Associate Professor

Phone: 86(27)87792217


Academic Areas: Plant biotechnology

Research Interests: Plant gene expression regulation and functional genomics

Academic Degrees

PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2006, Wuhan University

BS in Biochemistry, 1998, Wuhan University

Professional Experience

Associate Professor (2010-present), College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Postdoc (2006-2009) Colorado State University

Selected Publications

Heng Xia, Dong Chen, Wu Qijia Wu, Gang Wu, Yanhong Zhou, Yi Zhang*, Libin Zhang*. (2017). CELF1 preferentially binds to exon-intron boundary and regulates alternative splicing in HeLa cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1860:911-921. (Co-corresponding author)

Heng Xia*, Libin Zhang*, Gang Wu, Chunhua Fu, Yan Long, Jun Xiang, Jianping Gan, Yanhong Zhou, Longjiang Yu, Maoteng Li. (2016). Genome-Wide Identification and Characterization of MicroRNAs and Target Genes in Lonicera japonica. PLoS One. 11: e0164140. (Co-first author)

Liyun Miao, Libin Zhang, Nadia Raboanatahiry, Guangyuan Lu, Xuekun Zhang, Jun Xiang, Jianping Gan, Chunhua Fu and Maoteng Li. (2016). Transcriptome Analysis of Stem and Globally Comparison with Other Tissues in Brassica napus. Front Plant Sci. 7:1403.

Libin Zhang*, Yan Long*, Chunhua Fu*, Jun Xiang, Jianping Gan, Gang Wu, Haibo Jia, Longjiang Yu, Maoteng Li. (2016). Different gene expression patterns between leaves and flowers in Lonicera japonica revealed by transcriptome analysis. Front Plant Sci. 7:637. (Co-first author)

Gang Wu*, Libin Zhang*, Yongtai Yin, Jiangsheng Wu, Longjiang Yu, Yanhong Zhou and Maoteng Li. (2015). Sequencing, de novo assembly and comparative analysis of Raphanus sativus transcriptome. Front Plant Sci. 6:198. (Co-first author).

Lun Li*, Yan Long*, Libin Zhang*, Jessica Dalton-Morgan, Jacqueline Batley, Longjiang Yu, Jinling Meng, Maoteng Li. (2015). Genome wide analysis of flowering time trait in multiple environments via high-throughput genotyping technique in Brassica napus L. PLoS One. 10:e0119425. (Co-first author)

Geng Wu, Haibo Jia, Yongwei Huang, Lu Gan, Chunhua Fu, Libin Zhang, Longjiang Yu, Maoteng Li (2014). Characterization and molecular interpretation of the photosynthetic traits of Lonicera confusa in Karst environment. PLoS One. 9:e100703.

Lun Li, Xingchi Hu, ZhaowanYang, Zhenyu Jia, Ming Fang, Libin Zhang* and Yanhong Zhou* (2014). Establishing Reliable MiRNA-cancer Association Network Based on Text-mining Method. Comput Math Methods Med. 2014:746979. doi: 10.1155/2014/746979. (Co-corresponding author)

Libin Zhang*, Haibo Jia*, Yongtai Yin, Gang Wu, Heng Xia, Xiaodong Wang, Chunhua Fu, Maoteng Li and Jiangsheng Wu. (2013) Transcriptome analysis of leaf tissue of Raphanus sativus by RNA sequencing. PLoS One. 8:e80350. (Co-first author)

Courses Taught

Cell Biology (Undergraduate)

Progress in Systems Biology (Graduate)


National Natural Science Foundation of China, 31540083, 2016,01-2016,12 Project host

National Natural Science Foundation of China, 31000570, 2011,01-2013,12 Project host

The National Key Research and Development Program of China, 2017YFD0101700, 2017,07-2020,12 Project backbone

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