Prof. Chen, Hong-Hwa

Distinguished professor
Prof. Chen, Hong-Hwa
 
中文
TEL:+886-6-275-7575 ext.58111    研究室:58104 or 58114轉32
Email: hhchen@mail.ncku.edu.tw
Fields of specialty
Orchid Biology and Biotechnology, Genomics, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Virology

Education

Ph.D. Degree Department of Microbiology, Michigan State University, 1985/9~1991/9
Bachelor’s Degree Department of Biology, National Taiwan Normal University, 1978/8~1982/6

Experience

Period Title Service agencies
2009/12~present Director Orchid Research Center, National Cheng Kung University
2007/8~present Distinguished Professor Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
2009/8~2012/07 Chair Institute of Tropical Plant Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
2009/8~2010/07 Acting Dean College of Bioscience and Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
2004/2~2005/1 Research Fellow Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica
2003/8~2004/1 Visiting Scientist Institute of Botany, Academia Sinica
2001/8~2007/07 Professor Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
2001/8~2008/7 Professor Institute of Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
2000/4~2002/7 Associate Chair Agricultural Biotechnology Center, National Cheng Kung University
1998/10~1999/2 Visiting Scientist Laboratory of Plant Genome and Plant Physiology, University of Perpignan, France
1997/8~2001/7 Associate Professor Institute of Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University
1994/8~2001/7 Associate Professor Department of Life Sciences, National Cheng Kung University
1991/12~1994/8 Postdoctoral Fellow Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica

Awards and Honors

Period Service agencies
2010 Distinguished Teaching Professor, National Cheng Kung University
2007 Distinguished Research Professor, National Cheng Kung University
2007 Significant Progress Award for Industry-Academic Cooperation Project, NCKU
2006 Top Journal Publication Award, NCKU
2005 Gold Medal Award for Mr. Guo-Ding Lee Technology Prize at NCKU,
2005 The Best Poster Award at the 18th World Orchid Conference for a prize of EURO $1, 000 Lindenia Orchid Books
2000 Distinguished Teacher, College of Nature Science, NCKU
1997 Distinguished Teacher, College of Nature Science, NCKU

Publications

Periodical articles (Link)

Books and Chapters

  1. Lee M.C., Chuang, Y.C., and Chen, H.H.* 2014.The effect of light on the floral scent emission in Phalaenopsis orchids. December 13~14. Innovation and Translational Technologies in Plant Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan.

  2. Hung, Y.C., Chuang, Y.C., and Chen, H.H.* 2014. Development of molecular markers for floral scent from the GDPS promoter sequence in Phalaenopsis orchids. December 13~14. Innovation and Translational Technologies in Plant Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan.
  3. Lai, P.H., Hsu, C.C., Tsai, W.C., and Chen, H.H.* 2014. Analysis of transposable elements during micropropagation of Phalaenopsis orchids. December 13~14. Innovation and Translational Technologies in Plant Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan.
  4. Chuang, Y.C. and Chen, H.H.* 2014. Transcriptomic analysis of terpenoid biosynthesis genes to reveal its regulation mechanism in Phalaenopsis bellina. December 13~14. Innovation and Translational Technologies in Plant Sciences. Taipei, Taiwan.
  5. Chen, H.H.* 2014. Orchid genomics and functional genomics. International Symposium of Plant Floral Development and Physiology, October 20, Tainan, Taiwan.
  6. Hsu, C.C., Tsai, W. C., Hsiao, Y.Y., Picault, N., Panaud, O., and Chen, H.H.* 2013. Identification of retrotransposon/transposon in Phalaenopsis equestris genome. Plant Biology and Plant Breeding, French Taiwanese Workshop, October 23-24, Font-Romeu, France.
  7. Hsieh, M.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2013. Virus-induced gene silencing unravels multiple transcription factors involved in floral growth and development in Phalaenopsis orchids. Workshop on Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Flwoer Development. June 8-12. Presqu’ile de Giens, Cote D’azur, France.
  8. Pan Z. J., and Chen, H.H.* 2013. Identification and characterization of E-class SEP-like MADS-box genes inPhalaenopsis orchids. Workshop on Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Flwoer Development. June 8-12. Presqu’ile de Giens, Cote D’azur, France.
  9. Hsieh, M.H., Lu, H.C., Yeh, H.H., Pan, Z.J., Wang, S.S., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2013. Optimizing virus-induced gene silencing efficacy with Cymbidium mosaic virus in Phalaenopsisflower. May 17-19. 5th International Orchid Workshop: Orchid population dynamics. University of Calabria, Rende, Italy.
  10. Hsiao, Y.Y., Yang, Y.P., and Chen, H.H.* 2013. Floral scent production in Phalaenopsisbellina.31th New Phytologist Symposium – Orchid symbioses: models for evolutionary ecology. May 14-16. University of Calabria, Rende, Italy.
  11. Chen, H.H.* 2012. Floral scent production in Phalaenopsis bellina. Twentith Symposium on Recent Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology. February 7-8. Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  12. Tsai, W.C., Hsiao, Y.Y., Chen, Y.W., Huang, S.C., Pan, Z.J., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2011. Characterization of Phalaenopsis transcriptome using massively parallel pyrosequencing. 20th World Orchid Conference. November 13-20. Singapore.
  13. Hsiao, Y.Y., Yao, S.H., Tsai, W.C. Hsieh, M.H., Lee, Y.I., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2011. Geranyl diphosphate synthese in Phalaenopsis bellina. 20th World Orchid Conference. November 13-20. Singapore.
  14. Chen, H.H.* 2011. Molecular Biology of Orchid Flower – with emphasis on Phalaenopsis. 20thWorld Orchid Conference. November 13-20. Singapore.
  15. Chen, H.H.* 2011. Current status of orchid genomics research. International Symposium on Orchid Molecular Markers and Genomics. November 10. Tainan. Taiwan.
  16. Chen, H.H.*, Tsai, W.C., Hsiao, Y.Y., Pan, Z.J., Hsu, C.C., Yang, Y.P., and Chen, W.H. 2010. Molecular biology of orchid flowers with emphasis on Phalaenopsis. Plant Biology 2010. Abstract Book, P71. Montréal, Canada.
  17. Hsiao, Y.Y., Yao, S.H., Tsai, W.C., Hsieh, M.H., Lee, Y.I., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. The role of GDPS involved in the floral scent production in Phalaenopsis bellina (Orchid). Plant Biology 2010. Abstract Book, P67. Montréal, Canada.
  18. Hsiao, Y.Y., Tsai, W.C., Pan, Z.J., Huang, S.C., Chen, Y.W., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Transcriptome of Phalaenopsis orchid revealed by next generation sequencing, 454 pyrosequencing. Eighteenth Symposium on Recent Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Abstract Book, P313. Kenting, Taiwan.
  19. Chen, Y.W., Tsai, W.C., Hsiao, Y.Y., Pan, Z.J., Huang, S.C., Huang, C.H., Cheng, S.Y., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Construction and functional characterization of the Phalaenopsis full-length cDNA encyclopedia. Eighteenth Symposium on Recent Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology. Abstract Book, P244. Kenting, Taiwan.
  20. Hsiao, Y.Y. Tsai, W.C., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. A novel functional homodimer geranyl diphosphate synthase for scent production in Phalaenopsis bellina (Orchidaceae) flower. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P61. Taichung, Taiwan. (Oral presentation)
  21. Tsai, W.C., Hsiao, Y.Y., Pan, Z.J., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Molecular mechanism underlying orchid floral morphogenesis. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P63. Taichung, Taiwan. (Oral presentation)
  22. Pan, Z.J., Tsai, W.C., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Identification and characterization of SEP-like genes in Phalaenopsis. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P116. Taichung, Taiwan.
  23. Luo, Y.R., Tsai, W.C., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Characterization of AGL6-like genes involved in perianth development of orchids. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P115. Taichung, Taiwan (壁報論文佳作獎).
  24. Chuang, Y.C., Hsiao, Y.Y., Tsai, W.C., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Study of MYB factors involved in the regulating fragrance biosynthesis in Phalaenopsis bellina. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P114. Taichung, Taiwan.
  25. Yang, Y.P., Hsiao, Y.Y., Tsai, W.C., Li, C.Y., Wu, T.S., Chen, W.H., Jeng, M.F., and Chen, H.H.*2010. Cloning and functional characterization of sesquiterpene synthase in Phalaenopsis equestris S82-159. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P113. Taichung, Taiwan.
  26. Chung, Y.L., Kuo, Y.T., Lee, Y.L., Chen, T.C., Hsu, C.C., Tsai, W.C., Chen, H.H.*, and Wu, W.L. 2010. A first survey of the orchid (Phalaenopsis equestris) genome composition through BAC end sequencing analysis. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P100. Taichung, Taiwan. (壁報論文優勝獎)
  27. Wu, C.F., Cheng, H.Y., Tsai, W.C., Kuo, P.C., Chen, W.H., and Chen, H.H.* 2010. Identification and characterization of UDP-glucosyltransferase for major flavonoid and anthocyanin synthesis in Phalaenopsis orchids. The First Orchid Symposium. Abstract Book, P99. Taichung, Taiwan.

Patents

1. Chen, H.H., Tsai, W.C., and Chen, W.H. Genes Controlling Floral Development in Orchid, Taiwan  Patent no.: I 228511. (2005/03/01~2022/10/24)
2. Chen, H.H.Tsai, W.C., and Chen, W.H. Genes Controlling Floral Development in Orchid, U.S.A Patent no.: US-7,049,489. (2006/05/23~2021/05/23)
3. Chen, H.H.Tsai, W.C., Chen, W.H., and Lee, P.F. Dual functions of PeMADS6, a PISTALLATA/GLOBOSA-like gene, in Phalaenopsis equestris: petaloid formation and flower longevity extension, Taiwan Patent no.: I 289143. (2007/11/01~2024/09/06)
4. Yeh, H.H., Chen, H.H., and Lu, H.C. Viral vector for inducing gene inactivation of plants and application thereof. U.S.A Patent no.: US-7588935.(2009/09/15~2026/05/23)
5. Chen, H.H.and Cheng, C.H. Deoxynucleotides and its application for a thermostable DNA polymerase. Taiwan  Patent no.: I 326709.
6. Chen, H.H.Hsiao, Y.Y., Tsai, W.C., and Chen, W.H. The key enzyme regulating Phalaenopsis floral scent biosynthesis-PbGDPS. Taiwan, Patent no.: I 361041(2012/04/01~2028/07/20)

 

 

Technology Transfer

Production Process for orchid perfume, Transferred to Genomics BioSci & Tech Co., Ltd. in 2010, January.