Profile

Kunsong Chen, PhD, Prof.
Department of Horticulture, Zhejiang University (China)
Tel: +86-517-86971931
Fax: +86-571-86971630
Email: akun@zju.edu.cn
 
Editorships
Editorial board of:
Journal of Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology
Acta Horticulturae Sinica
Journal of Fruit Science
Acta Agriculturae Nucleatae Sinica
Special manuscript reviewer of:
Postharvest Biology and Technology
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
Functional Plant Biology
Food Science and Technology International
HortScience
Science in China C
Journal of Integrative Plant Biology
 
Awards/Honours
First Class of Advancement in Natural Science nominated by the Department of Education of China, 2007
First Class of Advancement in Science and Technology nominated by the Department of Education of China, 2003
Second Class of Advancement in Natural Science nominated by the Department of Education of China, 2008
Second class of Advancement in Science and Technology in Zhejiang Province, 2001
Third Class of Advancement in Science and Technology in Zhejiang Province, 2002, 2003
 
Present research areas
·         Postharvest biology of fruits, especially on texture (softening & lignification), ethylene biosynthesis and signal transduction, stress response (chilling injury, etc.), etc.
·         Biology of fruit quality, especially on color, aroma, taste, etc.
·         Bioactive compounds in fruits, especially on terpenoids, polyphenolics, and in vitro and in vivo bioactivities (antioxidant capacity, anti-cancer, etc.)
·         Plant biotechnology in fruits, especially on molecular marker and genetic transformation
 
Research work

Postharvest biology of fruits, especially on texture (softening & lignification), ethylene biosynthesis and signal transduction, stress response (chilling injury, etc.), etc. Biology of fruit quality, especially on color, aroma, taste, etc. Bioactive compounds in fruits, especially on terpenoids, polyphenolics, and in vitro and in vivo bioactivities (antioxidant capacity, anti-cancer, etc.) Plant biotechnology in fruits, especially on molecular marker and genetic transformation

Contact

Phone:
E-mail:akun@zju.edu.cn