Guihua H. Bai
Guihua H. Bai was born in Jiangsu Province, China. He received the B.S. degree in agronomy in 1982 and the M.S. degree in plant genetics and breeding in 1985 both from Nanjing Agricultural University, China and the Ph.D. degree in plant genetics and pathology in 1995 from Purdue University, Ind, USA. Between 1985 and 1990, he worked as a Wheat Breeder in Jiangsu Academy of Agricultural Science, Nanjing, China. He was a Research Associate at the Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex, USA in 1996 and at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champion, Ill, USA in 1997. He was a Plant Molecular Biologist at USDA Mycotoxin Lab in Peoria, Ill in 1998 and an Assistant Professor at the Oklahoma State University, Okla, USA between 1999 and 2002. Since 2003, he has been a Research Plant Molecular Geneticist and the Director of Central US Department of Agriculture Small Grain Genotyping Center at Manhattan, Kann, USA. He also holds an adjunct faculty position in Kansas State University. He is mainly interested in crop QTL mapping, gene expression using microarray, high-throughput genotyping, molecular breeding, and wheat resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses. In the past 10 years, his work led to 80 publications in referred journals and 15 coreleased wheat cultivars. He was the recipient of the 2004 Provincial Friendship Award from Jiangsu Province Government of China and the 2006 National Friendship Award, the highest rank of Chinese award to foreign scientists, from People’s Republic of China for his contribution to science development in China.
Biography Updated on 12 January 2011