Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001 – 2005
    B.S. Plant Science, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

  • 2005 – 2009
    PhD Four-year rotation program, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK

  • 2010 – 2013
    Joint Postdoc Scholar in the laboratories of Prof. Philip Bevilacque and Prof. Sarah Assmann, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemistry and Department of Biology, USA.

Selected publications

  • *Ding, Y., Kwok, CK., Tang, Y., *Bevilacqua, P.C., *Assmann, S.M. Genome-wide profiling of in vivo RNA structure at single nucleotide resolution using StructureSeq. Nat. Protoc. (2015) *indicates co-corresponding authorship.

  • *Kwok, CK., *Ding, Y., Shahid, S., Assmann, S. M. & Bevilacqua, P. C. A stable RNA G-Quadruplex within the 5’-UTR of Arabidopsis thaliana ATR mRNA downregulates translation. Biochem. J. (2015) *indicates co-first authorship.

  • Ding, Y., Tang, Y., Kwok, CK., Zhang, Y., Bevilacqua, P.C., Assmann, S.M. (2014). In vivo genome-wide profiling of RNA secondary structure reveals novel regulatory features. Nature 505, 696-700

  • *Kwok, CK., *Ding, Y., Tang, Y., Assmann, S. M. & Bevilacqua, P. C. (2013). Determination of in vivo RNA structure in low-abundance transcripts. Nat. Commun. 4, 2971 *indicates co-first authorship.

  • Kwok, CK., Ding, Y., Sherlock, M.E., Assmann, S.M., Bevilacqua, P.C. (2013). “A Hybridization-Based Approach for Quantitative and Low-Bias Single-Stranded DNA Ligation.” Anal. Biochem. 435(2):181-186

  • Ouellet, J., Melcher, S., Iqbal, A., Ding, Y., Lilley, D.M.J. (2010). Structure of the three-way helical junction of the hepatitis C virus IRES element. RNA 16:1597-1609

  • Ding, Y., and Oldroyd, G. (2009). Positioning the nodule, the hormone dictum. Plant Signaling & Behavior 4(2):89-93

  • Ding, Y., Kalo, P., Yendrek, C., Sun, J., Liang, Y., Marsh, JF., Harries, J.M., Oldroyd, G., (2008). Abscisic Acid Coordinates Nod Factor and Cytokinin Signaling during the Regulation of Nodulation in Medicago truncatula. The Plant Cell 20:2681-2695


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