Department of Plant Pathology
University of Florida, USA
Dr. Shujian Zhang is currently working as a Research Associate at Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida. He received a PhD in Plant Pathology from Nanjing Agricultural University of China in 2007. In the same year he was appointed as an Instructor in the Department of Plant Pathology at Nanjing Agricultural University. He has published over 10 peer-reviewed papers and 10 abstracts or full papers in conference proceedings. Dr. Zhang’s work on citrus greening (huanglongbing) has been published in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, and has been selected as “Editor’s Pick” by the editor-in-chief as reported on the websites of the International Society of Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions and The American Phytopathological Society. He is also serving as a reviewer for 6 international journals, such as Phytopathology, Plant Disease, Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology and Journal of Plant Pathology. He is a member of The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Society for Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, International Society for Plant Pathology, The American Phytopathological Society and American Society for Microbiology.
Molecular Host-Parasite Interactions; Induced Plant Defense and Growth; Genetic Diversity and Evolution; Comparative and Functional Genomics; Plant Disease Control; Plant Biotechnology.