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Department of Plant Pathology

Yueying ChenYueying Chen

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1712 Claflin Rd
4024 Throckmorton Ctr.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-2789
Fax: 785-532-5692


yueying@ksu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Plant Pathology Dec 2016, Pennsylvania State University

M.S. in Plant Pathology 2010, Northwest A & F University, China

B.S. in Biotechnology 2008, Northwest A & F University, China

SKILLS

Genome editing (CRISPR/Cas9), Plant -pathogen interaction, fungal culture, RNA-seq analysis, Plant tissue culture, Plant transformation, fungal protoplast transformation, Protein-protein interactions, Genotyping and phenotyping mutants, Protein purification, Molecular cloning, Biochemistry, Western blot, RT-PRC, Vector design and construction.

PUBLICATIONS

· Guo, J. Duan, Y. Chen, Y. Kang, Z. et al. A conidiation-related gene is highly expressed at the resting urediospore stage in Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. J. Basic Microbiol. 53, 695–702 (2013).

· Duan, Y. Guo, J. Ding, K. Chen, Y. Kang, Z. et al. Characterization of a wheat HSP70 gene and its expression in response to stripe rust infection and abiotic stresses. Mol. Biol. Rep. 38, 301–7 (2011).

· Chen, Y. Guo, J. Dai, X. Kang, Z. et al. Cloning and expression analysis of a conidiation-related gene PsCon1 from Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 43 (6): 1156-1163 (2010)

· Dai, X. Guo, J. Chen, Y. Kang, Z. et al. Cloning and transcriptional profiling of a cell division cycle gene PsCdc2 from stripe rust fungus during incompatible and compatible interaction between wheat and Puccinia striiformis f. sp. tritici. Acta microbiological Sinica 50, 174–81 (2010).

· Guo, J. Zhang, H. Duan, Y. Ding, K. Dai, X. Chen, Y. Huang, L. Kang, Z. et al. Cloning and transcriptional profiling of PsNCS1 from Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici. Acta microbiological Sinica 50(7):962-968 (2010).

· Dong, F. Xie, K. Chen, Y. Yang, Y. and Mao, Y. Polycistronic tRNA and CRISPR guide-RNA enables highly efficient multiplexed genome engineering in human cells. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (2017)

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

ORAL PRESENTATION

· Chen, Y Liu, W and Yang, Y. (2016, Aug). Magnaporthe oryzae zinc finger effector1 exploits rice HIRA/AS1/AS2 complex to alter plant development and increase disease susceptibility. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Tampa, Florida.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

· Chen, Y Liu, W and Yang, Y. (2016, May). Manipulation of chromatin configuration for suppression of host immunity by zinc finger effectors (MoZFEs) of rice blast pathogen. Poster session presented at Life Science Symposium, State College, Pennsylvania

· Chen, Y. Liu, W., and Yang, Y. (2014, Aug). Manipulation of chromatin configuration for suppression of host immunity by zinc finger effectors (MoZFEs) of rice blast pathogen. Poster session presented at American Phytopathological Society-Canadian Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

HONORS AND AWARDS – in last four years

Plant Pathology Graduate Studies Enhancement Fund 2016; This fund provides general support to enhance the graduate studies program in plant pathology.

The Lester P. Nichols Memorial Award 2015 and 2012; This award is to students who have performed outstanding research as graduate degree candidates in Plant Pathology with a primary emphasis on diseases affecting ornamental plants or on other studies as degree candidates in the Department of Plant Pathology, Penn State University

College of Agriculture Sciences Travel Award 2014; This award is used for presenting original research at national meetings。

Leonard J. Francl Endowment Award 2013; This award was created to provide support for activities promoting the study of plant disease epidemiology.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Molecular and Cellular Phytopathology Committee 2012-present

American Phytopathology Society (APS)

Moderator May 2016

American Phytopathology Society Annual Meeting

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Treasurer of Graduate Student Committee 2011-2012

Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Penn State University

Social and Outreach Committee 2011-2012

Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Penn State University