Wan-Jun Zhang
  • China Agricultural University
Research focus
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D. in Genetics, College of Biology, China Agricultural University, 2006

Current position

Associate Professor, Department of Grassland Science, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

Publications (since 2006)

  1. Liu, Y. R., Cen, H. F., Yan, J. P., Zhang, Y. W. and Zhang, W. J.* (2015). Inside out: high-efficiency plant regeneration and Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of upland and lowland switchgrass cultivars. Plant Cell Rep 34(7): 1099-1108.
  2. Zhang, W. J. and Wang, T. (2015). Enhanced salt tolerance of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) by rstB gene transformation. Plant Sci 234: 110-118.
  3. Patel, M., Milla-Lewis, S., Zhang, W., Templeton, K., Reynolds, W. C., Richardson, K., Biswas, M., Zuleta, M. C., Dewey, R. E., Qu, R. and Sathish, P. (2015). Overexpression of ubiquitin-like LpHUB1 gene confers drought tolerance in perennial ryegrass. Plant Biotechnol J 13(5): 689-699.
  4. Zhang, W. J.*, Dewey, R. E., Boss, W., Phillippy, B. Q. and Qu, R. (2013). Enhanced Agrobacterium-mediated transformation efficiencies in monocot cells is associated with attenuated defense responses. Plant Mol Biol 81(3): 273-286. 
  5. Zhang, W. J., Yang, S., Jin, Y., Shen, X. and Wang, T. (2009). The salt-tolerance gene rstB can be used as a selectable marker in plant genetic transformation. Mol Breeding 23: 269-277.
  6. Sun, B., Zhang, W. J., Dong, J., Jin, Y. and Wang, T. (2006). Callus induction and plant regeneration from mature seeds of bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.). Forestry Studies in China 8 (4): 25-29.
  7. Zhang, W. J., Dong, J., Liang, B., Jin, Y. and Wang, T. (2006). Highly-efficient embryogenesis and plant regeneration of tall fescue (Festuca arundinacea Schreb.) from mature-seed drived culli. In vitro cellular and development biology-Plant 42(2): 114-118.
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