Jianwei Zhang

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                                    Dr. ZHANG/JIANWEI (张建伟)


College of Life Science and Technology

 College of Informatics

Email: jzhang@mail.hzau.edu.cn

Tel: +86-27-87286166

Address: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement #B122, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China


Research Interest:

Bioinformatics, Genomics



2006.6: Doctor of Science (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology with a specialization in Bioinformatics), Huazhong Agricultural University (HZAU)


2001.6: Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology), HZAU


Professional Experiences:

Huazhong Agricultural University: National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement

2019.11 - present: Professor

2013.5 - 2019.10: Adjunct Research Fellow


University of Arizona: School of Plant Sciences & Arizona Genomics Institute

2013.3 - 2019.5: Research Assistant Professor

2010.11 - 2013.2: Assistant Research Scientist

2006.9 - 2010.10: Research Associate


Selected Publications:

1.     Zhou Y*, Chebotarov D* (*co-first authors), Kudrna D, Llaca V, Lee S, Rajasekar S, Mohammed N, Al-Bader N, Sobel-Sorenson C, Parakkal P, Arbelaez L, Franco N, Alexandrov N, Hamilton N, Leung H, Mauleon R, Lorieux M, Zuccolo A#, McNally K, Zhang J# and Wing R# (#corresponding authors). A platinum standard pan-genome resource that represents the population structure of Asian rice. Scientific Data, 2020, 7:113. DOI: 10.1038/s41597-020-0438-2

2.      Song J-M, Lei Y, Shu C-C, Ding Y, Xing F, Liu H, Wang J, Xie W, Zhang J# and Chen L-L# (#corresponding authors). Rice Information GateWay (RIGW): A Comprehensive Bioinformatics Platform for Indica Rice Genomes. Molecular Plant, 2018, 11(3):505-507. DOI: 10.1016/j.molp.2017.10.003

3.      Zhang J*, Chen L* (*co-first authors), Sun S, Kudrna D, Copetti D, Li W, Mu T, Jiao W, Xing F, Lee S, Talag J, Song J, Du B, Xie W, Luo M, Maldonado C, Goicoechea J, Xiong L, Wu C, Xing Y, Zhou D, Yu S, Zhao Y, Wang G, Yu Y, Luo Y, Hurtado B, Danowitz A, Wing R and Zhang Q. Building two indica rice reference genomes with PacBio long read and Illumina paired-end sequencing data. Scientific Data, 2016, 3:160076. DOI: 10.1038/sdata.2016.76

4.      Zhang J*, Chen L*, Xing F* (*co-first authors), Kudrna D, Yao W, Copetti D, Mu T, Li W, Song J, Xie W, Lee S, Talag J, Shao L, An Y, Zhang C, Ouyang Y, Sun S, Jiao W, Lv F, Du B, Luo M, Maldonado C, Goicoechea J, Xiong L, Wu C, Xing Y, Zhou D, Yu S, Zhao Y, Wang G, Yu Y, Luo Y, Zhou Z, Hurtado B, Danowitz A, Wing R and Zhang Q. Extensive sequence divergence between the reference genomes of two elite indica rice varieties Zhenshan 97 and Minghui 63. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016, 113(35):E5163-E5171. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1611012113

5.      Zhang J#, Kudrna D, Mu T, Li W, Copetti D, Yu Y, Goicoechea J, Lei Y and Wing R# (#corresponding authors). Genome puzzle master (GPM): an integrated pipeline for building and editing pseudomolecules from fragmented sequences. Bioinformatics, 2016, 32(20):3058-3064. DOI: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btw370

6.      Wei F*, Zhang J* (*co-first authors), Zhou S, He R, Schaeffer M, Collura K, Kudrna D, Faga B, Wissotski M, Golser W, Rock S, Graves T, Fulton R, Coe E, Schnable P, Schwartz D, Ware D, Clifton S, Wilson R and Wing R. The Physical and Genetic Framework of the Maize B73 Genome. PLoS Genetics, 2009, 5(11):e1000715. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000715

7.      Zhang J, Li C, Wu C, Xiong L, Chen G, Zhang Q and Wang S. RMD: a rice mutant database for functional analysis of the rice genome. Nucleic Acids Research, 2006, 34:D745-748. DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkj016

8.      Zhang J, Feng Q, Jin C, Qiu D, Zhang L, Xie K, Yuan D, Han B, Zhang Q and Wang S. Features of the expressed sequences revealed by a large-scale analysis of ESTs from a normalized cDNA library of the elite indica rice cultivar Minghui 63. The Plant Journal, 2005, 42:772-780. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-313X.2005.02408.x

9.      Full list of publications (https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8030-5346)

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