Lijuan Zhou - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Lijuan Zhou- Postdoctoral Research Associate

Contact information

202 Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center

1201 E. Rollins Street

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO 65211


Lab : (573) 884 4799


Sep 2010 ~ Jan 2017

Ph.D in genetics

Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology

Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

Sep 2006 ~ Jul 2010

B.S. in Biotechnology

College of Marine Life Sciences

Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

Professional Experience

May 2019 ~ present

Postdoctoral associate

Legume-Microbe Interactions Laboratory

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA

Jul 2017 ~ Dec 2018

Postdoctoral associate

Molecular Genetics and Soybean Genomics Laboratory

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA


Su-Hui Chen*, Li-Juan Zhou*, Ping Xu, and Hong-Wei Xue. SPOC domain-containing protein Leaf inclination 3 interacts with LIP1 to regulate rice leaf inclination through auxin signaling. PLOS Genetics 2018, doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1007829.

Heng Ye, Manish Roorkiwal, Babu Valliyodan, Lijuan Zhou, Pengyin Chen, Rajeev K Varshney, and Henry T Nguyen. Genetic diversity of root system architecture in response to drought stress in grain legumes. Journal of Experimental Botany 2018, 69: 3267–3277.

Li-Juan Zhou, Lang-Tao Xiao, and Hong-Wei Xue. Dynamic cytology and transcriptional regulation of rice lamina joint development. Plant Physiology 2017, 174: 1728-1746.

Yajin Ye*, Lijuan Zhou*, Xue Liu, Hao Liu, Deqiang Li, Minjie Cao, Haifeng Chen, Lin Xu, Jiankang Zhu, and Yang Zhao. A novel chemical inhibitor of ABA signaling targets all ABA receptors. Plant Physiology 2017, 173: 2356-2369.