Zhongxu Lin received his Ph.D. degree in agronomy from Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China in 2005. He is working as a Professor in Department of Plant Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University. He developed nearly 5000 EST-SSRs from different cotton species which are deposited in CMD website. Besides, he developed a lot of functional markers in cotton. He constructed high-density interspecific and intraspecific linkage maps in cotton; and mapped QTLs for yield and fiber quality in cotton. His research interests include (1) functional marker development in cotton, (2) high-density linkage map construction, (3) QTL mapping and cloning, and (4) introgression lines development.
Biography Updated on 23 June 2013