Agriculture & Biotechnology Research Center
Gu Dachuan
Highest Education PHD
Phone 020-37021938
Office 723, Xingke Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou City
Education and Appointments

Education and Appointments

12/2019-present, Associate Prof., South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

07/2017-11/2019, Postdoc., South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

09/2013-07/2017, Ph.D., South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

09/2010-07/2012, M.Eng., Wuhan University, China

09/2006-07/2010, B.Eng., South-central University for Nationalities, China

Research Interest

1.Epigenetic regulation and balance mechanism of quality and yield in tea (Camellia sinensis) leaves

2.Molecular mechanism of Arabidopsis epigenetic factors in regulating of seed germination

Public Services

1.Dean’s Excellence Award of CAS

2.Excellent graduate of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

3.BIOMIGA scholarship from SCBG

Selected Publication

Journal publications (First author)

1.Gu, D.C.#, Chen, C.Y.#, Zhao, M.L., Zhao, L.M., Duan, X.W., Duan, J.*, Wu, K.Q.*, Liu, X.C.* (2017). Identification of HDA15-PIF1 as a key repression module directing the transcriptional network of seed germination in the dark. Nucleic Acids Research, 45(12), 7137-7150.

2.Gu, D.C., Ji, R.J., He, C.M., Peng, T., Zhang, M.Y., Duan, J., Xiong, C.Y.*, Liu, X.C.* (2019). Arabidopsis histone methyltransferase SUVH5 is a positive regulator of light-mediated seed germination. Frontiers in Plant Science, 10, 841.

 Journal publications (Co-author)

1.Zhao, L.M.#, Peng, T.#, Chen, C.Y.#, Ji, R.J., Gu, D.C., Li, T.T., Zhang, D.D., Tu, Y.T., Wu, K.Q., Liu, X.C.* (2019). HY5 Interacts with the Histone Deacetylase HDA15 to Repress Hypocotyl Cell Elongation in Photomorphogenesis. Plant Physiology, 180(3): 1450-1466.

2.Yang, J. #, Yuan, L.Y. #, Yen, M.R. #, Zheng, F., Ji, R.J., Peng, T., Gu, D.C., Yang, S.G., Cui, Y.H., Chen, P.Y., Wu, K.Q. *, Liu, X. C.* (2019), SWI3B and HDA6 Interact and Are Required for Transposon Silencing in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal. Accepted Author Manuscript.

3.Zeng, L.T.#, Wang, X.Q.#, Xiao, Y.Y., Gu, D.C., Liao, Y.Y., Xu, X.L., Jia, Y.X., Deng, R.F., Song, C.K., Yang, Z.Y.* (2019). Elucidation of (Z)-3-Hexenyl-β-glucopyranoside Enhancement Mechanism Under Stresses from The Oolong Tea Manufacturing Process. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 67 (23), 6541-6550.

4.Zeng, L.T., Wang, X.W., Liao, Y.Y., Gu, D.C., Dong, F., Yang, Z.Y. * (2019). Formation of and changes in phytohormone levels in response to stress during the manufacturing process of oolong tea (Camellia sinensis). Postharvest Biology and Technology, 157: 110974.

5.Li, J.L.#, Zeng, L.T.#, Liao, Y.Y., Gu, D.C., Tang, J.C.*, Yang, Z.Y.* (2019). Influence of Chloroplast Defects on Formation of Jasmonic Acid and Characteristic Aroma Compounds in Tea (Camellia sinensis) Leaves Exposed to Postharvest Stresses. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 20 (5), 1044.

6.Zhao, J.H., Li, M.Z., Gu, D.C., Liu, X.C., Zhang, J.X., Wu, K.L., Zhang, X.H., Teixeira da Silva, J.A., Duan, J.* (2016). Involvement of rice histone deacetylase HDA705 in seed germination and in response to ABA and abiotic stresses. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 470 (2), 439-444.