2005 Ph.D. Plant Breeding and Genetics Michigan State University
1997 M.S. Plant Breeding and Genetics China Agricultural University
1994 B.A. Agronomy China Agricultural University EMPLOYMENT
2017 – Present Associate Professor, Agronomy Department, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, and Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
2010 – 2017 Assistant Professor, Agronomy Department, Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, and Genetics Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
2008 – 2010 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crop Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, Urbana, IL
2005 – 2008 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, Urbana, IL
2000 – 2005 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
1997 – 2000 Assistant Researcher, Institute of Crop Sciences Research, Beijing Academy of Agricultural and Forest Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China.
1994 – 1997 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, China Agricultural University, Beijing, P.R. China.
- Plant Genetics and Genomics
Current N-related Projects:
- Peanut nodulation
Peng, Z., Tan, L., López, Y., Maku, J., Liu, F., Zhou, H., Tseng, Y.-C., Yang, X., Hsieh, Y.-F., Song, J., Wang, L., Tillman, B. L., Gallo, M., and Wang, J. (2018). Morphological and Genetic Characterization of Non-Nodulating Peanut Recombinant Inbred Lines. Crop Science, 58, 1–11. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2017.06.0235 Peng, Z., Liu, F., Wang, L., Zhou, H., Paudel, D., Tan, L., Maku, J., Gallo, M., and Wang, J. (2017). Transcriptome profiles reveal gene regulation of peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) nodulation. Scientific Reports, 7. doi: 10.1038/srep40066