Sheng Chen

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

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

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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

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

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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