Dr. Bai Juan
College of Horticulture
Northwest A&F University
Yangling, Shaanxi 712100
P. R. China
Office: Sorth Campus, Agronomy Building, College of Horticulture, 617
We are interested in the regulation of growth and development of Camellia sinensis (tea plant) under abiotic and biotic stress, with a particular focus on how secondary metabolism and cellular reduction/oxidation (redox) homeostasis improve the ability of tea plants responses to stress.
Lanzhou University, Ecology (major), Ph.D. 2008
Lanzhou University, Ecology (major), B. S. 2003
2019.3-Present Associate Professor in College of Horticulture, Norwest A&F University
2012.1-2019.2 Associate Professor in College of Life Sciences, Norwest A&F University
2012.9-2013.9 Visiting Scholar in the University of Leeds, UK
2008.7-2011.12 Lecturer in College of Life Sciences, Norwest A&F University
Tea Biochemistry (for undergraduate students), Tea Ecophysiology (for graduate students)
2019.1-2022.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China (31870586): Functional analysis of Ckγ-ECS assisting to promote root growth by PLT2 in xerophyte plant Caragana korshinskii .
2016.1-2017.12 Natural Science Basic Research Plan in Shaanxi Province of China (2016JQ3006): Effects of glutathione on root growth in xerophyte plant Caragana korshinskii .
2012.1-2014.12 National Natural Science Foundation of China (31100455): The role of photorespiration on adapting to drought in Caragana korshinskii in the northwestern arid area of China.
Luo X, Zhang Y, Wu H, Bai J*. (2020) Drought stress-induced autophagy gene expression is correlated with carbohydrate concentrations in Caragana korshinskii . Protoplasma 257: 1211-1220.
Bao Z, Bai J, Cui H*, Gong CM*. (2019) A Missing Link in Radial Ion Transport: Ion Transporters in the Endodermis. Frontiers in Plant Science 10: 713.
Kang T#, Wu HD#, Lu BY, Luo XJ, Gong CM, Bai J*. (2018) Low concentrations of glycine inhibit photorespiration and enhance the net rate of photosynthesis in Caragana korshinskii . Photosynthetica 56(2): 512-519.
Bai J*, Kang T, Wu HD, Lu BY, Long XG, Luo XJ, Zhang YY, Zhou YL, Gong CM*. (2017) Relative contribution of photorespiration and antioxidative mechanisms in Caragana korshinskii under drought conditions across the Loess Plateau. Functional plant biology 44: 1111-1123.
Gong CM*, Bai J, Wang JH, Zhou YL, Kang T, Wang JJ, Hu CX, Guo HB, Chen PL, Xie P, Li YF. (2016) Carbon storage patterns of Caragana korshinskii in areas of reduced environmental moisture on the Loess Plateau, China. Scientific Reports 6: 28883.
Schnaubelt D#, Queval G#, Dong Y, Diaz-Vivancos P, Makgopa ME, Howell G, De Simone A, Bai J, Hannah MA, Foyer CH*. (2015) Low glutathione regulates gene expression and the redox potentials of the nucleus and cytosol in Arabidopsis thaliana . Plant, Cell & Environment 38(2): 266-279.
Passaia G, Queval G, Bai J, Margis-Pinheiro M, Foyer CH*. (2014) The effects of redox controls mediated by glutathione peroxidases on root architecture in Arabidopsis thaliana . Journal of Experimental Botany 65(5): 1403-1413.
Kang HM, Chen K, Bai J, Wang G*. (2012) Antioxidative system’s responses in the leaves of six Caragana species during drought stress and recovery. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 34(6): 2145-2154.
Gong CM, Bai J, Deng JM, Wang GX, Liu XP*. (2011) The variations of anatomical and photosynthetic carbon metabolic characteristics in Phragmites communis with increasing soil water stress across Oasis-Desert Transitional Zone. Plant Ecology 212(4): 675-687.
Bai J, Gong CM, Chen K, Kang HM, Wang G*. (2009) Examination of antioxidative system’s responses in the different phases of drought stress and during recovery in desert plant Reaumuria soongorica (Pall.) Maxim. J ournal of Plant Biol ogy 52(5): 417-425.
Bai J, Xu DH, Kang HM, Chen K, Wang G*. (2008) Photoprotective function of photorespiration in Reaumuria soongorica during different levels of drought stress in natural high irradiance. Photosynthetica 46(2): 232-237.