Sheng Chen

Dr, BSc Hubei, MSc(Agric) PhD HuazhongAgric.

  • The University of Western Australia (M082), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 1081 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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Biography

2002.06 - 2005.06: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant Molecular Genetics at Centre for Environment and Life Science, CSIRO Plant Industry
2000.12 - 2002.06: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Molecular Physiology at Institute of Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Physiology, INRA, University of Montpellier, France
2000.01 - 2000.12: Lecturer in Molecular Genetics at College of Life Science, Hubei University, Wuhan China
1997.01 - 2000.01: Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
1994.09 - 1996.12: M.Sc. (Ag.) in Plant Genetics & Breeding at College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
1988.06 - 1994.08: Research Assistant in Plant Molecular Biology at College of Life Science, Hubei University, Wuhan China
1984.09 - 1988.06: B.Sc. in Biological Science at College of Life Science, Hubei University, Wuhan China

Roles and responsibilities

Exploration of the optimum strategy of molecular marker-assisted backcross breeding and development of functional markers for molecular breeding
Gene expression and regulation under biotic and/or abiotic stress
Canola hybrid performance at multi-environment trials
Genetic diversity and crop evolution of Brassica species
Trigenomic bridges for Brassica improvement
Plant abiotic stress physiology & genetics

Future research

Gene expression and regulation under abiotic stress
Genetic diversity and crop evolution of Brassica species
Trigenomic bridges for Brassica improvement
Plant abiotic stress physiology & genetics

Previous positions

2002.06 - 2005.06: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plant Molecular Genetics at Centre for Environment and Life Science, CSIRO Plant Industry
2000.12 - 2002.06: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Plant Molecular Physiology at Institute of Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Physiology, INRA, University of Montpellier, France
2000.01 - 2000.12: Lecturer in Molecular Genetics at College of Life Science, Hubei University, Wuhan China
1988.06 - 1994.08: Research Assistant in Plant Molecular Biology at College of Life Science, Hubei University, Wuhan China

Research

Plant Abiotic Stress Physiology & Genetics
Molecular Breeding
Molecular marker and genomic selection
Plant Genetic Resources & Evolution

Research expertise keywords

  • Plant genetics and breeding
  • Plant heterosis and utilisation of hybrid vigour
  • Plant germplasm resources and genetic diversity
  • Marker-assisted selection and genomic selection in plant breeding
  • Structural variation and evolution of plant genomes
  • Molecular physiology and genetics of plants under abiotic stress
  • Gene expression and regulation of plants under abiotic stress

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Research Output

Nondestructive phenomic tools for the prediction of heat and drought tolerance at anthesis in Brassica Species

Chen, S., Guo, Y., Sirault, X., Stefanova, K., Saradadevi, R., Turner, N., Nelson, M., Furbank, R. T., Siddique, K. & Cowling, W., 22 May 2019, In : Plant Phenomics. 2019, 16 p., 3264872.

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    A High-Density Genetic Map of an Allohexaploid Brassica Doubled Haploid Population Reveals Quantitative Trait Loci for Pollen Viability and Fertility

    Yang, S., Chen, S., Zhang, K., Li, L., Yin, Y., Gill, R. A., Yan, G., Meng, J., Cowling, W. A. & Zhou, W., 28 Aug 2018, In : Frontiers in Plant Science. 9, 18 p., 1161.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    3 Citations (Scopus)

    Drought-Tolerant Brassica rapa Shows Rapid Expression of Gene Networks for General Stress Responses and Programmed Cell Death Under Simulated Drought Stress

    Guo, Y., Samans, B., Chen, S., Kibret, K. B., Hatzig, S., Turner, N. C., Nelson, M. N., Cowling, W. A. & Snowdon, R. J., Aug 2017, In : Plant Molecular Biology Reporter. 35, 4, p. 416–430 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
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    Can genomics assist the phenological adaptation of canola to new and changing environments?

    Nelson, M. N., Lilley, J. M., Helliwell, C., Taylor, C. M., Siddique, K. H. M., Chen, S., Raman, H., Batley, J. & Cowling, W. A., 29 Mar 2016, In : Crop and Pasture Science. 67, 3-4, p. 284-297 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 9 Citations (Scopus)

    Datasets

    Centre of origin and centres of diversity in an ancient crop, Brassica rapa

    Guo, Y. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 21 May 2014

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