Caixia Gao, PhD

Professor

Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,

Email: cxgao@genetics.ac.cn

 

Biography

Education

Gansu Agricultural University, Lanzhou, China             B.A.       06/91       Agriculture

Gansu Agricultural University, Lanzhou, China             M.A.       06/94       Agriculture

China Agricultural University, Beijing, China                 Ph.D.     06/97       Agriculture

Research Division, DLF-Trifolium Group, Denmark     Postdoc   04/98       Molecular Biology

Professional Appointments

2017 – present     Director, Center for Genome Editing, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

2009 – present     Professor, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, CAS

1998 – 2009         Research Scientist, Research Division, DLF-Trifolium Group, Denmark

Research Interests

Developing novel technologies to achieve efficient and specific genome engineering, and applying them to study the function of genes and modify plant traits for high quality, disease resistance and stress tolerance in crop species.

Selected Publications (* Corresponding authors)

Dr. Gao has published papers in peer-reviewed journals including Science (2019), Nature Biotechnology (2018a,b,c, 2017,2014,2013), Nature Communications (2017,2016) and Nature Plants (2015).