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Qingqiu Gong

 Department: Plant Biology and Ecology
 Address: A513 Biology Station, Nankai University, 94 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin 300071, China
 Phone: 86-22-23503714(lab)
::Professional Education::

Professional education:

1997-2001    B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Peking University, China

2001-2006    Ph.D. in Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA


2009-,          Associate Professor, Principle Investigator, College of Life Sciences,   Nankai University


::Research Area::

 Composition, molecular function, and physiological roles of various plant phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) complexes

 Plant-specific components and mechanisms of autophagy

 Plant Hippo pathway and organ size control

::Honors and Awards::
::Representative Publications::
1.   Ren C, Liu J, Gong Q*. Functions of autophagy in plant carbon and nitrogen metabolism. Frontiers in Plant Science. 2014 June; doi: 10.3389/fpls.2014.00301. 
2.   Zhang M, Wu F, Shi J, Zhu Y, Zhu Z, Gong Q*, Hu J*. ROOT HAIR DEFECTIVE3 Family of Dynamin-Like GTPases Mediates Homotypic Endoplasmic Reticulum Fusion and Is Essential for Arabidopsis Development. Plant Physiology. 2013 Oct;163(2):713-20.
3.   Xia T, Xiao D, Liu D, Chai W, Gong Q*, Wang NN*. Heterologous Expression of ATG8c from Soybean Confers Tolerance to Nitrogen Deficiency and Increases Yield in Arabidopsis. PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e37217.
4.   Dong H, Zhen Z, Peng J, Chang L, Gong Q*, Wang NN*. Loss of ACS7 confers abiotic stress tolerance by modulating ABA sensitivity and accumulation in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2011 Oct;62(14):4875-87.

5.   Liu D†, Gong Q†, Ma Y, Li P, Li J, Yang S, Yuan L, Yu Y, Pan D, Xu F, Wang NN*. cpSecA, a thylakoid protein translocase subunit, is essential for photosynthetic development in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2010; 61(6):1655-69.

6.    Ma S, Gong Q, Bohnert HJ*. An Arabidopsis gene network based on the graphical Gaussian model.  Genome Research. 2007 Nov;17(11):1614-25.

7.    Ma S, Gong Q, Bohnert HJ*. Dissecting salt stress pathways. Journal of Experimental Botany. 2006;57(5):1097-107.

8.    Bohnert HJ*, Gong Q, Li P, Ma S. Unraveling abiotic stress tolerance mechanisms--getting genomics going. Current Opinion in Plant Biology. 2006 Apr;9(2):180-8.

9.    Gong Q, Li P, Ma S, Indu Rupassara S, Bohnert HJ*. Salinity stress adaptation competence in the extremophile Thellungiella halophila in comparison with its relative Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Journal. 2005 Dec;44(5):826-39. IF=6.8

10.  Inan G, Zhang Q, Li P, Wang Z, Cao Z, Zhang H, Zhang C, Quist TM, Goodwin SM, Zhu J, Shi H, Damsz B, Charbaji T, Gong Q, Ma S, Fredricksen M, Galbraith DW, Jenks MA, Rhodes D, Hasegawa PM, Bohnert HJ, Joly RJ, Bressan RA, Zhu JK*. Salt cress. A halophyte and cryophyte Arabidopsis relative model system and its applicability to molecular genetic analyses of growth and development of extremophiles. Plant Physiology. 2004 Jul;135(3):1718-37.


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