2016-01-04

Name of the Station: Horticulture

School: State Key Laboratory of Tea Plant Biology and Utilization

Benefits: Salaries for full-time post-doctors in China and their overseas counterparts are 100-150 thousand per year and 150-180 thousand per year respectively. Assistance to deal with the spouse’s job and children’s education can be offered.

 1.      Co-advisor: Jiang Changjun

Major: Tea Science / Tea Breeding

Research fields: The Creation Research of Tea Plant Germplasm Resources and Biotechnology

Post-doctor Number: 1-2

Requirements for Recruitment: With research experiences in fields like plant breeding, biotechnology and molecular biology, and 1-2 papers published in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: jiangcj@ahau.edu.cn

 2.      Co-advisor: Han Bin

Major: Molecular genetics

Research fields: Genomics and Functional Genomics

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of bioinformatics or plants molecular genetics, and published papers in SCI journals. A full-time researcher is preferred.

Contacts: bhan@ncgr.ac.cn

 3.      Co-advisor: Xiang Chengbin

Major: Plant physiology

Research fields: Biology of Environmental Stress of Tea Plant

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of biological basis and molecular mechanism concerning plant salt tolerance, plant drought tolerance, and plant low-sulfur nutrition, as well as knowledge about isolation and cloning of stress-tolerance genes. Published papers in SCI journals are needed. A full-time researcher is preferred.

Contacts: xiangcb@ustc.edu.cn

 

4.      Co-advisor: Wei Chaoling

Major: Tea Science / Plant physiology and molecular biology

Research fields: Tea Plant Stress Physiology and Molecular biology

Post-doctor Number: 1-2

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of plant stress biochemistry and Molecular mechanisms, or Insect Molecular biology. With published papers in SCI journals. A full-time researcher is preferred.

Contacts: weichl@ahau.edu.cn

 5.      Co-advisor: Wei Shu

Major: Tea Science / Plant biology

Research fields: Tea Plant Biology

Post-doctor Number: 2-4

Requirements for Recruitment: With good research background and achievements in biology or bioinformatics. Full-time research.

Contacts: weishu@ahau.edu.cn

 

6.      Co-advisor: Wan Xiaochun

Major: Tea Science / Chemistry

Research fields: Secondary Metabolism and Chemical Quality

Post-doctor Number: 3-4

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background in fields like natural product chemistry, food chemistry, or plant nitrogen metabolism. With published papers in SCI journals. A full-time researcher is preferred.

Contacts: xcwan@ahau.edu.cn

 7.      Co-advisor: Chitang Ho

Major: Tea Science / Chemistry

Research fields: Relevant to Tea Science

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of Plant Secondary Metabolism, analytical chemistry and synthetic chemistry. With 1-2 papers published in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: chitang.ho@rutgers.edu

Notes: Professor of the Department of Food Science in Rutgers University, Distinguished Chair Professor in National Taiwan University, Chair Professor in Anhui Agricultural University, with over 600 published papers. Prof. Ho is now the Associate Editor of Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the Editorial Board Member of several international mainstream journals, such as Journal of Food Science, Journal of Functional Foods, International Journal of Food and Nutrition, and Food Control, and the Full Senior Editor of Molecular Nutrition & Food Research. Prof. Ho has been long focusing his research on Food Flavor Chemistry, and currently centers his interest in the research of antioxidative and anticancer components in natural products.

 8.      Co-advisor: Oliver Yu

Major: Bioengineering / Tea Science

Research fields: Secondary Metabolism Regulation of Tea Plant and Biosynthesis Engineering

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of Plant Secondary Metabolism, analytical chemistry and synthetic chemistry. With 1-2 papers published in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: oliveryu@mit.edu

Notes: Oliver Yu, graduated from Fudan University (1991). Research Assistant in Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (1991-1992). PhD of Botany in University of South Carolina (1998). Post-doctoral research in the Department of Crop Genetics in DuPont (1998-2001). Chief Scientist in Danfoss Plant Science Center, Missouri, USA (2001-2012). CEO of Wuxi Newway Biotech Co., Ltd.(2012-now). Associate Professor of the Department of Biology in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013-now). Prof. Yu’s research mainly focuses on the metabolic control and analysis of phenylalanine, the bio-synthesis, regulation mechanism, bio-activity and metabolic engineering of flavonoids and terpenoids. Prof. Yu has so far published more than 60 papers in some internationally important academic journals, like Nature Biotechnology, JACS, Plant Journal and Plant Physiology, among which there are over 40 papers written as the first author or the corresponding author and 5 innovation patents. His research papers have ever been cited more than 800 times and the H-Index arrives at 14. Prof. Yu has presided or participated in dozens of projects supported by the USA National Science Foundation (NSF), the United States Department of Energy (DOE), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the National “863” Project. Prof. Yu has even been invited to present his academic reports for over 50 times by a variety of colleges and universities, research institutions and enterprises since 2000.  Prof. Yu now works as a member of reviewers’ board for journals like Journal of Biological Chemistry, BMC Plant Science, GM Crop, Frontiers in Plant Science, and Plant Metabolism Network. Prof. Yu also serves as a judge for the USA National Institute of Health, the United States Department of Agriculture, the USA National Science Foundation, the United States Department of Energy and the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

 9.      Co-advisor: Xia Tao

Major: phytochemistry

Research fields: Plants Phenolic Metabolism 

Post-doctor Number: 1-2

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of Plant Phenolic Metabolism and Molecular Biology. With 1-2 papers published in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: Xiatao62@126.com

 10.  Co-advisor: Liu Yongsheng

Major: Plant Secondary Metabolism

Research fields: Molecular Mechanism of Tea Plant Secondary Metabolites Synthesis and Regulation

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background in fields like isolation of plant functional genomics and regulation of gene expression, or functional genomics in plants. A full-time researcher is preferred.

Contacts: Liuyongsheng1122@hfut.edu.cn

Notes: Liu Yongsheng, Chair Professor in the State Key Laboratory of Tea Plant Biology and Utilization, Tutor of PhD students. PhD, Sichuan Agricultural University (1994). Research fellow, Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Science (1997). Visiting scholar in The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Cornell University, and Rockefeller University( 1998-2005). Prof. Liu has presided many projects supported by the Key Program of Major Project of Genetically Modified Organism and Variety Breeding, National Major Research Program, National Natural Science Foundation, and National “863” projects since he came back to China in 2005. His research papers have been published in such international main stream journals as PNAS, Science, Nature, Nature Communications, Plant Physiology. Sponsored by the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (2008). The Second Prize of National Awards for Progress in Science and Technology (2011). Prof. Liu’s research area includes the regulation of plant secondary metabolism, genetic engineering technology for quality improvement of crops (nutrients and flavor), major economic crops genomics and functional genomics.

 11.  Co-advisor: Bao Guanhu

Major: Tea Science / Chemical Biology

Research fields: Tea Plant Resources Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research experiences of separation and identification of high-level natural products. A researcher with papers published in OL, JNP, JMC journals and the like is preferred.

Contacts: baoguanhu@ahau.edu.cn

 12.  Co-advisor: Zhang Jinsong

Major: Pharmacology / Biochemistry

Research fields: Tea and Health

Post-doctor Number: 1-2

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of cell, animal pharmacology and toxicology. With 1-2 relevant papers in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: zjs@ahau.edu.cn

 13.  Co-advisor: Xie Zijiang

Major: Pharmacology

Research fields: Tea Plant and Health

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Signal Transduction. Full-time research.

Contacts: xiez@marshell.edu

Notes: Distinguished Professor in the State Key Laboratory of Tea Science, Professor of Department of Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology in Marshall University, Director of Multidisciplinary Institute. Prof. Xie is a well-known international expert in the area of Cardiac Physiology and Pharmacology, who first discovered the signal transduction function of Na/K-ATPase as digitalis receptor. He acted as an international convention chairman and consultant with regard to  Na/K-ATPase for many times and the presenter of special report. Prof. Xie is the assessment expert of traditional projects from  the UAS National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Science Foundation of Israel. He has presided 11 projects including PPG sub-projects represented by NIH and other projects represented by NIH R01, concerning the researches of Na/K-ATPase, Na/Pi cotransport protein, and cardiac glycosides. He is currently in charge of two NIH R01projects. Prof. Xie has already published over 130 papers in SCI journals like J Cell Biol, PNAS, Cancer Res, Oncogene, Hypertension, Mol Interv, Cardiovasc. Res, and J Biol. Chem., with the total citations of 4,639 times and the average number of 30.9 times. Among them, there are 29 papers with more than 50 citations and 14 ones with over 100 citations. The highest one (European Journal of Biochemistry, 269(10): 2434-2439, 2002) has ever been cited for 284 times and the total H-factor arrives at 39.

 14.  Co-advisor: Chung S. Yang

Major: Biochemistry / Tea Science

Research fields: Tea and Health

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research background of Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Signal Transduction..Full-time research.

Contacts: csyang@pharmacy.rutgers.edu

Notes: Distinguished Professor and John L. Colaizzi Chair in Pharmacy Department of Chemical Biology Director, Center for Cancer Prevention Research Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

 

15.  Co-advisor: Xie Zhongwen

Major: Tea Science / Molecular Nutrition

Research fields: Molecular Mechanism of Tea Plant Nutritional Physiology and Health

Post-doctor Number: 2-3

Requirements for Recruitment: Research background of Vascular Biology or Metabolic Syndrome by means of Animal Model and Molecular Biology is preferred. Full-time research.

Contacts: zhongwenxie@ahau.edu.cn

 16.  Co-advisor: Henry Thompson

Major: Nutrition / Tea Science

Research fields: Tea and Metabolic Diseases

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With research foundations in fields like Human Nutrition, Plant Chemicals and Metabolic Diseases. With 1-2 published papers in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: yijun@ahau.edu.cn

Notes: Professor and Director of Laboratory in Colorado State University, Chair Professor in Anhui Agricultural University. Prof. Thompson has presided many projects supported by the USA National Institute of Health (NIH) and the United States Department of Defense. Prof. Thompson has already published hundreds of high-level research papers in well-known journals such as Cancer Research, Carcinogenesis, Br. J. Nutr., J Agric. Food Chem.  Prof. Thompson focuses his research on the prevention of cancer and metabolic diseases, energetic restriction and metabolism, as well as agricultural products and human health.

 17.  Co-advisor: Xia Tao

Major: Tea Science

Research fields: Tea Processing

Post-doctor Number: 1

Requirements for Recruitment: With the research background of Tea Processing and Food Chemistry, and 1-2 published papers in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: Xiatao62@126.com

 

18.  Co-advisor: Zhang Zhengzhu

Major: Tea Science

Research fields: Tea Quality Control

Post-doctor Number: 1-2

Requirements for Recruitment: With the research background of Tea Science, Biochemistry or Food Science, and published papers in SCI journals. Full-time research.

Contacts: zzz@ahau.edu.cn


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