Tian, Lining, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

1391 Sandford St
London, Ontario N5V 4T3
Telephone: 519-457-1470 (230)
Fax: 519-457-3997
Email: lining.tian@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Plant molecular biology, plant biotechnology
  • Plant gene expression
  • Plant genetic engineering
  • Plant disease and stress resistance
  • Plant genetic transformation

Current Projects:

  • Plum pox virus resistance
  • Corn trait modification via molecular biology
  • Gene expression

Affiliations:

  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2013

  • Lakshminarayan, S., Bernards, M.A., Tian, L.-N., Qubbaj, T., and Hannoufa, A. (2013). "Analysis of Arabidopsis plants overexpressingcarotenoid cleavage dioxygenases for volatile emissions and insect resistance.", 2013 Eastern Regional Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Mississauga, ON, Canada, December 6-7, 2013. (Presentation)
  • Tian, L.-N., Eskin, N.A.M., Lu, J., Najak, A., Al Hejami, A., Tian, G., Vessey, K., Henry, H.A.L., Reid, L.M., and Yang, X. (2013). "Study Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus in corn plants for colonization and potential nitrogen fixation.", 67th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 14-15, 2013, pp. 11-15.
  • Tian, L.-N., Eskin, N.A.M., Vessey, K., Tian, G., Henry, H.A.L., Reid, L.M., and Yang, Y. (2013). "Study of biological nitrogen fixation in corn by Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus.", 67th Northeastern Corn Improvement Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada, February 14-15, 2013.
  • Tian, L.-N., Wang, X., Svircev, A.M., Wang, A.M., Sanfaçon, H., Brown, D.C.W., Kohalmi, S.E., and Lu, M. (2013). "Development of Plum pox virus resistance in plum grown in Canada via plant biotechnology.", 2nd International Symposium on Plum Pox Virus, Olomouc, Czech Republic, September 3-6, 2013.
  • Wang, A.M., Elhiti, M., Wang, H., Li, Y., Tian, L.-N., Svircev, A.M., Sanfaçon, H., and Brown, D.C.W. (2013). "Development of genetic resistance to Plum pox virus in Canada.", 2nd International Symposium on Plum Pox Virus, Olomouc, Czech Republic, September 3-6, 2013.
  • Wang, Y., Amyot, L., Xu, Z., Tian, L.-N., and Hannoufa, A. (2013). "MicroRNA156 regulates plant development and nodulation in Lotus japonicus.", 2013 Eastern Regional Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Biologists, Mississauga, ON, Canada, December 6-7, 2013. (Poster)

2012

  • Lakshminarayan, S., Wei, S., Gruber, M.Y., Bernards, M.A., Tian, L.-N., Qubbaj, T., and Hannoufa, A. (2012). "Role of carotenoid cleavage dioxygenases in volatile emissions and insect resistance in Arabidopsis.", 3rd Annual Biology Graduate Research Forum 2012, University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, October 20, 2012.
  • Lakshminarayan, S., Wei, S., Gruber, M.Y., Bernards, M.A., Tian, L.-N., Qubbaj, T., and Hannoufa, A. (2012). "Role of carotenoid cleavage dioxygenases in volatile emissions and insect resistance in Arabidopsis.", Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (CSPB) Eastern Regional Meeting and Plant Development Workshop, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON, Canada, November 30- December 1, 2012.
  • Tian, L.-N., Wang, X., Kohalmi, S.E., Svircev, A.M., Wang, A.M., Sanfaçon, H., Brown, D.C.W., and Schneider, K.E. (2012). "Control of the expression of the host factor eIF(iso)4E gene for Plum Pox Virus resistance.", Joint Canadian Phytopathological Society (CPS) 83rd Annual Meeting and International PPV Meeting, Marriott Gateway On The Falls, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, June 24-27, 2012. (Presentation)
  • Wang, Y., Amyot, L., Xu, Z., Tian, L.-N., and Hannoufa, A. (2012). "Role of two RNA-binding proteins in carotenoid and chlorophyll biosynthesis and stress adaptation.", 8th Canadian Plant Biotechnology Conference, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, May 14-17, 2012.

2010

  • Tian, L.-N., Svircev, A.M., Sanfaçon, H., and Brown, D.C.W. (2010). "Plum pox virus resistance stability and expression of specific siRNAs in plum.", US/Canada Plum Pox Virus Update and International Research Symposium, Kearneysville, WV, USA, January 4-6, 2010.