Department of Genetics
University of Wisconsin, USA
Dr.Zhihua Hua obtained his PhD in Plant Physiology from Pennsylvania State University in 2008. He is the recipient of the Penn State Alumni Associate Dissertation Award and the Travel Grant Award from the American Society of Plant Biologists. Currently, he is working as a research associate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He has been serving as a manuscript reviewer for more than 10 of the world’s leading journals like Developmental Cell, Cell Research, PLoS ONE, Plant Physiology, and BMC Evolutionary Biology. He has authored 14 peer-reviewed articles published in top ranked journals worldwide including Nature, Science, PNAS, Plant Cell, and Annual Review of Plant Biology.
Dr.Zhihua Hua research interests lie in the systematic study of the role of Ubiquitin-26S proteasome system in eukaryotic organisms, mainly in plants, using the interdisciplinary approaches of biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and molecular evolutionary biology.