Pei-Yu Lin

PhD Students

PhD Student


B2/L3 – 3255-WS16

Research Interests

My PhD project aims to identify the transporters of zaxinone, an apocarotenoid, and its role in plant growth, hormone homeostasis, and rhizospheric communication.

Selected Publications

Jamil, M., Lin, P. Y., Berqdar, L., ... & Al-Babili, S. (2023). New Series of Zaxinone Mimics (MiZax) for Fundamental and Applied Research. Biomolecules, 13(8), 1206.

Hung, F. Y., Shih, Y. H., Lin, P. Y.,  Feng, Y. R., Li, C., and Wu, K. (2022) Arabidopsis WRKY63 is involved in vernalization-induced flowering by acting as a transcriptional activator of COOLAIR and COLDAIR. Plant Physiology 190 (1), 532-547.

Wang, J. Y., Jamil, M., Lin, P. Y., Ota, T., Fiorilli, V., ... & Al-Babili, S. (2020). Efficient mimics for elucidating zaxinone biology and promoting agricultural applications. Molecular plant, 13(11), 1654-1661.

Wang, J. Y., Lin, P. Y., & Al-Babili, S. (2020, July). On the biosynthesis and evolution of apocarotenoid plant growth regulators. In Seminars in cell & developmental biology. Academic Press.


Best Poster Presentation Award, The 19th International Symposium on Rice Functional Genomics. ISRFG 2022, Phuket, Thailand, 2022.

Professor Yih-Ming Chen Memorial Scholarship, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017.

Outstanding Poster Award, Annual Contest of the Institute of Plant Biology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017.

The Dean Award, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 2017.