Principal Investigator,Professor : Plant Disease Resistance and Biotechnology

QIU Jinlong
Dept.:State Key Laboratory of Plant Genomics
Address: NO.1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R.China
Ph. D. East-China Normal University, 1997; worked in several research institutes and universities in USA and Europe from 1998 to 2009; joined Institute of Microbiology.
Research Interests
Dr. Qiu’s research focuses on plant perception of pathogenic microbes and signal transduction mechanism of plant disease resistance, and aims to develop new strategies for crop improvement.
2005 Chinese Academy of Sciences K. C. Wong Awards
[1] Jin-Long Qiu*, Berthe Katrine Fiil*, Klaus Petersen, Henrik Bj?rn Nielsen, Christopher J Botanga, Stephan Thorgrimsen, Jacek Lichota, Klaus D Grasser, Ole Mattsson, Jane Glazebrook, John Mundy and Morten Petersen. Arabidopsis MAP Kinase 4 regulates gene expression via transcription factor release in the nucleus. EMBO Journal, 2008; 27, 2214–2221. (* co-first author)
[2] Jin-Long Qiu*, Lu Chen*, Byung-Wook Yun, Henrik Bj?rn Nielsen, Berthe Katrine Fiil, Klaus Petersen, Jim MacKinlay, Gary J. Loake, John Mundy and Peter Morris. Arabidopsis MAP Kinase Kinases MKK1 and MKK2 have overlapping functions in defense signalling mediated by MEKK1, MPK4 and MKS1. Plant Physiology, 2008; 148: 212-222. (* co-first author)
[3] Berthe K. Fiil, Jin-Long Qiu, Klaus Petersen, Morten Petersen, and John Mundy. Coimmunoprecipitation (co-IP) of Nuclear Proteins and Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP) from Arabidopsis. Cold Spring Harbor Protocols, 2008; doi:10.1101/pdb.prot5049.
[4] Mikael B Caspersen*, Jin-Long Qiu*, Xumin Zhang, John Mundy and Birte Svensson. Phosphorylation sites of Arabidopsis MAP Kinase Substrate 1 (MKS1). BBA protein and proteomics, 2007; 1774, 1156-1163. (* co-first author)
[5] Ziguo Zhang, Angela Feechan, Carsten Pedersen, Mari-Anne Newman, Jin-Long Qiu, Karen L. Olesen, and Hans Thordal-Christensen. A SNARE-Protein Has Opposing Functions in Penetration Resistance and Defense Signaling Pathways. The Plant Journal, 2007; 49, 302-312.
[6] Erik Andreasson, Thomas Jenkins, Peter Brodersen, Stephan Thorgrimsen, Nikolaj H T Petersen, Shijiang Zhu, Jin-Long Qiu, Pernille Micheelsen, Anne Rocher, Morten Petersen, Mari-Anne Newman, Henrik Bj?rn Nielsen, Heribert Hirt, Imre Somssich, Ole Mattsson, and John Mundy. The MAP kinase substrate MKS1 is a regulator of plant defense responses. EMBO Journal, 2005; 24, 2579–2589.
[7] Farhah F. Assaad*, Jin-Long Qiu*, Heather Youngs,Brent Helliker,Laurent Zimmerli, Katrina Ramonell, Monica Kalde, Scott Peck, Gehard Wanner, Chris Somerville, Shauna Somerville, Joe Berry, Dave Ehrhardt, Hans Thordal-Christensen. The PEN1 syntaxin defines a novel compartment upon fungal attack and is required for the timely assembly of papilla. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2004; 15:5118-5129. (* co-first author)
[8] Nicholas C. Collins, Hans Thordal-Christensen, Volker Lipka, Stephan Bau, Erich Kombrink, Jin-Long Qiu, Ralph Hückelhoven, Mónica Stein, Andreas Freialdenhoven, Shauna C. Somerville, Paul Schulze-Lefert: SNARE-protein-mediated disease resistance at the plant cell wall. Nature, 2003; 425: 973-977.
[9]Jin-Long Qiu, Ross Jilk, M. David Marks, and Daniel B. Szymanski: The Arabidopsis SPIKE1 Gene Is Required for Normal Cell Shape Control and Tissue Development. The Plant Cell, 2002; 14: 101-118.