Life Science Forum
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Development and Utilization of Salt-tolerant Crops and the Function Regulation Mechanism of Na+ Transport Protein
Speaker: Prof. Jiang Xingyu 
Time: 2017-12-27 9:00 AM
Place: Lecture Hall 111, Science and Technology Building
Organizer: School of Life Sciences; National & Local Joint Engineering Laboratory for Crop Resistance Breeding and Disaster Reduction
Biosketch:
Prof. Jiang Xingyu is currently a supervisor for Ph. D. candidates and the director of the Key Laboratory of Salt-tolerant Crop Biotechnology in Hainan Province. He did his postdoctoral work in the Jacob Blaustein Institute for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, and then he continued his research as a post-doctoral fellow in Spanish Council for Scientific Research, Spain and as a visiting scholar in Purdue University, USA. He is a member of Editorial Board of Cell Biology and the referee of BMC Plant Biology. His main research interests include signaling pathway of function regulation of plant ionic transport protein, development and utilization of salt-tolerant crops etc. He has published more than 50 papers in international journals including PNAS, Plant Physiology, New Phytologist etc.
 
The Principle of Gene Editing and Its Application in Crop Breeding
Speaker: Dr. Zhang Hui
Time: 2017-12-27 10:00 AM
Place: Lecture Hall 111, Science and Technology Building
Organizer: School of Life Sciences; National & Local Joint Engineering Laboratory for Crop Resistance Breeding and Disaster Reduction
Biosketch:
Dr. Zhang Hui is currently a research associate in Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He conducted his two-year research as a post-doctoral fellow in Purdue University, USA. His research interests include plant abiotic stress response and the development and utilization of plant gene editing technology etc. He has published many papers in the international top-tier journals, including Plant CellPNASMol Plants etc. The paper published as cover in Plant Biotechnol J has been cited for over 260 times.
 
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