Dr Gang Li

Gang Li
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Bio
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences

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Dr Gang Li

  • The mechanism of barley inflorescence development
  • Heat tolerance during barley inflorescence development¬†
  • Probe the function of barley MADS box genes by genome editing technology


Date Position Institution name
2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow University of Adelaide


Date Institution name Country Title
2010 - 2014 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China PhD
2007 - 2010 Central China Normal University China Master
2003 - 2007 Xinyang Normal University China Bachelor


Year Citation
2016 Qin, L. -. X., Nie, X. -. Y., Hu, R., Li, G., Xu, W. -. L. & Li, X. -. B. (2016). Phosphorylation of serine residue modulates cotton Di19-1 and Di19-2 activities for responding to high salinity stress and abscisic acid signaling. Scientific Reports, 6, 1, 20371-20371.
2014 Li, G., Liang, W., Zhang, X., Ren, H., Hu, J., Bennett, M. & Zhang, D. (2014). Rice actin-binding protein RMD is a key link in the auxin-actin regulatory loop that controls cell growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 111, 28, 10377-10382.
2014 Wang, W., Li, G., Zhao, J., Chu, H., Lin, W., Zhang, D. ... Liang, W. (2014). DWARF TILLER1, a WUSCHEL-related homeobox transcription factor, is required for tiller growth in rice. N. Springer (Ed.). PLoS Genetics, 10, 3, e1004154-1-e1004154-15.
2011 Zhang, Z., Zhang, Y., Tan, H., Wang, Y., Li, G., Liang, W. ... Zhang, D. (2011). RICE MORPHOLOGY DETERMINANT encodes the type II formin FH5 and regulates rice morphogenesis. Plant Cell, 23, 2, 681-700.
2010 Li, G., Tai, F. -. J., Zheng, Y., Luo, J., Gong, S. -. Y., Zhang, Z. -. T. & Li, X. -. B. (2010). Two cotton Cys2/His2-type zinc-finger proteins, GhDi19-1 and GhDi19-2, are involved in plant response to salt/drought stress and abscisic acid signaling. Plant Molecular Biology, 74, 4-5, 437-452.
2009 Shi, H., Zhu, L., Zhou, Y., Li, G., Chen, L. & Li, X. (2009). A cotton gene encoding a polygalacturonase inhibitor-like protein is specifically expressed in petals. Acta Biochimica et Biophysica Sinica, 41, 4, 316-324.


  • Yuanyuan Xue (to be enrolled in 2017, co-supervised with Dabing Zhang)
  • Chengjun Zhang¬†(to be enrolled in 2017, co-supervised with Dabing Zhang)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Molecular Bio
8313 7102
Plant Genomics Centre
Room Number
2 39
Org Unit
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine