PhD Research candidate
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
My research interest is in plant epigenetics, especially RNA modifications. My current project revolves around understanding the function of RNA modifications in plant transcriptomes, using both wet lab and bioinformatics approaches.
Date Position Institution name 2019 - ongoing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Research Candidate University of Adelaide, Adelaide 2017 - 2019 Master of Philosophy (Genetics) by Research Candidate University of Adelaide, Adelaide
Language Competency Chinese (Cantonese) Can read and speak Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Malay Can read, write, speak and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2014 - 2017 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Advanced) - Genetics and Biochemistry
Year Citation 2022 Dixon, L. E., Pasquariello, M., Badgami, R., Levin, K. A., Poschet, G., Ng, P. Q., . . . Boden, S. A. (2022). MicroRNA-resistant alleles of HOMEOBOX DOMAIN-2 modify inflorescence branching and increase grain protein content of wheat. Science Advances, 8(19), eabn5907-1-eabn5907-16.
2021 David, R., Ng, P. Q., Smith, L. M., & Searle, I. R. (2021). Novel allele elh of the UBP14 gene affects plant organ size via cell expansion in Arabidopsis thaliana. . microPublication biology, 2021.
DOI Europe PMC1
2019 Guo, Q., Ng, P. Q., Shi, S., Fan, D., Li, J., Zhao, J., . . . Searle, I. R. (2019). Arabidopsis TRM5 encodes a nuclear-localised bifunctional tRNA guanine and inosine-N1-methyltransferase that is important for growth. PLoS ONE, 14(11), 1-26.
DOI Scopus10 WoS8 Europe PMC7
Year Citation 2021 Li, J., Wu, X., Do, T., Nguyen, V., Zhao, J., Ng, P. Q., . . . Searle, I. (2021). Quantitative and Single-Nucleotide Resolution Profiling of RNA 5-Methylcytosine. In Methods in Molecular Biology (Vol. 2298, pp. 135-151). Springer US.
Year Citation Ng, P. Q. (n.d.). Chapter 3 Supplementary Table S2.
Practical Demonstrator for Genetics 3211: Plant Transgene Expression and RNA modifications (2017-current)
Date Role Membership Country 2017 - ongoing Member Australian Epigenetics Alliance (AEpiA) Australia 2017 - ongoing Member Australian Society of Plant Science (ASPS) Australia 2017 - ongoing Member Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Inc Australia 2015 - ongoing Member Genetics Society of AustralAsia Inc. Australia
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