Tingting Xiao

Postdoctoral Fellow

Postdoctoral Fellow

Location:

B2/R3266-WS07

Research Interest

Date palm development, Immunocytochemistry, In situ Hybridization, Molecular Biology, Genetics

Selected Publications

  • Jia K-P.; Dickinson A.J.; Mi J.; Cui G.; Xiao T.T. ; Kharbatia Najeh M.; Guo X.; Sugiono E.; Aranda M.; Blilou I.; Rueping M.; Benfey P.N.; Al-Babili S. (2019) Anchorene is a carotenoid-derived regulatory metabolite required for anchor root formation in Arabidopsis. Science Advances 5 (11).
  • Xiao T.T. ; van Velzen R. ; Kulikova O. ; Franken C. and Bisseling T. (2019) Lateral root formation involving cell division in both pericycle and endodermis is a common and ancestral trait in seed plants. Development 146 (20). 
  • An J. ; Zeng T. ; Ji C. ; de Graaf S. ; Zheng Z. ; Xiao T.T. ; Deng X. ; Xiao S. ; Bisseling T. ; Limpens E. and Pan Z. (2019) A Medicago truncatula SWEET transporter implicated in arbuscule maintenance during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.15975. 
  • Xiao T.T. ; Raygoza A. A. ; Pérez J.C. ; Kirschner G. ; Deng Y. ; Atkinson B. ; Sturrock C. ; Lube V. ; Wang J.Y. ; Lubineau G. ; Al Babili S. ; Alfredo Cruz Ramírez L. ; Bennett M. and Blilou I. (2019) Emergent protective organogenesis in date palm: A Morpho-devo-dynamic adaptive strategy during early development. Plant Cell 10.1105/tpc.18.00818
  • van Zeijl A. ; Guhl K. ; Xiao T.T. ; Shen D. ; Geurts R. and Kohlen W. (2018) Nitrate inhibition of nodule formation in Medicago truncatula is mediated by ACC SYNTHASE 10. bioRxiv 434829
  • Geurts R. ; Xiao T.T. and Reinhold-Hurek B. (2016) What does it takes to evolve a nitrogen- fixing endosymbiosis? Trends in plant Science 21(3) . - p,199-208.
  • Van Zeijl, A.L.* ; Liu, W.* ; Xiao, T.T.* ; Kohlen, W. ; Yang, W.C. ; Bisseling, T. ; Geurts, R. (2015) The strigolactone biosynthesis gene DWARF27 is co-opted in rhizobium symbiosis. BMC Plant Biology 15 . - p. 15 (*Contributed equally)
  • Franssen, H. ; Xiao, T.T. ; Kulikova, O. ; Wan, X. ; Bisseling, T. ; Scheres, B. ; Heidstra, R. (2015) Root developmental programs shape the Medicago truncatula nodule meristem. Development 142 . - p. 2941 - 2950.
  • Zhang, C. ; Sanders, J.P.M. ; Xiao, T.T. ; Bruins, M.E. (2015) How Does Alkali Aid Protein Extraction in Green Tea Leaf Residue: A Basis for Integrated Biorefinery of Leaves. PLoS One 10 (7).
  • Xiao, T.T. ; Schilderink, S. ; Moling, S. ; Deinum, E.E. ; Kondorosi, E. ; Franssen, H. ; Kulikova, O. ; Niebel, A. ; Bisseling, T. (2014) Fate map of Medicago truncatula root nodules. Development 141 . - p. 3517 - 3528. 

Education

  • 2010 – 2015: Ph.D., Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 2008 – 2010: MSc., Plant breeding and Genetic resources, Plant Science, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 2003 – Jun: BSc., Plant breeding and plant cultivation, Horticulture department, Shandong Agricultural University, Taian, China 

Professional Profile

  • 2017 – current: Postdoc researcher, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia 
  • 2015 – 2017: Postdoc researcher, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands 

KAUST Affiliations

Prof. Ikram Blilou's Group

CDA - Center for Desert Agriculture

BESE - Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

Date palm development Immunocytochemistry Molecular Biology Genetics