Chen Shuxia

  Shuxia Chen

  Education:

  2000-2003: Ph.D., Vegetable physiology and molecular technology; Dissertation topic: Genetic transformation of carrot(Daucus carota L.)with ETEC colonization factor antigen gene CS3 and construction of virus-based gene cector for expressing LTB-ST fused gene.

  1997-2000: M.S., Vegetable breeding and physiology; Thesis: Analysis of molecular marker linkage of genes encoding traits in bolting time between a cross from B.oleracea var. capitata × B.oleracea var. alboglabra.

  1991-1995: B.S., Department of Horticulture, Henan Vocation and Technology Teachers' College, Horticulture Science

  Professional Experience

  2014.07-present, Professor in College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, China.

  2005.12-2014.06, Associate professor in College of Horticulture, Northwest A&F University, China.

  2003.07-2005.12, Lectuer in College of Horticulture Science, Northwest A&F University, China.

  Academic Interests

  The formation and regulation mechanism of aldehydes biosynthesis in cucumber fruits; glutaredoxin (GRX) gene which participate in the biotic, abiotic stress and to the resistance to the Botrytis cinerea in cucumber; gene cloning of important agriculture traits of cucumber; The genetic diversity of vegetable germplasm resources.

  Courses Offered

  Olericulture, English in Agricultural Science and Technology, Advance of Horticulture, Horticultural Science, Introduction to Horticulture ( bilingual course), Introduction to Horticulture, Conspectus of Biotechnology, Horticultural Scicence.

  Research experiences:

  2005-present

  1) The project ‘Regulation mechanism of Hydroperoxide lyase(HPL)gene participating in the volatile aldehydes biosynthesis of cucumber fruits’ sponsored by the grants of NSFC, 2010-2013.

  2) The project ‘The Regulation mechanism of 9/13- hydroperoxide lyase(9/13-HPL)participating in the volatile aldehydes biosynthesis of cucumber’ sponsored by the outstanding young teacher fund of Northwest A&F University, 2007-2010.

  3) ‘Cloning of glutaredoxin (GRX) gene and the mechanism of participating in the resistance to the Botrytis cinerea’ sponsored by the fundamental research funds for the central universitie, 2010-2013.

  4) ‘Study on the transformation of GRX gene to the cucumber’ sponsored by the key science and technology program of Shaanxi province, 2012-2014.

  5) The project ‘Expressing LTB-ST diarrhea vaccine using PVX virus expressing-vector’ financed by the fund of Northwest A&F University, 2005-2007.

  6) The project ‘Study of enviroment-friendly prevention and control technology on soil-borne diseases’ by the fund of Sci-tech Bureau of Xi’an City. 2008-2010.

  7) The project ‘In vitro selection for toxin-resistant mutants of garlic by crude toxins of Pleospora herbarum’ sponsored by the fund of Sci-tech Bureau of Yulin City, 2012-2014.

  8) Construction of bilingual courses: English in Agricultural Science and Technology, Advance of Horticulture, Horticultural Science, Introduction to Horticulture

  Main Publications

  1. S Chen, R Zhang, L Hao, W Chen, S Cheng. Profiling of volatile compounds and associated gene expression and enzyme activity during fruit development in two cucumber cultivars. Plos one, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0119444

  2. S Chen, W Chen, X Shen. Analysis of the genetic diversity of garlic (Allium sativum L.) by simple sequence repeat and inter simple sequence repeat analysis and agro-morphological traits. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2014, 55: 260-267.

  3. X Wan, S Chen*, C Wang, R Zhang, S Cheng, H Meng, X Shen. Isolation, expression, and characterization of a Hydroperoxide Lyase gene from cucumber. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2013, 14(11), 22082-22101 (Corresponding author)

  4. S Chen, X Shen, S Cheng, J Du, Y Chang, H Meng. Evaluation of garlic cultivars for polyphenolic content and antioxidant properties. Plos one, 2013, 8(11):e79730

  5. S Chen, J Zhou, Q Chen, Y Chang, J Du, H Meng. Analysis of the genetic diversity of garlic (Allium sativum L.) germplasm by SRAP. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2013, 50: 139-146.

  6. Z Mark*, S Chen*, Julia I, Corinna T, Gatz C. Repression of the Arabidopsis thaliana Jasmonic acid/ Ethylene-Induced Defense Pathway by TGA-Interacting Glutaredoxins Depends on their C-Terminal ALWL Motif. Molecular Plant, 2012, 5 (4): 831-840(Co-author)

  7. S Chen, J Du, Z Cheng, Y Chang, J Zhou. Identification of the markers tightly linked to tomato yellow leaf curl disease and root-knot nematode by multiplex PCR. Genomic and Molecular Research, 2012, 11 (3): 2917-2928.

  8. S Chen, H Meng, Z Cheng, Y Li. Identification of Two SRAP Markers Linked to Green Skin Color in Cucumber. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 859: International Symposium on Molecular Markers in Horticulture, 2010, 122-135

  9. Shuxia Chen, Qiao Chen, Congying Wang, et al. Progress in research on the metabolic regulation and molecular mechanism of green leave volatiles (GLVs)。 Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2012, 45(8): 1545-1557 (In Chinese)

  10. Qiao Chen,  Shuxia Chen*, Congying Wang, et al. Cloning and expression analysis of lipoxygenase gene CsLOX2 in Cucumis sativus (Cucumber)。 Scientia Agricultura Sinica, 2013, 46(11): 2285-2297 (In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  11. Lining Hao, Shuxia Chen*, Congying Wang, et al. The aroma components of different genotype cucumber fruits based on the cluster analysis and principal components analysis. Journal of Northwest A&F University (Nat. Sci. Ed.), 2013, 22(6): 139-146 (In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  12. Lining Hao, Shuxia Chen*, Laping Liu, et al. Analysis of aroma components and content in cucumbers from different genotypes. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica, 2013, 22(5): 101-108(In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  13. Congying Wang, Shuxia Chen*, Qiao Chen, et al. Construction of RNAi vectors for HPL gene of cucumber using gateway technology. Acta Agriculturae Boreali-Occidentalis Sinica,  2013, 22(2): 152-158 (In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  14. Qiao Chen,  Shuxia Chen*, Congying Wang, et al. Construction and Expression of a Cucumber Lipoxygenase Gene CsLOX2 in Prokaryotic Cells. China Vegetables, 2013, 10: 29-35. (In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  15. Xiaoqing Shen, Shuxia Chen, Yupeng Pan, et al. Genetic research on fruit color traits of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)。 Journal of Agricultural Biotechnology, 2014, 22(1): 37-46 (In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  16. Xuhua Wan, Shuxia Chen, Xiaoqing Shen. Establishment of high-frequency regeneration system in cucumber. Journal of Northwest A&F University (Nat. Sci. Ed.) 2014, 42(8): 162-168(In Chinese Corresponding author)。

  Contact information

  Address: #3 Taicheng Road, Northwest A&F University, College of Horticultural Science, Yangling, Shaanxi 712100, P. R. China

  Email: shuxiachen@nwsuaf.edu.cn  sxchen2014@163.com