Dr. Yinghua Huang is a Research Geneticist for U.S. Department of Agriculture and serves as the Lead Scientist for the Plant Genetics Program. Before 2002, he served as faculty member for Oklahoma State University for ten years and now remains an Adj. Professor at the university. He serves as a member of editorial boards for several scientific journals. He has published more than 80 research articles. He earned a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Michigan Technological University. His scientific background is in plant genetics and molecular biology, and he has considerable research experience in plant biotechnology, genomics, and crop improvement.