National Genomics Data Center

Zhenglin Du

Associate Senior Engineer

Team Leader, Precision Medicine

Email: duzl (AT)

Tel: +86 (10) 8409-7708


  • Senior Engineer in Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China, 2011−Present

  • Engineer in Beijing Institute of Genomics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China, 2008−2011

  • Research Scientist in Beijing Genomics Institute, Shenzhen, China, 2007−2008


  • PhD in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, China Agricultural University, China, 2007

  • BS in Biology, China Agricultural University, China, 2002


  • Big data integration and curation

  • de novo genome assembly and annotation

  • Comparative genomic analysis

  • Omics research on cancer




  1. Xie J, Shi H, Du Z, Wang T, Liu X, Chen S: Comparative genomic and functional analysis reveal conservation of plant growth promoting traits in Paenibacillus polymyxa and its closely related speciesScientific reports 2016, 6:21329.

  2. Liu S, Luo J, Chai J, Ren L, Zhou Y, Huang F, Liu X, Chen Y, Zhang C, Tao M, Lu B, Zhou W, Lin G, Mai C, Yuan S, Wang J, Li T, Qin Q, Feng H, Luo K, Xiao J, Zhong H, Zhao R, Duan W, Song Z, Wang Y, Wang J, Zhong L, Wang L, Ding Z, Du Z, Lu X, Gao Y, Murphy RW, Liu Y, Meyer A, Zhang YP: Genomic incompatibilities in the diploid and tetraploid offspring of the goldfish x common carp crossProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2016. [PMID=26768847]

  3. Wei S, Du Z, Gao F, Ke X, Li J, Liu J, Zhou Y: Global Transcriptome Profiles of 'Meyer' Zoysiagrass in Response to Cold StressPloS one 2015, 10(6):e0131153.

  4. Miao Z, Xu W, Li D, Hu X, Liu J, Zhang R, Tong Z, Dong J, Su Z, Zhang L, Sun M, Li W, Du Z, Hu S, Wang T: De novo transcriptome analysis of Medicago falcata reveals novel insights about the mechanisms underlying abiotic stress-responsive pathwayBMC genomics 2015, 16(1):818.

  5. Li B, Zong Y, Du Z, Chen Y, Zhang Z, Qin G, Zhao W, Tian S: Genomic Characterization Reveals Insights Into Patulin Biosynthesis and Pathogenicity in Penicillium Species.Molecular plant-microbe interactions : MPMI 2015, 28(6):635-647.

  6. Ding J, Zhao L, Chang Y, Zhao W, Du Z, Hao Z: Transcriptome sequencing and characterization of Japanese scallop Patinopecten yessoensis from different shell color linesPloS one 2015, 10(2):e0116406.

  7. Zhou P, Zhang G, Chen S, Jiang Z, Tang Y, Henrissat B, Yan Q, Yang S, Chen CF, Zhang B, Du Z: Genome sequence and transcriptome analyses of the thermophilic zygomycete fungus Rhizomucor mieheiBMC genomics 2014, 15:294

  8. Xie JB, Du Z, Bai L, Tian C, Zhang Y, Xie JY, Wang T, Liu X, Chen X, Cheng Q, Chen S, Li J: Comparative genomic analysis of N2-fixing and non-N2-fixing Paenibacillus spp.: organization, evolution and expression of the nitrogen fixation genesPLoS genetics 2014, 10(3):e1004231.

  9. Zhang F, Du Z, Huang L, Vera Cruz C, Zhou Y, Li Z: Comparative transcriptome profiling reveals different expression patterns in Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzae strains with putative virulence-relevant genesPloS one 2013, 8(5):e64267.

  10. Huang Y, Li Y, Burt DW, Chen H, Zhang Y, Qian W, Kim H, Gan S, Zhao Y, Li J, Yi K, Feng H, Zhu P, Li B, Liu Q, Fairley S, Magor KE, Du Z, Hu X, Goodman L, Tafer H, Vignal A, Lee T, Kim KW, Sheng Z, An Y, Searle S, Herrero J, Groenen MA, Crooijmans RP, Faraut T, Cai Q, Webster RG, Aldridge JR, Warren WC, Bartschat S, Kehr S, Marz M, Stadler PF, Smith J, Kraus RH, Zhao Y, Ren L, Fei J, Morisson M, Kaiser P, Griffin DK, Rao M, Pitel F, Wang J, Li N: The duck genome and transcriptome provide insight into an avian influenza virus reservoir speciesNature genetics 2013, 45(7):776-783.

  11. Wang J, Wang W, Li R, Li Y, Tian G, Goodman L, Fan W, Zhang J, Li J, Zhang J, Guo Y, Feng B, Li H, Lu Y, Fang X, Liang H, Du Z, Li D, Zhao Y, Hu Y, Yang Z, Zheng H, Hellmann I, Inouye M, Pool J, Yi X, Zhao J, Duan J, Zhou Y, Qin J, Ma L, Li G, Yang Z, Zhang G, Yang B, Yu C, Liang F, Li W, Li S, Li D, Ni P, Ruan J, Li Q, Zhu H, Liu D, Lu Z, Li N, Guo G, Zhang J, Ye J, Fang L, Hao Q, Chen Q, Liang Y, Su Y, San A, Ping C, Yang S, Chen F, Li L, Zhou K, Zheng H, Ren Y, Yang L, Gao Y, Yang G, Li Z, Feng X, Kristiansen K, Wong GK, Nielsen R, Durbin R, Bolund L, Zhang X, Li S, Yang H, Wang J: The diploid genome sequence of an Asian individualmNature 2008, 456(7218):60-65.