From 09/2010 to 07/2015, Doctorate
From 07/2015 to present, Director
Jiangsu Normal university, China
Plant growth and development
Fruit ripening regulation
Plant biotic and abiotic stress
Pigment biosynthesis and metabolism
A New Tomato NAC (NAM/ATAF1/2/CUC2) Transcription Factor, SlNAC4, Functions as a Positive Regulator of Fruit Ripening and Carotenoid Accumulation. Plant Cell Physiology, ISSN:0032-0781, 55:119-135. Zhu Mingku, et al
Silencing SlELP2L, a tomato Elongator complex protein 2-like gene, inhibits leaf growth, accelerates leaf, sepal senescence, and produces dark-green fruit [J]. Scientific Reports 5, ISSN:2045-2322, Zhu Mingku, et al
he abiotic stress-responsive NAC-type transcription factor SlNAC4 regulates salt and drought tolerance and stress-related genes in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) [J]. Plant Cell Reports, ISSN:0721-7714, 33(11): 1851-1863, Zhu Mingku, et al
Molecular Characterization of Six Tissue-Specific or Stress-Inducible Genes of NAC Transcription Factor Family in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) [J]. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation, ISSN:0721-7595, 33(4): 730-744, Zhu Mingku, et al
SlDEAD31, a putative DEAD-box RNA helicase gene, regulates salt and drought tolerance and stress-related genes in tomato. Plos One, ISSN:1932-6203, 1-14, Zhu Mingku, et al
A tomato MADS-box transcription factor, SlMADS1, acts as a negative regulator of fruit ripening [J]. Plant Physiology, ISSN:0032-0889, 163:1026-1036, Dong Tingting, Hu Zongli, Deng Lei, Wang Yi, Zhu Mingku, et al
Biochemical and molecular analysis of a temperature-sensitive albino mutant in kale named “White Dove” [J]. Plant Growth Regulation, ISSN:0167-6903, 71(3): 281-294, Zhou Shuang, Hu Zongli, Zhu Mingku, et al.
Anthocyanin accumulation and molecular analysis of correlated genes in purple kohlrabi (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes L.) [J]. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, ISSN:0021-8561, 2015, 63(16): 4160-4169, Yanjie Zhang, Zongli Hu, Mingku Zhu, et al.