Jaehyo Song

Jaehyo Song

Contact information

201 Life Science Center
1201 Rollins Road
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Email: jhsong@mail.missouri.edu
Lab Phone No.: (573) 884 4799


March. 2008 – February. 2018  Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Systems biology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.

March. 2003 – February. 2008  Bachelor of Science (BSc) in biology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.



March. 2018 – March. 2019  Postdoctoral fellow, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.



1.       Song JH, Kwak SH, Nam KH, Schiefelbein J, Lee MM. 2019. QUIRKY regulates root epidermal cell patterning through stabilizing SCRAMBLED to control CAPRICE movement in Arabidopsis. Nature Communications (Accepted).

2.       Yoon EK, Dhar S, Lee MH, Song JH, Lee SA, Kim G, Jang S, Choi JW, Choe JE, Kim JH, Lee MM, Lim J. 2016. Conservation and Diversification of the SHR-SCR-SCL23 Regulatory Network in the Development of the Functional Endodermis in Arabidopsis Shoots. Molecular Plant.

3.       Song SK, Ryu KH, Kang YH, Song JH, Cho YH, Yoo SD, Schiefelbein J, Lee MM. 2011. Cell fate in the Arabidopsis root epidermis is determined by competition between WEREWOLF and CAPRICE. Plant Physiology. 1196-208 pp.

4.       Jeong YJ, Shang Y, Kim BH, Kim SY, Song JH, Lee JS, Lee MM, Li J, Nam KH. 2010. BAK7 displays unequal genetic redundancy with BAK1 in brassinosteroid signaling and early senescence in Arabidopsis. Molecules and Cells. 259-66 pp.

Mengran Yang


Mengrang Yang

Division of Plant Sciences

201 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 E. Rollins Street

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia MO 65211

Email: yangmengr@missouri.edu

Lab phone: (573) 884 4799





2011-2017  Ph.D.  Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

2007-2011  B.S.   Northwest A&F University, Yangling, China.



January 2019-present  Postdoctoral Fellow, Stacey’s Lab, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA



Role of extracellular ATP in plant



Yang, M., Li, C., Cai, Z., Hu, Y., Nolan, T., Yu, F., Yin, Y., Xie, Q., Tang, G. and Wang, X. (2017) SINAT E3 ligases control the light-mediated stability of the brassinosteroid-activated transcription factor BES1 in Arabidopsis. Developmental Cell, 41, 47-58.

Nolan, T., Brennan, B., Yang, M., Chen, J., Zhang, M., Li, Z., Wang, X., Bassham, D., Walley, J. and Yin, Y. (2017) Selective Autophagy of BES1 Mediated by DSK2 Balances Plant Growth and Survival. Developmental Cell, 41, 33–46.

Yang, M. and Wang, X. (2017) Multiple Ways of BES1/BZR1 Degradation to Decode Distinct Developmental and Environmental Cues in Plants. Molecular Plant, 10, 915-917.