† Equally Contributing Authors




  • Zhang R, Xue C, Liu GQ, Liu XY, Zhang ML, Wang X, Zhang T*, and Gong ZY*: Segmental Duplication of Chromosome 11 and its Implications for Cell Division and Genome-wide Expression in Rice. Scientific Reports 2017, 1(7): 2689.
  • Tang X†, Lowder LG†, Zhang T, Maizahn AA, Zheng XL, Voytas DF, Zhong ZH, Chen YY, Ren QR, Li Q, Kirkland ER, Zhang Y, and Qi YP. A CRISPR-Cpf1 system for efficient genome editing and transcriptional repression in plants. Nature Plants 2017, 3: 17018
  • Marand AP, Zhang T, Zhu B, and Jiang JM: Towards genome-wide prediction and characterization of enhancers in plants. BBA - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 2017, 1860(1): 131-139.




  • Zhang T, Li GR, Yang ZJ, Nevo E: Adaptive evolution of duplicated hsp17 genes in wild barley from microclimatically divergent sites of Israel. Genetics and Molecular Research 2014, 13(1): 1220-1232.
  • Zhang WL, Zhang T, Wu YF, Jiang JM: Open Chromatin in Plant Genomes. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 2014, 143:18-27.


  • Zhang T†, Talbert PB†, Zhang WL†, Wu YF, Yang ZJ, Henikoff JG, Henikoff S, Jiang JM: The CentO satellite confers translational and rotational phasing on cenH3 nucleosomes in rice centromeres. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2013, 110(50): E4875–E4883.
  • Iovene M, Zhang T, Lou Q, Buell CR, Jiang JM: Copy number variation in potato - an asexually propagated autotetraploid species. The Plant Journal 2013, 75(1):80-89.
  • Wei W, Zhang T, Lin D, Yang ZJ, Guo FB: Transcriptional abundance is not the single force driving the evolution of bacterial proteins. BMC evolutionary biology 2013, 13(1):162.
  • Yang ZJ, Zhang T, Lang T, Li G, Chen G, Nevo E: Transcriptome Comparative Profiling of Barley eibi1 Mutant Reveals Pleiotropic Effects of HvABCG31 Gene on Cuticle Biogenesis and Stress Responsive Pathways. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 2013, 14(10):20478-20491.
  • Dong ZB, Jiang C, Chen X, Zhang T, Ding L, Song W, Luo H, Lai J, Chen H, Liu R, Jin WW: Maize LAZY1 Mediates Shoot Gravitropism and Inflorescence Development through Regulating Auxin Transport, Auxin Signaling, and Light Response. Plant physiology 2013, 163(3):1306-1322.



  • Yang ZJ, Zhang T, Li GR, Nevo E: Adaptive microclimatic evolution of the dehydrin 6 gene in wild barley at “Evolution Canyon”, Israel. Genetica 2011, 139(11-12):1429-1438.
  • Wang XH, Zhang T, Wen ZN, Xiao H, Yang ZJ, Chen GX, Zhao X: The chromosome number, karyotype and genome size of the desert plant diploid Reaumuria soongorica (Pall.) Maxim. Plant Cell Reports 2011, 30(6):955-964.
  • Tang ZX, Fu SL, Ren ZL, Zhang T, Zou YT, Yang ZJ, Li GR, Zhou JP, Zhang HQ, Yan BJ: Diversity and evolution of four dispersed repetitive DNA sequences in the genus Secale. Genome 2011, 54(4):285-300.


  • Li GR, Zhang T, Wei P, Jia J, Yang ZJ: Sequence analysis of alpha-gliadin genes from Aegilops tauschii native to China. Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 2010, 2(4):128-135.
  • Li GR, Zhang T, Ban Y, Yang ZJ: Molecular characterization and evolutionary analysis of alpha-gliadin genes from Eremopyrum bonaepartis (Triticeae). Journal of Agricultural Science (Toronto) 2010, 2(4):30-36.


  • Yang ZJ, Zhang T, Bolshoy A, Beharav A, Nevo E: Adaptive microclimatic structural and expressional dehydrin 1 evolution in wild barley, Hordeum spontaneum, at ‘Evolution Canyon’, Mount Carmel, Israel. Molecular Ecology 2009, 18(9):2063-2075.
  • Yang ZJ, Li GR, Jia JQ, Zeng X, Lei MP, Zeng ZX, Zhang T, Ren ZL: Molecular cytogenetic characterization of wheat–Secale africanum amphiploids and derived introgression lines with stripe rust resistance. Euphytica 2009, 167(2):197-202.
  • Li GR, Liu C, Zeng ZX, Jia J-Q, Zhang T, Zhou JP, Ren ZL, Yang ZJ: Identification of α-gliadin genes in Dasypyrum in relation to evolution and breeding. Euphytica 2009, 165(1):155-163.


  • Hu GK, Feng H, Zhang T, Yan Y, Wu B, Jiang Q, Wu JM, Zhang YZ: Molecular cloning of cDNAs for 14-3-3 and its protein interactions in a white-rot fungus Phanerochaete chrysosporium. Annals of microbiology 2006, 56(3):191-196.