Dr. Qingfang He

Dr. Qingfang He

Professor, Biology

Educational Background

  • B.S., Jiangxi Agricultural University
  • M.S., China Agricultural University
  • Ph.D., Arizona State University

Research Interests

  • Biofuel
  • Biomaterial & nutraceutical
  • Molecular genetics of cyanobacteria & plants
  • Photosynthesis
  • Plant secondary metabolites
  • Phytoremediation & algal control

Teaching Interests

  • Genomics
  • Molecular microbiology
  • Principles of genetic analysis


  • Wang, Q., Jantaro, S., Lu, B., Majeed, W., Bailey, M. & He, Q. (2008) The high light-inducible polypeptides stabilize trimeric photosystem I complex under high light conditions in Synechocystis PCC 6803. Plant Physiol. 147, 1239-1250.
  • Jantaro, S., Ali, Q., Lone, S. & He, Q. (2006) Suppression of the lethality of high intensity light to a mutant lacking four hli genes by the inactivation of the regulatory protein PfsR in Synechocystis PCC 6803. J. Biol. Chem. 281, 30865-30874