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Yanfang Wu, Ph.D., Associate Professor

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Yanfang Wu

Ph.D., Associate Professor

Education:

· 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

Publications:

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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