Curriculum Vitae


Shiping Wang

National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement

Huazhong Agricultural University

Wuhan 430070, China

Phone: 86-27-87283009    Fax: 86-27-87287092   Email:



Research interests

My lab (rice disease resistance) is focused on rice disease resistance to bacterial blight, bacterial streak, and fungal blast diseases. Specific interests are characterization of major disease resistance genes, disease resistance quantitative trait loci, and defense-responsive genes, and identification of defense transduction pathways.



July, 1977: B.S. in Veterinary Medicine, Huazhong Agricultural College, Wuhan, China

January, 1986: Master of Philosophy in Veterinary Anatomy (cytochemistry), University of Edinburgh, UK

May, 1994: Ph. D in Animal Nutrition, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA


Positions held

1977-1984:         Teaching assistant, Huazhong Agricultural College, Wuhan, China

1986:                  Visiting scientist, University of California, Davis, USA

1986-1991:         Lecturer, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

1994-1997:         Associate professor, Huazhong Agricultural University, China

1997-present:     Professor, Huazhong Agricultural University, China