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Dr. Hong Wang BSc, MSc, PhD Professor, Biochemistry, Microbiology & Immunology

Room A7 Health Sciences

Research Area(s)

  • Plant cell cycle regulation


Ph.D., Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan
M.Sc., Department of Plant Sciences, University of British Columbia
B.Sc., Department of Agronomy, Huazhong (Central China) Agricultural University

Selected Publications

  1. Cheng Y, Cao L, Wang S, Li Y, Shi X, Liu H, Li L, Zhang Z, Fowke LC, Wang H, Zhou Y (2013). Down-regulation of multiple CDK inhibitor ICK/KRP genes up-regulates E2F pathway and increases cell proliferation, organ and seed sizes in Arabidopsis. Plant Journal. Epub 2013 May 30.
  2. Xiang D, Yang H, Venglat P, Cao Y, Wen R, Ren M, Stone S, Wang E, Wang H, Xiao W, Weijers D, Berleth T, Laux T, Selvaraj G, Datla R (2011) POPCORN functions in the auxin pathway to regulate embryonic body plan and meristem organization in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell Dec 16, 2011 [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Wang S, Wen R, Shi X, Lambrecht A, Wang, H, Xiao W (2011) RAD5a and REV3 function in two alternative pathways of DNA-damage tolerance in Arabidopsis. DNA Repair 10: 620-628.
  4. Yang R, Tang Q, Wang H (Huimei), Zhang X, G, Wang H, Tu J (2011) Analyses of two rice (Oryza sativa L.) cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors and effects of transgenic expression of OsiICK6 on plant growth and development. Annals of Botany 107: 1141-1157.
  5. Torres-Acosta JA, Fowke LC, Wang H (2011) Analyses of phylogeny, evolution, conserved sequences and genome-wide expression of the ICK/KRP family of plant CDK inhibitors. Annals of Botany 107: 1087-1101.
  6. Sanz L, Dewitte W, Forzani C, Patell F, Wen B, Nieuwland J, Quelhas P, Titmus C, Campilho A, Ren H, Estelle M, Wang H, Murray JAH (2011) The Arabidopsis D-type cyclin CYCD2;1 and the inhibitor ICK2/KRP2 modulate auxin-induced lateral root formation. Plant Cell 23: 641-66
  7. Zhang X, Pan G, Jin X, Tang Q, Wang H, Tu J (2010) Analysis of causes for formation of chimeras. Analytical Biochemistry 400: 298-300
  8. Wang H, Zhou Y, Bird DA, Fowke LC (2008) Functions, regulation and cellular localization of plant cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors. Journal of Microscopy 231: 234-246
  9. Wen R, Torres-Acosta JA, Pastushok L, Lai X, Pelzer L, Wang H, Xiao W (2008) Arabidopsis UEV1D promotes lysine-63 linked polyubiquitination and is involved in DNA damage response. Plant Cell 20: 213-217
  10. Wang H, Zhou Y, Torres-Acosta JA, Fowke LC (2007) CDK inhibitors. In: D Inze (Ed) Cell Cycle Control and Plant Development. Blackwell Publishing: Oxford. pp62-86
  11. Kang J, Mizukami Y, Wang H, Fowke L, Dengler NG (2007) Modification of cell proliferation patterns alters leaf vein architecture in Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta 226: 1207-1218
  12. Bird DA, Buruiana MM, Zhou Y, Fowke LC, Wang H (2007) Arabidopsis cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitors are nuclear-localized and show different localization patterns within the nucleoplasm. Plant Cell Reports 26: 861-872
  13. Zhou Y, Niu H, Brandizzi F, Fowke LC, Wang H (2006) Molecular control of nuclear and subnuclear targeting of the plant CDK inhibitor ICK1 and ICK1-mediated nuclear transport of CDKA. Plant Molecular Biology 62: 261-278
  14. Wen R, Newton L, Li G, Wang H, Xiao W (2006) Arabidopsis thaliana Ubc13: implication of error-free DNA damage tolerance and Lys63-linked polyubiquitylation in plants. Plant Molecular Biology 61: 241-253
  15. Wang H, Zhou Y, Fowke LC (2006) The emerging importance of CDK inhibitors in the regulation of the plant cell cycle and related processes. Can J Botany 84: 640-650.