Yong Zhou

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow



Research Interests

Yong Zhou's current research is focused on rice genomes, including genome assemblies, gene annotation, TE annotation, structural variation, and evolutionary processes.

Selected Publications




  • PhD, Agronomy, Seed Science and Technology, Supervisor: Prof. Jirui Wang, Triticeae Research Institute, Sichuan Agricultural University, 2017
  • MSc, Agronomy, Crop Genetic Breeding Science, Supervisor: Prof. Youliang Zheng, Triticeae Research Institute, Sichuan Agricultural University, 2013
  • BSc, Agronomy, Sichuan Agricultural University, 2010 

Professional Profile

  • 2019-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017-2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, National Key Laboratory of Plant Molecular Genetics, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, SIBS


  • Regulatory mechanism study of genetic factors regulating expression of a high methionine storage protein, 10-kDa δ-zein in maize. Supported by China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, 2017.08 - 2019.07

Research Interests Keywords

rice variants genes evolution