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Principal Investigator



Professor, National Key Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics

Institute of Plant Physiol& Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Shanghai, China


Postdoc, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology,

Department of Molecular Biology,

Tuebingen, Germany


Ph.D. in Plant Molecular Genetics

Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology

Shanghai Institute for Biological Sciences (SIBS)

Shanghai, China


Bachelor of Philosophy in Life Science

College of Life Sciences

Shanghai Jiaotong University




Zhang TQ, Wang JW, and Zhou CM*. (2015). The role of miR156 in developmental transitions in Nicotiana tabacum. Sci China Life Sci. doi: 10.1007/s11427-015-4808-5.

Zhang TQ, Lian H, Tang H, Dolezal K, Zhou CM, Yu S, Chen JH, Chen Q, Liu H, Ljung K, and Wang JW*. (2015). An Intrinsic MicroRNA Timer Regulates Progressive Decline in Shoot Regenerative Capacity in Plants. Plant Cell. doi: 10.1105/tpc.114.135186.

Rubio-Somoza I, Zhou CM, Confraria A, Martinho C, Born PV, Baena-Gonzalez E, Wang JW*, and Weigel D*. (2014). Temporal Control of Leaf Complexity by miRNA-Regulated Licensing of Protein Complexes. Curr Biol. 24: 2714-2719.

Ma Z, Hu X, Cai W, Huang W, Zhou X, Luo Q, Yang H, Wang JW, and Huang J*. (2014). Arabidopsis miR171-targeted scarecrow-like proteins bind to GT cis-elements and mediate gibberellin-regulated chlorophyll biosynthesis under light conditions. PLoS Genet. 10: e1004519.

Wang JW*.(2014).Regulation of flowering time by miR156-mediated age pathway. J Exp Bot. 65: 4723-4730.

Zhou CM, Zhang TQ, Wang X, Yu S, Lian H, Tang H, Feng ZY, Zozomova-Lihova J, and Wang JW*. (2013). Molecular basis of age-dependent vernalization in Cardamine flexuosa. Science. 340: 1097-1100.

Yu S, Cao L, Zhou CM, Zhang TQ, Lian H, Sun Y, Wu JQ, Huang JR, Wang GD, and Wang JW*. (2013). Sugar is an endogenous cue for juvenile-to-adult phase transition in plants. eLife. 2: e00269.

Zhou CM and Wang JW*. (2013). Regulation of flowering time by microRNAs. J Genet Genomics. 40: 211-215.