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Section Board for 'Genetics, Genomics, Breeding, and Biotechnology (G2B2)' (24)

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Dr. Amit Dhingra
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Horticulture, Washington State University, 155 Johnson Hall, P.O. Box 646414, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
Interests: genomics; plastid biology; stress, ripening; ethylene; photobiology; photosynthesis; genetics, phenomics; biotechnology
Dr. Honghao Lv
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Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: vegetable crops; molecular genetic breeding; germplasm innovation; genome design; gene editing; multi-omics techniques
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Dr. Chunxian Chen
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Southeastern Fruit and Tree Nut Research Lab, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 21 Dunbar Road, Byron, GA 31008, USA
Interests: tree fruit conventional and molecular breeding; horticultural and genomic/genetic research; host resistance and interaction with pathogens
Prof. Dr. Daniele Bassi
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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: systematic pomology; tree fruit breeding and cultivar evaluation for fruit quality; disease resistance and tree growth type
Dr. Juan Capel
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Research Centre for Agricultural and Food Biotechnology (BITAL), Universidad de Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain
Interests: Breeding; Molecular markers; Genetics; Genomics; Epigenetic
Prof. Dr. Lizhi Gao
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Institution of Genomics and Bioinformatics, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou 510642, China
Interests: ecological genomics; conservation genomics and comparative genomics of tropical horticultural plants
Dr. Larisa Garkava-Gustavsson
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Department of Plant Breeding, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, P.O. Box 190, 234 22 Lomma, Sweden
Interests: apple breeding; Genetics
Dr. Felix Grewe
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Grainger Bioinformatics Center, Field Museum, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: genomics; phylogenomics; molecular evolution; symbiosis; mitochondrial genomes; bioinformatics
Prof. Dr. Wenwu Guo
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College of Horticulture and Forestry Sciences, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: citrus genetic improvement via cell engineering techniques; molecular dissection of eliete traits of polyploids via multi-omics-based approaches; protoplast regeneration based gene editing and molecular breeding
Prof. Dr. Yuepeng Han
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Wuhan Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430074, Hubei, China
Interests: fruit tree genomics; particularly in genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of fruit quality in peach and apple
Dr. Nobuhiro Kotoda
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Biological Resource Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Saga University, 1 Honjomachi, Saga, 840-8502, Japan
Interests: flowering; citrus; apple; phytohormone; secondary metabolites; genomics
Prof. Dr. Nakao Kubo
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1. Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Kyoto Prefectural University, Shimogamo, Kyoto 606-8522, Japan
2. Biotechnology Research Department, Kyoto Prefectural Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Technology Center74 Oji, Kitainayazuma, Seika, Soraku, Kyoto 619-0244, Japan
Interests: classification; DNA marker; flowering lotus; linkage analysis; plant mitochondria; tea; vegetable
Prof. Dr. Stefano Giovanni La Malfa
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Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania Via Valdisavoia, 5-9123 Catania, Italy
Interests: breeding; germplasm characterization; minor fruit tree species; citrus; molecular characterization
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Dr. Haiying Liang
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Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, USA
Interests: biotechnology; horticulture; plant genetics and genome; plant reproduction; tissue culture
Prof. Dr. Aizhong Liu
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Key Laboratory for Forest Resources Conservation and Utilization in the Southwest Mountains of China, Ministry of Education, Southwest Forestry University, Kunming 650224, China
Interests: oilseeds; lipid biosynthesis; transcriptome; epigenetics
Dr. Robin MacDiarmid
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The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Private Bag 92169 (mail) 120 Mt Albert Road, Mt Albert (courier) Auckland, New Zealand
Interests: Horticulture; plant viruses; mycoviruses; RNAi; mild strain cross-protection; quarantine; certification; high health programme; biocontrol
Prof. Dr. Young-Doo Park
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Department of Horticultural Biotechnology, College of Life Sciences, KyungHee University, 1732 Deogyeong-daero, Giheung-gu, Yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do 17104, Korea
Interests: functional genomics; gene regulation and silencing; molecular marker; gene editing and transformation
Prof. Dr. Xiaowu Wang
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Key Laboratory of Biology and Genetic Improvement of Horticultural Crops of the Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: genomics; genetics; breeding; brassica
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Prof. Dr. Yan Wang
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College of Horticulture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, China
Interests: genetic breeding and biotechnology of vegetable crops; Radish Germplasm Enhancement and Utilization
Prof. Dr. Jun Wu
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State Key Laboratory of Crop Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement, College of Horticulture, Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing 210095, Jiangsu, China
Interests: germplasm collection and evaluation of fruit tree; genomics on domestication and improvement of fruit tree; molecular and genetic mechanism of fruit trait; marker assisted breeding of fruit tree
Prof. Dr. Jian Wu
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Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100081, China
Interests: flowering time regulation in crucifer crops; genomics; genetics; moleuclar markers; epigenetics; miRNA
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Dr. Jia-Long Yao
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The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
Interests: developing efficient genetic transformation systems for tree species and analyzing gene function using these transformation systems and modern genomics tools; apple genetics and breeding
Prof. Dr. Yuyang Zhang
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Key Laboratory of Horticultural Plant Biology, Ministry of Education, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
Interests: the vegetable quality (nutrition, flavor) formation and its regulation; molecular biology and biotechnology applied in vegetable crops; vegetable germplasm enhancement and molecular breeding
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Dr. Yongfeng Zhou
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Agricultural Genomics Institute at Shenzhen (AGIS), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Shenzhen 518120, China
Interests: population genomics and breeding of Horticultural crops by combining genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, phenomics, environmental variables and machine learning
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