Lab News

Two articles accepted for publication.

Patra B, Pattanaik. S, Schluttenhofer. C & Yuan. L. (2017) A network of jasmonate-responsive bHLH factors modulate monoterpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. New Phytologist, (in press).

Yongliang. L, Yanli. S, Shaohua. Z, Patra. B, Yuan,L & Wang, Y. (2017) Isolation and characterization of a salt stress-responsive betaine aldehyde dehydrogenase in Lycium ruthenicum Murr. Physiologia Plantarum, (In Press).

Article accepted for publication.

A article co-authored by Drs Schluttenhofer CM and Yuan L. was accepted for publication by Trends in Plant Science.
Title : Challenges Towards Revitalizing Hemp - a Multifaceted Crop. Abstract

Article accepted for publication.

A article co-authored by Drs Grotewold E., Yuan L. and Feller A. was accepted for publication by Plant Cell.
Title : The BIF Domain in Plant bHLH Proteins is an ACT-Like Domain. Abstract

Sui got his Ph.D.

Xueyi Sui has successfully defended his Ph.D.thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Sui!

New member join Ling lab

Xiaoyu Liu from Shanxi Agricultural University joined Ling lab as a Visiting Researcher.

Priyanka received Sashi Sathaye Memorial Scholarship

Priyanka Paul received Sashi Sathaye Memorial Scholarship for 2017 given by The Bluegrass Indo-American Civic Society (BIACS)

New member join Ling lab

Dr Yuxiang Wu from Shanxi Agricultural University joined Ling lab as a Visiting Researcher.

Article accepted in Scientific Reports.

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Ethan M. Shen, Sanjay K. Singh, Jayadri S. Ghosh, Barunava Patra, Priyanka Paul, Ling Yuan, and Sitakanta Pattanaik was accepted for publication by Scientific Reports.
Title : The miRNAome of Catharanthus roseus: identification, expression analysis, and potential roles of microRNAs in regulation of terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis. Abstract

Article accepted in New Phytologist.

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Priyanka Paul, Sanjay K. Singh, Barunava Patra, Xueyi Sui, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Ling Yuan. was accepted for publication by New Phytologist.
Title : A differentially regulated AP2/ERF transcription factor gene cluster acts downstream of a MAP kinase cascade to modulate terpenoid indole alkaloid biosynthesis in Catharanthus roseus. Abstract

Craig got his Ph.D.

Craig M Schluttenhofer has successfully defended his Ph.D.thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Schluttenhofer!

New member join Ling lab

Guiping Ren joined Ling lab as a Visiting Researcher.


Archive News


2016

Ling in Editorial Board of Planta

Dr. Ling Yuan serves in the Editorial Board of Planta.

Two research article accepted in Scientific Reports

Two Full length research articles are accepted for publication by Scientific Reports. 
Title : RNA-sequencing Reveals Global Transcriptomic Changes in Nicotiana tabacum Responding to Topping and Treatment of Axillary-shoot Control Chemicals. Abstract 
Title : Altered Phenylpropanoid Metabolism in the Maize Lc-Expressed Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) Affects Storage Root Development. Scientific Reports Abstract

New member join Ling lab

Dr. Yongliang Liu joined Ling lab as a Postdoctoral Researcher.

A collaborative article accepted in Phytochemistry

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Jianjun Chen, Yanqin Xu, Guoyan Wei, Sihong Liao, Yanjun Zhang, Wenjun Huang, Ling Yuan and Ying Wang was accepted for publication by Phytochemistry. 
Title : Chemotypic and genetic diversity in Epimedium sagittatum from different geographical regions of China Abstract

A collaborative article accepted in Planta

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Xiaoyun Jia, Jie Shen, Hui Liu, Fang Li, Na Ding, Changyong Gao, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Barunava Patra, Runzhi Li and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by Planta. 
Title : Small tandem target mimic-mediated blockage of microRNA858 induces anthocyanin accumulation in tomato Abstract

Craig received Doyle E. Peaslee Award

Craig M Schluttenhofer received Doyle E. Peaslee Award as an outstanding graduate student in Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Kentucky.


2015

Article accepted in Plant Physiology

A Full length review article co-authored by Drs Craig M Schluttenhofer and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by Plant Physiology.
Title : Regulation of Specialized Metabolism by WRKY Transcription Factors. Abstract

Article accepted in Metabolic Engineering

A Full length review article co-authored by Drs Ling Yuan and Erich Grotewold was accepted for publication by Metabolic Engineering.
Title : Metabolic engineering to enhance the value of plants as green factories. Abstract

Article accepted in BMC genomics

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Craig M Schluttenhofer, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Barunava Patra and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by BMC genomics.
Title : Analyses of Catharanthus roseus and Arabidopsis thaliana WRKY transcription factors reveal involvement in jasmonate signaling. Abstract

Article accepted in Frontier in Plant Cell Biology

A Full length review article co-authored by Drs Sitakanta Pattanaik, Barunava Patra, Sanjay K. Singh and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by Frontier in Plant Cell Biology.
Title : An overview of the gene regulatory network controlling trichome development in the model plant, Arabidopsis. Abstract

KTRDC partners with FDA under Tobacco Control Act

KTRDC and U.S. Food and Drug Administration will work together in establishing programs that are relevant for scientific research on tobacco products and evolving standards for regulating those products. Read more 

New members join Ling lab

Dr. Jayadri Sekhar Ghosh and Chunmei Zhong joined Ling lab as a Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting scholar respectively.


2014

A collaborative article accepted in JIMB

A Full length review article co-authored by Drs Sanjay K. Singh, Chamroeun Heng, Jay D. Braker, Victor J. Chan, Charles C. Lee, Douglas B. Jordan, Ling Yuan and Kurt Wagschal was accepted for publication by Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.
Title : Directed evolution of GH43 beta-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation mutagenesis. Read abstract

Article accepted in BBA-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms

A Full length review article co-authored by Drs Barunava Patra, Craig M Schluttenhofer, Yongmei Wu, Sitakanta Pattanaik and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by BBA-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms.
Title : Transcriptional regulation of secondary metabolism in plants. Read abstract

Article accepted in Planta

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Zhirong Yang, Barunava Patra, Runzhi Li, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by Planta.
Title : Promoter analysis reveals cis-regulatory motifs associated with the expression of the WRKY transcription factor CrWRKY1 in Catharanthus roseus Read abstract

A collaborative article accepted in Plos One

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Wenjun Huang,Wei Sun,Haiyan Lv,Ming Luo,Shaohua Zeng,Sitakanta Pattanaik,Ling Yuan,Ying Wang was accepted for publication by Plos One.
Title : A R2R3-MYB Transcription Factor from Epimedium sagittatum Regulates the Flavonoid Biosynthetic Pathway Read abstract

Josh got his Ph.D.

Joshua Werkman has successfully defended his Ph.D.thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Josh!

Joshua Werkman has successfully defended his Ph.D.thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Josh!

Article accepted in the Plant Signaling and Behavior

A research article co-authored by Drs Barunava Patra, Sitakanta Pattanaik and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by the Plant Signaling and Behavior.
Title : Proteolytic degradation of the flavonoid regulators, TRANSPARENT TESTA8 and TRANSPARENT TESTA GLABRA1, in Arabidopsis is mediated by the ubiquitin/26Sproteasome system Read abstract

Dr. Ling Yuan's Europe tour

Dr. Yuan went to the University of Paris, France, to deliver a lecture on June 3rd. He also gave a presentation at the "Plant-based vaccines, antibodies and biologic 2013", Verona, Italy on June 6th.

Dr. Ling Yuan's departmental seminar

Ling is going to deliver a departmental lecture on April 4. 
Title : How do flowers change color? - Multi-level transcriptional control of anthocyanin biosynthesis
Venue : Cameron Williams Lecture Hall, 101 Plant Science Building, 0312, University of Kentucky

Article accepted in The Plant Journal

A Full length research article co-authored by Drs Barunava Patra, Sitakanta Pattanaik and Ling Yuan was accepted for publication by The Plant Journal.
Title : Ubiquitin protein ligase 3 mediates the proteasomal degradation of GLABROUS 3 and ENHANCER OF GLABROUS 3, regulators of trichome development and flavonoid biosynthesis in Arabidopsis Read abstract