Nan Lu, Ph.D. | Department of Biological Sciences

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Nan Lu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Office: 
Room #B326
Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203
940-369-7872
Nan.Lu@unt.edu
Education: 
Ph.D. Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Title: Transposon Tagging in Strawberry and Potato and Characterization of Representative Strawberry Mutants (Advisors: Dr. Richard Veilleux and Dr. Vladimir Shaulaev) 2008 - 2013
B.S. Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, Shandong Agricultural University, 2004 - 2008
Research: 
Mar/2014 - Present Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, Identifying mesophyll and bundle sheath-specific gene promoters from switchgrass
2013 - 2014 Postdoc Research Associate, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas
2012, 2013 Teaching Assistant, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2008 - 2013 Research Assistant, Department of Horticulture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2009 Teaching Assistant, Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2008 Research Assistant, Department of Life Sciences, Shandong Agriculture University
Publications: 
  1. Veilleux, R. E., K. P. Mills, A. J. Baxter, K. T. Upham, T. J. Ferguson, S. H. Holt, N. Lu, J. J. Ruiz-Rojas, C. J. Pantazis, C. M. Davis, R. C. Lindsay, F. L. Powell, Y. Dan, A. W. Dickerman, T. Oosumi and V. Shulaev (2012). "Transposon tagging in diploid strawberry." Plant Biotechnol J 10(8): 985-994.
  2. Lu, N; Carter, J; Holt, S.H; Boluarte-Medina, T; Manrique-Carpintero, N; Piovano, Suzanne; Davis, C; Pereira, A; Shulaev, V; Veilleux, R. E.: Transposon based activation tagging in diploid strawberry and monoploid derivatives of potato. (Manuscript submitted)
  1. Lu, Nan; Upham, Kendall; Pereira, Andy; Davis, Cherish; Holt, Sarah; Shulaev, Vladimir; Veilleux, Richard. Transposon Based Activation Tagging in Diploid Strawberry. Sixth Rosaceous Genomic Conference, September 2012. Trento, ITALY
  2. Veilleux, Richard; Boluarte-Medina, Tatiana; Manrique-Carpintero, Norma; Piovano, Suzanne; Pereira, Andy; Carter, Jared; Lu, Nan. Transposon Tagging in Monoploid Derivatives of Potato. Plant and Animal Genome XIX conference, January 2011. San Diego CA.

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