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Jinping  Zhao

Jinping Zhao


Ph.D. in Plant Virology and Plant Immunology, Tsinghua University, 2012

Current position

Associate Researcher, Institute of Virology and Plant Biotechnology, Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences (2014-present)


  1. Shi, B., Lin, L., Wang, S., Guo, Q., Zhou, H., Rong, L., Li, J., Peng, J., Lu, Y., Zheng, H., Yang, Y., Chen, Z., Zhao, J., Jiang, T., Song, B., Chen, J. and Yan, F. (2016). Identification and regulation of host genes related to Rice stripe virus symptom production. New Phytol 209(3): 1106-1119.
  2. Yin, K., Tang, Y. and Zhao, J. (2015). Genome-Wide Characterization of miRNAs Involved in N Gene-Mediated Immunity in Response to Tobacco Mosaic Virus in Nicotiana benthamiana. Evolutionary bioinformatics online 11(Suppl 1): 1.
  3. Han, S., Wang, Y., Zheng, X., Jia, Q., Zhao, J., Bai, F., Hong, Y. and Liu, Y. (2015). Cytoplastic Glyceraldehyde-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenases Interact with ATG3 to Negatively Regulate Autophagy and Immunity in Nicotiana benthamiana. Plant Cell 27(4): 1316-1331.
  4. Sha, A., Zhao, J.*, Yin, K., Tang, Y., Wang, Y., Wei, X., Hong, Y. and Liu, Y. (2014). Virus-based microRNA silencing in plants. Plant Physiol 164(1): 36-47. (*Co-first author)
  5. Du, Y., Zhao, J.*, Chen, T., Liu, Q., Zhang, H., Wang, Y., Hong, Y., Xiao, F., Zhang, L., Shen, Q. and Liu, Y. (2013). Type I J-domain NbMIP1 proteins are required for both Tobacco mosaic virus infection and plant innate immunity. PLoS Pathog 9(10): e1003659. (*Co-first author)
  6. Zhao, J., Liu, Q., Zhang, H., Jia, Q., Hong, Y. and Liu, Y. (2013). The rubisco small subunit is involved in tobamovirus movement and Tm-2(2)-mediated extreme resistance. Plant Physiol 161(1): 374-383.
  7. Zhang, H., Zhao, J.*, Liu, S., Zhang, D. P. and Liu, Y. (2013). Tm-22 confers different resistance responses against tobacco mosaic virus dependent on its expression level. Mol Plant 6(3): 971-974. (*Co-first author)
  8. Wang, Y., Yu, B., Zhao, J., Guo, J., Li, Y., Han, S., Huang, L., Du, Y., Hong, Y., Tang, D. and Liu, Y. (2013). Autophagy contributes to leaf starch degradation. Plant Cell 25(4): 1383-1399.
  9. Xue, F., Zhao, X., Yang, Y., Zhao, J., Yang, Y., Cao, Y., Hong, C., Liu, Y., Sun, L., Huang, M. and Gu, J. (2013). Responses of murine and human macrophages to leptospiral infection: a study using comparative array analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 7(10): e2477.
  10. Tang, Y., Wang, F., Zhao, J., Xie, K., Hong, Y. and Liu, Y. (2010). Virus-based microRNA expression for gene functional analysis in plants. Plant Physiol 153(2): 632-641.
  11. Li, X. G., Li, J. Y., Zhao, J. P., Xu, P. L. and He, Q. W. (2007). Xanthophyll Cycle and Inactivation of Photosystem II Reaction Centers Alleviating Reducing Pressure to Photosystem I in Morning Glory Leaves under Short‐term High Irradiance. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 49(7): 1047-1053.
  12. Li, X.-G., Xu, P.-L., Zhao, J.-P., Meng, J.-J. and He, Q.-W. (2006). Ferredoxin-quinone reductase benefits cyclic electron flow around photosystem 1 in tobacco leaves upon exposure to chilling stress under low irradiance. Photosynthetica 44(3): 349-354.
  13. Li, X.-G., Zhao, J.-P., Xu, P.-L., Meng, J.-J. and He, Q.-W. (2006). Effects of cyclic electron flow inhibitor (antimycin A) on photosystem photoinhibition of sweet pepper leaves upon exposure to chilling stress under low irradiance. Agricultural Sciences in China 5(7): 506-511.
Protocols by Jinping Zhao
  1. Virus-based MicroRNA Silencing