestication selection in the maize starch pathway. PLoS ONE 4(10):e7612

8.        Xingyi Guo, Yijie Gui, Yu Wang, Qian-Hao Zhu, Chris Helliwell, Longjiang Fan*. 2008. Selection and mutation on microRNA target sequences during rice evolution. BMC Genomics 9:454

9.        Guo Xingyi, Yu Wang, Peter D. Keightley, Longjiang Fan*. 2007. Patterns of selective constraints in noncoding DNA of rice. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:208

10.    Wang Sheng, Qianhao Zhu, Xingyi Guo, Yijie Gui, Jiandong Bao, Chris Helliwell, Longjiang Fan*. 2007. Molecular evolution and selection of a gene encoding two tandem microRNAs in rice. FEBS Letters 581:4789-4793.

 

Research work

(1) Evolutionary genomics of cereals and approaches to bridge the gap between genomics and applied crop improvement. (2) Bioinformatic methods for non-coding RNAs (3) Bioinformatics evaluation of humna's health, diet and disease based on omics data

Contact

Phone:0086-571-88982730
E-mail:fanlj@zju.edu.cn