2016-Present Professor and Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair
2015-2016 Professor and UC President’s Chair
2014-2017 Director of Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program
2014-2015 Vice Chair of the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
2013-Present Professor, University of California, Riverside
2009-2013 Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside
2004-2009 Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside
2000-2004 Research Specialist, Plant Gene Expression Center, Univercity of California, Berkeley
1996-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, John Innes Center, UK
Ph.D. 1996: Molecular Genetics, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.Sc. 1991: Genetics, Wuhan University, China
Honors and Awards
Ruth Allen Award, American Phytopathological Society, 2017
Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair, 2016 - present
Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2015
University of California, Endowed President’s Chair Professor, 2015
NSF Career Award 2007
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