GONG JIMING,Professor of Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology Chinese Academy of Sciences

Address:300 Fenglin Road, Shanghai, China

Zip code:200032




Research Areas

Mineral Nutrition and Phytoremediation


1995-09~2000-07 Ph.D. Institute of Genetics and Development Biology ,CAS, China

1991-09~1995-07 B.S. Beijing Normal University, China


Work Experience

Since 2006-01, Professor, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, SIBS, CAS 

2000-09 ~ 2005-12, Postdoctor, University of California, San Diego, USA 

Chair, The Academic Committee of Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, since ~2015

Deputy Director, 93 society of the Shanghai science and Technology Committee, since 2012

Editorial board member, Frontiers in Plant Science, since 2011;

Editorial board member, Plant Physiology Journal, since 2010;

Editorial board member, Chinese Journal of Applied Ecology, since 2010;

Director, Environmental Bioremediation Committee in China Society of Plant Physiology, since 2009;


Teaching Experience

      Ion allocation and plant environmental adaptation

Plant molecular genetics (lectures)

Energy utilization strategies and regulation mechanisms in plant during environmental adaptation

Mechanism of substance transport and distribution in plant



(1)Peng JS, Ding G, Meng S, Yi HY,Gong JM*. (2017) Enhanced metal tolerance correlates with heterotypic variation in SpMTL, a metallothionein-like protein from the hyperaccumulator Sedum plumbizincicola.Plant Cell & Environment408:1368-1378

(2)Peng JS, Wang YJ, Ding G, Ma HL, Zhang YJ*,Gong JM*. (2017). A Pivotal Role of Cell Wall in Cadmium Accumulation in the Crassulaceae hyperaccumulator Sedum plumbizincicola.Molecular Plant.10:771-774

(3)He YN, Peng JS, Cai Y, Liu DF, Guan Y, Yi HY,Gong JM*. (2017) Tonoplast-localized nitrate uptake transporters involved in vacuolar nitrate efflux and reallocation in Arabidopsis.Sci. Rep. 25;7 (1): 6417.

(4)Meng S, Peng JS, He YN, Zhang GB, Yi HY, Fu YL,Gong JM*(2016)ArabidopsisNRT1.5 mediates the suppression of nitrate starvation-induced leaf senescence by modulating foliar potassium level.Molecular Plant. 9:461-470

(5)Zhang GB, Yi HY,Gong JM* (2014) The Arabidopsis ethylene/jasmonic acid-NRT signaling module coordinates nitrate reallocation and the trade-off between growth and environmental adaptation.Plant Cell26: 3984-3998

(6)Peng JS andGong JM* (2014)Vacuolar sequestration capacity and long-distance metal transport in plants.Frontiers in Plant ScienceVolume 5 Article 19 (Invited Review).

(7)Peng JS, Ding G, Yi HY,Gong JM* (2014)Cloning and functional analysis of phytochelatin synthase gene fromSedum plumbizincicola.Plant Physiology Journal50 (5): 625~633.

(8)Fu YL, Zhang GB, Lv XF, Guan Y, Yi H-Y,Gong JM* (2013) Arabidopsis histone methylase CAU1/PRMT5/SKB1 acts as an epigenetic suppressor of the calcium signaling gene CAS to mediate stomatal closure in response to extracellular calcium.Plant Cell25:2878-2891.

(9)Ding G, Peng J S, Zhang G B, Yi HY, Fu YL,Gong JM* (2013) Regulation of the phytochelatin synthase geneAtPCS2inArabidopsis thaliana.SCIENTIA SINICA Vitae43:1112-1118.

(10)Zhang Y, Xu YH, Yi HY,Gong JM*(2012) Vacuolar membrane transporters OsVIT1 and OsVIT2 modulate iron translocation between flag leaves and seeds in rice.Plant Journal.72:400-410

(11)Huang J, Zhang Y, Peng JS, Zhong C, Yi HY, Ow DW,Gong JM*. (2012)Fission yeast HMT1 lowers seed cadmium through phytochelatin-dependent vacuolar sequestration in Arabidopsis.Plant Physiology. 158:1779-1788

(12)Li HM, Chen H, Yang Z-N,Gong JM*. (2012)Cdigene is required for pollen germination and tube growth.FEBS Letters.586:1027-1031

(13)Chen CZ, Lv XF, Li JY, Yi HY,Gong JM* (2012) Arabidopsis NRT1.5 is another essential component in the regulation of nitrate reallocation and stress tolerance.Plant Physiology. 159: 1582-1590

(14)Li JY, Fu YL, Pike SM, Bao J, Tian W, Zhang Y, Chen CZ, Zhang Y, Li HM, Huang J, Li LG, Schroeder JI, Gassmann W,Gong JM*(2010).The Arabidopsis nitrate transporter NRT1.8 functions in nitrate removal from the xylem sap and mediatescadmium tolerance,Plant Cell, 2010, 22: 1633-1646


1. The application of AtNRT1.8 gene enhancing resistance to heavy metals and salt stress in plants.

    State Intellectual Property Office of The P.R.C.,

    patent application number:ZL200910046650.9

2. The application of OsVIT1 and OsVIT2 genes improving iron and zinc contents in rice seeds

    State Intellectual Property Office of The P.R.C.,

    patent application number:ZL21210121093.4

3. LeNRT2.3 plays functions in increasing the absorption and distribution of nitrogen in plants

   State Intellectual Property Office of The P.R.C.,

   patent application number:201510046674.X

Research Interests


(1) Signaling in nitrate redistribution under stress conditions

(2) Vacuolar sequestration and long-distance transport of metals.

(3) Epigenetic regulation of CAS to mediate stomatal closure in response to extracellular Ca2+

(4) mechanism of metal hyperaccumulation in plant.



(1)July 16th-20th, 2017 “The 14th International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of Trace Elements”.  Talk titleMechanisms of Cd hyperaccumulation in the newly identified hyperaccumulator Sedum plumbizincicola”.   
(2)June 2nd-4th, 2017  “2017 TAISHAN Academic Forum on Plant Stress Biology”.
Talk title
“Cd hyper-accumulation in sedum plumbizincicola,a Cd hyperaccumulator newly identified specifically in china”.   
(3)March 24-April 1st, 2017 “The 3th CAS-JIC Symposium”.  
Talk title“Cd accumulation in rice”.   

(4)August 4th-8th2017 “The 16th National Symposium on agricultural biochemistry and molecular biology”. Talk title“Study on the mechanism of heavy metal cadmium enrichment”.
(5)August 22th-26th, 2016  “Third International Symposium on the Nitrogen Nutrition of Plants”.   
Talk title
“SINAR and Plant Adaptation to the Environment”  
(6)August 11th-14th, 2016 “The 2nd Molecular Plant International Symposium: From Genes to Networks
”   Talk title“SINAR and nitrogen use efficiency ”.






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张雨  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

李红梅  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

丁戈  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

黄婧  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

陈春竹  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

张国斌  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

吕新芳  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

彭佳师  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

陈浩  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

罗劲松  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

孟栓  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

和雅妮  博士研究生  071007-遗传学  

蔡瑶  硕士研究生  071007-遗传学  


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陈思颖  硕士研究生  071001-植物学  

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Honors & Distinctions

2016 Awarded by the ten thousand Talents program

2015 Awards ofYouth Science and technology innovation leader

2011 SA-SIBS Young Faculty Award

2006 Awarded by the Hundred talent program of the chinese Academy of Science