Sheng Chen

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

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

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 995 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
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Personal profile

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

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 2001 2019

166 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Brassica
heat tolerance
drought tolerance
seed yield
flowering
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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
Brassica rapa
Gene Regulatory Networks
Droughts
Brassica napus
stress response
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

canola
flowering
genomics
Brassica napus
phenology

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

Dataset

Projects 2007 2023