Molecular Genetics and Soybean Genomics Laboratory

Henry T. Nguyen, Ph.D.
Curators' Distinguished
Professor of Plant Sciences,
Division of Plant Sciences
University of Missouri
Tel: 573-882-5494
Fax: 573-882-1469
Henry Nguyen

Li Song

Li Song Senior Research Associate

Division of Plant Sciences
Office: 25 Agriculture Building
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211


Lab Member Since: July, 2011

Current Research Focus:

My current research in the lab includes high-throughout cloning and functional characterization of selected abiotic stress-related candidates in Soybean.


Ph.D. Genetics, Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai, China
M.S. Cell biology, Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang, China
B.S. Biology, Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang, China

  • Li Song, Qiu-Ming Shi, Xiao-Hua Yang, Zhi-Hong Xu, Hong-Wei Xue*. MSBP1 negatively regulate brassinosteroid signaling through interacting with BAK1. Cell Research, 2009, 19: 864-876.
  • Li Song, Xiao-Yi Zhou, Li Li, Liang-Jiao Xue, Xi Yang, and Hong-Wei Xue* Genome-Wide Analysis Revealed the Complex Regulatory Network of Brassinosteroid Effects in Photomorphogenesis. Molecular Plant, 2009, 2: 755-772.
  • Xi Yang, Li Song, Hong-Wei Xue* Membrane Steroid Binding Protein 1 (MSBP1) Stimulates Tropism by Regulating Vesicle Trafficking and Auxin Redistribution. Molecular Plant. 2008 1: 1077-1087.
  • Qiu-Ming Shi, Xi Yang, Li Song and Hongwei Xue*. Arabidopsis MSBP1 Is Activated by HY5 and HYH and Is Involved in Photomorphogenesis. Molecular Plant, 2011.
  • Li Song, Li Li, Zhaoqin Chu, Hongwei Xue* Brassinosteroids Signal Transduction in Arabidopsis. Chinese Bulletin of Botany, 2006, 23(5):556-563.