Dongqin Chen - Postdoctoral Research Associate


Division of Plant Sciences

201 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 E. Rollins Street

University of Missouri-Columbia

Columbia MO 65211


Lab phone: (573) 884 4799



2013 Ph.D.     Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

2008M.S.      South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China

2005 B. S       Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China



March 2013 – October 2015:

Research Assistant

Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China



Plant innate immunity in Sorghum and Arabidopsis



1. Chen DQ, Xu G, Tang WJ, Jing YJ, Ji Q, Fei ZJ, Lin RC. (2013) Antagonistic basic helix-loop-helix/bZIP transcription factors form transcriptional modules that integrate light and reactive oxygen species signaling in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 25(5): 1657-1673.

2. Sang DJ*, Chen DQ*, Liu GF, Liang Y, Huang LZ, Meng XB, Chu JF, Sun XH, Dong GJ, Yuan YD, Qian Q, Li JY, Wang YH. (2014) Strigolactones regulate rice tiller angle by attenuating shoot gravitropism through inhibiting auxin biosynthesis. PNAS, 111(30): 11199-11204. (* Co-first authors)

3. Tang* WJ, Wang* WQ, Chen DQ, Ji Q, Jing YJ, Wang HY, and Lin RC. (2012) Transposase-derived proteins FHY3/FAR1 interact with PHYTOCHROME-INTERACTING FACTOR1 to regulate chlorophyll biosynthesis by modulating HEMB1 during deetiolation in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 24(5): 1984-2000.

4. Jing YJ, Zhang D, Wang X, Tang WJ, Wang WQ, Huai JL, Xu G, Chen DQ, Li YL, Lin RC. (2013) Arabidopsis chromatin remodeling factor PICKLE interacts with transcription factor HY5 to regulate hypocotyl cell elongation. Plant Cell, 25(1): 242-256.