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Yanfang Wu, Ph.D., Associate Professor

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Yanfang Wu

Ph.D., Associate Professor


· 2007- 2013 Ph.D. in Genetics

Department of Plant Physiology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Dissertation: Exploration of specific properties and functions of specific members of the NF-Y family

· 2003-2006 M.S. in Genetics

Institute of Genetics and Cytology, Northeast Normal University, Chanchun, China

Thesis: The preliminary exploration of transgenic tomato as plant bioreactor

· 1999-2003 B.S. in Biology

School of Life Sciences, Northeast Normal University, Chanchun, China

Thesis: Induction of phytoene desaturase (PDS) gene silencing in the Agrobacterium-mediated transient expression system

Working experience:

2015.10-now, Biofuels Institute, School of Environment and Safety Engineering, Jiangsu University

Research interests:

1. Exploration of transcription factors of bioenergy plants to improve biomass yield under abiotic stresses

2. Genetic modifications of bioenergy plants to improve lignocellulose degradability


Hackenberg, D., Wu, Y., Voigt, A., Adams, R., Schramm, P. and Grimm, B. (2012) Studies on Differential Nuclear Translocation Mechanism and Assembly of the Three Subunits of the Arabidopsis thaliana Transcription Factor NF-Y. Molecular Plant, 5, 876-888. Cited by 6

Liu, J., Ma, P., Sun, Y., Yang, M., Yang, L., Li, Y., Wu, Y., Zhu, X. and Wang, X. (2007) Expression of human acidic fibroblast growth factor in Nicotiana benthamiana with a potato-virus-X-based binary vector. Biotechnol Appl Biochem, 48, 143-147. Cited by 6

Wu, Y., Chen, Y., Liang, X. and Wang, X. (2006) An experimental assessment of the factors influencing Agrobacterium-mediated transformation in tomato. Russian Journal of Plant Physiology, 53, 252-256. Cited by 9

Funding Support:

1. Innovation and Entrepreneurial Ph.D Fund of Jiangsu Province;

2. Start-up Fund for Introduced Scholar of Jiangsu University

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