Research Assistant Professor Department of Biology

Dr. Long obtained her Ph.D. degree from the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and now is a Research Assistant Professor in Jixian Zhai group at the Department of Biology of SUSTech.

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1.The epigenetic regulation of genetic recombination.

2. The development of single-cell sequencing technologies.

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1. Long, Y.*, Xie, D.*, Zhao, Y., Shi, D., and Yang, W. (2018). BICELLULAR POLLEN 1 is a modulator of DNA replication and pollen development in Arabidopsis. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.15610.

2. Zhang, Y., Harris, C.J., Liu, Q., Liu, W., Ausin, I., Long, Y., Xiao, L., Feng, L., Chen, X., Xie, Y., et al. (2018). Large-scale comparative epigenomics reveals hierarchical regulation of non-CG methylation in Arabidopsis. PNAS 115, E1069.

3. Fang, H., Liu, Z., Long, Y., Liang, Y., Jin, Z., Zhang, L., Liu, D., Li, H., Zhai, J., and Pei, Y. (2017). The Ca2+/calmodulin2-binding transcription factor TGA3 elevates LCD expression and H2S production to bolster Cr6+ tolerance in Arabidopsis. The Plant Journal 91, 1038-1050.

4. Kuo, H.Y., Jacobsen, E.L., Long, Y., Chen, X., and Zhai, J. (2017). Characteristics and processing of Pol IV-dependent transcripts in Arabidopsis. Journal of Genetics and Genomics 44, 3-6.

5. Wang, S., Shi, D., Long, Y., Liu, J., and Yang, W. (2012). GAMETOPHYTE DEFECTIVE 1, a putative subunit of RNases P/MRP, is essential for female gametogenesis and male competence in Arabidopsis. PloS one 7, e33595.

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