Plant disease resistance
DNA damage repair in plants
Hormone signal transduction
2001-2006 Doctoral Degree, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
1997-2001 Bachelor’s Degree, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University, China
2014-now Professor, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, China
2011- 2014 Research Scientist, Department of Biology, Duke University, USA
2006 - 2011 Research Associate, Department of Biology, Duke University, USA
1. Wang LL, Chen HC, Wang CY, Hu ZJ, Yan SP#. Negative regulator of E2F transcription factors links cell cycle checkpoint and DNA damage repair. PNAS, 2018, 115: E3837–E3845
2. Yan SP, Dong XN. Perception of the plant immune signal salicylic acid. Current Opinion in Plant Biology, 2014, 20:64-68.
3. Yan SP, Wang W, Marqués J, Mohan R, Saleh A, Durrant WE, Song JQ, Dong XN. Salicylic acid activates DNA damage responses to potentiate plant immunity. Molecular Cell, 2013, 52: 602-610.
4. Fu ZQ*,Yan SP*, Saleh A*, Wang W, Ruble J, Oka N, Mohan R, Spoel S, Tada Y, Zheng N, Dong XN. NPR3 and NPR4 are receptors for the immune signal salicylic acid in plants. Nature, 2012, 486: 228-232.
5. Yan SP, Zhang QY, Tang ZC, Su WA, and Sun WN. Comparative proteomic analysis provides new insights into chilling stress responses in rice. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics, 2006, 5: 484-496.
6. Yan SP, Tang ZC, Su WA, and Sun WN. Proteomic analysis of salt stress-responsive proteins in rice root. Proteomics, 2005, 5: 235-244.