Kuang R. Chung

National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan


Kuang R. Chung received his Doctoral degree in plant pathology from the University of Kentucky in 1996. During 1997–2000, he served as a Research Associate at the North Carolina State University. Dr. Chung serves as 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 of 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 21 August 2014

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