Principal Investigators

1.Lei M, Zhang H, Julian R, Tang K, Xie S, and Zhu JK. A Regulatory Link between DNA Methylation and Active Demethylation in Arabidopsis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015, 112(11):3553-57.

2.Lang Z*, Lei M*, Wang X, Tang K, Zhang H, Miki D, Mangrauthia SK, Liu W, Nie W, Ma G, Yan J, Duan CG, Hsu CC, Wang C, Tao WA, Gong Z, Zhu JK. The Methyl-CpG-Binding Protein MBD7 Facilitates Active DNA Demethylation to Limit DNA Hyper-Methylation and Transcriptional Gene Silencing. Mol Cell. 2015, 57(6):971-83. (*Co-first author).

3.Qian W*, Miki D*, Lei M*, Zhu X, Zhang H, Liu Y, Li Y, Lang Z, Wang J, Tang K, Liu R, Zhu JK. Regulation of Active DNA Demethylation by an α-Crystallin Domain Protein in Arabidopsis. Mol Cell. 2014, 55(3):361-71. (*Co-first author)

4.Lei M*, La H*, Lu K, Wang P, Miki D, Ren Z, Duan CG, Wang X, Tang K, Zeng L, Yang L, Zhang H, Nie W, Liu P, Zhou J, Liu R, Zhong Y, Liu D, Zhu JK. Arabidopsis EDM2 promotes IBM1 distal polyadenylation and regulates genome DNA methylation patterns. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014, 111(1):527-32 (*Co-first author).
Commented in Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014, 111(1):9-10

5.Lei M, Liu Y, Zhang B, Zhao Y, Wang X, Zhou Y, Raghothama KG, Liu D. Genetic and genomic evidence that sucrose is a global regulator of plant responses to phosphate starvation in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiol, 2011, 156: 1-15

6.Lei M, Zhu C, Liu Y, Karthikeyan AS, Bressan RA, Raghothama KG, Liu D Ethylene signalling is involved in regulation of phosphate starvation-induced gene expression and production of acid phosphatases and anthocyanin in Arabidopsis. New Phytol, 2011, 189: 1084–1095