Kuang R. Chung0000-0002-2640-2951
Kuang R. Chung received his Doctoral degree in plant pathology from the University of Kentucky in 1996. During 1997‐2000, he was a Research Associate at the North Carolina State University. Dr. Chung is a professor at the Department of Plant Pathology, National Chung‐Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan. Dr. Chung was a Faculty Member at the Citrus Research and Education Center/Department of Plant Pathology, University of Florida during 2000‐2014. Dr. Chung’s research centers on the understanding molecular and genetic mechanisms involved in fungal pathogenicity or virulence. Current projects are aimed at the investigation of the signaling pathways leading to ROS detoxification, cellular resistance to osmotic stress and multidrug, fungicide sensitivity, spore formation, iron acquisition and pathogenicity of the tangerine pathotype of Alternaria alternata. Dr. Chung has authored over 130 reports in scientific journals, extension fact sheets, trade magazines, and book chapters.
Biography Updated on 15 July 2014