Professor JIANG Liwen

Address

(Office): Rm 384, Science Centre South Block
(Lab): LG 101 & 103, Run Run Shaw Science Building

People JLW2 

Phone

(Office): (852) 3943 6388
(Lab): (852) 3943 6379

Fax (852) 2603 5745
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Web

http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/centre/iCell/

http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/centre/ccdb/
   


Education

1996  Ph.D. Simon Fraser University
1992 M.Sc. University of British Columbia
1984 B.Sc. South China Agricultural University


Position

  • Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences, School of Life Sciences, CUHK
  • Director, Centre for Cell and Developmental Biology, CUHK
  • Director, RGC-AoE "Centre for Organelle Biogenesis and Function", CUHK
  • Director, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Program, CUHK 


Research Interests

  • Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Protein Targeting and Trafficking in Plant Cells
  • Organelle Biogenesis and Function in Plants
  • Plant Biotechnology


Representative Publications

  • *Zhao Q, Shen J, Gao C, Cui Y, Wang Y, Cui J, Cheng L, Cao W, Zhu Y, Huang S, Zhou Q, Leong CK, Leung KP, Chen X and *Jiang L (2019) RST1 is a FREE1 suppressor that negatively regulates vacuolar trafficking in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell (in press)
  • Li H, Li Y, Zhao Q, Li T, Wei J, Li B, Shen W, Yang C, Zeng Y, Rodriguez P, Zhao Y, *Jiang L, *Wang X and *Gao C (2019) The Plant ESCRT Component FREE1 Shuttles to the Nucleus to Attenuate Abscisic Acid Signalling. Nature Plants 5(5):512-524.
  • Cui Y*, Cao W, He Y, Zhao Q, Wakazaki M, Zhuang X, Gao J, Zeng Y, Gao C, Ding Y, Wong HY, Wong WS, Lam HK, Wang P, Ueda T, Rojas-Pierce M, Toyooka K, Kang BH and *Jiang L (2019) A whole-cell electron tomography model of vacuole biogenesis in Arabidopsis root cells. Nature Plants 5(1):95-105.
  • *Shen J, Zhao Q, Wang X, Gao C, Zhu Y, Zeng Y and *Jiang L (2018) A Plant Bro1 Domain Protein BRAF Regulates Multivesicular Body Biogenesis and Membrane Protein Homeostasis. Nature Communications 9(1):3784.
  • *Zhuang X, Chung KP, Luo M and *Jiang L (2018) Autophagosome Biogenesis and the Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Plant Perspective. Trends in Plant Science 23(8):677-692.
  • Chung KP, Zeng Y, Li Y, Ji C, Xia Y and *Jiang L (2018) Signal motifs-dependent ER export of Qc-SNARE BET12 interacts with MEMB12 and affects PR1 trafficking in Arabidopsis. Journal of Cell Science 131(2).
  • Gao C, Zhuang X, Shen J and *Jiang L (2017) ESCRT Complexes: Moving Beyond Endosomal Sorting. Trends in Plant Science 22(11):986-998.
  • Zhuang X, Chung KP, Cui Y, Lin W, Gao C, Kang BH and *Jiang L (2017) ATG9 regulates autophagosome progression from the endoplasmic reticulum in Arabidopsis. PNAS 114(3): E426–E435.
  • Cui Y, Zhao Q, Xie HT, Wong WS, Wang X, Gao C, Ding Y, Tan Y, Ueda T, Zhang Y and *Jiang L (2017) MONENSIN SENSITIVITY 1 (MON1)/CALCIUM CAFFEINE ZINC SENSITIVITY 1 (CCZ1)-mediated Rab7 activation regulates tapetal programmed cell death and pollen development. Plant Physiology 173(1):206-218.
  • Zeng Y, Chung KP, Li B, Lai CM, Lam SK, Wang X, Cui Y, Gao C, Luo M, Wong KB, Schekman R, and *Jiang L (2015) Unique COPII component AtSar1a/AtSec23a pair is required for the distinct function of protein ER export in Arabidopsis thaliana. PNAS 112(46):14360-5.
  • Gao C, Zhuang X, Cui Y, Fu X, He Y, Zhao Q, Zeng Y, Shen J, Luo M and *Jiang L (2015) Dual roles of an Arabidopsis ESCRT component FREE1 in regulating vacuolar protein transport and autophagic degradation. PNAS 112(46):1886-91.
  • Gao C, Luo M, Zhao Q, Yang R, Cui Y, Zeng Y, Xia J and *Jiang L (2014) A Unique Plant ESCRT Component, FREE1, Regulates Multivesicular Body Protein Sorting and Plant Growth. Current Biology 24(21): 2556-63.


Research Grants
 

  • 2019-2024, Research Grants Council (RGC) Research Impact Fund (RIF) as PI “Plant Bioreactor for Pharmaceutical Proteins”, HK$5,000,000
  • 2018-2021, Research Grants Council (RGC) Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) as PC “Molecular Mechanisms of Autophagy and Autophagosome in Plants”, HK$7,209,550
  • 2017-2020, Research Grants Council (RGC) Collaborative Research Fund (CRF) as PC “The First Integrated cryo-EM and cryo-ET Shared Facility for Life Sciences Research in Hong Kong”, HK $9,500,000
  • 2014-2021, Research Grants Council (RGC) Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE) Grant as PC “Center for organelle biogenesis and function”, HK$47,250,000


Awards

  • 2017: Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards 2017 Second Class Prize, Ministry of Education of PRC
  • 2016: Research Excellence Award 2015-16, CUHK
  • 2015: Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2015-2016, The Croucher Foundation
  • 2014: Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences, CUHK
  • 2014: Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards 2013 Second Class Prize, Ministry of Education of PRC
  • 2010: Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards 2009 First Class Prize, Ministry of Education of PRC
  • 2013: Outstanding Fellow of the Faculty of Science, CUHK
  • 2009: The Croucher Senior Research Fellowship 2009-2010
  • 2009: Research Excellence Award 2009-10, CUHK
  • 2008: Exemplary Teaching Award 2008, Faculty of Science, CUHK
  • 2006: Research Excellence Award 2006-07, CUHK


Professional Activities

  • Editor-in-Chief: Plant Science
  • Senior Editor: Journal of Integrative Plant Biology and Chinese Bulletin of Botany
  • Associate Editor: Protoplasma and Frontiers in Plant Science
  • Editorial Board: Plant Cell; Molecular Plant; Journal of Genetics and Genomics, and 中國科學: 生命科學


Awards Received by Graduate Students and Postdoc

  • 1000 Young Talent Program of Zhejiang, 2017 (Shen Jinbo)
  • 1000 Young Talent Program of China, 2015 (Ding Yu, Gao Caiji)
  • CUHK Young Scholars Thesis Award 2013 (Zhuang Xiaohong)
  • CUHK Young Scholars Dissertation Award 2013  (Shen Jinbo)
  • CUHK Young Scholars Dissertation Award 2009 (Miao Yansong)
  • Postgraduate Research Output Award 2016, CUHK (Zeng Allen)
  • Postgraduate Research Output Award 2013, CUHK (Shen Jinbo)
  • Postgraduate Research Output Award 2009, CUHK (Miao Yansong)
  • Postgraduate Research Output Award 2006, CUHK (Lam Sheung Kwan)
  • Postgraduate Research Output Award 2004, CUHK (Tse Yu Chung)
  • Research Fellowship Scheme 2018-2019, CUHK (Zeng Yonglun)
  • Research Fellowship Scheme 2017-2018, CUHK (Cui Yong)
  • Research Fellowship Scheme 2016-2017, CUHK (Cui Yong)
  • Research Fellowship Scheme 2015-2016, CUHK (Shen Jinbo)
  • Research Fellowship Scheme 2014-2015, CUHK (Zhuang Xiaohong)
  • Research Fellowship Scheme 2013-2014, CUHK (Ding Yu)
  • Keystone Symposium Scholarship 2012 (Wang Juan)
  • Keystone Symposium Scholarship 2007 (Miao Yansong)
  • The HFSP (Human Frontier Science Program) Long-Term Fellows 2010 (Lam Sheung Kwan)
  • The HFSP (Human Frontier Science Program) Long-Term Fellows 2009 (Miao Yansong)

Faculty Positions Lab Alumni

  • Shen Jinbo, Professor, Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University
  • Wang Xiangfeng, Associate Professor, China Agricultural University
  • Zhuang Xiaohong, Assistant Professor, CUHK
  • Wang Juan, Associate Professor, South China Agricultural University
  • Law Ho Yin Angus, Teaching Fellow, Thei
  • Gao Caiji, Professor, South China Normal University
  • Ding Yu, Professor, Jinan University
  • Wang Hao, Professor, South China Agricultural University
  • Miao Yansong, Nanyang Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University
  • Cai Yi, Professor, Sichuan Agricultural University
  • Tse Yu Chung, Associate Professor, South University of Science and Technology of China
  • Wang Junqi, Associate Professor, South University of Science and Technology of China
  • Yang Lei, Associate Professor, Nanjing University
  • Mo Beixin, Professor, Shenzhen University
  • Li Hongye, Professor, Jinan University
  • Luo Ming, Associate Professor, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences