Yechun Wang

Yechun Wang

Yechun Wang
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center


He got his B. Sc. from Department of Agronomy at the Anhui Agricultural University, China in 2001, Master degree from Department of Crop genetics and Breeding at Nanjing Agricultural University, China in 2004, and Ph. D. from Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Shanghai JiaoTong University, China in 2007. He did his postdoctoral training at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St Louis, MO from 2007 to 2011. From 2011‐present, he is research scientist at Danforth Center. He has published more than 20 manuscripts (Including Journal of the American Chemical Society and Metabolic engineering high impact factor Journal), three China patents and applied an US patent. He has been invited to give an oral presentation at the American society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) in 2010. He also has been invited to review or judge of the work of others who published their papers in “Plant Cell Reports”, “Acta Physiologiae Plantarum”, “African Journal of Biotechnology”. Furthermore, as a result of international reputation, he has been included in editorial team member of “International Journal of Engineering Research and Applications” and has been invited as associate editor of “Acta physiologiae Plantarum”.

Research Interest

Secondary metabolic engineering
Enhancing important secondary metabolites content via various engineering strategies in microorganism.