Dae Won Kim

Dae Won Kim


Division of Plant SciencesKim_photo

202 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 E. Rollins Street

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia MO 65211

Email: kimdaew@missouri.edu

Lab phone: (573) 884 4799



March 2006 – February 2014 Ph.D. in Division of Applied Life Sciences Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea

March 1999 – August 2005 B.S. in Biochemistry Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea


– March 2014 – February 2016:

Senior Researcher
Division of Applied Life Sciences (BK21plus),
Gyeongsang National University, Jinju, Korea

– September 2011 – August 2012 Visiting Student

Visiting Student
Department of MCDB,
The University of Michigan


  1. Kim DW, Gu F, Park SJ, Bahk JD and Nielsen E. Functional Characterization of fer-ts, a Temperature-Sensitive FERONIA Mutant Allele That Alters Root Hair Growth. Plant J. *(Under revision)
  2. Kim DW, Jeon SJ, Hwang SM, Hong JC, Bahk JD. The C3H-type Zinc Finger Protein GDS1/C3H42 is a Nuclear-Speckle-Localized Protein that Is Essential for Normal Growth and Development in Arabidopsis. Plant Sci. Available online 14 June 2016 (In Press, Accepted Manuscript )
  3. Akhter S, Uddin MN, Jeong IS, Kim DW, Liu XM, Bahk JD. Role of Arabidopsis AtPI4Kγ3, a type II phosphoinositide 4-kinase, in abiotic stress responses and floral transition. Plant Biotechnol J. 2016 Jan;14(1):215-30. doi: 10.1111/pbi.12376. Epub 2015 Apr 16.
  4. Hwang SM*, Kim DW*, Woo MS, Jeong HS, Son YS, Akhter S, Choi GJ, Bahk JD. Functional characterization of Arabidopsis HsfA6a as a heat-shock transcription factor under high salinity and dehydration conditions. Plant Cell Environ. 2014 May;37(5):1202-22. *These authors contributed equally to this work.
  5. Chen J, Bang WY, Lee Y, Kim S, Lee KW, Kim SW, Son YS, Kim DW, Akhter S, Bahk JD. AtObgC-AtRSH1 interaction may play a vital role in stress response signal transduction in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol. Biochem. 2014 Jan;74:176-84.
  6. Son YS, Im CH, Kim DW, Bahk JD. OsRab11 and OsGAP1 are essential for the vesicle trafficking of the vacuolar H+-ATPase OsVHA-a1 under high salinity conditions. Plant Sci. 2013 Jan;198:58-71.
  7. Bang WY, Hata A, Jeong IS, Umeda T, Masuda T, Chen J, Yoko I, Suwastika IN, Kim DW, Im CH, Lee BH, Lee Y, Lee KW, Shiina T, Bahk JD. AtObgC, a plant ortholog of bacterial Obg, is a chloroplast-targeting GTPase essential for early embryogenesis. Plant Mol. Biol. 2009 Nov;71(4-5):379-90.
  8. Hwang SM, Kim DW, Lee BH, Bahk JD. Arabidopsis cytoplasmic N-acetyltransferase, as the ortholog of RimL in E. coli, controls flowering time via the autonomous pathway. Plant Sci. 2009 Dec;177;593–600.
  9. Bang WY, Jeong IS, Kim DW, Im CH, Ji C, Hwang SM, Kim SW, Son YS, Jeong J, Shiina T, Bahk JD. Role of Arabidopsis CHL27 Protein for Photosynthesis, Chloroplast Development and Gene Expression Profiling. Plant Cell Physiol. 2008 Sep;49(9):1350-63.


Sung-Hwan Cho


Division of Plant Sciences

202 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 E. Rollins Street

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia MO 65211

Email: chosunghw@missouri.edu

Lab phone: (573) 884 4799



2010 Ph.D.     Seoul National University, Department of Plant Science

2005 B.S.        Korea University



November 2012 – March 2014:

Senior Research Scientist

Research Institute for Agriculture and Life Sciences

Seoul National University

 March 2010 – October 2012:

Postdoctoral Scientist

Plant Genomics and Breeding Institute

Seoul National University



Role of extracellular ATP in plant growth and development



Sung-Hwan Cho, Katalin Tóth, Daewon Kim, Phuc Vo, Chung-Ho Lin, Pubudu Handakumbura, Albert Rivas-Ubach, Sterling Evans, Ljiljana Pasa-Tolic, Gary Stacey, Activation of the mevalonic acid pathway by extracellular ATP, Nature Communications, 13, 450 (2022), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28150-w

Ha N. Duong*, Sung-Hwan Cho*, Limin Wang, An Q. Pham, Julia M. Davies, Gary Stacey, Cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channel 6 is involved in extracellular ATP signaling and plant immunity, Plant Journal, (2021), (*equal contribution), https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15636

An Q. Pham, Sung-Hwan Cho, Cuong The Nguyen, Gary Stacey, Arabidopsis Lectin Receptor Kinase P2K2 Is a Second Plant Receptor for Extracellular ATP and Contributes to Innate Immunity,, Plant Physiology, 183, vol 3, 1364–1375 (2020), https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.19.01265

Cho SH, Lee CH, Gi E, Yim Y, Koh HJ, Kang K, Peak NC (2018) The Rice Rolled Fine Striped (RFS) CHD3/Mi-2 Chromatin Remodeling Factor Epigenetically Regulates Genes Involved in Oxidative Stress Responses During Leaf Development. Frontiers in plant sciencehttps://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00364.

Cho SH, Nguyen CT, Choi J, Stacey G (2017) Molecular Mechanism of Plant Recognition of Extracellular ATP. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology https://doi.org/10.1007/5584_2017_110.

Nguyen CT, Tanaka K, Cao Y, Cho SH, Xu D, Stacey G. (2016) Computational analysis of the ligand binding site of the extracellular ATP receptor, DORN1. PLoS One 11(9):e0161894. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0161894. (Impact Factor: 3.234)

Cho SH, Paek NC. (2016) Regulatory role of the OsWOX3A transcription factor in rice root development. Plant Signaling & Behavior11(6):e1184807. doi:10.1080/15592324.2016.1184807.

Cho SH, Kang KY, Lee SH, Lee IJ and Paek NC. (2016) OsWOX3A is involved in negative feedback regulation of the gibberellic acid biosynthetic pathway in rice (Oryza sativa). Journal of Experimental Botany 67(6):1677-87doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv559. 

Tanaka K*, Cho SH*, Lee H, Pham AQ, Batek JM, Cui S, Qiu J, Khan SM, Joshi T, Zhang ZJ, Xu D, Stacey G (2015) Effect of lipo-chitooligosaccharide on early growth of C4 grass seedlings. Journal of Experimental Botany doi:10.1093/jxb/erv260. (*equal contribution) 

Wang SH, Lim JH, Kim SS, Cho SH, Yoo SC, Koh HJ, Sakuraba Y, and Paek NC (2015) Mutation of SPOTTED LEAF3 (SPL3) impairs abscisic acid-responsive signaling and delays leaf senescence in rice. Journal of Experimental Botany 66 (22): 7045-7059. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erv401. 

Cho SH, Yoo SC, Zhang H, Lim JH, and Paek NC. (2014) Rice NARROW LEAF1 gene controls auxin transport genes and root development. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 32:270-281.

Kwon CT, Yoo SC, Koo BH, Cho SH, Park JW, Li J, Li Z, Koh HJ and Paek NC. (2014) Natural variation in early flowering1 contributes to early flowering in japonica rice under natural long days. Plant, Cell & Environment 37: 101-112.

Yoo SC*, Cho SH* and Paek NC. (2013) Rice WUSCHEL-related homeobox 3A (OsWOX3A) modulates auxin-transport gene expression in lateral root and root hair development. Plant Signaling & Behavior8: 10, e25929. (* equal contribution)

Cho SH, Yoo SC, Zhang H, Pandeya D, Hwang JY, Koh HJ, Kim GT and Paek NC. (2013) The rice narrow leaf2 and narrow leaf3 loci encode WUSCHEL-related homeobox 3A (OsWOX3A) and function in leaf, spikelet, tiller and lateral root development. New Phytologist198: 1071-1084.

Sakuraba Y, Rahman ML, Cho SH, Kim YS, Koh HJ, Yoo SC, Paek NC. (2013) The rice faded green leaf locus encodes protochlorophyllide oxidoreductase B and is essential for chlorophyll synthesis under high light conditions. The Plant Journal 74: 122-133.

Cho SH, Lee JK, Jung KH, Lee YW, Park JC, and Paek NC. (2012) Genome-wide analysis of genes induced by Fusariumgraminearum infection in resistant and susceptible wheat cultivars. Journal of Plant Biology 55(1): 64-72.

Yoo JH, Park JH, Cho SH, Yoo SC, Li J, Zhang H, Kim KS, Koh HJ and Paek NC. (2011) The Rice bright green leaf (bgl) locus encodes OsRopGEF10, which activates the development of small cuticular papillae on leaf surfaces. Plant Molecular Biology77(6): 631-641.

Li J, Pandeya D, Nath K, Zulfugarov IS, Yoo SC, Zhang H, Yoo JH, Cho SH, Koh HJ, Kim DS, Seo HS, Kang BC, Lee CH, and Paek NC. (2010) ZEBRA-NECROSIS, a novel thylakoid-bound protein, is critical for photoprotection of developing chloroplasts during early leaf development. The Plant Journal62: 713-725.

Yoo SC*, Cho SH*, Sugimoto H, Li J, Kusumi K, Koh HJ, KohIba and Paek NC. (2009) Rice Virescent-3 and Stripe-1encoding the large and small subunits of ribonucleotide reductase are required for chloroplast biogenesis during early leaf development. Plant Physiology 150: 388-401. (* equal contribution)

Yoo SC*, Cho SH*, Zhang H, Paik HC, Lee CH, Li J, Yoo JH, Lee BW, Koh HJ, Seo HS and Paek NC. (2007) Identification of quantitative trait loci associated with functional stay-green SNU-SG1 in rice. Molecules and Cells 24: 83-94. (* equal contribution)

Yoo JH, Yoo SC, Zhang H, Cho SH and Paek NC. (2007) Identification of QTL for early heading date of H143 in rice. Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology10(4): 243-248.

Zhang H, Li J, Yoo JH, Yoo SC, Cho SH, Koh HJ, Seo HS and Paek NC. (2006) Rice Chlorina-1 and Chlorina-9 encode ChlD and ChlI subunits of Mg-chelatase, a key enzyme for chlorophyll synthesis and chloroplast development. Plant Molecular Biology 62: 325-337.


Jinrong Wan, Ph. D.

Jinrong Wan

Division of Plant Sciences

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211

Phone: (573) 814-9918

E-mail: wanj@missouri.edu



  1. Ph.D., Crop Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  2. M.S., Botany, Jiangsu Institute of Botany, Nanjing, China
  3. B.S., Botany, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Employment History

  1. June 2005 – present, Research Scientist, Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
  2. July 2002 – June 2005, Postdoctoral Associate, Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA.
  3. August 1999 – July 2002, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.


Selected Publications

  1. Zhou L, Song L, Lian Y, Ye H, Usovsky M, Wan J, Vuong TD, Nguyen HT (2021) Genetic characterization of qSCN10 from an exotic soybean accession PI 567516C reveals a novel source conferring broad-spectrum resistance to soybean cyst nematode. Theor Appl Genet 134:859-874.
  2. Usovsky M, Ye H, Vuong TD, Patil GB, Wan J, Zhou L, Nguyen HT (2021) Fine-mapping and characterization of qSCN18, a novel QTL controlling soybean cyst nematode resistance in PI 567516C. Theor Appl Genet 134:621-631.
  3. Song L, Pan Z, Chen L, Dai Y, Wan J, Ye H, Nguyen HT, Zhang G, Chen H (2020) Analysis of Whole Transcriptome RNA-seq Data Reveals Many Alternative Splicing Events in Soybean Roots under Drought Stress Conditions. Genes (Basel) 11:1520.
  4. Patil GB, Lakhssassi N, Wan J, Song L, Zhou Z, Klepadlo M, Vuong TD, Stec AO, Kahil SS, Colantonio V, Valliyodan B, Rice JH, Piya S, Hewezi T, Stupar RM, Meksem K, Nguyen HT (2019). Whole-genome re-sequencing reveals the impact of the interaction of copy number variants of the rhg1 and Rhg4 genes on broad-based resistance to soybean cyst nematode. Plant Biotechnol J. doi: 10.1111/pbi.13086.
  5. Song L, Valliyodan B, Prince S, Wan J, Nguyen HT (2018). Characterization of the XTHGene Family: New Insight to the Roles in Soybean Flooding Tolerance. Int J Mol Sci. doi: 10.3390/ijms19092705.
  6. Wan J, Song L, Wu Y, Brzoska P, Keys D, Chen C, Valliyodan B, Shannon JG, and Nguyen HT (2016). Application of digital PCR in the Analysis of Transgenic Soybean Plants. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology 7, 403-417. doi:4236/abb.2016.710039.
  7. Song L, Prince S, Valliyodan B, Joshi T, Maldonado dos Santos JV, Wang J, Lin L, Wan J, Wang Y, Xu D, Nguyen HT (2016). Genome-wide transcriptome analysis of soybean primary root under varying water-deficit conditions.BMC Genomics. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-2378-y.
  8. Kadam S, Vuong TD, Qiu D, Meinhardt CG, Song L, Deshmukh R, Patil G, Wan J, Valliyodan B, Scaboo AM, Shannon GJ, and Nguyen HT (2016) Genomic-assisted haplotype evaluation and marker development for the next generation soybean cyst nematode resistance breeding. Plant Science 242:342-50.
  9. Wan J, Vuong T, Jiao Y, Joshi T, Zhang H, Xu D, and Nguyen HT (2015). Whole-genome gene expression profiling revealed genes and pathways potentially involved in regulating interactions of soybean with cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines Ichinohe). BMC Genomics 16:148. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1316-8.
  10. Liang Y, Cao Y, Tanaka K, Thibivilliers S, Wan J, Choi J, Kang C, Qiu J, and Stacey G (2013) Nonlegumes respond to rhizobial nod factors by suppressing the innate immune response. Science 341:1384-1387.
  11. Xu X, Zeng L, Tao Y, Vuong T, Wan J, Boerma R, Noe J, Li Z, Finnerty S, Pathan M, Shannon G, and Nguyen HT (2013) Pinpointing genes underlying the quantitative trait loci for root-knot nematode resistance in palaeopolyploid soybean by whole genome resequencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110:13469-13474.
  12. Wan J, Tanaka K, Zhang X, Son GH, Brechenmacher L, Nguyen THN, and Stacey G (2012) LYK4, a LysM receptor-like kinase, is important for chitin signaling and plant innate immunity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol 160:396-406.
  13. Son G-H, Wan J, Kim H-J, Nguyen X-C, Chung W-S, Hong J-C, and Stacey G (2011) The ethylene responsive element binding factor 5, ERF5, is involved in the chitin-induced innate immunity response. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 25:48-60.
  14. Mathieu M, Winters EK, Kong F, Wan J, Huang S, Eckert H, Donovan C, Somers D, Wank K, Stacey G, and Clement T (2009) Establishment of a soybean (Glycine max L) transposon-based mutagenesis repository. Planta 229:279-289.
  15. Wan J, Zhang X, and Stacey G (2008) Chitin signaling and plant disease resistance. Plant Signal Behav 3:831-833.
  16. Wan J, Zhang X, Neece D, Clough S, Ramonell K, Kim S-Y, Stacey M, and Stacey G (2008) A LysM receptor-like kinase plays a critical role in chitin signaling and fungal resistance in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 20:471-481.
  17. Adams-Phillips L, Wan J, Tan X, Dunning FM, Meyers BC, Michelmore RW, and Bent AF (2008) Discovery of ADP-ribosylation and other plant defense pathway elements through expression profiling of four different Arabidopsis-Pseudomonas R/avr Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 21:646-657.
  18. Wan J, Patel A, Mathieu MS, Kim S-Y, Xu D, and Stacey G (2008) A lectin receptor-like kinase is required for pollen development in Arabidopsis. Plant Mol Biol 67:469-482.
  19. Zhang X-C, Wu X, Findley S, Wan J, Libault M, Nguyen HT, Cannon SB, and Stacey G (2007) Molecular evolution of LysM type receptor-like kinases in plants. Plant Physiol 144:623-636.
  20. Libault M, Wan J, Czechowski T, Xu D, Udvardi M, and Stacey G (2007) Identification of 118 Arabidopsis transcription factor and 30 ubiquitin-ligase genes responding to chitin, a plant-defense elicitor. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 20:900-911.
  21. Stacey G, Libault M, Brechenmacher L, Wan J, and May GD (2006) Genetics and functional genomics of legume nodulation. Curr Opin Plant Biol 9:110-121.
  22. Ramonell K, Berrocal-Lobo M, Koh S, Wan J, Edwards H, Stacey G, and Somerville S (2005) Loss-of-function mutations in four chitin responsive genes show increased susceptibility to the powdery mildew pathogen, Erysiphe cichoracearum. Plant Physiol 138:1027-1036.
  23. Wan J, Torres M, Ganapathy A, DaGue B, Mooney B, Thelen J, Xu D, and Stacey G (2005) Proteomic analysis of soybean root hairs after infection by Bradyrhizobium japonicum. Mol Plant-Microbe Interact 5:458-467.
  24. Wan J, Zhang S, and Stacey G (2004) Activation of a mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway in Arabidopsis by chitin. Mol Plant Pathol 5:125-135.
  25. Wan J, Dunning M, and Bent AF (2002) Probing pathogen-plant interactions and downstream defense signaling using DNA microarrays. Funct Integr Genomics 2:259-273.
  26. Fellers J, Wan J, Hong Y, Collins GB, and Hunt AG (1998) In Vitro interactions between a potyvirus-encoded genome-linked protein and RNA-dependent RNA polymerase. J Gen Virol 79:2043-2049.