Associate Professor

Phone: 87792649

Email: renxiang@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: Genetics

Research Interests: Human inherited disease

Academic Degrees

PhD, 2003, College of life sciense, Wuhan University

Bachelor, 1997, College of life sciense, Wuhan University

 

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2005-present); college of life science and technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, 2003-2005, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

 

Selected Publications

1. Ren X, Xu C, Zhan C, Yang Y, Shi L, Wang F, Wang C, Xia Y, Yang B, Wu G, Wang P, Li X, Wang D, Xiong X, Liu J, Liu Y, Liu M, Liu J, Tu X, Wang QK. Identification of NPPA variants associated with atrial fibrillation in a Chinese GeneID population. Clin Chim Acta. 2010 Apr 2;411(7-8):481-5.

2. Ren Xiang, Liu Jingyu, Liu Mugen et al. A splicing mutation in the COL7A1 gene causes autosomal dominant dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa. Br J Dermatol. 2008 Mar;158(3):618-20.

3: Liu JY*, Ren X*, Yang X, Guo T, Yao Q, Li L, Dai X, Zhang M, Wang L, Liu M, Wang QK. Identification of a novel GPR143 mutation in a large Chinese family with congenital nystagmus as the most prominent and consistent manifestation. J Hum Genet. 2007;52(6):565-70. *Co-first author

4: Ren X, Wang X, Yuan H, et al. Mapping quantitative trait loci and expressed sequence tags related to brown planthopper resistance in rice. Plant Breeding,  2004,123:342-348.

5: Ren X, Weng Q, Zhu L, He G: Dynamic Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci for Brown Planthopper Resistance in rice. Cereal Research Communications. 2004,32:31-38.

Courses Taught

Introductory Biology  0707441

Project

National Natural Science Foundations of China (NSFC) grant, 2006-2008(30500168):  Molecular Mapping of LGMD genes

National Natural Science Foundations of China (NSFC) grant,2009-2009 (30971592): Mutations in NPPA in atrial fibrillation: molecular mechanism and physiology

National Natural Science Foundations of China (NSFC) grant, 2013-2016(81270162): The role of ANP in atrial fibrillation


 

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