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PROF. ZHANG, Jianhua
(張建華)

Chair Professor of Plant Biology
Associate Vice President
(Global Research Collaboration)

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Education

RESEARCH PROJECTS

Current research grants as Principal Investigator:

 

  1. 2015 Hong Kong Research Grant Council, General Research Fund “Cloning and Functional Study of A Rice Temperature Sensitive Female Sterility Gene.” HK$ 911,269 from 01-01-2016 to 31-12-2018. (RGC Ref 14122415).
  2. 2016 Hong Kong Research Grant Council, General Research Fund “Use transcriptome analysis to uncover the genetic distinction between superior and inferior rice spikelets of different grain filling efficiency”. HK$ 760,796 from 01-01-2017 to 31-12-2019. (RGC Ref 14160516).
  3. 2017 Hong Kong Research Grant Council, General Research Fund “Molecular mechanism of sensing moisture by rice coleorhiza during germination”. HK$ 1,220,589.  from 01-01-2018 to 31-12-2020. (RGC Ref 14177617).
  4. 2018 Hong Kong Research Grant Council, General Research Fund “Functional characterization of an ABA-responsive splicing factor SR184 and its five transcript isoforms”. HK$ 1,073,230.  from 01-01-2019 to 31-12-2021. (RGC Ref 12100318).
  5. 2019 Hong Kong Research Grant Council, General Research Fund “Breaking the barriers of grain-filling using novel mutant resources”. HK$ 1,346,641.  from 01-01-2020 to 31-12-2022. (RGC Ref 12103219).
  6. 2020 Hong Kong Research Grant Council, General Research Fund “Cloning and functional analysis of the main QTL gene qBGW1 that controls rice grain width”. HK$ 1,394,799.  from 01-01-2021 to 31-12-2023. (RGC Ref 12103220).

 

Current research grants as Co-Investigator:

  1. 2014-2021, Research Grants Council (RGC) Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE) Grant “Center for organelle biogenesis and function”, Project Coordinator: Prof Jiang Liwen, HK$47,250,000 (AoE/M-05/12).
  2. 2017-2025, Research Grants Council (RGC) Areas of Excellence Scheme (AoE) Grant “Center for Genomic Studies on Plant-Environment Interaction for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security”, Project Coordinator: Prof Honming Lam, HK$81,156,000, (AoE/M-403/16).