XUE Yongbiao

Academic Awards

1983 BSc Lanzhou University,China

1986 Msc The Postgradute School, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

1989 PhD University of East Anglia, UK


Associations and Fellowships

1987 University Studentship, University of East Anglia, UK

1987 Overseas Research Student Awards, University of East Anglia, UK

1995 K.C. Wang Fellowship, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Employment History

1990 Postdoc Fellow, John Innes Center and University of Oxford (with Prof. E. S. Coen, FRS and Prof. H. G. Dickinson), UK

1995 Research Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Center, UK

1997 Principle Investigator, Institute of Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China

1999 Assistant Director, Institute of Developmental Biology, CAS, China

2000 Professor, Faculty of Life Sciences, The Postgraduate School, CAS, China

2001 Principle Investigator, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China

2001 Associate Director, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China

2002 Adjunct Professor, College of Life Sciences, Beijing University, China

2004-2014 Director,Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS, China

2014.5 Director, Beijing Institute of Genomics, CAS, China


Recent Major Publications

1.Hu, X., Qian Q., Xu T., Zhang Y., Dong G., Gao, T., Xie, Q., Xue, Y. (2013) The U-Box E3 ubiquitin ligase TUD1 functions with a heterotrimeric G a subunit to regulate brassinosteroid-mediated growth in rice. PLoS Genet 9(3): e1003391

2.Xu, C., Li, M., Wu, J., Guo, H., Li, Q., Zhang, Y., Chai, J., Li, T., Xue, Y. (2013) Identification of a canonical SCFSLF complex involved in S-RNase-based self-incompatibility of Pyrus (Rosaceae). Plant Mol. Biol. 81:245-257

3.Duan,Y. , Xing, Z., Diao, Z., Xu, W., Li, S., Du, X., Wu, G., Wang, C., Lan, T., Meng, Z., Liu, H., Wang, F., Wu, W., Xue, Y. (2012) Characterization of Osmads6-5, a null allele, reveals that OsMADS6 is a critical regulator for early flower development in rice (Oryza sativa L.) . Plant Mol. Biol. 80:429-442

4.Duan, Y., Li, S., Chen, Z., Zheng, L., Diao, Z., Zhou, Y., Lan, T., Guan, H., Pan, R., Xue, Y., Wu, W. (2012). Dwarf and Deformed Flower 1, encoding an F-box protein, is essential for regulating vegetative and floral development in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant J.72:829-842

5.The Tomato Genome Consortium (2012) The tomato genome sequence provides insights into fleshy fruit evolution. Nature 485:635-641

6.Chen, G., Zhang, B., Liu, L., Li, Q., Zhang, Y., Xie, Q., Z., Xue, Y. (2012) Identification of a ubiquitin-binding structure in the S-locus F-box protein controlling S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. J Genet Genom 39:93-102

7.Xu, W., Yang, R., Li, M., Xing, Z., Yang, W., Chen, G., Guo, H., Gong, Z., Du, Z., Zhang, Z., Hu, X., Wang, D., Qian, Q., Wang, T., Su, Z., Xue, Y. (2011) Transcriptome phase distribution analysis reveals diurnal regulated biological processes and key pathways in rice flag leaves and seedling leaves. PLoS One 6: e17613

8.Zhang, Z., Zhang, S., Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Li, D., Li, Q., Yue, M., Li, Q., Zhang, Y., Xu, Y., Xue, Y., Chong, K., Bao, S. (2011) Arabidopsis floral initiator SKB1 confers high salt tolerance by regulating transcription and pre-mRNA splicing through altering histone H4R3 and small nuclear ribonucleoprotein LSM4 methylation. Plant Cell 23:396-411

9.Wei, L., Xu, W., Deng, Z., Su, Z., Xue, Y., Wang, T. (2010) Genome-scale analysis and comparison of gene expression profiles in developing and germinated pollen in Oryza sativa. BMC Genomics 11:338

10.Causier, B., Castillo, R., Xue, Y., Schwarz-Sommer, Z., Davies, B. (2010) Tracing the evolution of the floral homeotic B- and C-function genes through genome synteny. Current Biol. 27:2651-2664

11.Zhao, L., Huang, J., Zhao, Z., Li, Q., Sims, T.L., Xue, Y. (2010) The SKP1-like protein SSK1 is required for cross-pollen compatibility in S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. Plant J. 62:52-63

12.Wang, K., Tang, D., Hong, L., Xu, W., Huang, J., Li, M., Gu, M., Xue, Y., Cheng, Z. (2010) DEP and AFO regulate reproductive habit in rice. PLoS Genet. 6(1): e1000818

13.Liu, F., Xu, W., Wei, Q., Zhang, Z., Tan, L., Chao, D., Yao, D., Wang, C., Yan, H., Sun C. Xue, Y., Su, Z. (2010) Gene expression profiles deciphering rice phenotypic variation between Nipponbare (Japonica) and 93-11(Indica) during oxidative stress. PLoS One 5(1): e8632

14.Li, H., Xue, D., Gao, Z., Yan, M., Xu, W., Xing, Z., Huang, D., Qian, Q., Xue, Y. (2009) A putative lipase gene EXTRA GLUME1regulates both empty glume fate and spikelet development in rice. Plant J. 57:593-605

15.Zhang, Y., Xu, W., Li, Z., Deng, X., Wu, W., Xue, Y. (2008) F-box protein DOR functions as a novel inhibitory factor for ABA-induced stomatal closure under drought stress in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiol. 148:2121-2133

16.Xu, S., Deng, Z., Chong, K., Xue, Y., Wang, T. (2008) Dynamic proteomic analysis reveals a switch between central carbon metabolism and alcoholic fermentation in Oryza sativa filling grains. Plant Physiol. 148:908-925

17.Pu, L., Li, Q., Fan, X., Yang, W., Xue, Y. (2008) A R2R3 MYB transcription factor GhMYB109 is required for cotton fiber development. Genetics 180:811-820

18.Chen, J., Ding, J., Ouyang, Y., Du, H., Yang, J., Cheng, K., Zhao, J., Qiu, S., Zhang, X., Yao, J., Liu, K., Wang, L., Xu, C., Li, X.,Xue, Y., Xia, M., Ji, Q., Lu, J., Xu. M., Zhang, Q. (2008) A tri-allelic system of S5 is a major regulator of the reproductive barrier and compatibility of indica-japonica hybrids in rice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 105:11436-11441

19.Yang, W., Kong, Z., Omo-Ikerodah, E., Xu, W., Li, Q., Xue, Y. (2008) A calcineurin B-like interacting protein kinase OsCIPK23 functions in pollination and drought stress responses in rice (Oryza sativa L.). JGG 35:531-543

20.Yang, W., Lai, Y., Li, M., Xu, W., Xue, Y. (2008) A novel C2-domain phospholipid binding protein, OsPBP1, is required for pollen fertility in rice. Mol Plant 1:770-785

21.Zhang, D., Yang, Q., Ding, Y., Cao, X., Xue, Y., Cheng, Z. (2008) Cytological characterization of the tandem repetitive sequences and their methylation status in Antirrhinum majus genome. Genomics 92:107-114

22.Liu, F., Xu, W., Tan, L., Xue, Y., Sun, C., Su, Z. (2008) Case study for identification of indel-caused alternative expression isoforms in rice subspecies japonica and indica by integrative genome analysis. Genomics 91:186-194

23.Li, M., Xu, W., Yang, W., Kong, Z., Xue, Y. (2007) Genome-wide gene expression profiling reveals conserved and novel molecular functions of the stigam in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Physiol. 144:1797-1812

24. Yang, Q., Zhang, D., Li, Q., Cheng, Z., Xue, Y. (2007) Heterochromatic and genetic features are consistent with recombination suppression of the self-incompatibility (S)-locus in Antirrhinum. Plant J. 51:140-151

25. Wang, X, Zhang, Y., Ma, Q., Zhang, Z., Xu, Z., Xue, Y., Bao, S., Chong, K. (2007) SKB1-mediated symmetric dimethylation of histone H4R3 controls flowering time in Arabidopsis. EMBO J. 26:1934-1941

26. Dai, S., Chen, T., Chong, K., Xue, Y., Li, S., Wang, T. (2007) Proteomic identification of differentially expressed proteins associated with pollen germination and tube growth reveals characteristics of germinated Oryza sativa pollen. Mol. Cell. Proteomics 6:207-230

27. Kong, Z., Li, M., Yang, W., Xu, W., Xue, Y. (2006) A novel nuclear-localized CCCH-type zinc finger protein, OsDOS, is involved in delaying leaf senescence in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Physiol. 141:1376-1388

28. Huang, J., Zhao, L., Yang, Q., Xue, Y. (2006) AhSSK1, a novel SKP1-like protein that interacts with the S-Locus F-box protein.Plant J. 46:780-793

29. Dai, S., Li, L., Chen, T., Chong, K., Xue, Y., Wang, T. (2006) Proteomic analyses of Oryza sativa mature pollen reveal novel proteins associated potentially with pollen germination and tube growth. Proteomics 6:2504-2529

30. Dong, L., Wang, L., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y., Deng, X., Xue, Y. (2006) An auxin-inducible F-box protein CEGENDUO negatively regulates auxin-mediated lateral root formation in Arabidopsis. Plant Mol Biol. 60:599-616

31.Lan, L., Li, M., Lai, Y., Xu, W., Kong, Z., Ying, K., Han, B., Xue, Y. (2005) Microarray analysis reveals similarities and variations in genetic programs involved in pollination/fertilization and stress responses in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Mol Biol 59:151-164

32.Wang, Z., Liang, Y., Li, C., Xu, Y., Lan, L., Chen, C., Xu, Z., Xue, Y., Chong, K. (2005) Identification of anther development-related genes by gene expression profiling with a 10-K cDNA microarray in rice (Oryza sativa L.). Plant Mol Biol 58:721-737

33.Causier, B., Castillo, R., Zhou, J., Ingram, R., Xue, Y., Schwarz-Sommer, Z., Davies, B. (2005) Evolution in action:following function in duplicated floral homeotic genes. Curr. Biol. 15:1508-1512

34.Wang, L., Dong, L., Zhang, Y. E., Zhang, Y., Wu, W., Deng, X.W., Xue, Y. (2005) Genome-wide analysis of S-locus F-box –like genes in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Mol Biol 56:929-945

35.Qiao, H., Wang, F., Zhao, L., Zhou, J., Lai, Z., Zhang, Y., Robbins, T., Y., Xue, Y. (2004) The F-box protein AhSLF-S2 controls the pollen function of S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. Plant Cell 16:2307-2322

36.Lan, L., Chen, W., Lai, Y., Suo, J., Kong, Z., Li, C., Lu, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhao, X., Zhang, X., Han, B., Cheng, J., Xue, Y. (2004) Monitoring of gene expression profiles and isolation of candidate genes involved in pollination and fertilization in rice (Oryza sativa L.) using a 10K cDNA microarray. Plant Mol Biol 54:471-487

37.Qiao, H., Wang, H., Zhao, L., Zhou, J., Huang, J., Zhang, Y., Xue, Y. (2004) The F-box protein AhSLF-S2 physically interacts with S-RNases that are inhibited by the ubiquitin/26S proteasome pathway of protein degradation during compatible pollination in Antirrhinum.Plant Cell 16:582-295


Reviews and Book Chapters:

1.Chen, G., Zhang, B., Zhao, Z., Sui, Z., Zhang, H., Xue, Y. (2010) “A life or death decision” for pollen tubes in S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. J. Exp. Bot. 61:2027-2037

2.Zhang, Y., Zhao, Z., Xue, Y. (2009) Roles of proteolysis in plant self-incompatibility. Ann. Rev. Plant Biol. 60:21-42

3.Zhang, Q., Li, J., Xue, Y., Han, B., Deng, X. (2008) Rice 2020: A call for an international coordinated effort in rice functional genomics. Mol Plant 1:715-719

4.Li, C., Zhao, J., Jiang, H., Geng, Y., Dai, Y., Fan, H., Zhang, D., Chen, J., Lu, F., Shi, J., Sun, S., Chen, J., Yang, X., Lu, C., Chen, C., Cheng, Z., Ling, H., Wang, Y., Xue, Y., Li, C. (2008) A snapshot of the Chinese SOL Project. JGG 35: 387-390

5.Zhang, Y., Xue, Y. (2008) Molecular biology of S-RNase-based self-incompatibility. Pages 193-215 in Franklin-Tong, V. E. (ed.)Self-Incompatibility in Flowering Plants: Evolution, Diversity and Mechanisms, Springer-Verlag

6.Wang, Y., Xue, Y. and Li, J. (2005) Towards molecular breeding and improvement of rice in China. Trends Plant Sci. 10:610-614