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Last name : ZOU
First name : Jun
Entrance year : 2021
Occupation : Teacher
Company : Huazhong Agricultural University
Address : Hubei 430070 WUHAN / China
Main fields of interest :
  • Seeds, genetics
  • Plant physiology
  • Agronomy
Professional experience : * Germplasm innovation and intersubgenomic heterosis analysis of rapeseed * QTL mapping, marker assisted selection and genome-wide selection in rapeseed * Interspecific crosses and its consequence on genomic alterations of Brassica oilseeds
Education : *2012 - Present: Associate professor, National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement, College of Plant Science & Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China *Sep 2015 - Sep 2016 and Oct 2014 - Dec 2014: Visiting scientist, Department of Plant Breeding, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Giessen, Germany Concentrations: Analyzing genomic structural variation in synthesized tetraploids and hexaploids *Oct 2011 - Jan 2012: Visiting scientist, Wagga Wagga Agricultural Research Institute, NSW, Australia Concentrations: Analyzing subgenomic differentiation in three tetraploid Brassica species through genetic comparative mapping with genotyping by sequencing technique *Jan 2010 - Feb 2012: Post doctor in National Key Laboratory of Genetic Improvement, Huazhong Agricultural University, China Concentrations: Retrotransposon activity in the offspring and hybrids derived from interspecific hybridization; genetic mapping and association mapping analysis referring to oil content of
Selected publications : 1) Hu D, Jing J, Snowdon R, Mason A, Shen J, Meng J, Zou J*. Exploring the gene pool of Brassica napus by genomics-based approaches. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2021, May 25, first online, 2) Hu D#, Zhao Y#, Shen J, He X, Zhang Y, Jiang Y, Snowdon R, Meng J, Reif JC*, Zou J*. Genome-wide prediction for hybrids between parents with distinguished difference on exotic introgressions in Brassica napus. The Crop Journal, 3) Zou J#, Mao L#, Qiu J#, Wang M, Jia L, Wu D, He Z, Chen M, Shen Y, Shen E, Huang Y, Li R, Hu D, Shi L, Wang K, Zhu Q, Ye C, Bancroft I, King G, Meng J, Fan L*. Genome-wide selection footprints and deleterious variations in young Asian allotetraploid rapeseed. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2019, 17(10): 1998-2010. April 4 first online, 4) Hu D, Zhang W, Zhang Y, Chang S, Chen L, Chen Y, Shi Y, Shen J, Meng J, Zou J*. Reconstituting the genome of a young allopolyploid crop, Brassica napus, with its related species. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2019, 17 (6): 1106-1118. 5) Zou J#*, H D#, Mason A, Shen X, Wang X, Wang N, Grandke F, Wang M, Chang S, Snowdon R, Meng J. Genetic changes in a novel breeding population of Brassica napus synthesized from hundreds of crosses between B. rapa and B. carinata. Plant Biotechnology Journal, 2018, 16(2), 507-519, doi: 10.1111/pbi.12791 (11 citation) 6) Luo Z#, Wang M#, Long Y, Huang Y, Shi L, Zhang C, Liu X, Fitt B, Xiang J, Mason A, Snowdon R, Liu P, Meng J, Zou J*. Incorporating pleiotropic quantitative trait loci in dissection of complex traits: seed yield in rapeseed as an example. Theor Appl Genet., 2018, 131(2), 497, equal to 2017, 130(8), 1569-1585, doi:10.1007/s00122-017-3005-2 (16 citation)