Approved by Shanghai Science & Technology Committee, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Plant Functional Genomics and Resources was established on September 30th, 2014, The Laboratory is located in Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden and was co-constructed
by Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden (Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences) and Shanghai Normal University.
Considering the national development strategies and local needs, and oriented by green industry and ecological civilization construction, the Laboratory carries out research work taking advantages of the rich plant resources of the Garden. The total aim of the Laboratory is functional gene-mining and germplasm innovation of important plant resource using functional genomics technology, and therefore to comprehensively upgrade the technology level of conservation and sustainable exploration of resource plants in China. Focusing on the common research issues of resource plant, our research include several aspects like genomics and functional genomics, innovation and sustainable use of germplasm, and so on. Till now we have comprehensively studied on some important resource plant species such as peony and Salvia, with both horticultural and economic values, and have gained some profound achievements.
We have more than 4,000 m2 lab space and more than 2,000 m2 greenhouse. Moreover, a research platform equipped with various advanced devices also is available. We are proud to process a term of young and energetic staff with either Ph.D. or M.S. degree, we also recruit excellent graduate students to join our research team .And we warmly welcome all scholars and researchers interested in functional genomics of resource plants to visit our laboratory!
Yonghong Hu, Ph.D, Professor
Address: Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences / Chenshan Botanical Garden, 3888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang Shanghai 201602 China
Yonghong Hu, Ph.D. Professor, Executive Director of Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, Vice Director of Shanghai Chenshan Plant Research Center of Chinese Academy of Sciences (SCPRC, CAS), leader of the
Tree Peony Group in SCPRC. Dr. Hu was born in October 1968, in Yanshi, Henan. He earned his Ph.D. in Landscape Gardening from Beijing Forestry University in 1997. In 2004-2005, he was trained at Kew Gardens in Botanical Garden Management.
Dr. Hu has made tremendous contribution to the long-term conservation of flora in East China, the development of botanical gardens in Shanghai, and biological research of tree peony in East China. He has been awarded the leading talent in
Shanghai, the National May 1 Labor Medal and the special allowances from the State Council among many others from 2004 to 2015. He has undertaken over 50 projects funded by Shanghai and national scientific departments, published more than
140 research papers, 7 monographs, 8 patents, and registered 15 new varieties.
Ph.D.:1994-1997, Ornamental and Urban Horticulture, Beijing Forestry University, China
Master:1991-1994, Ornamental and Urban Horticulture, Beijing Forestry University, China
Bachelor:1987-1991, Horticulture, Northeast Forestry University, China
Since 2011: Professor and Vice Director, Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences / Excutive Director, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, Shanghai, China
1997-2011: Professor and Director, Shanghai Botanical Garden, Shanghai, China
Institute of Plant Physiology & Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences/Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden/Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Members (in alphabetical order)
Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Institute of Plant Physiology & Ecology, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences
South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden/Shanghai Chenshan Plant Science Research Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Shanghai Normal University
Shanghai Normal University
Shuting Yang, Ph.D. Tel: 86-21-37792288-922 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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