Updated in Oct. 2022

NAME: Chen Gengshen


Nationality: Chinese

Present address:

National Key Laboratory of Crop Genetic Improvement

Huazhong Agricultural University

Wuhan 430070, China

Educational background:

Ø 2012/9-2018/6: Ph.D of Science, Crop genetics and breeding, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Ø 2008/9-2012/6: Bachelor of Science, College of Life Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China

Professional experience:

2018/7 to present: Postdoctoral associate, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China (GWAS and linkage mapping for maize disease resistance.).

Publications: (# First author, * Corresponding author)

1.    Chen G#, Zhang B#, Ding J#, Wang H#, Deng C, Wang J, Yang Q, Pi Q, Zhang R, Zhai H, Dong J, Huang JS, Hou JB, Wu J, Que J, Zhang F, Li W, Min H, Tabor G, Li B, Liu X, Zhao J, Yan J*, Lai Z*. Cloning Southern Corn Rust Resistant Gene RppK and Its Cognate Gene AvrRppK from Puccinia Polysora. Nat Commun, 2022, 13:4392

2.        Wang Y#, Li W#, Wang L, Yan J, Lu G, Yang N, Xu J, Wang Y, Gui S, Chen G, Li S, Wu C, Guo T, Xiao Y, Warburton ML, Fernie AR, Dresselhaus T, Yan J. Three types of genes underlying the Gametophyte factor1 locus cause unilateral cross incompatibility in maize. Nat Commun, 2022, 13:4498

3.        Luo Y#, Zhang M#, Liu Y, Liu J, Li W, Chen G, Peng Y, Jin M, Wei W, Jian L, Yan J, Fernie AR, Yan J. Genetic variation in YIGE1 contributes to ear length and grain yield in maize. New Phytol, 2022, 234(2):513-526

4.        Zhao S, Li X, Song J, Li H, Zhao X, Zhang P, Li Z, Tian Z, Lv M, Deng C, Ai T, Chen G, Zhang H, Hu J, Xu Z, Chen J, Ding J*, Song W*, Chang Y*. Genetic dissection of maize plant architecture using a novel nested association mapping population. Plant Genome, 2022, 15(1): e20179

5.        Wang H, Hou J, Ye P, Hu L, Huang J, Dai Z, Zhang B, Dai S, Que J, Min H, Chen G, Wang Y, Jiang M, Liang Y, Li L, Zhang X, Lai Z. A teosinte-derived allele of a MYB transcription repressor confers multiple disease resistance in maize. Mol Plant, 2021, 14(11):1846-1863

6.        Meng R#*, Lv Z#, Yan J, Chen G, Zhao F, Zeng L, Xu B. Development of spectral disease indices for southern corn rust detection and severity classification. Remote Sens, 2020, 12(19):1-16

7.        Deng C, Li H, Li Z, Tian Z, Chen J, Chen G, Zhang X, Ding J*, Chang Y*. New QTL for resistance to Puccinia polysora Underw in maize. J Appl Genet, 2019, 60: 147C150

8.        Liu, J, Huang J, Guo H, Lan L, Wang H, Xu Y, Yang X, Li W, Tong H, Xiao Y, Pan Q, Qiao F, Raihan MS, Liu H, Zhang X, Yang N, Wang X, Deng M, Jin M, Zhao L, Luo X, Zhou Y, Li X, Zhan W, Liu N, Wang H, Chen G, Li Q*, Yan J*. The Conserved and Unique Genetic Architecture of Kernel Size and Weight in Maize and Rice. Plant Physiol, 2017, 175(10)

9.        Li Z#, Chen J#, Han L, Wen J, Chen G, Li H, Wang Y, Zhao R, Zhang X, Xia Z, Yan J, Wu J*, Ding J*. Association mapping resolving the major loci Scmv2 conferring resistance to sugarcane mosaic virus in maize. Eur J Plant Pathol, 2016, 145: 385C391

10.    Xiao Y#, Tong H#, Yang X, Xu S, Pan Q, Qiao F, Raihan MS, Luo Y, Liu H, Zhang X, Yang N, Wang X, Deng M, Jin M, Zhao L, Luo X, Zhou Y, Li X, Liu J, Zhan W, Liu N, Wang H, Chen G, Cai Y, Xu G, Wang W, Zheng D, Yan J. Genome-wide dissection of the maize ear genetic architecture using multiple populations. New Phytol, 2016, 210(3):1095-1106

11.    Chen G, Wang X, Long S, Jaqueth J, Li B, Yan J, Ding J. Mapping of QTL conferring resistance to northern corn leaf blight using high-density SNPs in maize. Mol Breed, 2016, 36: 1C9

12.    Chen G, Wang X, Hao J, Yan J, Ding J. Genome-wide association implicates candidate genes conferring resistance to maize rough dwarf disease in maize. PLoS One, 2015, 10: e0142001

13.    Ding J#, Ali F#, Chen G, Li H, Mahuku G, Yang N, Narro L, Magorokosho C, Makumbi D, Yan J. Genome-wide association mapping reveals novel sources of resistance to northern corn leaf blight in maize. BMC Plant Biol, 2015, 15: 1C11

14.    Ali F#, Pan Q#, Chen G, Zahid KR, Yan J. Evidence of multiple disease resistance (MDR) and implication of meta-analysis in marker assisted selection. PLoS One, 2013, 8: e68150