Qiu Fang, co-first author of Regulation of Aluminum Resistance in Arabidopsis Involves the SUMOylation of the Zinc Finger Transcription Factor STOP1
Current Position: Ph.D. candidate
Education: Bachelor (2014) and Ph.D. candidate at Nanjing Agricultural University
Non-scientific Interests: Cactus
Brief bio: I joined Prof. Chao-Feng Huang’s lab in 2013 to pursue a Ph.D. During my Ph.D. period, I was trying to decipher the regulatory mechanisms of STOP1, which is an essential transcription factor for aluminum resistance in Arabidopsis thaliana. We found that SUMOylation, a post-translational modification, is involved in the regulation of STOP1 and aluminum resistance. In the future, we want to uncover additional layers of post-translational regulatory mechanisms of STOP1 and dissect the interaction among these potential regulatory mechanisms.
文章：Regulation of Aluminum Resistance in Arabidopsis Involves the SUMOylation of the Zinc Finger Transcription Factor STOP1