Professor GUO Dianjing


(Office): Rm G81, Science Centre South Block

(Lab): Rm G94&G84 Science Centre South Block

People DJG


(Office): (852) 3943 6298

(Lab): (852) 3943 1258

Fax (852) 2603 5745
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1998 Ph. D. Chinese Academy of Sciences
1994 M. Sc. Northeast Agricultural University
1991 B. Sc. Northeast Agricultural University


  • Associate Professor, School of Life Sciences

Research Interests


  • Genomics and bioinformatics
  • Systems biology
  • Plant stress response
  • Plant secondary metabolism and trichome function

Representative Publications

  • Qing Zhang, Xiaodan Fan, Yejun Wang, Mingan Sun, Jianlin Shao, Dianjing Guo. BPP: a sequence-based algorithm for branch point prediction. 2017. Bioinformatics. (to appear)
  • Md. Mehedi Hasan, Mst. Shamima Khatun, Md. Nurul Haque Mollah, Cao Yong, and Guo Dianjing. A systematic identification of species-specific protein succinylation sites using joint element features information. 2017. Journal of Nanomedicine. (to appear)
  • Jue WANG, Yejun WANG; Caiji GAO; Liwen JIANG; Dianjing GUO. 2017. Plos One. PPero, a Computational Model for Plant PTS1 Type Peroxisomal Protein Prediction.
  • Ming-an SUN, Yejun WANG, Qing ZHANG, Yiji XIA,Wei GE, and Dianjing GUO. Prediction of reversible disulfide based on features from local structural signatures. BMC Genomics. 2017.18(279). doi:  10.1186/s12864-017-3668-8.
  • Han Cheng, Haibin Cai, Haitian Fu, Zewei An, Jialin Fang, Yanshi Hu, Dianjing Guo, Huasun Huang. Functional Characterization of Hevea brasiliensis CRT/DRE Binding Factor 1 Gene Revealed Regulation Potential in the CBF Pathway of Tropical Perennial Tree. Plos One. 2015.
  • Mingan Sun, Qing Zhang, Yejun Wang, Wei Ge, and Dianjing Guo.Prediction of redox-sensitive cysteines using sequential distance and other sequence-based features. 2016. BMC Bioinformatics. DOI: 10.1186/s12859-016-1185-4.
  • Zhang Yan and Dianjing Guo. Comparative Epigenetic Analyses of Acute and Chronic Leukemia. 2015. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 2015, 3, 29-35.
  • Chunqiang Li, Jiaofang Shao, Yejun Wang, Wenbin Li, Dianjing Guo, Bin Yan, Yiji Xia and Ming Peng. Analysis of banana transcriptome and global gene expression profiles in banana roots in response to infection by race 1 and tropical race 4 of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Cubense.   BMC   Genomics.   2013, 14:851 doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-851Q
  • Qing Zhang, X Fan, Y Wang, M Sun, SSM Sun, D Guo. A Model-Based Method for Gene Dependency Measurement. Plos One. 2012, 7(7): e40918. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040918
  • M Sun, Y Wang, H Cheng,Q Zhang,W Ge and D Guo. RedoxDB – a curated database for experimentally verified protein oxidative modification. Bioinformatics. 2012,28(19), p2551-2552.
  • Y Wang, H Huang, M Sun, Q Zhang and D Guo .T3DB: an integrated database for bacterial type III secretion system. BMC Bioinformatics. 2012, 13:66
  • Cheng H, Zhang Q, and Guo D. Genes respond to H2O2 are also evoked under light in Arabidopsis. Molecular Plant. 2012. Advance Access 10.1093/mp/sss108
  • Wang Y, Zhang Q, Sun M, Guo D: High-accuracy prediction of bacterial type III secreted (T3S) effectors based on position-specific amino acid composition profiles. Bioinformatics. 2011. 27(6):777-84. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btr021

Research Grants

  • 2010-2013, GRF, Probing the molecular function of a bHLH protein in A.annua glandular trichome morphogenesis. HK$1,150,000
  • 2009-2012, GRF, Roles of two regulatory proteins in artemisinin metabolism and trichome function. HK$1,460,000
  • 2006-2009: An Integrated Functional Genomics Approach towards the Understanding of Artemisinin Metabolism. HK$1,052,500
  • 2006-2008: NSFC, Plant osmotic stress-response gene mining and functional analysis. RMB 260,000
  • 2007-2009. UGC Area of Excellence Scheme. AoE on Center for Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology-HK$25.0M (as co-I, PI: Prof. Samuel SM Sun)
  • 2005-2006: CUHK Direct grant, EST database approach for gene discovery in Artemisia annua glandular trichomes. HK$107,916