Jun Yang

Biosciences Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Telephone : (865) 576-3478
Email : yangj3@ornl.gov

Jun Yang

Visiting Scientist

  • Ph.D., Developmental Biology, Wuhan University, 2002
  • M.S., Plant Physiology, Nanjing Agricultural University, 1999
  • B.S., Agronomy, Nanjing Agricultural University, 1996

Research Interests:

  • Regulation of plant cell wall biosynthesis by TCP genes in Arabidopsis and Populus
  • Genome-wide identification and confirmation of genes controlling branch development in Populus

Recent Publications:

  • Yang J, Weng L, Liu CW, Ambrose M, Sato S, Tabata S, Liu ZC, Luo D. APETALA2-like transcription factor genes, KEEL LOSS1 (KEL1) and RED BULL1 (REB1), control floral zygomorphy in legume plants by regulating floral organ number and identity (in review)
  • Zhuang L, Ambrose M, Rameau C, Weng L, Yang J, Hu XH, Luo Da. Li X. (2012) LATHYROIDES, encoding a WUSCHEL-related homeobox1 transcriptional factor, controls organ lateral growth, and regulates tendril and dorsal petal identities in garden pea (Pisum sativum L.) Mol. Plant (accepted)
  • Chai YQ, Luo D, Yang J. (2012) Cytochrome P450 CYP78A5/KLUH participates in regulating phase transition of leaf development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. J. 48 (6): 605–610 (cover story)
  • Liu CW, Yin HF, Gao P, Hu XH, Yang J, Liu ZC, Fu XD, Luo D. (2012) PHOSPHATIDYLSERINE SYNTHASE1 is required for inflorescence meristem and organ development in Arabidopsis. J. Integr. Plant Biol. (accepted)
  • Xu SL, Luo YH, Cai ZG, Cao XL, Hu XH, Yang J, Luo D. (2012) Functional diversity of CYCLOIDEA-like TCP genes in the control of zygomorphic flower development in Lotus japonicus. J. Integr. Plant Biol. (accepted)
  • Weng L, Tian Z, Feng X, Li X, Xu S, Hu X, Luo D, Yang J. (2011) Petal development in Lotus japonicus. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 53 (10), 770–782. (cover story)
  • Li X, Zhuang L, Rameau C, Hu X, Yang J, Luo Da. (2010) Genetic analysis of ele mutants and comparative mapping of ele1 locus in the control of organ internal asymmetry in garden pea. J. Integr. Plant Biol. 52(6): 528–535
  • Yan J, Cai XF, Luo JH, Sato S, Jiang QY, Yang J, Cao XL, Hu XH, Tabata S, Gresshoff PM, Luo D. 2010 The REDUCED LEAFLET genes encode key components of the trans-acting small interfering rna pathway and regulate compound leaf and flower development in Lotus japonicus. Plant Physiol. 152: 797–807
  • Wang LP, Yin HF, Qian Q, Yang J, Huang CF, Hu XH, Luo D. 2009 NECK LEAF 1, a GATA type transcription factor, modulates the organogenesis by regulating the expression of multiple regulatory genes during reproductive development in rice. Cell Res. 19: 598–611
  • Jin J, Huang W, Gao JP, Yang J, Shi M, Zhu MZ, Luo D, Lin HX. 2008 Genetic control of rice plant architecture under domestication. Nat Genet. 40: 1365–1369.
  • Wang Z, Luo Y, Li X, Wang L, Xu S, Yang J, Weng L, Sato S, Tabata S, Ambrose M, Rameau C, Feng X, Hu X, Luo D. 2008 Genetic control of floral zygomorphy in pea (Pisum sativum L.). Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105: 10414–10419
  • Feng XZ, Zhao Z, Tian ZX, Xu SL, Luo YH, Cai ZG, Wang YM, Yang J, Wang Z, Weng L, Chen JH, Zheng LY, Guo XZ, Luo JH, Sato S, Tabata S, Ma W, Cao XL, Hu XH, Sun CR, Luo D. 2006 Control of petal shape and floral zygomorphy in Lotus japonicus. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 103: 4970–4975
  • Luo JH, Yan J, Weng L, Yang J, Zhao Z, Chen JH, Hu XH, Luo D. 2005 Different expression patterns of duplicated PHANTASTICA-like genes in Lotus japonicus suggest their divergent functions during compound leaf development. Cell Res. 15(8):665–677
  • Dong ZC, Zhao Z, Liu CW, Luo JH, Yang J, Huang WH, Hu XH, Wang TL, Luo D. 2005 Floral patterning in Lotus japonicus. Plant Physiology 137: 1272–1282
  • Qin Y, Yang J, Zhao J. 2005 Calcium changes and the response to methyl jasmonate in rice lodicules during anthesis. Protoplasma 225: 103–112

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