Guo Jia

f00dd38f5e81429f8ac034b7eb4d5ab9.pngJia Guo

Associate Professor,

College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F university,

3 Taicheng Road,

Yangling 712100, Shaanxi, China

Tel: +86-29-87082613


Education and work experience:

2010.9 - now  Northwest A&F University, Associate Professor

2005.9 - 2010.7 Korean Kangwon National University, PHD in Plant Molecular Biology

2001.9 - 2005.7  Northeast Forestry University, Bachelor in Biotechnology

Research field

Work on plant stress physiology and molecular biology, including physiological and molecular mechanisms of plant response to stress such as salinity, drought and cold stresses, and tomato variety selection.


"Soilless Culture (English course) ", "Cultivation of Edible Fungi", "Plant Tissue Culture", "Literature reading and communication", etc.


(1) ‘Roles and regulatory mechanisms of  SlPIP1;7  gene in tomato plants under drought and salt stress’, Natural Science Foundation of Shaanxi Province, 2021/01-2022/12.

(2) ‘Functional analysis of two aquaporins genes in tomato under drought and salt stress’, Natural Science Basic Research Program of Shaanxi Province, 2018/01-2019/12.

(3) ‘Function of tomato PIPs in maintaining the overall water balance of plants in response to drought and salt stresses’, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2016/01-2018/12.

(4) ‘Functional and regulatory mechanism analysis of tomato SlCOP1 under cold stress’, Fundamental Research Funds for Central Universities, 2014/01-2016/12

(5) ‘Analysis of an  Arabidopsis  mutant susceptible to  Phytophthora sojae  ", Scientific Research Fund for Returnes, 2013/01-2015/12.

Recent publications

Han W, Jia J, Hu Y, Liu J, Guo J, Shi Y, Huo H, Gong H*. Maintenance of root water uptake contributes to salt-tolerance of a wild tomato species under salt stress.  Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science , 2020, 67, 205-217

Han N, Fan S, Zhang T, Hao Sun H, Zhu Y, Gong H, Guo J* . SlHY5 is a

necessary regulator of the cold acclimation response in tomato.  Plant Growth

Regul  ation , 2020, 91: 1-12

Sun H, Duan Y, Mitani-Ueno N, Che J, Jia J, Liu J, Guo J, Ma JF, Gong H*. Tomato roots have a functional silicon influx transporter but not a functional silicon efflux transporter.  Plant Cell Environ  ment , 2020, 43: 732-744

Sun H, Guo J, Duan Y, Zhang T, Huo H, and Gong H*, Isolation and functional characterization of CsLsi1, a silicon transporter gene in  Cucumis   sativus , Physiologia Plantarum , 2017, 159: 201–214.

Guo J, Zhang Y, Hui M, Cheng Y, Zhang E, Xu Z*, Transcriptome sequencing and  de novo  analysis of a recessive genic male sterile line in cabbage ( Brassica oleracea  L. Var. Captitata),  Molecular Breeding , 2016, 36(8): 117

Zhu Y, Guo J (Co-first author), Feng R, Jia J, Han W, Gong H *, The regulatory role of silicon on carbohydrate metabolism in  Cucumis sativus  L. under salt stress,   Plant and Soil , 2016, 406: 231-247.

Wu J, Guo J (Co-first author), Hu Y, Gong H *, Distinct physiological responses of tomato and cucumber plants in silicon-mediated alleviation of cadmium stress, Frontiers in Plant Science , 2015: 6:1-14.

Guo J, Wu J, Zhang T, Gong H*, Over-expression of SlCycA3 gene in  Arabidopsis accelerated the cycle cycle transition,  Functional Plant Biology , 2014, 41(6): 659-670

Guo J, Wang MH*, Expression profiling of the DREB2 type gene from tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum L.) under various abiotic stresses.  Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology , 2011, 52(1): 105-111.

Guo J, Wang MH*, Ultraviolet A-specific induction of anthocyanin biosynthesis and PAL expression in tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum  L.).  Plant Growth Regulation,  2010, 62(1): 1-8

Guo J, Wang MH*,  LeAbsi1  gene expression regulation by various abiotic and oxidative stresses,  Canadian Journal of Plant Science , 2010, 90(4): 435-441

Guo J, Kwon HK, Wang MH*, Characterization of three A-type cyclin genes in tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum ) treated withauxins.  Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry , 2010, 53: 266-274

Guo J, Wang MH*, Characterization of the phenylalanine ammonia-lyase gene ( SlPAL5 ) from tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum  L.),  Molecular Biology Report , 2009, 36: 1579-1585

Yang Y, Guo J*,Characterization of LeCOP1 gene in Lycopersicon esculentum treated with various abiotic and oxidative stresses.  African Journal of Biotechnology , 2012, 11(9): 16478-16485

An Y, Guo J, Lou L, Qu GZ*, Morphological and genetic characteristics of genetic tumor in  Nictiana glauca .  Journal of Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology , 2011, 20(2), 293-296