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Chief: Lijuan Qiu


Lijuan Qiu
Center for Crop Germplasm Resources
Institute of Crop Sciences
No.12 Zhongguancun South Street
Beijing, 100081, China


  • 1984-1989, PhD in Crop Genetics and Breeding, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China
  • 1980-1984, BS in Agronomy, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China

Working Experience

  • 1998.4-2003.5 Professor, Institute of Crop Germplasm Resources, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • 2003.6-now, Professor, Institute of Crop Sciences, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • 1992.4-1998.3, Associate Professor, Institute of Crop Germplasm Resources, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • 1989.8-1992.3, Assistant Professor, Institute of Crop Germplasm Resources, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Research Interests

  • Genetic Diversity and Evolution
  • Discovery genes related to the important traits
  • Developing molecular technique for germplasm enhancement

Academic Qualifications

  • Chairman of Soybean Speciality Committee,
  • Committee Member of Crop Science Society of China
  • Associate Editor of Soybean Science
  • Associate Editor of The Crop Journal

Selected Publications (*corresponding authors)

Wang LX, Guan Y,Guan RX,Li YH, Ma YS, Dong ZM, Liu X, Zhang HY, Zhang YQ, Liu ZX, Chang RZ, Xu HM, Li LY, Lin FY, Luan WJ, Yan Z, Ning XC, Zhu L, Cui YH, Piao RH, Liu Y, Chen PY, Qiu LJ *. 2006. Establishment of Chinese soybean Glycine max core collections with agronomic traits and SSR markers. Euphytica, 151 (2): 215-223.
Tian ZX, Wang XB, Lee R, Li Y, Specht JE, Nelson RL, Mclean PE, Qiu LJ*, Ma JX*. 2010. Artificial selection for determinate growth habit in soybean. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 8563-8568.
Li YH, Li W, Zhang C, Yang L, Chang RZ, Gaut BS, Qiu LJ*. 2010. Genetic diversity in domesticated soybean (Glycine max) for simple sequence repeats. New Phytologist. 188:242-253.
Qiu LJ*, Xing LL, Guo Y, Wang J, Jackson S, Chang RZ. 2013. A platform for soybean molecular breeding: the utilization of core collections for food security. Plant Molecular Biology. 83:41-50.
 Li YH, Zhou G, Ma J, Jiang W, Jin LG, Zhang Z, Guo Y, Zhang J, Sui Y, Zheng L, Zhang SS, Zuo Q, Shi XH, Li YF, Zhang WK, Hu Y, Kong G, Hong HL, Tan B, Song J, Liu ZX, Wang Y, Ruan H, Yeung CK, Liu J, Wang H, Zhang LJ, Guan RX, Wang KJ, Li WB, Chen SY, Chang RZ, Jiang Z, Jackson SA*, Li R*, Qiu LJ*. 2014. De novo assembly of soybean wild relatives for pan-genome analysis of diversity and agronomic traits. Nature Biotechnology. 32 (10):1045-5232.
Guan RX, Qu Y, Yong Guo Y, Yu LL, Liu Y, Jiang JH, Chen JG, Ren YL, Liu GY, Tian L, Jin LG, Liu ZX, Hong HL, Chang RZ, Gilliham M*, Qiu LJ*. 2014. Salinity tolerancein soybean is modulated by natural variation in GmSALT3. The Plant Journal. 80:937-950.
Phyu Sin Htwe NM, Luo ZQ, Jin LG, Nadon B, Wang KJ, Qiu LJ*. 2015. Functional marker development of miR1511-InDel and allelic diversity within the genus Glycine. BMC Genomics. 16 (467):1-11.
Guo BF, Guo Y, Hong HL, Jin LG, Zhang LJ, Chang RZ, Lu W, Lin M, Qiu LJ*. 2015. Co-expression of G2-EPSPS and glyphosate acetyltransferase GAT genes conferring high tolerance to glyphosate in soybean. Frontiers in Plant Science. 6 (847):1-11.
Zhou FL, Guo Y, Qiu LJ*. 2016. Genome-wide identification and evolutionary analysis of leucine-rich repeat receptor-like protein kinase genes in soybean. BMC Plant Biology. 16 (58):1-13.
Ma YS, C.Reif J, Jiang Y, Wen ZX, Wang DC, Liu ZX, Guo Y, Wei SH, Wang SM, Yang CM, Wang HC, Yang CY, Lu WG, Xu R, Zhou R, Wang RZ, Sun ZD, Chen HZ, Zhang WH, Wu J, Hu GH, Liu CY, Luan XY, Fu YS, Guo T, Han TF, Zhang MC, Sun BC, Zhang L, Chen WY, Wu CX, Sun S, Yuan BJ, Zhou XA, Han DZ, Yan HR, Li WB, Qiu LJ*. 2016. Potential of marker selection to increase prediction accuracy of genomic selection in soybean (Glycine max L.). Molecular Breeding. 36 (113):1-10.
Li ZF, Jiang LX, Ma YS, Wei ZY, Hong HL, Liu ZX, Jinhui Lei, Liu Y, Guan RX, Guo Y, Jin LG, Zhang LJ, Li YH, Ren YL, He W, Liu M, Phyu Sin Htwe NM, Liu L, Guo BF, Song J, Tan B, Liu GF, Li MQ, Zhang XL, Liu B, Shi XH, Han SN, Hua SN, Zhou FL, Yu LL, Li YF, Wang S, Wang J, Chang RZ and Qiu LJ*. 2017. Development and utilization of a new chemically-induced soybean library with a high mutation density. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology. 59 (1):60-74.
Li ZF, Guo Y, Ou L, Hong HL, Wang J, Liu ZX, Guo BF, Zhang LJ, Qiu LJ*. 2018. Identification of the dwarf gene GmDW1 in soybean (Glycine max L.) by combining mapping-by-sequencing and linkage analysis. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 131(5):1001-1016.
Guo Y, Su BH, Tang JY, Zhou FL, Qiu LJ*. 2018. Gene-based SNP identification and validation in soybean using next-generation transcriptome sequencing. Molecular Genetics and Genomics, 293 (3): 623-633.
Han J, Han D, Guo Y, Yan H, Wei Z, Tian Y, Qiu LJ*. 2019. QTL mapping pod dehiscence resistance in soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) using specific-locus amplified fragment sequencing. Theoretical & Applied Genetics. Acceptance.

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