|Ph.D.||Developmental Biology, Wuhan University -- 2004-2011|
|B.S.||Biotechnology, Wuhan University -- 2000-2004|
|Jun/2013 - Present||Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, Identifying mesophyll and bundle sheath-specific gene promoters from switchgrass|
|2012 - May/2013||Postdoctoral Fellow, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation|
|2011-2012||Bioinformatician, BGI, Shenzhen|
- Xiao-Lan Rao, Xiu-Hong Zhang, Rong-Jun Li and Ying-Tang Lu*. (2011). A calcium sensor-interacting protein kinase negatively regulates salt stress tolerance in rice (Oryza sativa L.) Functional Plant Biology.
- Xiu-Hong Zhang, Xiao-Lan Rao, Hai-Tao Shi, Rong-Jun Li and Ying-Tang Lu*. (2011). Expression analysis of the cytosolic Glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase gene family in rice under environmental stresses. Plant Cell, Tissue & Organ Culture.