† Equally Contributing Authors









  • Zhang R, Xue C, Liu GQ, Liu XY, Zhang ML, Wang X, Zhang T*, and Gong ZY*. Segmental Duplication of Chromosome 11 and its Implications for Cell Division and Genome-wide Expression in Rice. Scientific Reports 2017, 1(7):2689.

  • Tang X†, Lowder LG†, Zhang T, Maizahn AA, Zheng XL, Voytas DF, Zhong ZH, Chen YY, Ren QR, Li Q, Kirkland ER, Zhang Y*, and Qi YP*. A CRISPR-Cpf1 system for efficient genome editing and transcriptional repression in plants. Nature Plants 2017, 3:17018.

  • Marand AP, Zhang T, Zhu B, and Jiang JM*. Towards genome-wide prediction and characterization of enhancers in plants. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta-Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 2017, 1860(1):131-139.

  • Zhou JP†, Deng KJ†, Cheng Y, Zhong ZH, Tian L, Tang X, Tang AT, Zheng XL, Zhang T, Qi YP*, and Zhang Y*. CRISPR-Cas9 Based Genome Editing Reveals New Insights into MicroRNA Function and Regulation in Rice. Frontiers in Plant Science 2017, 8:1598.




  • Zhang T, Li GR, Yang ZJ, Nevo E. Adaptive evolution of duplicated hsp17 genes in wild barley from microclimatically divergent sites of Israel. Genetics and Molecular Research 2014, 13(1):1220-1232.

  • Zhang WL, Zhang T, Wu YF, Jiang JM. Open Chromatin in Plant Genomes. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 2014(1-3), 143:18-27.

  • Yang LM†, Koo, DH†, Li D, Zhang T, Jiang JM, Luan FS, Renner SS, Henaff E, Sanseverino W, Garcia-Mas J, Casacuberta J, Senalik DA, Simon PW, Chen JF, and Weng YQ. Next-generation sequencing, FISH mapping and synteny-based modeling reveal mechanisms of decreasing dysploidy in Cucumis. The Plant Journal 2014, 77(1):16-30.


  • Zhang T†, Talbert PB†, Zhang WL†, Wu YF, Yang ZJ, Henikoff JG, Henikoff S, Jiang JM. The CentO satellite confers translational and rotational phasing on cenH3 nucleosomes in rice centromeres. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2013, 110(50):E4875–E4883.

  • Iovene M, Zhang T, Lou Q, Buell CR, Jiang JM. Copy number variation in potato - an asexually propagated autotetraploid species. The Plant Journal 2013, 75(1):80-89.

  • Wei W, Zhang T, Lin D, Yang ZJ, Guo FB. Transcriptional abundance is not the single force driving the evolution of bacterial proteins. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13(1):162.

  • Yang ZJ, Zhang T, Lang T, Li G, Chen G, Nevo E. Transcriptome Comparative Profiling of Barley eibi1 Mutant Reveals Pleiotropic Effects of HvABCG31 Gene on Cuticle Biogenesis and Stress Responsive Pathways. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2013, 14(10):20478-20491.

  • Dong ZB, Jiang C, Chen X, Zhang T, Ding L, Song W, Luo H, Lai J, Chen H, Liu R, Jin WW. Maize LAZY1 Mediates Shoot Gravitropism and Inflorescence Development through Regulating Auxin Transport, Auxin Signaling, and Light Response. Plant Physiology 2013, 163(3):1306-1322.



  • Yang ZJ, Zhang T, Li GR, Nevo E. Adaptive microclimatic evolution of the dehydrin 6 gene in wild barley at “Evolution Canyon”, Israel. Genetica 2011, 139(11-12):1429-1438.

  • Wang XH, Zhang T, Wen ZN, Xiao H, Yang ZJ, Chen GX, Zhao X. The chromosome number, karyotype and genome size of the desert plant diploid Reaumuria soongorica (Pall.) Maxim. Plant Cell Reports 2011, 30(6):955-964.

  • Tang ZX, Fu SL, Ren ZL, Zhang T, Zou YT, Yang ZJ, Li GR, Zhou JP, Zhang HQ, Yan BJ, Zhang HY, Tan FQ. Diversity and evolution of four dispersed repetitive DNA sequences in the genus Secale. Genome 2011, 54(4):285-300.


  • Li GR, Zhang T, Wei P, Jia J, Yang ZJ. Sequence analysis of alpha-gliadin genes from Aegilops tauschii native to China. Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2010, 2(4):128-135.

  • Li GR, Zhang T, Ban Y, Yang ZJ. Molecular characterization and evolutionary analysis of alpha-gliadin genes from Eremopyrum bonaepartis (Triticeae). Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto) 2010, 2(4):30-36.


  • Yang ZJ, Zhang T, Bolshoy A, Beharav A, Nevo E. Adaptive microclimatic structural and expressional dehydrin 1 evolution in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, at ‘Evolution Canyon’, Mount Carmel, Israel. Molecular Ecology 2009, 18(9):2063-2075.

  • Yang ZJ, Li GR, Jia JQ, Zeng X, Lei MP, Zeng ZX, Zhang T, Ren ZL. Molecular cytogenetic characterization of wheat–Secale africanum amphiploids and derived introgression lines with stripe rust resistance. Euphytica 2009, 167(2):197-202.

  • Li GR, Liu C, Zeng ZX, Jia J-Q, Zhang T, Zhou JP, Ren ZL, Yang ZJ. Identification of α-gliadin genes in Dasypyrum in relation to evolution and breeding. Euphytica 2009, 165(1):155-163.


  • Hu GK, Feng H, Zhang T, Yan Y, Wu B, Jiang Q, Wu JM, Zhang YZ. Molecular cloning of cDNAs for 14-3-3 and its protein interactions in a white-rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Annals of Microbiology 2006, 56(3):191-196.