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Jian-Kang Zhu

Horticulture and Landscape Architecture 

  • Distinguished Professor in Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
WSLR Room 138-B
625 Agriculture Mall Dr
West Lafayette, In 47907


  • Professor of Biochemistry

Selected Publications

Lei, M., La, H., Lu, K., Wang, P., Miki, D., Ren, Z., . . . Zhu, J. (2014). Arabidopsis EDM2 promotes IBM1 distal polyadenylation and regulates genome DNA methylation patterns. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA, 111, 527-532.

Shi, H., Ye, T., Zhu, J., & Chan, Z. (2014). Constitutive production of nitric oxide leads to enhanced drought stress resistance and extensive transcriptional reprogramming in Arabidopsis. Journal of Experimental Botany, 65, 4119-4131.

Zhu, Y., Schluttenhoffer, C., Wang, P., Fu, F., Thimmapuram, J., Zhu, J., . . . Mengiste, T. (2014). CYCLIN-DEPENDENT KINASE8 Differentially Regulates Plant Immunity to Fungal Pathogens through Kinase-Dependent and -Independent Functions in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell, 26, 4149-4170.

Zhang, H., & Zhu, J. (2014). Emerging roles of RNA processing factors in regulating long non-coding RNAs. RNA Biology, 11, 793-797.

Sridharamurthy, M., Kovach, A., Zhao, Y., Zhu, J., Xu, H., Swaminathan, K., & Melcher, K. (2014). H2O2 Inhibits ABA-Signaling Protein Phosphatase HAB1. PLoS One, 9, e113643.

Xue, L., Wang, P., Cao, P., Zhu, J., & Tao, W. (2014). Identification of ERK1 direct substrates using stable isotope labeled kinase assay-linked phosphoproteomics. Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 13, 3199-3210.

Zhu, X., Taylor, A., Zhang, S., Zhang, D., Feng, Y., Liang, G., & Zhu, J. (2014). Measuring spatial and temporal CA2+ signals in Arabidopsis plants. Journal of Visualized Experiment, 91, e51945.

Feng, Z., Mao, Y., Xu, N., Zhang, B., Wei, P., Yang, D., . . . Zhu, J. (2014). Multigeneration analysis reveals the inheritance, specificity, and patterns of CRISPR/Cas-induced gene modifications in Arabidopsis. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA, 111, 4632-4637.

Yamamuro, C., Miki, D., Zhang, Z., Ma, J., Wang, J., Yang, Z., . . . Zhu, J. (2014). Overproduction of stomatal lineage cells in Arabidopsis mutant defective in active DNA demethylation. Nature Communications, 5, 4062.

Awards & Honors

(2014) Nothing to report. Nothing to report.

(2012) Listed in Top Authors in Biology.

(2010) Member of the US National Academy of Sciences.


Zhu, J. K. Nothing to report. U.S. Patent No. Nothing to report. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Zhu, J. K., Zhao, Y., & Chan, 0. Drought Tolerant Transgenic Plants and Method of Making Same. U.S. Patent No. Application Number: 61/856,198. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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