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Kun Lu

  • PHD
  • Vice Dean
  • Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Southwest University
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Recent publications

  • Identification of genomic regions associated with multi-silique trait in Brassica napus

    • Chai L
    • Zhang J
    • Lu K
    • et al.
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  • Joint RNA-Seq and miRNA Profiling Analyses to Reveal Molecular Mechanisms in Regulating Thickness of Pod Canopy in Brassica napus

    • Chen
    • Huo
    • Yang
    • et al.
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Professional experience

Vice Dean

Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Southwest University

June 2019 - Present

Deputy Director

State Cultivation Base of Crop Stress Biology for Southern Mountainous Land of Southwest University

February 2019 - Present


Engineering Research Center of South Upland Agriculture, Ministry of Education

December 2018 - Present


Southwest University

July 2017 - Present

Associate Professor

Southwest University

June 2010 - July 2017(7 years)


Purdue University Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

September 2012 - September 2013(a year)


Southwest University

July 2008 - May 2010(2 years)



Southwest University

September 2002 - June 2008(6 years)


Southwest Agricultural University

September 1998 - June 2002(4 years)


Dr. Kun Lu is working as Professor at College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, Southwest University (SWU), China. His area of interest includes Plant Molecular Genetics, Abiotic Stress, and Polyploid Evolution. He obtained his PhD in 2008 from the SWU, China with a dissertation on rapeseed phosphorus nutrition. He regularly lectures and publishes in international journals and serve as secretary for organizing international conferences for crop improvement, and has been the recipient of several scholarships and grants, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National Key Research and Development Plan of China, the National Program on Key Basic Research Project (973 Program), the National High-Tech Research and Development Program (863 Program) and the National Natural Science Foundation of Chongqing, China. He has served as an expert reviewer for the National Natural Science Foundation of China and China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and for other international journals, such as JXB, JAFC and JIPB. He is a member of the editorial boards of Frontiers in Plant Science. He has published more than 40 research articles in peer-review journals, and won the Outstanding Young Teacher in Chongqing Award.

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