Dr. Deng studied horticulture at the Southwest University, China and graduated as bachelor in 2000. He received his PhD degree in 2006 at Department of Plant Science, University of Connecticut, USA and Southwest University, China. He is a postdoctoral fellow at Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, Canada from 2011 to 2012. Now, he is a professor at School of Life Science, Chongqing University, China. He has published more than 30 research articles in SCI journals.