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Name:
XU Jin
Education:
Ph.D
Positions:
 
Academic title:
Profesor
Postal Code:
650223
Subject categories:
Botany
Mailing Address:
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xuefu RD 88, Kunming, Yunnan, China
E-mail:
xujin@xtbg.ac.cn

Resume:
 

Research/ Teaching Experience 

  Aug 2013- Till date         Professor, PI, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  Jan 2012- Till date           Associate Director, Hebei Province Engineering Laboratory for Plant Breeding and Germplasm Enhancement of Stress-Tolerant Plants 

  Dec 2008- Till date         Associate Professor, Center for Agricultural Resources Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences  

  June 2007- Dec 2008        Research Associate, Center for Agricultural Resources Research, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  Education  

   Degree      Specialization                                    University/College/Board 

     Ph.D         Molecular Biology and Biochemistry           University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  (2005-2007)                                                                            

   M.Sc         Ecology                                           University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

  (2002-2005)                                                                              

  B.Sc          Biology                                       QingHai Normal University 

  (1990-1994)       

Direction:
 

 Plant physiology and molecular biology of plant responses to abiotic stresses, such as heavy metal toxicity, micronutrition deficiency, and salt stress.  

  Horticultural plant breeding. 

   Phytoremediation.  

Achievements:
 

Article:
 

  Main Publications (Publications in SCI journal) 

  1.        Yulong Li, Yuan Zhang, Dongqing Shi, Xiaojing Liu, Qing Ge, Longhua Xu, Xiangliang Pan, Wei Li, Jun Qin, Yiyong Zhu, Jin Xu*. Spatial-temporal analysis of zinc homeostasis reveals the response mechanisms to zinc deficiency in Sorghum bicolor. New Phytologist. 2013, 200: 1102-1115. (corresponding author) (IF 6.888) 

  2.        Shi Dongqing, Zhang Yuan, MA Jinhu, LI Yulong, XU Jin*. Identification of Zinc Deficiency-Responsive MicroRNAs in Brassica juncea Roots by Small RNA Sequencing. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 2013, 12(11): 60345-7 (IF 0.527) 

  3.        Jin Xu*, Jianhang Sun, Liguo Du, Xiaojing Liu. Comparative transcriptome analysis of cadmium responses in Solanum nigrum and Solanum torvum. New Phytologist. 2012. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04235.x (corresponding author) (IF 6.693) 

  4.        Jin Xu*, Yiyong Zhu, Qing Ge, Yulong Li, Jianhang Sun, Yuan Zhang, Xiaojing Liu. Comparative physiological responses of Solanum nigrum and Solanum torvum to cadmium stress. New Phytologist. 2012. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04236.x (corresponding author) (IF 6.693) 

  5.        Jin Xu, Hengxia Yin, Yulong Li, Xiaojing Liu. Nitric Oxide Is Associated with Long-Term Zinc Tolerance in Solanum nigrum. Plant Physiology. 2010, 154: 1319-1334 (SCI, 7.054) 

  6.        Jin Xu, Hengxia Yin, Lilin Yang, Zhixia Xie, Xiaojing Liu. Differential salt tolerance in seedlings derived from dimorphic seeds of Atriplex centralasiatica: from physiology to molecular analysis. Planta. 2011, DOI 10.1007/s00425-010-1347-y (SCI, 3.42) 

  7.        Jin Xu*, Wenying Wang, Jianhang Sun, Yuan Zhang, Qing Ge, Liguo Du, Hengxia Yin, Xiaojing Liu. Involvement of auxin and nitric oxide in plant Cd-stress responses. Plant and soil. 2011, 10.1007/s11104-011-0800-4 (SCI, 3.064) 

  8.        Jin Xu*, Wenying Wang, Hengxia Yin, Xiaojing Liu, Hong Sun, Qin Mi. Exogenous nitric oxide improves antioxidative capacity and reduces auxin degradation in roots of Medicago truncatula seedlings under cadmium stress. Plant and soil. 2010, DOI 10.1007/s11104-009-0011-4 (corresponding author) (SCI, 3.064) 

  9.        Jin Xu*, Hengxia Yin, Xiaojing Liu, Xia Li. Salt affects plant Cd-stress responses by modulating growth and Cd accumulation. Planta. 2010, DOI 10.1007/s00425-009-1070-8 (corresponding author) (SCI, 3.42) 

  10.    Jin Xu*, Yulong Li, Jianhang Sun, Liguo Du, Yuan Zhang, Qiong Yu, Xiaojing Liu. Comparative physiological and proteomic response to abrupt low temperature stress between two winter wheat cultivars differing in low temperature tolerance. Plant Biology. 2012, doi:10.1111/j.1438-8677.2012.00639.x (corresponding author) (SCI, 2.579) 

  11.    Jin Xu*, Yuzhen Wang, Hengxia Yin, Xiaojing Liu. Efficient Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated transformation of Malus zumi (Matsumura) Rehd using leaf explant regeneration system. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology. 2009, DOI: 10.2225/vol12-issue1-fulltext-4. (corresponding author) (SCI, 1.343) 

  12.    Jin Xu*, HengXia Yin, Xia Li. Protective effects of proline against cadmium toxicity in micropropagated hyperaccumulator, Solanum nigrum L. Plant Cell Reports. 2009, 28: 325-333. (corresponding author) (SCI, 2.743)  

  13.    Jin Xu*, HengXia Yin, Hong Sun, Wenying Wang, Qin Mi, Xiaoyong Liao, Xia Li. Identification of Cd-responsive genes of Solanum nigrum seedlings through differential display. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 2009 DOI 10.1007/s11105-009-0098-z (corresponding author) (SCI, 2.446) 

  14.    Liangqi Wu, Qing Ge, Jingqiang Zhang, Jianjun Zhou, Jin Xu*. Proteomic analysis of Cd-responsive proteins in Solanum torvum. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 2012 DOI 10.1007/s11105-012-0515-6 (corresponding author) (SCI, 2.446) 

  15.    Jin Xu, Tuanyao Chai,Yuxiu Zhang, Minglin Lang, Lu Han. The Cation-efflux transporter BjCET2 mediates zinc and cadmium accumulation in leaf of Brassica juncea L. Plant Cell Reports. 2009 DOI 10.1007/s00299-009-0723-1 (SCI, 2.743) 

  16.    Jin Xu*, Hengxia Yin, Xiaojing Liu, Tao Yuan, Qin Mi, Lilin Yang, Zhixia Xie, Wenying Wang. Nitric oxide alleviates Fe deficiency-induced stress in Solanum nigrum. Biologia Plantarum. 2009, 53: 784-788 (corresponding author, SCI, 1.787) 

  17.    W.Y. WANG, J. XU*, X.J. LIU*, Y. YU, and Q GE. Cadmium induces early flowering in Arabidopsis. Biologia Plantarum, 2011, DOI: 10.1007/s10535-011-0196-2. (co-first author, corresponding author, SCI, 1.787) 

  18.    Jin Xu*, Hengxia Yin, Wenying Wang, Qin Mi, Xiaojing Liu. Effects of sodium nitroprusside on callus induction and shoots regeneration in micropropagated Dioscorea opposita. Plant Growth Regulation. 2009, DOI 10.1007/s10725-009-9410-z (corresponding author, SCI, 1.966) 

  19.    Jin Xu, YuXiu Zhang, ZiQiu Guan, Wei Wei, Lu Han, Tuanyao Chai. Expression and function of two dehydrins under environmental stress in Brassica juncea L.. Molecular breeding. 2008, 21(4):431-438 (SCI, 2.827) 

  20.    Jin Xu, Yuzhen Wang, YuXiu Zhang, Tuanyao Chai. Rapid in vitro multiplication and ex vitro rooting of Malus zumi (Matsumura) Rehd. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum. 2008, 30 (1): 129-132 (SCI, 1.533) 

  21.    Jin Xu, YuXiu Zhang, Wei Wei, Lu Han, ZiQiu Guan, Zi Wang, Tuanyao Chai. BjDHN conferred the heavy metal tolerance in plant. Molecular biotechnology. 2008, 38 (2): 91-98 (SCI, 2.279) 

  22.    Lina Chen, Hengxia Yin, Jin Xu*, Xiaojing Liu*. Enhanced antioxidative responses of a salt-resistant wheat cultivar facilitate its adaptation to salt stress. African Journal of Biotechnology 2011, 10: 16887-16896 (corresponding author, SCI, 0.6) 

  23.    YuXiu Zhang, Jin Xu, Lu Han, Wei Wei, ZiQiu Guan, Lin Cong and Tuanyao Chai. Highly efficient Shoot Regeneration and Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation Protocol of Brassica juncea. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 2006, 24(2): 255a-255i. (SCI, 2.446) 

  24.    YuXiu Zhang, Zi Wang and Jin Xu. Molecular mechanism of dehydrin in response to environmental stress in plant. Progress in natural science. 2007, 17(3): 237-246. (SCI, 0.792) 

  25.    ZiQiu Guan, YuXiu Zhang, Jin Xu, Wei Wei, Lu Han, Lin Cong, Tuan Yao Chai. Gene manipulation of a heavy metal hyperaccumulator species Thlaspi caerulescens L. Molecular biotechnology. DOI 10.1007/s12033-008-9065-4 (SCI, 2.243) 

  26.    Wei Wei, Tuan Yao Chai, Yuxiu Zhang, Lu Han, Jin Xu, Ziqiu Guan. The Thlaspi caerulescens NRAMP homologue TcNRAMP3 is capable of divalent cation transport. Molecular biotechnology. DOI 10.1007/s12033-008-9088-x (SCI, 2.279) 

  27.    ZiQiu Guan, Tuan Yao Chai, YuXiu Zhang, Jin Xu, Wei Wei, Lu Han. Enhancement of Cd tolerance in transgenic tobaocco plants overexpressing a Cd-induced catalase cDNA. Chemosphere. 2009, 76:623-630 (SCI, 3.613) 

  28.    WANG WenYing, MA YongGui, XU Jin, WANG HuiChun, ZHU JinFu, ZHOU HuaKun. The uptake diversity of soil nitrogen nutrients by main plant species in Kobresia humilis alpine meadow on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. SCIENCE CHINA Earth Sciences. 2012 55: 1688–1695. (SCI, 0.709) 

  International Meeting Abstracts 

  1.        Wei Wei, YuXiu Zhang, Jin Xu, Lu Han, ZiQiu Guan and TuanYao Chai. Cloning and expression of the transcription factor TcWRKY from Thlaspi caerulescen. The First International Conference on the Theory and Practices in Biological Water Saving (ICTPB). 21- 25 May 2006, Beijing, China. 13 

  2.        Jin Xu, YuXiu Zhang, Wei Wei, Lu Han, ZiQiu Guan and Tuanyao Chai. The SK2 dehydrins from Brassica juncea L enhance the tolerance to freezing, drought and salinity in E. coli and yeast. The First International Conference on the Theory and Practices in Biological Water Saving (ICTPB). 21- 25 May 2006, Beijing, China.115. (ISTP) 

  3.        Jin Xu, YuXiu Zhang, TuanYao Chai, Lu Han, Wei Wei, ZiQiu Guan, Cong lin. Efficient Shoot Regeneration and Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation Protocol of Brassica juncea. The 11th Congress of the International Association of Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (IAPTB). 13-18 August 2006, Beijing, China. 1136. (ISTP) 

    

  Patents 

  1. Wang Yuzhen, Luo Jinglan, Xu Jin, Liu Xiaojing. Method of in vitro propagation of Jojoba. (in China, 200310109644.6) 

  2. Wang Yuzhen, Luo Jinglan, Xu Jin. Method of in vitro propagation of P.subulata L. (in China, 200310109643.1) 

  3. Wang Yuzhen, Shi Yinshan, Luo Jinglan, Xu Jin. Method of sterilization on plant material for in vitro culture. (in China, 200410012209.6) 

  4. ZHANG Yu-Xiu, Xu Jin. Method of in vitro propagation of Thlaspi caerulescen. (in China, 200610089010.2)  

  5. Tuan-Yao Chai, Jin Xu, Wei Wei, Lu Han, Zi-Qiu Guan, Cong lin. Efficient Agrobacterium-mediated Transformation Protocol of Brassica juncea. (in China, 200610112515.6) 

    

  Book chapter 

  1. Liangqi Wu, Yulong Li, Qing Ge, Ping Zhang, Xiaojing Liu, and Jin Xu*. Solanum Nigrum L., A   Promising Cadmium Hyperaccumulator: From Molecular Mechanisms to the Field. Chapter in Cadmium: Characteristics, Sources of Exposure, Health and Environmental Effects. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (corresponding author) 

 

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  Academic Research Projects              

  1. Jin Xu. Knowledge Innovation Key Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant no. KSCX2-EW-Q-252011.1-2013.12 

  2. Jin Xu. Knowledge Innovation Program of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Grant no. 07070136032007.11-2009.11 

  3. Jin Xu. National Major Special Project on New Varieties Cultivation for Transgenic Organisms (Grant no. 2009ZX08009-130B2009.1-2011.1 

  4. Jin Xu. China National Natural Sciences Foundation (31170228) 2012.1-2012.12 

  5. Jin Xu. China National Natural Sciences Foundation (31272239) 2013.1-2016.12 

  6. Jin Xu. Hebei Province National Natural Sciences Foundation for Distinguished Young Scientists 2013.1-2015.12 

  7. Jin Xu. Key Project of State Key Laboratory of Desert and Oasis Ecology, Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2013.1-2014.12 

  8. Jin Xu. Hebei Province Agriculture Promotion Project 2011.4-2012.8 

  9. Xiaojing Liu, Jin Xu. National Basic Research Program of China (973) (Grant no. 2009CB1183052009.1-2014.1 

  10. Xiaojing Liu, Jin Xu. National Science and Technology Support Program  2012.1-2015.12