Yazhou Zhang


Visiting Scholar


2010.9-2013.6    Undergraduate    Sichuan Agricultural University          Agriculture specialty

2013.9-2016.6    Master                 Sichuan Agricultural University          Biochemistry and molecular biology

2016.9-2019.6    Ph.D                    Sichuan Agricultural University          Plant Genetics and Breeding

2018.2-2020.2    Visiting Scholar    UC Davis                                           Plant Science


  1. Zhang, Y.Z., Chen, Q., Liu, C.H., Liu, Y.B., Yi, P., Niu, K.X., Wang, Y.Q., Wang, A.Q., Yu, H.Y., Pu, Z.E., Jiang, Q.T., Wei, Y.M., Qi, P.F., Zheng, Y.L. Chitin synthase gene FgCHS8 affects virulence and fungal cell wall sensitivity to environmental stress in Fusarium graminearum. Fungal Biol. 2016, 120, 764-774. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2016.02.002. IF=2.571
  2. Zhang, Y.Z., Wei, Z.Z., Liu, C.H., Chen, Q., Xu, B.J., Guo, Z.R., Cao, Y.L., Wang, Y., Han, Y.N., Chen, C., Feng, X., Qiao, Y.Y., Zong, L.J., Zheng, T., Deng, M., Jiang, Q.T., Li, W., Zheng, Y.L., Wei, Y.M., Qi, P.F. Linoleic acid isomerase gene FgLAI12 affects sensitivity to salicylic acid, mycelial growth and virulence of Fusarium graminearum. Sci. Rep. 2017, 7, 46129. doi: 10.1038/srep46129. IF=4.122
  3. Qi, P.F., Zhang Y,Z., Liu, C.H., Zhu, J., Chen, Q., Guo, Z.R., Wang, Y., Xu, B.J., Zheng, T., Jiang, Y.F., Wang, J.P., Zhou, C.Y., Feng, X., Kong, L., Lan, X.J., Jiang, Q.T., Wei, Y.M., Zheng, Y.L. Fusarium graminearum ATP-Binding Cassette Transporter Gene FgABCC9 Is Required for Its Transportation of Salicylic Acid, Fungicide Resistance, Mycelial Growth and Pathogenicity towards Wheat. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018, 19, E2351. doi: 10.3390/ijms19082351. IF=3.687
  4. Xu BJ, Chen Q, Zheng T, Jiang YF, Qiao YY, Guo ZR, Cao YL, Wang Y, Zhang YZ, Zong LJ, Zhu J, Liu CH, Jiang QT, Lan XJ, Ma J, Wang JR, Zheng YL, Wei YM, Qi PF. An Overexpressed Q Allele Leads to Increased Spike Density and Improved Processing Quality in Common Wheat (Triticum aestivum). G3 (Bethesda). 2018 Mar 2;8(3):771-778. doi: 10.1534/g3.117.300562.
  5. Zheng T, Qi PF, Cao YL, Han YN, Ma HL, Guo ZR, Wang Y, Qiao YY, Hua SY, Yu HY, Wang JP, Zhu J, Zhou CY, Zhang YZ, Chen Q, Kong L, Wang JR, Jiang QT, Yan ZH, Lan XJ, Fan GQ, Wei YM, Zheng YL. Mechanisms of wheat (Triticum aestivum) grain storage proteins in response to nitrogen application and its impacts on processing quality. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 9;8(1):11928. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30451-4.
  6. Qi PF, Zhang YZ, Liu CH, Chen Q, Guo ZR, Wang Y, Xu BJ, Jiang YF, Zheng T, Gong X, Luo CH, Wu W, Kong L, Deng M, Ma J, Lan XJ, Jiang QT, Wei YM, Wang JR, Zheng YL. Functional Analysis of FgNahG Clarifies the Contribution of Salicylic Acid to Wheat (Triticum aestivum) Resistance against Fusarium Head Blight. Toxins (Basel). 2019 Jan 22;11(2). pii: E59. doi: 10.3390/toxins11020059. IF=3.273
  7. Qi PF, Jiang YF, Guo ZR, Chen Q, Ouellet T, Zong LJ, Wei ZZ, Wang Y, Zhang YZ, Xu BJ, Kong L, Deng M, Wang JR, Chen GY, Jiang QT, Lan XJ, Li W, Wei YM, Zheng YL. Transcriptional reference map of hormone responses in wheat spikes. BMC Genomics. 2019 May 20;20(1):390. doi: 10.1186/s12864-019-5726-x. IF= 4.073
  8. Jiang YF, Chen Q, Wang Y, Guo ZR, Xu BJ, Zhu J, Zhang YZ, Gong X, Luo CH, Wu W, Liu CH, Kong L, Deng M, Jiang QT, Lan XJ, Wang JR, Chen GY, Zheng YL, Wei YM, Qi PF. Re-acquisition of the brittle rachis trait via a transposon insertion in domestication gene Q during wheat de-domestication. New Phytol. 2019 Jun 6. doi: 10.1111/nph.15977. IF=7.433