JiaoQi Gao    Associate Professor

Education and Working Experience

2008-2012 Dalian University of Technology  Bachelor

2012-2017 Dalian University of Technology  Doctor

2015-2016 University of Pittsburgh  Joint Doctor

2017-2022 DICP CAS Assistant Professor

2022-Now  DICP CAS Associate Professor

Research Interest

Yeast cell factory construction and methanol biotransformation

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Featured Publications

1. Xie L.F., Yu W., Gao J.Q., Wang H.Y., Zhou Y.J.*, Ogataea polymorpha as a next-generation chassis for industrial biotechnology, Trends Biotechnol., 2024, (In Press)

2. Xie L.F., Gao J.Q., Zhou Y.J.*, Synthetic biology for Taxol biosynthesis and sustainable production, Trends Biotechnol., 2024, (In Press)

3. Gao J.Q.#., Yu W.#, Li Y.X., Jin M.J., Yao L., Zhou Y.J.*, Engineering co-utilization of glucose and xylose for chemical overproduction from lignocellulose, Nat. Chem. Biol., 2023, 19, 1524-1531. (Cover story)

4. Gao J.Q., Li Y.X., Yu W., Zhou Y.J.*, Rescuing yeast from cell death enables overproduction of fatty acids from sole methanol, Nat. Metab., 2022, 4, 932-943.

5. Chen R.B., Gao J.Q., Yu W., Chen X.H., Zhai X.X., Chen Y., Zhang L.*, Zhou Y.J.*, Engineering cofactor supply and recycling to drive phenolic acid biosynthesis in yeast, Nat. Chem. Biol., 2022, 18, 520-529.

6. Yan C.X., Yu W., Yao L., Guo X.Y., Zhou Y.J., Gao J.Q.*, Expanding the promoter toolbox for metabolic engineering of methylotrophic yeasts,Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol.2022, 106(9-10), 3449-3464.

7. Yan C.X., Yu W., Zhai X.X., Yao L., Guo X.Y.*, Gao J.Q.*, Zhou Y.J., Characterizing and engineering promoters for metabolic engineering of Ogataea polymorpha, Synth. Syst. Biotechnol., 2022, 7, 498-505.

8. Li Y.X., Zhai X.X., Yu W., Feng D., Shah A.A.,  Gao J.Q.*, Zhou Y.J.*, Production of free fatty acids from various carbon sources by Ogataea polymorpha, Bioresour. Bioprocess., 2022, 9, 78.

9. Ji L.L., Ma X.J., Gao J.Q.*, Zhou Y.J., Evaluation of promoters from Ogataea polymorpha, Chin. J. Bioprocess Eng., 2022, 20(1), 20-28. (in Chinese)

10. Gao J.Q., Gao N., Zhai X.X., Zhou Y.J.*, Recombination machinery engineering for precise genome editing in methylotrophic yeast Ogataea polymorpha, iScience, 2021, 24(3), 10216

11. Liu S., Gao J.Q.*, Xue C., Zhou Y.J., Medium optimization for growth of Ogataea polymorpha, Chin. J. Bioprocess Eng., 2020, 18(1), 116-125. (in Chinese)

12. Gao J.Q., Zhou Y.J.*, Advances in methanol bio-transformation, Synth. Biol. J., 2020, 1(2), 158-173. (in Chinese)