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Dr. Caiping Cai Associate professor(蔡彩平 副教授)

Date: 2015-04-14



  Name: Cai Caiping 蔡彩平

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    Work Phone: 086 25 84395311







   Education and Work Experience


1998-2002,Shanxi Agricultural UniversityB.S., Agronomy

2002-2005, Shanxi Agricultural UniversityM.S., Genetics & Crop Breeding

2005-2009,Nanjing Agricultural UniversityPh.D., Genetics & Crop Breeding 

2009-2014,Nanjing Agri. Univ. Lecturer

2015-    , Nanjing Agri. Univ. Associate professor


Awards and Group Memberships


2010  The Winner of Jiangsu Provincial Excellent Doctoral Dissertation

2012  Zhongshan academic talent of Nanjing Agricultural University


Research areas


Functional genomics & Molecular breeding




1.        Lv F, Wang H, Wang X, Han L, Ma Y, Wang S, Feng Z, Niu X, Cai C, Kong Z, Zhang T, Guo W.GhCFE1A, a dynamic linker between ER network and actin cytoskeleton, plays an important role in cotton fiber cell initiation and elongation. J Exp Bot, 2015, doi: 10.1093/jxb/eru530.

2.        Zhang R, Ding J, Liu C, Cai C, Zhou B, Zhang T, Guo W. Molecular evolution and phylogenetic analysis of COL superfamily genes related to photoperiodic regulation of flowering time in wild and domesticated cotton (Gossypium) species. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(2) :e0118669.

3.        Cai C, Zhang X, Niu E, Zhao L, Li N, Wang L, Ding L, Guo W. GhPSY, a phytoene synthase gene, is related to the red plant phenotype in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Mol Biol Rep. 2014, 41(8):4941-52.

4.        Cai C, Ye W, Zhang T, Guo W. Association analysis of fiber quality traits and exploration of elite alleles in Upland cotton cultivars/accessions (Gossypium hirsutum L.). J Integr Plant Biol. 2014, 56(1):51-62.

5.        Cai C, Niu E, Du H, Zhao L, Feng Y, Guo W. Genome-wide analysis of the WRKY transcription factor gene family in Gossypium raimondii and the expression of orthologs in cultivated tetraploid cotton. The Crop J, 2014, 2:4941-52.

6.        Zhang X, Wang L, Xu X, Cai C, Guo W. Genome-wide identification of mitogen-activated protein kinase gene family in Gossypium raimondii and the function of their corresponding orthologs in tetraploid cultivated cotton. BMC Plant Biol. 2014, 14(1):345.

7.        Wang L, Zhu Y, Tong X, Hu W, Cai C, Gwo W. Molecular cloning and characterization of an allene oxide cyclase gene associated with fiber strength in cotton. Journal of Integrative Agriculture, 2014, 13(10):2113-2121.

8.        Cai C, Tong X, Liu F, Lv F, Wang H, Zhang T, Guo W. Discovery and identification of a novel Ligon lintless-like mutant (Lix) similar to the Ligon lintless (Li1) in allotetraploid cotton. Theor Appl Genet. 2013, 126(4):963-70.

9.        Lv Y, Cai C, Wang L, Lin S, Zhao L, Tian L, Lv J, Zhang T, Guo W. Mining, Characterization, and Exploitation of EST-derived Microsatellites in Gossypium barbadense.Chin Sci Bull. 2010, 55(18):1889-1893.

10.    Wang L, Zhu Y, Cai C, Zhang T, Guo W. Molecular cloning and characterization of two fiber elongation genes using a cotton fiber developmental mutant (Gossypium hirsutum L.). 作物学报,2010,36(1): 85-91.

11.    Zhao L, Cai C, Zhang T, Guo W. Fine mapping of the red plant gene R1 in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum). Chin Sci Bull. 2009, 54(9):1529-1533.

12.    Meng C, Cai C, Zhang T, Guo W. Characterization of six novel NAC genes and their responses to abiotic stresses in Gossypium hirsutum L. Plant Sci. 2009, 176:352-359.

13.    Guo W, Cai C (joint first author), Wang C, Zhao L, Wang L, Zhang T. A preliminary analysis of genome structure and composition in Gossypium hirsutum. BMC Genomics. 2008, 9:314.

14.    Guo W, Cai C (joint first author), Wang C, Han Z, Song X, Wang K, Niu X, Wang C, Lu K, Shi B, Zhang T. A microsatellite-based, gene-rich linkage map reveals genome structure, function and evolution in Gossypium. Genetics. 2007, 176:527-541.

15.    Wang C, Guo W, Cai C, Zhang T. Characterization, development and exploitation of EST-derived microsatellites in Gossypium raimondii Ulbrich. Chin Sci Bull. 2006, 51(5):557-561.