NAME: Jin Min


Nationality: Chinese

Present address:

National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement

Huazhong Agricultural University

Wuhan 430070, China


Educational background:

Ø 2013/9-now: Candidate Ph.D of Genetics, Crop genetics and breeding, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Ø 2010/9-2014/6: Bachelor of Science in biological science, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China


Research interests:

Ø  Genome-wide association studies in maize agronomic traits and metabolome



Publications: (# First author)

1.        Wen W, Liu H, Zhou Y, Jin M, Yang N, Li D, Luo J, Xiao Y, Pan Q, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Yan J (2016) Combining quantitative genetics approaches with regulatory network analysis to dissect the complex metabolism of the maize kernel. Plant Physiol DOI: 10.1104/pp.15.01444

2.        Wen W, Li K, Alseekh S, Omranian N, Zhao L, Zhou Y, Xiao Y, Jin M, Yang N, Liu H, Florian A, Li W, Pan Q, Nikoloski Z, Yan J, Fernie AR (2015) Genetic determinants of the network of primary metabolism and their relationships to plant performance in a maize recombinant inbred line population. Plant Cell 27:1839-1856

3.        Jin M#, Zhang XH#, Zhao MC, Deng M, Du YH, Zhou Y, Wang SC, Tohge T, Fernie AR, Willmitzer L, Brotman Y, Yan JB, Wen W (2017) Integrated genomics-based mapping reveals the genetics underlying maize flavonoid biosynthesis. BMC Plant Biology DOI: 10.1186/s12870-017-0972-z