Dr. Kexuan Tang is the distinguished professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He got Bachelor degree from Sichuan University in 1985, master degree from Beijing Agricultural University in 1988, and Ph.D degree supervised by Prof. Edward C. Cocking from University of Nottingham, UK in 1996. From 2007 to 2009, he did his postdoctoral research at John Innes Research Centre with Dr. Paul Christou and University of California-Davis with Dr. Pamela Ronald. He was awarded honorary doctorate by Linnaeus University, Sweden in 2012. He has published over 300 papers in SCI journals and has over 200 patents filed or granted.