Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Professor Liang Chen completed his PhD on Tea Science from Zhejiang University, China and postdoctoral studies from Cornell University, USA. He also visited Japan, Italy and The Netherlands as senior visiting professor. Now, he is the professor on tea genetic resources, genetics, breeding, and genomics in the Tea Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (TRICAAS). He is the leading expert of Tea Germplasm Group of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences through the Agricultural Science and Technology Innovation Program and the China Agriculture Research System (CARS). He has been appointed twice as Honorary Scientistof the Rural Development Admistration (RDA) of the Republic of Korea. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals and books,and has been serving as several editorial board members of reputed committees.